Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
The mission of St. Joseph Hospice is to provide quality, compassionate healthcare individuals and families facing the trauma of terminal illness. We are dedicated to helping people face terminal illness positively and resourcefully to preserve their ... Read more
The mission of St. Joseph Hospice is to provide quality, compassionate healthcare individuals and families facing the trauma of terminal illness.
We are dedicated to helping people face terminal illness positively and resourcefully to preserve their dignity, and to accept the changes associated with this event(Physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually). Our desire to empower the patient, family, and friends to deal with these changes as they occur.
We will work with each individual as an ally in this process, to train them to provide emotional support and practical assistance confidently and competently.
We are committed to educate communities as to what hospice is and does and to bring trained volunteers within the community to provide vital supplemental assistance and emotional support to individuals and families served by St. Joseph Hospice.
We will provide opprotunities for individuals to work through the ultimate issues of life, so as to achieve spiritual peace, strengthen faith and abiding hope.
We will strive to support families and friends through education programs; to improve the quality and accessibility of hospice in our community.
We will always be mindful of the great privilage we are granted through our hospice ministry to express compassion, respect, sensitivity, competence, hope and love.