PeaceHealth offers hospice volunteer training

first_imgPeaceHealth Hospice and HomeCare will have opportunities to obtain volunteer training to assist hospice patients, families or children in grief.All volunteers are required to attend two basic training sessions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29 and May 6 where topics will include hospice history and basics, policies and regulations, emergency situations, infection control, understanding grief and more, according to a PeaceHealth press release.If you would like to volunteer with “Stepping Stones” children’s grief support group, you can attend a training session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26.If you would like to volunteer with PeaceHealth’s “No One Dies Alone” program, you can attend a 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 10 session. No One Dies Alone works to ensure hospice patients without families will have a volunteer with them as they die.Volunteers who intend to help with patient care should attend a 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 training session.All training sessions will be held at PeaceHealth Hospice and HomeCare at 5400 MacArthur Blvd., Vancouver. Volunteers have a commitment of four hours per week for at least one year.For more information, email [email protected] or call 360-696-5069.last_img