Care and Hospice Care, a faith-based home health care agency, celebrated 25 years of caring service in 2012. The agency was licensed on April 29, 1987. Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care believes in the dignity of the human person and the sacredness of human life. The dedicated staff of nurses and social workers, physical, speech and occupational therapists, and home health aides
specializes in the needs of persons who
are elderly, handicapped, chronically ill or terminally ill who
would benefit from care in their homes.
SISTER FAITH MARIE WOOLSEY, F.S.E.
CERTIFIED IN LSVT BIG
Sister Faith Marie Woolsey, F.S.E., Physical Therapist, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, recently became certified to provide “LSVT Big” to individuals who suffer from Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders that affect motor skills. The LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment) Programs for individuals with PD have been developed and researched over the past 20 years beginning with a focus on the speech motor system (LSVT LOUD) and more recently have been extended to address limb motor systems (LSVT BIG).
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, a faith-based, non-profit agency serving central Connecticut, offers nursing care, medical social services, hospice care, physical, speech, and occupational therapies, and home health aide services to individuals and families in their homes.
If you or a loved one suffers from a neurological disorder and would like more information, please call Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care at 203-238-1441.
WHAT DOES THE CHURCH SAY ABOUT MARRIAGE, LOVE, SEX AND FAMILY?
The Franciscan Life Center is offering a two-day seminar on marriage, love, sexuality and family based on the Teachings of the Catholic Church. Individuals, groups, engaged and married couples are invited to attend this seminar on Saturday, February 27th, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday,
February 28th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at, 275 Finch Avenue, Meriden, Connecticut. More>
For flier and registration form click here.
HOSPICE DIRECTOR SELECTED TO SERVE
Laura Borrelli, RN, Hospice Director, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, was recently selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Association for Health Care at Home.
REGISTERED NURSES NEEDED
Are you looking for a mission-based position in home health care? Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, a Catholic home health care agency, seeks full-time RN to work in its home care program. Join our team of home health care professionals. Home care experience preferred. Call Marie Laffin, RN, at 203-238-1441.
HOSPICE NURSE NEEDED
Are you interested in working for a Catholic home health care agency? Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care seeks Registered Nurse to work in its hospice care program 2-3 days per week, on call and every 4th weekend. One year experience in hospice care and home health care. Call 203-238-1441.
FRANCISCAN HOSPICE CARE SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is seeking volunteers to be part of its hospice team. Hospice strives to help individuals with terminal illness live as fully as possible until natural death. Training for new hospice volunteers will begin this fall. Call Christine Bolio at 203-238-1441 for more information.
FRANCISCAN HOSPICE CARE RECEIVES 100% OVERALL HOSPICE RATING
Franciscan Hospice Care, a program of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, received a 100% overall hospice rating based on the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice Survey. The CAHPS Hospice Survey measures and assesses the experiences of patients who died while receiving hospice care, the experiences of their informal primary caregivers and the effectiveness of communication and care coordination.
The Franciscan Hospice program offers holistic support to the person who is ill, to family members and to friends. The staff of Franciscan Hospice Cares strives to help people with terminal illness live as fully as possible until natural death.
For more information about Franciscan Hospice Care, call 203-238-1441.
See CARE-ING, our latest newsletter, for coming events.
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is the only Catholic home care agency in Connecticut. The agency provides all levels of in-home care, end of life care (six months or less as determined by the doctor), and support for the individual and his or her family members.
The Hospice Program provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support to individuals as they make the transition of acknowledgement and acceptance that curative medical care is no longer beneficial. Our Catholic Faith prompts us to provide services to people of all faiths and beliefs. If you or your family are in need of hospice care, or have questions, please call Laura Borrelli, Hospice Director, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, 203-238-1441. More about Hospice Care>
A MEMORIAL COOKBOOK
with recipes from friends, family and staff of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Proceeds benefit the programs and services of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.
Call Gretchen Rossi at 203-238-1441 to place an order - $12 each.
Our tasting event was a big success! Visitors sampled the delicious recipes in the From the Heart cookbook and gave rave reviews.