BENNINGTON >> The Bennington Area VNA & Hospice will be starting up its spring course for hospice volunteer training. This training will begin March 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's Women's and Children's Conference Room, and will run for nine consecutive Thursdays. The training is free and open to the public.

In the home, hospital and nursing facilities, hospice care volunteers provide support to people with life limiting illnesses and their families. The volunteer training will include an introduction to hospice care, education on death, dying and grief, and the development of communication and support skills.

Space is limited, preregistration is requested.

For more information, please contact Mary Pleasant, volunteer coordinator, at 802-442-0540

About Bennington Area VNA & Hospice

Bennington Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is a non-profit, Medicare certified home health agency that provides a wide range of health care services to people of all ages who need home and community health services. For information on BAVNAH programs and services, call 802-442-5502 or visit www.bavnah.org.



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