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Posts Tagged ‘Hospice’

Lincoln Health System Welcomes New Home Health and Hospice Administrator

Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice, an affiliate of Lincoln Health System, welcomes Chancy McCormick, RN as its new administrator.  Chancy’s role will utilize both her clinical nursing experience and her leadership skills to lead the organization and provide compassionate care to patients and families in and around Lincoln County. McCormick has been a registered…

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Does the word ‘Hospice’ scare you?

Before I became involved with hospice, I did not fully understand or appreciate what it was or the services that could be provided. As a matter of fact, when I heard that a friend or acquaintance was “on hospice” my first reaction was “I am so sorry”. I immediately assumed that that individual was very…

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Spiritual Support in Hospice Care

Hospice care is founded on the belief that, even when cure is no longer possible and time is measured in months or weeks, there is still an opportunity for quality of life, comfort, dignity, and hope. The mission of hospice is to affirm life and view death as a natural process. Hospice is not designed…

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The Truth About Hospice

November is National Home Care and Hospice Month. Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice is a local, not for profit affiliate of Lincoln Health System, and offers both Home Health and Hospice services. “Hospice has been a Medicare benefit for over 25 years, and is a provision of many private insurance plans and yet most…

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