At Hospice East Bay we take our mission of compassionate care seriously and are always open to new opportunities that will reduce the stress that end of life care can sometimes bring. With this goal in mind, we created our new Volunteer Tuck-In program.
This program has been designed to ensure that each of our patients and families receive the supplies and medications needed on weekends when their regular assigned staff members will not be routinely visiting.
Once a week on Thursdays, between the hours of 10am and 1pm, one of our trained hospice volunteers will call a family member or caregiver. This volunteer will be checking on supply and medication needs as well as ensuring that you have received the information and education needed to care for your loved one during the weekend.
If a family needs anything that was not previously addressed, that information will be given to the team nurse or manager immediately so they can rest assured that Hospice East Bay will respond. We hope that anticipating your needs and filling your requests will relieve any anxiety that you might have regarding medications, supplies or equipment required over a weekend.
- Written by Jack Marvin
- Category: Special Programs
- Published: December 19, 2019