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The mission of Heartland Hospice is to provide quality hospice care to patients with a limited life expectancy, as well as, support to their caregivers.
The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced through palliative and specialized supportive care designed to meet the physical, psychosocial, social and spiritual needs of the patients and caregivers.
Hospice care is provided by an interdisciplinary team utilizing an approach to the care delivered to patients either in their own home or extended care facility; working cooperatively with area health care providers and other community resources.
Heartland Hospice stives to provide care to all who are eligible and need hospice care irrespective of abilty to pay.
Volunteers are the heart of hospice. Volunteers offer support, companionship and practical caring help. Whether it is running errands, staying with the patient so the family members can take a break, reading to to patients or holding their hand, the help and support our volunteers give is returned to them in countless ways.
As a Heartland volunteer, you can donate as much or as little of your time as you desire. The duties of the volunteer are varied. This flexability allows you to find an area or service that is uniquely suited to you as well as provide you with the greatest personal satisfaction.
As a hospice volunteer, you will be oriented to the hospice program so you can understand our caring philosophy and goals. This will enable you to have the skills needed to assist patients and their famililes.
As a volunteer you will love the sense of self-satisfaction you will receive from enriching someone's life.