Hospice Volunteer Training Offered

(GARDEN CITY, KAS.) Hospice volunteers bring light & love into people's lives. St. Catherine Hospice is seeking individuals in the southwest Kansas area who are interested in becoming a hospice volunteer in their own community.

Hospice of St. Catherine Hospital is offering a volunteer training on Friday, April 29th from 6-10 pm and Saturday, April 30th from 9 am-5 pm in Liberal, KS, at the Church of the Nazarene, 2211 Zinnia Lane.

There is no charge for the training and meals will be provided. Attending the training does not commit individuals to becoming a hospice volunteer; however, to become a volunteer you must attend the entire twelve hour training. Some of the topics include: Hospice philosophy and concept, communication skills, team building, family dynamics, cultural diversity, spiritual needs of the dying, grief and bereavement and much more. Volunteers serve in their own community providing support to the terminally ill and their families.

To learn more about how hospice volunteers help families and patients in their greatest time of need, or to register for training, please call Gina Cash, volunteer coordinator at 620-272-2519 or 800-281-4077.

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About St. Catherine Hospital
St. Catherine Hospital was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters in 1931 and is now a Joint Commission-accredited regional health care center that provides a full-range of medical specialties and exceptional health care in southwest Kansas. Exceptional care, extraordinary people - it's what makes the St. Catherine Hospital difference. For more information, please visit www.stcatherinehosp.org.

About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life Colorado, we are making the regions best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. Were Centura Health, and were here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit Centura Health website.

Media Contact
Shawna Deal
St. Catherine Hospital, Centura Health
Community Relations Coordinator
620-272-2529 (desk) 620-805-9959 (cell)
ShawnaDeal@Centura.org