All Care VNA, Hospice and Private Pay Services is pleased to announce that the Department of Public Health (DPH) has informed All Care that its Adult Day Health Center in Chelmsford, MA has successfully passed its recent DPH survey without any deficiencies. The DPH arrived unannounced to the Adult Day Health Center on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 to review the program and tour the Center…
Jennifer Dyer, LPN, of Groton, has recently joined All Care VNA & Hospice as a Care Transition Specialist. A graduate of Greater Lowell Regional Vocational Tech, and a current nursing student of Excelsior College and Northern Essex Community College, Jennifer has over 10 years of experience in the field of nursing healthcare and has been committed to providing patients with outstanding care and the support to help them improve their quality of life.
Prior to joining All Care, Jennifer worked as a Liaison Nurse at VNA Care in Needham, MA and as a Clinical Liaison at Care One in Concord, MA.
Nancy J. Tremblay, LPN, of Salem, has recently joined All Care VNA & Hospice as a Care Transition Specialist. A graduate of Greater Lowell Regional Vocational Tech, Nancy has 24 years of experience in the health care industry working for such organizations as Care One in Boston, Curahealth Boston North Shore and Beacon Hospice in Beverly in many different capacities. She has a proven ability to build positive relationships with case managers, physicians and medical professionals.
Kerry A. Slattery, LSW, of Dracut, has recently joined All Care VNA & Hospice as a Care Transition Specialist. A graduate of UMass Lowell, Kerry is a seasoned elder care Social Worker, with the bulk of her experience being in the health care industry and assisted living setting. Fulfilling her passion for helping seniors and their families, Kerry has been instrumental in guiding seniors through the aging process and being a resource for them for over 20 years.
Dr. Hans C. Jeppesen has recently joined All Care Hospice as Associate Medical Director. Dr. Jeppesen leads Charter Health PC, Lynn, MA, a medical practice he founded that provides internal medicine services in the North Shore area of Boston. In his role with All Care, Dr. Jeppesen will provide consultative services for pain management and quality of life issues for patients with advanced illness.
Michele Meltzer, LICSW, of Swampscott has recently been named Adult Foster Care Program Manager for All Care’s Resource Division. Meltzer, who has Master’s Degree in Social Work from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, joined All Care in November 2016 as a VNA Medical Social Worker before being promoted to Adult Foster Care Manager in April of 2018. With over 15 years’ experience in social work, Michele brings a wealth of experience to her new role at All Care.
Community Involvement “Makes the Mark” for All Care Hospice at the 26th Annual All Care Charity Golf Open
All Care VNA & Hospice announced that its 26th Annual Charity Golf Open held on June 25th at Gannon Golf Course, Lynn, MA was a tremendous success, thanks to the involvement of many members of the community. Over $50,000 was raised from the event, which will benefit All Care Hospice patients by providing compassionate medical, emotional and spiritual care, regardless of one’s ability to pay. Personalized bereavement support is provided to families, in addition to support groups available to the community at the All Care Hospice Center for Grief & Loss, located at the agency’s main headquarters at 210 Market Street in Lynn.
Laurie McFarland, RN of Winthrop has recently been named Palliative Care Program Manager for All Care’s Hospice Division. McFarland joined All Care in 2016 as a Hospice RN Case Manager before being promoted to Palliative Care Program Manager in April of 2018. She served as a hospice and palliative care nurse at Hallmark Health in Malden for five years, and as staff nurse focusing on end of life care at Epoch of Melrose for two years.
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.
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.