Section: Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice News

Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice and Palliative Care Center Offers Volunteer Training in Ocean County


Ocean County, NJ – Beginning on Tuesday, April 9, Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice and Palliative Care Center, will host a free ten-week volunteer training program in Toms River for individuals interested in becoming a Hospice Volunteer. Each of the ten sessions will be held on a Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Programs will be held on April 9, 16, 23 and 30; May 7, 14, 21 and 28; and June 4 and 11.

The volunteer training program is designed to give participants an understanding of the needs of patients and families who are coping with advanced illness. Upon completion of the program, volunteers will be connected with patients in close proximity to where they reside.

Registration is required. For more information, or to register to attend, please contact Lee Polese at 732-818-6801.

About Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center
The health care team at Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center has been privileged to serve more than 52,000 patients and their families during one of the most personal times of their lives. Specially trained experts in end-of-life care are honored to provide comprehensive and compassionate medical, emotional and spiritual care at a time when it is needed most. Our programs, which serve infants, children, adults and the elderly, honor the individual choices and values of each patient and family, while offering full access to the broad array of services provided by Barnabas Health. For more information, please visit

Date: March 11, 2013

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