Through Hospice of Acadiana, our patients and families are able to take advantage of 200+ volunteers and the services they provide. For more information on what you can do to help and how to get started, contact us today.
Everyone deserves to look their best. And when we look good, we often feel good. Let us send a beautician or barber to keep you at your best.
Handmade creations that provide comfort and warmth through a soft, beautiful blanket or afghan.
Nutritious, homemade meals available for patients and families both before and after a patient’s death.
Providing spiritual companionship and guidance, these volunteers are trained to listen and provide solace and peace of spirit where possible.
For caregivers who may need a break or for patients who simply want to play cards, be read to, etc.
Beautiful fresh flower arrangements made and delivered thanks to the support of our local florists who provide flowers free of charge for our patients.
Our volunteers have many talents, some of those include constructing wheel chair ramps, cutting grass, and general home maintenance.
A generous collection of books, CDs, prayer tapes, and bible recordings are available for our patients and their families. Ask for a book of your choice to be read or a particular CD to be played.
Various forms of massage therapy are available to help relax, sooth, and relieve tension for the patient. This therapy can provide comfort both mentally and physically.
Delicious homemade cookies provided by our caring volunteers to brighten any day.
A 24-hour/7-days a week program providing companionship for those who have no family or caregiver at the end of life. This program speaks to the core of our mission in that every life is precious and a gift.
A national program that allows us to provide pet food and supplies, and volunteers who provide pet care, assistance and placement when, and as, needed.
Another favorite of our patients and their families. For our animal lovers a visit from our trained four-legged friends are a blessing.
Loving volunteers provide bedside prayers, rosaries, or Chaplets of Divine Mercy. This crew responds when patients are at the end of their journey and want heaven called down.
We are proud to be a Level-4 Certified Partner in the National "We Honor Veterans" Program. Pinning ceremonies are provided to honor those who have selflessly served us and our country.