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Order In or Take Out? Friends, Food, Fundraiser

Residents of the Walter Acres, the Franciscan Life Center Community-based Aging Program, enjoy friends and delicious food from Casa di Roma, South Meriden, while supporting the mission of the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.  Feta Vinca, owner, and son, Bosh, donate 20% of the day’s proceeds to help those [...]

Order In or Take Out? Friends, Food, Fundraiser2019-03-07T20:55:47+00:00

What is Franciscan Hospice Care?

Laura Borrelli, RN, our Hospice Director, will be sharing with our website viewers the benefits of hospice care in a series of news notes in the coming weeks. Her first message: Hospice care is a gift for those who choose it early enough.  After all, hospice isn’t about dying but about living as [...]

What is Franciscan Hospice Care?2019-02-27T21:10:36+00:00

Your Heart is Important to Us

Pam Speno, Physical Therapist, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, helps Mr. Greg Gassman with his exercise plan to strengthen his heart.  Mr. Gassman is recovering from bypass surgery.  He has this to say about Pam and the staff of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care: Pam put me through the paces. I loved [...]

Your Heart is Important to Us2019-02-14T17:49:32+00:00

Michelle Frank, OT, Joins Therapy Team

Press Release Contact: Gretchen Rossi 203-238-1441 Michelle Frank, MS, OT, is new to Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.  She comes to the agency with five years of experience as an occupational therapist.  A graduate of Quinnipiac University, Michelle has worked in inpatient rehab/skilled nursing and in a school setting helping children with intellectual [...]

Michelle Frank, OT, Joins Therapy Team2019-02-14T17:21:45+00:00

Beloved Office Manager Retires After 23 Years

(L to R) Sister Mary Richards, FSE, Finance Manager, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, Stephen Mysatyukow, Sister Suzanne Gross, FSE Administrator, and Rosemary Mysatyukow, at her recently held retirement party celebrating 23 years of service. Rosemary began as an administrative assistant to Sister Suzanne. As the agency grew and technology with it, she became [...]

Beloved Office Manager Retires After 23 Years2019-01-21T19:20:18+00:00

Patient Satisfaction Award given to FHCHC

Sister Suzanne Gross, FSE, Administrator, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, and Marie Laffin, RN, Clinical Director, are proud to have received, in behalf of the agency, the 2018 Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction from Fazzi’s Patient Satisfaction Service, the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems designed to measure the experiences of people [...]

Patient Satisfaction Award given to FHCHC2019-01-30T15:20:58+00:00

Employees recognized for years of service

Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care culminated National Home Care and Hospice Care month with an employee luncheon thanking staffs from Franciscan Home and Hospice and Franciscan Ever There Care for their dedication and service of those for whom they care in both programs. Employees who have reached five year, ten year and twenty [...]

Employees recognized for years of service2018-12-20T19:01:30+00:00

Conversations with Laura

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 [...]

Conversations with Laura2018-11-15T19:03:48+00:00

Welcome, Susanne Cammarata, RN

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 [...]

Welcome, Susanne Cammarata, RN2018-11-09T19:14:24+00:00

Roberta Tuttle receives Saint Gianna Beretta Molla Medal

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 [...]

Roberta Tuttle receives Saint Gianna Beretta Molla Medal2018-11-09T19:07:26+00:00