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We Honor Veterans

It may surprise many people to learn that 25% of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Hospice of Chesterfield County has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a We Honor Veterans Partner, Hospice of Chesterfield County will implement ongoing Veteran-centered education for their staff and volunteers to help improve the care they provide to the Veterans they proudly serve.  The nation is seeing many of the Veterans who served in World War II and Korean pass away—and...

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Hospice of Chesterfield County is pleased to welcome Sally Adams to its volunteer board of directors. Adams was elected to a three-year term at the agency’s annual meeting on June 29. Adams and her husband, Carl, reside in Jefferson. A graduate of the Winthrop University (BA) and Francis Marion University (MA), she is a National Board certified teacher. She taught middle and high school mathematics for 34 years and served as a teacher specialist in math/science with the SC Department of Education for six years. Adams is an active member of Jefferson First Baptist Church having served on various committees and currently serving as church treasurer. She and her husband have two daughters Crystal (Rev. Tony) Pope and Tiffany (Travis)...

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Ways to Help Hospice

Ways to Help Hospice Volunteers Volunteers helped establish the Hospice movement in Chesterfield County and will always provide essential skill and energy to fuel our continued growth. Hospice of Chesterfield County is dedicated to insuring that volunteers will remain at the center of Hospice care.  Hospice is fortunate to have a large number of volunteers involved in a variety of services. The patient/family volunteer becomes involved with the daily lives of the family. These volunteers may sit with a patient, teach a skill, visit often with the patient and family, run errands and offer support. Bereavement volunteers work with the surviving members of the family. Bereavement services are offered to patient's families for up to one year after the death...

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Services Transitions: Program of Supportive Care Hospice of Chesterfield County offers the Transitions program to patients with a life limiting illness and are still receiving aggressive treatment. Transitions provides case management services, and specially trained, experienced and caring volunteers who offer support, friendship, and respite care to patients and their families while they live with their illness. Volunteer support could include assistance with errands, chores, and food preparation. The Transitions Coordinator will be glad to talk with patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare providers about the program. To make a referral or for more information, please call our Transitions Coordinator at 843-623-9155. Levels of Care At Hospice of Chesterfield County, we understand that patient care needs vary. We respond by offering...

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