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AseraCare Hospice

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AseraCare Hospice

Many of our families and caregivers are providing around-the-clock care of their loved ones here in SouthWestern PA. At the same time they are often required to maintain a household, face new changes in lifestyle and come to grips with that is going on. These caregivers need and deserve a break! Respite volunteers can be assigned to sit with a patient to allow the caregiver time to rest and to take care of their own needs inside or outside of the home. We do not require our volunteers to travel outside of their own community.

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About AseraCare Hospice

Location:

300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 602, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, US

Mission Statement

AseraCare Hospice serves to focus our available resources to meet the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of our patients and families with a sense of compassion and dignity. We express this through ongoing gentle acts of kindness and sympathy. We preserve the dignity of death for our patients and families by making pain management, comfort and quality of life our primary goals. AseraCare Hospice believes that through compassionate support and the promotion of a caring environment, patients and families may be able to attain a degree of mental and spiritual preparation for death that is satisfactory to them.

Description

Our volunteers commit to enhancing our patients' and families quality of life by providing various services. We strive to help our patients remain as independent as possible for as long as possible, in familiar surroundings. Volunteers are integral to the hospice team. Volunteers provide both direct and indirect services. We encourage use of time and talent to enhance patient, family and volunteers' lives. Training and orientation is offered to all incoming volunteers at various levels.

If you are a surviving family member, we encourage you to wait a minimum of one year following the patient's death to serve as a direct care volunteer or in public relations activities.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

300 Penn Center Blvd.Suite 602Pittsburgh, PA 15235

(40.42861,-79.81196)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Initial 2-step TB Test and Drug Test

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