The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
HCR ManorCare is a leading provider of short-term post-acute and long-term care, and hospice and home care services. Our 60,000 employees provide quality care for patients and residents through a network of more than 500 skilled nursing and rehabilit... Read more
HCR ManorCare is a leading provider of short-term post-acute and long-term care, and hospice and home care services. Our 60,000 employees provide quality care for patients and residents through a network of more than 500 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies. Our goal is to be the preeminent care provider, committed to standards of performance which are the hallmark of the industry. HCR ManorCare is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.
Hospice isn't a place. It's a philosophy of care. Our mission is called enriching life.
Heartland Hospice is dedicated to providing patients with care wherever they consider home. Whether care is desired in the home a patient has lived in for years, a skilled nursing center or an assisted living facility, we tailor our caregiving to fit the patient's and family's unique needs.
Heartland's caregivers enrich our patients' lives and provide support by developing individualized care plans, setting goals, encouraging personal choices, working together in caregiving decisions and supporting meaningful experiences. Our caregivers help manage pain and symptoms, enabling patients to live life as fully and comfortably as possible. Social workers and spiritual counselors create a comforting environment in which patients and families are able to share their thoughts, hopes and concerns. And special bereavement programs provide emotional support to patients and families who need help coping.
Heartland Hospice supports the patient and family wherever they are in their health care journey, and upholds the patient's and family's wishes, goals and values. At Heartland, we help preserve our patients' dignity, show them the respect that they richly deserve and provide compassionate care through our Caring Promises.
This volunteering opportunity gives you insight on the hospice process and on the know-hows of administrative work. You will learn to organize and label well. The people working at the office help you with any questions and create a great environment to be in. I hope to volunteer there next summer.