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.
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.
POSITIONS OPEN IN OUR GROWING AGENCY
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, a Catholic home health care and hospice care agency, has positions open in nursing, physical therapy, hospice care, palliative care, and home health aide services.
If you, or someone you know, is interested in working for a mission-based agency, please contact us at 203-238-1441. Join our dedicated team of health care professionals!
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. Call Christine Bolio at 203-238-1441 for more information.
31st Annual Franciscan Sports Banquet
and Silent Auction
Tuesday, June 7, 2016,
5:30 to 9:30 pm
Aqua Turf Club,
Click here to find out more.
21st Annual Franciscan Golf Classic
Monday, August 22, 2016
Tunxis Plantation Golf Club
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>
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is committed to providing
the highest quality care while making every effort to meet the
spiritual, emotional and psychological needs of each person served.
The agency is centered in the intrinsic value of each human being and is guided by the
values of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist and the teachings
of the Roman Catholic Church.
The staff strives to help the patient and family find
meaning and value in the face of human suffering.
Visit Franciscan Life Center web site for information on counseling services.
- Nursing Care
- Hospice Care
- Medical Social Work
- Physical Therapy
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Home Health Aide
- Medical Supplies
Home Health Care
and Hospice Home Care
- Allows patients to be in their own home and receive needed health care services
- Provides support to family and caregivers
- Provides physicians with information on the patient’s condition in between office appointments
- Offers close monitoring of new medications and treatments which keeps patients comfortable and at home
How to Get Services
Arrangement for services may be made by calling us at 203-238-1441. Click here for more information about how home care works and
what to do if you or your loved one needs services.
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care serves 33 towns in Connecticut and is licensed by the State of Connecticut and accredited by Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP).
267 Finch Avenue Meriden, CT 06451
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