In-Home volunteers offer respite care to relieve the primary care person. Volunteers also offer emotional and practical support, including:
Hospice volunteers provide a consistent supportive presence for the entire family. By utilizing a blend of professional and volunteer skills, the Hospice staff offers a comprehensive, integrated care program capable of giving specialized and sensitive volunteer support to clients and their families at no charge. This is made possible by:
Hospice In-Home Volunteer Training is open to all interested persons and is offered twice annually. This inclusive 24-hour training covers communication skills, hospice history and philosophy,family dynamics, the grief process, life review and reminiscence, relaxation techniques, cultural and spiritual issues, and all aspects of the role of the volunteer.
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