Acadian Hospice and Palliative Care - Nursing Homes, Hospice

Contact Info

Acadian Hospice and Palliative Care
548 A Heymann Blvd
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503Phone: 337.500.1763
Fax: 337.266.4620
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About Acadian Hospice and Palliative Care

You have a choice in your hospice provider. Our hospice program is about living, loving and making every day count.

Acadian Hospice and Palliative Care understands. When you or someone you love is living with a terminal illness, quality of life matters more than ever. We believe that every chapter of life, even in its final stages, can be lived well. When time matters most, you can count on our team of compassionate hospice professionals to help you or your loved one live comfortably, with dignity, when a cure is no longer possible.

Meeting the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient and family is our top priority. Our interdisciplinary hospice team of nurses, social workers, chaplains, counselors and trained volunteers offer the support patients and families need in the comfort and privacy of home. Counseling and bereavement support services are available to families before and after a patient’s death.

We welcome volunteers from all walks of life. Whether you contribute your time and talents directly with patients or prefer to work behind the scenes, we invite you to become a member of a dedicated group of compassionate caregivers who serve as vital members of our hospice team. The volunteer’s most important role is that of a loving and supportive presence.

Volunteer Areas of Service
Patient Care
• Companionship
• Shopping
• Caregiver Relief/Support
• Meal Preparation
• Light housekeeping
• Pet therapy for individual
• Music therapy for individual
• Weekly phone visits with caregivers or patients
Administrative
• Answer phone in the hospice office
• Assist staff with duties within the agency
• Assemble mailings
Bereavement
• Follow up with families after the death through visits, calls or cards
• Assist with memorial services
• Assemble bereavement mail outs

For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact Martha Grant Acadian Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteer Coordinator at 337-500-1763 or email martha.grant@lhcgroup.com



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