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Bethesda Hospice Care

Cause Area

  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors
  • Veterans & Military Families

Location

1630 Des Pere Rd.Suite 290St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Mission: To be the premier provider of care and services for seniors in the St. Louis region while maintaining financial strength and providing fulfilling career opportunities. Values - Dignity: To treat seniors and their family members with dignity and respect. Diversity: To recognize the unique qualities of our constituents and appreciate their cultural differences. Generosity: To meet the needs of seniors without regard to their socioeconomic status. Integrity: To furnish care and services with integrity, honesty and high ethical standards. Quality: To provide superior care and services in a place seniors call home.

Description

Bethesda Hospice Care Volunteers provide a caring presence for patients and their families during end-of-life. Our compassionate hospice volunteers read to patients, listen to their life stories, play music for them, show them pictures, hold their hand, pray with them, share their concerns with nurses and staff, provide a supportive presence, and much more!

Here's what Bethesda Hospice Volunteers have to say about their service:
"I enjoy sharing my time with residents. I sometimes sit quietly and just hold a hand."
"I am a good listener, and I provide a compassionate ear."
"I find that my caring presence and conversation provides comfort."

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