Our Hospice program needs
We have several volunteer opportunities in our Hospice and Cork’s Place programs. If you have a little bit of spare time and a caring heart, give us a call to learn how you can help us provide compassion, care and support to patients, families and grieving children. Call (509) 783-7416
Saturday, Sept. 19th
Money raised supports our children’s grief program – Cork’s Place.
Hospice is a patient-centered, family oriented approach to care for anyone in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness. Hospice at The Chaplaincy’s team of physicians, nurses, social workers, home health aides, chaplains, volunteers and bereavement specialist work together to provide expert guidance, comfort care and emotional support. [Learn more]
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Palliative care is a specialty focused on the relief of physical, emotional and spiritual suffering for those affected by serious or complex chronic illness. It is a team approach to treating pain and other symptoms while enhancing comfort and quality of life. Patients may elect to continue seeking curative treatments for their disease process while also receiving palliative care. [Learn more]
Coping with the death of a loved one can be difficult. Some individuals seek the assistance of a Grief Support Specialist. Others prefer spending time with a small group of people working together through their grief. Whatever you choose, we are here to help…you are not alone. [Learn more]
Helping you and your family cope and find hope when facing life’s challenges. Medical Family Therapy utilizes your strengths and your family as resources. Even though life isn’t easy, medical family therapy can help identify and clarify your purpose, identity and coping resources as well as those within the family system. [Learn more]
Our Chaplains build a bridge that connects the body to the mind and soul, nurturing the spirit that guides patients and their families as they cross from uncertainty to understanding, from illness to recovery, from life to a dignified death.
They provide support and encouragement for healthcare workers as they strive to meet the needs of patients and families. Reaching across faith traditions, our chaplains bridge cultural and religious differences, fostering an institution-wide respect for each individual’s spiritual beliefs. [ Learn more]
The Meaning of Life and Death
Longtime hospice volunteer Chuck Watson talks with Christine Brown on Newstalk 870 AM about his experiences and what he has learn about living and dying.
Wedding Vows Renewed at the Hospice House
June 18th at the Hospice House we celebrated the renewing of wedding vows between a patient and her husband of 46 years. Thanks to our amazing Hospice House staff, Chaplain Cheryl and Just Roses for making this an extra special day for them and their family.