|Lifestyle Briefs: 06-27-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 27 June 2013 09:04|
Bridge Hospice offering volunteer training
Bridge Hospice will offer training courses for prospective volunteers beginning on July 11.
The training will be held in the Wenner Conference Room at Birchaven Village, located at 15100 Birchaven Lane in Findlay, and will run for six consecutive Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Courses will cover the basic principles of hospice, understanding the needs of patients and their families, effective communication, patient care, pain and symptom management, spiritual care giving and understanding grief and loss.
No previous hospice experience is necessary; however, volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
Following training, volunteers can choose their area of involvement, such as caregiver relief, bereavement, hospice care center, nursing home visitors, gift of dreams or clerical work.
Next Quilt Frolic July 9
NORTH BALTIMORE - Crossroads Quilters will meet for a "Quilt Frolic" on July 9 at 9:30 a.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 201 S. Second St.
Quilters will be working on their own projects or the club's outreach projects.
Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend. Members will be glad to assist beginning quilters. Those attending are asked to bring their own sewing machine, fabric and supplies. An iron, ironing board and cutting board will be supplied.
There is no charge. Feel free to bring a sack lunch or order out from local eateries. For more details contact Harlene Wood at (419) 257-8043.
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