All Care VNA & Hospice to host 26th Annual Charity Golf Open

On Monday June 25th All Care VNA & Hospice will host its 26th Annual Charity Golf Open at Gannon Municipal Golf Course in Lynn, MA.  Salem Five Charitable Foundation will lead the charge as Title Sponsor along with many other local sponsors in helping to raise the funds needed to ensure that those in need receive expert, compassionate, personalized home care regardless of their ability to pay.    Through its dedication to cost effective, high quality home healthcare for over 100 years, All Care VNA & Hospice has served patients and families in 65 communities throughout the North Shore, Greater Boston, and Merrimack Valley with a full continuum of home care services, which include: visiting nurses, hospice care, private care, adult foster care, a house calls program and palliative care.  All Care truly provides the solutions for all your home care needs and challenges.    All Care VNA & Hospice is also honored to have Paul Roberts, Senior Vice President of USI Insurance Services as the Awards & Reception Sponsor for this important fundraiser.  A 9:30 am shotgun will kick off a fabulous day filled with golf, networking, laughter, and charitable giving. In addition to 18 holes of golf, guests will enjoy lunch on the greens, a lively 19th hole followed by an awards reception with dinner, drinks, raffles, and an exciting live auction filled with fantastic prizes.   For over 25 years, the generosity of the sponsors, donors, golfers, and other community members who participate in this event have made an immeasurable difference in the lives of All Care’s patients and families, especially those who struggle with life-limiting illness.  For more...

All Care Hosts Annual Meeting, Honors Employees

All Care VNA, Hospice & Private Pay Services, headquartered in Lynn, MA, has been providing the highest quality home health care to individuals in the North Shore, Merrimack Valley, and Greater Boston communities for over 100 years. On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, All Care board members and staff gathered together for the agency’s Annual Meeting at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield.  In addition to celebrating All Care’s many achievements over the past year, Excellence Awards were presented to three employees for their exceptional job performance and their commitment to All Care’s mission.  The Josephine E. Hanson Award for Excellence in Professional Achievement was presented to Payroll Coordinator, Catherine Drinkwater of Salem, MA; the Dorothy L. Lane Award for Excellence in Outstanding Patient Care was presented to Hospice Nurse, Caroline Ramos of Nashua, NH; and the President’s Award for Excellence in Para-Professional Achievement was presented to Home Health Aide, Carline Desrosier Exama of Lynn.  Many employees also received milestone awards for their years of dedicated service with All Care: 22 employees received 5-year awards; 13 employees received 10-year awards; 6 employees received 15-year awards; 1 employee received a 20-year award; and 5 employees received 25-year awards. Two employees that were not present but also received milestone awards were Marie Joassaint, who is celebrating 30 years of service and Loretta Chwaliszewski is who celebrating 35 years of service. The dedication and longevity of All Care’s staff is what has allowed the agency to continue its longstanding mission of providing cost-effective, quality homecare to all who need it, regardless of their ability to pay. The devoted staff helps to ensure a seamless continuum of...

All Care’s Quality Services Recognized by the Department of Public Health

All Care Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is pleased to announce that the Department of Public Health (DPH) has informed All Care that it has successfully passed its recent triennial DPH survey. The DPH surveyed All Care over a five-day period in January and because of the compassionate efforts of its dedicated staff, the agency passed without any deficiencies. All Care was also awarded high accolades, and was noted as being in full compliance, as it has been for many prior DPH surveys. All Care VNA has long prided itself on providing the highest-quality care and services to its patients for over 100 years. Each staff member works toward this goal every single day, according to Director of Quality Improvement, Mary Ellen Dawley, RN, BSN, COS-C. “Our home health aides, nurses, OTs, COTAs, PTs, PTAs, speech therapists and social workers work with our patients and their families to provide an individualized and specific plan of care. They also work in collaboration with the patient to assist them in working toward their goals. We work together at achieving those goals with a team approach, but the patient is always leading the charge,” says Dawley. The Department of Public Health conducts these surveys every three years with all certified home care organizations to ensure full compliance with the conditions of participation and guidance from the Center of Medicare and Medicaid services. DPH surveyors scrutinized All Care’s care plans, standards of care, policies and procedures, communication between patient care teams, infection control, and much more. This included an examination of a myriad of records as well as intensive meetings with care providers and...

