Mountain Hospice supports families

BELINGTON — Social workers at Mountain Hospice help provide support and education to patients and families who are facing a terminal illness. In addition, they help with advance directives and making patients’ wishes at end-of-life known.

The social workers at Mountain Hospice often go above and beyond their duties as social workers, spending a little extra time with a patient or family member who needs extra care. Or you may hear of a social worker who helped a husband and wife renew their wedding vows after 63 years of marriage or take one last vacation together to the beach. You may hear of a social worker who helped get a ramp built for a patient so she could get outside and enjoy her garden and grandchildren. A social worker may help a veteran get the services they deserved through their local Veterans Affairs Clinic. The social workers at Mountain Hospice are touching the lives of the patients and families each day in their own special way. Mountain Hospice social workers stand up for patients and families.

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