The new purple coat

Barbara Raby (aka BJ) hangs up her pharmacist white coat of 38 years for a purple Franciscan Hospice Care jacket. She is presently coordinating twenty Franciscan Hospice Care volunteers who recently completed 16 hours of training allowing them to provide social and spiritual support to hospice patients and their families in a very [...]

The new purple coat2021-07-07T15:21:18-04:00

One + Two

Rich Zettergren and Barbara Raby are celebrating their anniversaries with Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Rich began a year ago as the Office Manager for the agency, and Barbara (BJ) has been working two years as the Hospice Care Volunteer Coordinator. Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is a faith-based home health care [...]

One + Two2021-07-07T15:11:16-04:00

25th Annual Franciscan Golf Classic

Take a Swing at $25,000 for the 25th Year! On Monday, August 16, 2021, the 25th Annual Franciscan Golf Classic will open at Tunxis Country Club in Farmington.  In honor of the major milestone and with the support of generous donors, each golfer will have an opportunity to play for a $25,000 [...]

25th Annual Franciscan Golf Classic2021-07-06T17:06:57-04:00

Hospice Care Volunteer Training in Progress

Patty Brooks, (L) a new Franciscan Hospice Care Volunteer, continues her instruction with Christine Bolio, a seasoned hospice care volunteer for Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Patty has completed her 16-hour training course and is beginning her new role. Franciscan Hospice Care, a program of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, serves people [...]

Hospice Care Volunteer Training in Progress2021-06-30T13:56:03-04:00

Family Affair

Brenda Navarro, RN, on right, and her daughter, Richeley Melendez, LPN, are both employees of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. If you were to ask them, they would say, “Who would have thought we would be working together in the same place?” We are grateful they chose to work in our home care [...]

Family Affair2021-06-16T10:00:27-04:00

Food for the Soul!

Sister Janet Marie Bagniewski, FSE, (left), Sister Sophia Peters, FSE, Rich and Leanne Harvey, gather at Casa di Roma restaurant, owned by Feta and Bosh Vinca, during the recently held fund-raising event benefitting the programs and services of the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.

Food for the Soul!2021-06-10T11:03:57-04:00

100 years of dedicated service

Sarah Rovinsky, second from right, Patient Care Coordinator, has photo taken with home health aides, Dora Aleman, Ena Patterson, Theda Killen, Irene Jimenez, and Janet Judd, at the recently held “thank you” lunch remembering the aides who play an important role in caring for the patients of Franciscan Home Care and [...]

100 years of dedicated service2021-05-24T15:38:24-04:00

Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes Tymeek Williams, RN, BSN

Tymeek Williams, R.N., BSN, recently joined the hospice care team of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Ty, originally, from New Haven, now resides in Meriden. His BSN degree is from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.  Most of Ty’s nursing career has been in home health care. Welcome Ty!

Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes Tymeek Williams, RN, BSN2021-05-17T11:54:16-04:00

Thanks to our nurses!

Thank you Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care Nurses for your commitment and dedication to our home care patients all year long. We remember you in a special way during this time of National Nurses Week. We are grateful for all you do for the health and well-being of those for [...]

Thanks to our nurses!2021-05-12T14:54:11-04:00
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