PetaRose Tom, MSN, IPC, is the new Hospice Director for Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience as a nurse of 30 years. She has served in leadership and management positions for the past 10 years, including five years in hospice.

PetaRose endorses the hospice philosophy that no one should die alone, in pain or discomfort. Hospice serves the dying patient and family and friends who are living in anticipation of the loss of their loved one. PetaRose believes transitioning from this world is one of the most important moments in a person’s life.

Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is a faith-based home health care agency offering nursing care, hospice care, medical social services, physical, speech, occupational therapy and home health aide services.

For more information call (203) 238-1441 or visit

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