Laura Borrelli, RN, Hospice Director, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, presents Conversations with Laura to the residents of Covenant Village, Cromwell. Conversations with Laura is an informal approach to discussing end-of-life issues with individuals and families. Over 20 residents were present. For more information about hospice care please contact Franciscan Home Care and Hospice [...]
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Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes Susanne Cammarata, RN, to its home care staff. Susanne is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University. Prior to working for Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, Susanne was a nurse with the Meriden Health Department. When asked why she chose home care, she replied, “I have a [...]
Roberta Tuttle Roberta Tuttle was awarded the Saint Gianna Beretta Molla Medal by Archbishop Leonard P. Blair at the recently held Respect Life Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford. The award, sponsored by the Pro-Life Ministry of the Archdiocese of Hartford, is presented to persons who consistently exemplify and pro-life [...]
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Program directors and a few staff of the Franciscan Life Center, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care and Franciscan Ever There Care gather outside the Chapel of Saint John prior to beginning their retreat. The staffs of all three programs, as well as Franciscan Pottery and Synergic Systems, participate in a yearly retreat day [...]
Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care wish to thank all those who helped make the Franciscan Golf Classic such a big success! Our 160 players, our generous sponsors and dedicated volunteers together made the event a day to remember. We are grateful for your financial support which helps us continue [...]
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is pleased to announce receipt of a grant from The James H. Napier Foundation, a local private foundation serving Meriden and Wallingford communities, to help promote Independence for the Elderly in the two towns. Sylvia Sanguano, Social Case Worker Through this grant, Silvia Sanquano, Social Case Worker, [...]
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes back Julie Planeta as a full-time Physical Therapist. Julie worked for the agency for many years and then took time off for her family. She is a graduate of Quinnipiac University and has been a PT for over 15 years.
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care proudly congratulates Dora Aleman, Hospice Aide, for being chosen as the recipient of the inaugural Florence Wald Award for Excellence in End of Life Care from the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home at their annual Hospice and Palliative Care Summit. Dora was selected among the many entries for [...]
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care and Franciscan Ever There Care recently held their Annual Provider Breakfast to thank health care providers for their service to individuals, the community and to the agencies. The event is held during Older Americans Month and National Nurses Week.