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Free Hospice Volunteer Training Program
Pemi-Baker Hospice & Home Health Announces
 Plymouth, Meredith, Bristol – Pemi-Baker Hospice & Home Health (PBH&HH), a leading provider of compassionate end- of-life care in central and north- ern NH, is thrilled to announce the start of its highly anticipated Hospice Volunteer Training Pro- gram. This comprehensive train- ing initiative is designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to serve as hospice volunteers, supporting patients and their families during their end-of-life journey.
The five-week training pro- gram will start on October 10th, 2023, and will take place in-per- son, every Tuesday from 2:00pm
to 4:00pm. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with experienced hospice profession- als who will share their exper- tise and guide them through various aspects of hospice care. This training aims to prepare volunteers to provide emotional support, companionship, and practical assistance to patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses.
Susan Varnum, Home Care, Palliative Care and Hospice Di- rector at PBH&HH, expressed her enthusiasm for the program, stating, "Medicare recognizes the importance of treating the whole person, not just their medical dis- ease, as part of the Hospice ex- perience, which is why a robust
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PBH&HH is committed to maintaining the highest stan- dards of care, and this volunteer training program aligns with their mission to ensure that every patient and family receives the support they need during their end-of-life journey.
Pemi-Baker Hospice & Home Health is a trusted, non- profit agency proudly serving 32 towns in central and northern NH since 1967. Expert services include at-home healthcare and physical therapies (VNA), hos- pice and palliative care, and community programs includ- ing: American Red Cross CPR/ AED/FA, Caregiver and Be- reavement Support Groups and Ask A Pemi-Baker Nurse days at your local senior centers. Provid- ing compassionate care with ex- perienced staff who are trained, certified professionals and also your neighbors. In your time of need, we’re right where you need us.
team of individuals are involved in Hospice care. Volunteers are an integral part of Hospice pro- viding unconditional support to patients and caregivers based on the volunteer’s availability, com- fort and training."
To participate in the Hospice
Volunteer training program, in- terested individuals are encour- aged to pre-register by October 5th, 2023. To secure a spot in the training or for further infor- mation, please contact Susan Varnum, Home Care, Palliative Care & Hospice Director, at 603-
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