All Care VNA Announces New Vice President of Clinical Services

January 25, 2012 – Lynn, MA – All Care Visiting Nurse Association, a leading provider of home care services throughout Eastern Massachusetts, named Bob Ford, PT, MBA to the position of Vice President of Clinical Services. As Vice President of Clinical Services, Ford will be responsible for the creation, implementation and monitoring of all clinical services for All Care VNA.   His focus will be on patient satisfaction, quality improvement, and program creation.     Ford will provide the leadership necessary to develop and meet the clinical goals of the company. All Care's Senior Vice President, Jo-Mary Koopman, commented on the appointment of Mr. Ford:   'We are honored and excited to welcome Bob to our management team.   He brings a wealth of experience to this position including successful management, a strong understanding of home care and an extreme focus on quality patient care and patient satisfaction'. Ford received his BS in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University, Bouvé School of Allied Health in Boston, MA.   He went on to earn his MBA from Elkin B. McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley College and his Certificate in Home Care Management from Suffolk University/Home Care Alliance of MA. ____________________________ Founded in 1911, All Care VNA is a Medicare/Medicaid-certified agency offering services of nurses, home health aides, specialists in geriatrics, oncology, diabetes, physical, occupational, and speech therapies as well as palliative care. All Care Hospice provides the highest quality medical and emotional care for those with life-limiting illnesses, as well as respite care, spiritual support, and bereavement counseling for families. All Care Resources, a private pay division, offers flexible...

All Care Home Health Aides & Scheduler Receive Award Nominations

This year three All Care Home Health Aides were nominated for the annual HHA Award and one Scheduler for the Scheduler/Coordinator Award. Awilda Medina, HHA North Andover Nominated for the 2011 Hilda Larocca Award Awilda is an outstanding HHA who has been a saving grace to us on many occasions. She has an enormous amount of work ethic. She never complains and always tries to help out when she is able. She early accepts difficult assignments and is very competent at her job. Awilda is flexible and accommodating to the needs of All Care Resources and our clients. She has such a positive and caring attitude along with great skills. We are very lucky to have Awilda as our employee for these last four years. She is a rare gem who makes the lives of many clients a little brighter and she is dedicated to helping others who cannot help themselves. Marian Jamieson, HHA Lynn Nominated for the 2011 Hilda Larocca Award Marian has been with the company for over 17 years. She has worked many years as lead aide in supportive housing and is presently a highly valued staff aide. As the lead aide, many acknowledged that it was Marion's strong team building and organization skills, her resourceful leadership and effective communication that contributed greatly to an effective and well-run supportive site with well cared for clients. Clients and staff alike constantly sang her praises and shared their appreciation for Marion. As a staff aide, Marian is the go-to-person when there is a challenging or complex case needed just the right fit. Marian brings not only excellent skills...