Of the 115,000 persons involved in hospice care in America, some 95,000 are volunteers. Each year volunteers give more than 5 million hours to helping dying persons and their families.

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Care Team Members

Medical, psycho-social, and spiritual needs of patients are addressed by a specially qualified interdisciplinary team of hospice staff members, with an emphasis on keeping the patient at home with family and friends as long as possible. The care team at Hospice of Leesville, Inc. includes  registered nurses certified in hospice and palliative care.

The team consists of the following members:

  • Medical Director
  • Physicians and Nurse Practitioners who make home visits 
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Professional Nurses
  • Certified Home Health Aides
  • Professional Social Workers
  • Chaplains
  • Bereavement Counselors
  • A Registered Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapists
  • Music Therapist
  • Registered Dietician
  • Patient care, pastoral care, and bereavement volunteers