Compassus Recognizes Local Volunteer In Casa Grande, Arizona

Ella DeMoura Receives Top Volunteer Recognition for Dedicated Service During National Volunteer Week


CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – The Hospice Compassus program serving Casa Grande and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Ella DeMoura and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 12-18 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.


“We are proud to recognize Ella for her efforts to honor life and offer hope to individuals facing a life-limiting illness by supporting them with compassion, integrity and excellence,” said Cheryse Austin, Executive Director for Hospice Compassus – Casa Grande. “Ella’s positive attitude and contributions make her a dedicated member of our team, and we are fortunate to have her as a volunteer.”


“Volunteers help make our mission a reality here at Hospice Compassus,” said Dr. Franklin Baroi, Medical Director of Hospice Compassus – Casa Grande. “This National Volunteer Week, we are pleased to honor Ella for continued support and service to our organization. I want to thank her and all of the volunteers on our team for their true dedication to our patients and families.”


According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, there are an


estimated 400,000 trained hospice volunteers providing more than 19 million hours of


service to hospice programs each year. Hospice volunteers add to the care provided by physicians and other hospice staff by bringing companionship to people in the final months and weeks of life, providing respite to families and caregivers, and supporting the administrative responsibilities of hospice programs.


Hospice Compassus – Casa Grande will recognize its volunteers this week with an appreciation luncheon.