Vigils and flower visits provide extra support

September 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2010, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p100
The article focuses on the importance of volunteers who visit patients of hospices in the U.S. It relates the 11th Hour Program of Sandra Huster, director of volunteer services at Covenant Hospice in Pensacola, Florida, whose volunteers visited 276 patients in 2009. According to Huster, patients served by the program are those found in nursing homes and those who have no families with them. Information on the Flower Angels program by Marie Ansley of Cairo, Georgia is also presented.


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