Through the expertise of its nurses and the kindness of its volunteers, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton had the privilege of providing compassionate care to one of its patients, Jerry Edward Kincer. When…
Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton Offers Final Volunteer Training for 2017
Volunteers play a vital role in supporting hospice patients and families. As members of the interdisciplinary team, they provide a variety of services including respite care, shopping, delivery of medications and supplies, beautician and barber services, birthday celebrations, gardening, companionship and more.
Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton will hold the final new volunteer orientation of 2017 on December 6. Volunteer training acquaints new volunteers with information on
- History and goals of end-of-life care
- Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton history
- Role of Volunteers and opportunities
- Confidentiality, infection control, and safety
- Effective listening
- Loss and grief
Maureen Swarts, Volunteer Services Manager, welcomes volunteers from all backgrounds and of all ages. “Volunteers give from their hearts and enable us to touch the lives of patients and families with enhanced compassion and care. They are essential to our mission of providing superior care and superior services.”
Additional information can be found here.