What is Caring Presence?
Caring Presence is an extension of Harrison Medical Center's compassionate care services. It is based on the internationally recognized No One Dies Alone program, in which a volunteer companion provides a reassuring presence to a dying patient. With the support of our nursing staff, these volunteers will give the most valuable of human gifts, time and touch, to our patients at the end of life.
Benefits for patients, families, and staff
Patients will have a consistent, committed companion by their side during their final hours. A Caring Presence volunteer is sensitive to and shows concern for the emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and may:
To become a Caring Presence volunteer, contact:
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