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HOSPICE VOLUNTEERING - THE GREATEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE - YOURSELF!

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Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company

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THE GREATEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE - YOURSELF!!

COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE IS LOOKING FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE TO DO EXTRAORDINARY THINGS!

Compassionate Care Hospice provides comfort care for persons in the final stages of life. We are a community based organization committed to providing the highest quality of hospice care to patients and their families.

Volunteers play an important role in the hospice program. The support they provide to patients and their families helps enhance the patient's QUALITY OF LIFE and gives RELIEF to their caregivers.


*WE ARE A CERTIFYING AGENCY FOR THE PRESIDENT'S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD https://www.nationalservice.gov/partnerships/presidents-volunteer-service-award


If you have some time to share, we would love for you to volunteer in one of these areas:



HOW CAN YOU HELP OUR PATIENTS LIVING AT HOME OR IN A NURSING HOME:



Visiting patients and providing companionship



Respite for family members and caregivers



Music Therapy -

Musicians and singers visit hospice patients in their homes or homelike setting to provide comfort through their music.




Pet Therapy -

Pet Therapy teams visit patients/families and provide comfort measures through contact with the pet.

We Honor Veterans program -

*Assist Veterans in reminiscing/telling life stories.

*Take part in pinning ceremonies or distribute certificates for Veterans Day and other recognition events ;Play an instrument or sing during a pinning ceremony.

* Assist in replacing lost medals.


Background checks and training are a requirement of the program.

If you are interested or need more information, please give us a call at 302-993-9090 or send an email to patricia.cecilkempsk@amedisys.com.


IF YOU HAVE A GROUP THAT WOULD LIKE TO HELP US, THESE ARE THE FOLLOWING AREAS WHERE WE COULD REALLY USE SUPPORT:

****Make Prayer shaws, blankets,pillows and other crafty things

****Organize quilting/knitting/crocheting nights to make comfort items for our patients

**** Community outreach within churches and social groups to assist with volunteer recruitment for our program.


Thank you for your interest!

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About Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company

Location:

405 E. Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Wilmington, DE 19804, US

Mission Statement

To affirm life during its final stages by providing holistic compassionate care to patients and their families; by providing access to hospice care for underserved and difficult to serve populations; by wise and efficient use of available resources, and by educating the community.

Description

Compassionate Care Hospice provides palliative support and comfort care for persons in the final stages of life.

Our care is about people helping people, and our team of hospice experts goes to great lengths to help our patients and their loved ones live each day to its fullest. Our approach is so much more than our experienced medical guidance. We foster genuine personal connections that offer emotional, psychological and spiritual support - taking an active role in the interests that bring joy.

For patients, we work specifically to help you achieve your personal goals and to bring joy, comfort, and fulfillment into every moment possible. Patients on our service may continue current treatments, especially those focused on improving quality of life.

This strong system of support also extends to our patients’ families, providing them resources and support throughout this journey.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

405 E Marsh LaneSuite 4Wilmington, DE 19804

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 1 hr per week

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