Want to Become a Mercy Hospice Volunteer? Training Begins January 27 - Mercy Medical Center

Want to Become a Mercy Hospice Volunteer? Training Begins January 27

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Mercy Hospice volunteers are special people who are trained to support terminally ill patients and their families. If you’d like to become a Mercy Hospice volunteer, training classes begin Tuesday, Jan 27 at Mercy Homecare & Hospice offices, located at 4369 Whipple, Ave., in Canton.

Volunteers who will serve in non-patient contact areas need to complete one, three-hour class.
January 27
1 – 4 p.m.

Volunteers who will serve in patient contact areas need to complete four, three-hour training classes.
January 27, 29, February 3, 5
1 – 4 p.m.

For more information or to sign-up, please call 234-203-3223.

Mercy Hospice is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to care for terminally ill patients and their families. Hospice focuses on the quality of life and draws upon the expertise of physicians, clergy, nurses, counselors, social workers, home health aides, therapies and trained volunteers. The philosophy of hospice is reflected through the beliefs that dying is part of living and that dying persons and their families have physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs, as well as a right to make decisions related to the meeting of those needs. 

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