Direct Support

VOLUNTEERS OFFER DIRECT AND PRACTICAL HELP TO TERMINALLY ILL PERSONS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN THE PATIENT’S OWN HOME SETTING.

Volunteer activities may include:

  • Visiting with a patient living in their home to provide respite for caregivers and companionship for the patient
  • Visiting with patients whose home is a nursing facility and providing companionship and emotional support
  • Providing a listening ear for both patient and caregivers
  • Providing transportation to medical or other appointments, running errands and delivering supplies and medications
  • Providing support to the patient and family through music, conversation, or the recording of a patient’s memories
  • Providing bereavement support to family members after the patient’s death
  • Providing pet therapy visits for patients who desire the companionship of a certified therapy animal

Locations:

WAYNE COUNTY OFFICE
1900 AKRON RD.
WOOSTER, OH 44691
330-264-4899

HOLMES COUNTY OFFICE (FORMERLY HOSPICE     OF HOLMES COUNTY)
1633 S. WASHINGTON ST.
MILLERSBURG, OH 44654
330-674-8448

WADSWORTH-RITTMAN IN MEDINA COUNTY

1-800-884-6547

(FORMERLY HOSPICE OF WADSWORTH-RITTMAN)