Job Fair

JOB FAIR Wednesday, January 24th, 9:30am – 4:30pm All Care VNA, Hospice & Home Care Services 210 Market Street Lynn, MA 01901 781-598-2454 Come find out why All Care is a great place to work! On-site interviews available. We look forward to meeting you!   RN – Full-time – Merrimack Valley Area RN – Every Other Weekend Baylor 24/37.5 hour LPN – Full-time Intake Coordinator – Full-time Care Transition Specialist (Liaison) – Full-time Program Manager for the Adult Foster Care Program LICSW – Per Diem Case Manager for Hospice Home Health Aide positions – Full-time & part-time benefitted; Live-in; Block hours; hourly cases servicing the Greater Boston areas, North Shore areas & Merrimack Valley and surrounding areas FREE Home Health Aide Training Program beginning January 29-February 23 Next Training will be April 23rd-May 18th   Enter to win a Gift Card! Refreshments will be served!   If you are unable to attend, please email your resume to lproulx@allcare.org or call Laurie Proulx at 781-244-1150 or fax to 781-586-1636.  ...

16th Annual “Matter of Taste” Wine Tasting & Charity Auction a Success!

All Care VNA & Hospice hosted its 16th annual “Matter of Taste” wine tasting and charity auction at Danversport Yacht Club on Thursday, November 16th, raising over $80,000 for hospice programs and services. Guests enjoyed an unlimited and delicious wine, rum and beer tasting, savory appetizers, and a sumptuous buffet as they browsed unique raffle items, delightful silent auctions, enjoyed exciting live bidding, not to mention trying their luck at the “You Can Make a Difference $10,000 Raffle,” raffle of a lifetime!   Over 350 local businesses and organizations contributed to making this evening a great success. Proceeds from this event directly benefit All Care Hospice patients and families in the 60 communities that we serve. Without the support of our generous sponsors and donors, providing care to these individuals would not be possible.   Salem Five Charitable Foundation served as distinguished Benefactor Sponsor of this 16th annual event while USI Insurance Services New England returned as the esteemed Title Sponsor. All Care welcomes all businesses, organizations, and community members who wish to contribute or participate as a donor and/or sponsor.   The All Care Hospice mission is to enable those with life-limiting illnesses to receive the most compassionate medical care with personalized support for families through clinical resources, psycho/social support, bereavement services, and volunteer programs regardless of ability to pay. For more information about how you can support us, please contact Mary Winters at 781-244-1616 or via email at mwinters@allcare.org.   For over 100 years, All Care has been delivering the highest quality, cost-effective home health care to our patients in the 50 communities we serve throughout Greater...

All Care Hospice Warmly Invites You To Our Lights of Remembrance Service

  Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm Reception and refreshments to follow ceremony and tree lighting All Care VNA and Hospice, 210 Market Street, Lynn, MA 01901 RSVP requested by 12/4/17 Contact Liz Mearkle-Cumming, Bereavement Coordinator, at 781-244-1198 or at Ecumming@allcare.org. When you call to RSVP, you will receive information on the location and parking accommodations. For many, the holidays are a time for reflection and remembrance of what we have and of what we have lost. The Lights of Remembrance is a means to say “I remember” and celebrate the lives and the love of those we miss most. The ceremony acknowledges both the challenges and joys that the holidays present in a setting that is illuminated by the warm glow of light and the camaraderie of those who gather. We hope you can attend and bring friends and family to join this special time of togetherness. If interested, you may also remember through donation. Dedicating a light in the name of a special person is way to remember them during the holiday season while ensuring that homecare, hospice and bereavement support will be available to anyone in need in the future. Click here to see donation sheet for more information A donation is NOT required for attending this service.   “We celebrate by giving the light of love to those who need it most…”                                                                 ~Ruth Carter Stapleton    ...