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PennCares Support Services Compassionate Touch Training

November 6, 2018

9:30 am – Noon

Location: VNA of Hanover and Spring Grove

440 N. Madison St. Hanover PA, 17331


Description: Designed to ease physical, behavioral and emotional stress, this holistic, evidence-informed, practical and proactive approach provides symptom relief and comfort resulting in greater well-being and quality of life. Our Compassionate Touch program brings together the world of medical technology and treatment with the human side of care.

This training is a holistic approach that combines skilled touch with compassionate presence to enhance quality of life for those in the later stages of life. The training will include the activity of Flashback Evoking Memories.

Target audience: Families, professionals and caregivers. Compassionate touch focuses on empowering care-partners, it emphasizes giving both professional and family caregivers a way to connect with, calm and comfort.


Please bring a pillow, a hand towel, your favorite lotion, extra set of white tennis socks, and dress casual. This is an interactive experience and you will be paired up with a co-worker, friend, or session attendee for practicing the techniques.


     Cost: $40/person


To Register Please Call 717-632-5552 Ext. 4124 or email