Additional Services Offered by Southeast Hospice
Each Fall, Southeast Hospice sponsors C.O.O.L. (Children Overcoming Outstanding Loss) camp. This one-day retreat is designed to provide support for children ages 6-15 who have experienced the death of a friend or family member. The day’s activities include storytelling, games, coping and recreational activities to promote education, support and improved coping. Contact Lynn Boren, BSW (Hospice Social Worker & C.O.O.L. Camp Coordinator) for more information at 573-335-6208 or 1-888-397-0646. Pre-registration is required.
Grief Support Group
This open monthly support group provides education about the grieving process and support through interaction with others who have experienced the death of a loved one. This group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at HealthPoint Plaza. For more information, call Bereavement Coordinator Crystal Montgomery, MSN (Bereavement Coordinator) at 573-335-6208 ext. 2064 or Social Services at 573-651-5549.
Recollections - A Life Review
Recollections is a life review of memories and events in the person's own words. It is a way of reliving, re-experiencing and celebrating events of the past that are personally significant. The Recollections life review program is provided free of charge to both patients and family members or friends. The program is made possible thanks to generous donations from businesses, organizations and individuals.
Southeast Hospice Community Memorial Service
Southeast Hospice holds an annual community memorial service every Fall. This service is held to remember loved ones through music, prayer and eulogies. The service is open to the public. For more information please contact Crystal Montgomery, MSN (Bereavement Coordinator) at 573-335-6208 ext. 2064.
The staff of Southeast Hospice offers a variety of in-services for groups and organizations. Please feel free to contact Southeast Hospice at 573-335-6208 if you would like more information or would like to schedule a speaker. Available topics available for presentation are as follows:
- Coping for the Caregiver
- End of Life Care for Dementia Patients
- Care of the Frail Elderly
- What is Hospice/Hospice Care
- Nutrition & Hydration
- Pain & Symptom Management
- Hospice Care in the Nursing Home
- Spiritual Care at the End of Life
- Grief & Loss for the Family/Caregiver
- Advanced Directives
- Hospice Volunteers