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AseraCare Hospice MISSION We will..
Focus resources to serve emotional, spiritual,and physical needs of our our associates, patients, and families with compassion, urgency, and customer service. Preserve the dignity of our patients and families so that no one dies in pain or alone. Create a culture dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering, which finds expression through the ongoing getle acts of kindness, sympathy, and compassion. Serve, educate and support our local communities and referral sources, as to the benefit, dignity, and novility of end of life care. Grow a vibrant business that delivers exceptional care, customer service, and financial performance.
AseraCare Hospice is located in Erie, PA and seves Erei, Crawford, Venango, and Warren County. Volunteers work along with hospice staff to help in areas of
COMPANIONSHIP: Often a terminal illness can isolate a patient and family from their friends or community. Volunteers offer friendship by visiting regularly to talk, participate in some activity, or just being there for the patient and family.
OFFICE: Office volunteers assist by filing, typing, copying, preparing mail outs, assembling admission and orientation packets, and other assignments as needed.
MUSIC: Our Harmony of Hearts program and Guided Angels Ministry allows volunteers to share the gift of music with patients.
PET VISITORS: Volunteers take their trained dogs and other pets in to visit the patients who like animals.
CRAFTS: Individuals and groups of adults and children makes craft projects for the hospice patients. The hospice office provides most craft materials.
BEREAVEMENT: Our bereavement program follows bereaved families and loved ones for 13 months. Bereavement volunteers assist the Bereavement Counselor with phone calls, mailings, "remembrance" services, filing, and visits.