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.
The mission of Heartland Hospice is to provide quality hospice care to patientse with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their caregivers. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced through specialized supportive care designed t... Read more
The mission of Heartland Hospice is to provide quality hospice care to patientse with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their caregivers. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced through specialized supportive care designed to meet the needs of the body, mind and spirit. Care is provided by an interdisciplinary team consisting of the Medical Director, Registered Nurse, Health Aide, Social Worker,Chaplain and Volunteers. Heartland Hospice strives to provide care to all who are eligible and need hospice care regardless of ability to pay.
Volunteers offer services in both our office setting and in the field directly engaging with patients and families.
A multitude of our volunteers provide emotional & spiritual support through friendly visits patients within their homes or care facilities. These volunteers offer compassionate companionship, advocacy and outreach to patients and families through conversation, reading, relief sitting, letter writing, running errands, assistance with hobbies, music enrichment and art and other forms of sensory stimulation. Another volunteer opportunity includes sitting vigil with patients who are actively dying and who have no family present with them.
Volunteers serve in Baltimore City & County, Anne Arundel, Howard and Harford Counties.