Aseracare Hospice

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Basic Information

Address: 75 S Houcks Road, Suite 101 Harrisburg PA 17109
Phone Number: 1.800.551.4466
Fax Number: 717-541-4470
Director: Charlene Etters

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Terminally Ill, Breavement Services,
Clearances Required: Yes
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Terminally Ill patients
Ages for Volunteer: 18+
Hours of Service: varies by volunteer schedule
Minimum Hours Required: 3 hours per month
Days of Service: varies by volunteer schedule
Mission Statement:

We will focus our resources to serve the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of our employees, patients, and families with a sense of compassion, urgency and customer service.
We will preserve the dignity of death for our patients and families so that no one will ever die in pain or alone.
We will create a culture that is dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering which finds expression through the ongoing gentle acts of kindness, sympathy and compassion.
We will serve, educate and support our local communities and referral sources as to the benefit, dignity and nobility or end-of-life care.
We will grow a vibrant business that delivers exceptional care, customer service and financial performance.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Aseracare, a family centered hospice, provides comfort care and symptom management for patients with life limiting illnesses. Volunteers are an essential part of the care team that become a trusted friend to the patient!

Additional Information:

We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities:

-Companion Volunteers: simply spend time with the patient: reading, chatting, playing cards, etc

-Pet Therapy: all pets must be certified. (We can refer)

-Harmony of Hearts: sing and/or play a musical  instrument for comfort

-Vigil: provide comfort/support to an actively dying patient/family

-Office assistance: copying, filing, faxing, mailings

Volunteers receive training to prepare them, along with on-going support.