Fall Hospice Volunteer Training

by Hospice Society of Camrose and District

  • Friday, 19 October 2018 from 6:00 PM to Sunday, 21 October 2018 4:00 PM (MDT)
  • 201, Mount Pleasant Drive , CAMROSE, AB

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Overview

Our exceptional volunteer training program has, first and foremost, the intention of preparing you for service as care-volunteers for palliative and grieving individuals and their families.  With Hospice You make a difference. We also welcome your gifts in many other areas of service.

Every year the Hospice Society of Camrose & District offers a training program that is open to the public. All are welcome to participate, whether you choose to become a volunteer or not. However, first spots are reserved for those intending to complete volunteer registration.

Those choosing to become registered volunteers will be interviewed, asked to supply references, and undertake a criminal record check.

Details

Training occurs on over the course of one weekend, with the addition of several evening modules throughout the year.

Weekend Schedule:

Friday evenings are 6 – 9:00 pm

Saturdays & Sundays are 8:30am – 4:00 pm

CURRENT DATES:October 19-21, 2018

Training Program Outline: 

  • Introduction to Palliative/end-of-life Support, and the Value of Silence
  • Effective Communications
  • Family Dynamics
  • Emotional & Spiritual Support: A vision for holistic care 
  • Companioning the Bereaved
  • Physical Care of the Dying
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Self Care: Grace and compassion for self and others

Those who wish to become volunteer caregivers must complete all training sessions.Cost is $35; course is limited to 20 people.

Location: Camrose Fire Hall Community Room

Fire Hall, 201 Mount Pleasant Drive

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Leah Serna

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Susan Jones-Kupka

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Wayne Blair

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Lucy Arnfinson

Cathie Domes

Isleta Ricketts

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201, Mount Pleasant Drive
CAMROSE, AB

19 October 2018
Friday, 19 October 2018 6:00 PM (MDT)

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Hospice Society of Camrose and District
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CAMROSE , AB
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About This Charity

Hospice Society of Camrose and District has been a registered charity since 2011. Trained volunteers provide palliative and grief supports to individuals experiencing a life-limiting illness, support for their families, and support for those bereaved. Services are offered in-home, hospital, long-term care facilities, and through programs in the community. HSCD serves Camrose and the surrounding rural communities.