Hospice provides many services to terminally ill patients, from end-of-life planning to hands-on care with a Registered Nurse who will manage the overall care. A Certified Nursing Aide is available for bathing visits and assistance with personal care. Hospice also provides a Social Worker to assist with managing family and personal issues. In addition, many hospice services provide volunteers who will visit the hospice pateint to offer companionship services and assist them with any specially requested tasks.
If you have lost a loved one and are looking for new activities to fill your day or have an interest in becoming a caregiver, contact a local hospice company to find out about possible volunteer opportunities. You will gain as much as you give.
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