Hospice Atlanta Volunteers Honor Fellow Veterans

We Honor Veterans

Hospice Atlanta has been involved with the collaborative project We Honor Veterans since 2015, a partnership through the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Veterans Administration. Our charge is to determine if our hospice patients have military backgrounds, help our veteran patients navigate their eligible VA benefits, provide education for staff on veteran care, and offer the patient recognition for their service.
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Have You Ever Considered a Nursing Career?

nurse with patient

Whether you’re a college graduate or a career changer, you’ve probably noticed that healthcare as an industry presents enormous employment opportunities. In fact, nursing tops the list of careers most in demand. It’s no surprise, our aging population is growing exponentially – baby boomers turn 70 at the rate of 10,000 a day.

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Staying at Home with a Nursing Home Alternative

Dorothy Davis, Executive Director of Long-Term Care at Home and Vice President of Community Services and Strategy
For the 20th consecutive year, Visiting Nurse Health System was awarded The Atlanta Regional Commission’s contract for the Community Care Services Program (CCSP). Facilitated by the Long-Term Care at Home program of Visiting Nurse, this Medicaid waiver program helps seniors and individuals with disabilities receive community-based social, health and support services.

Dorothy Davis, Executive Director of Long-Term Care at Home and Vice President of Community Services and Strategy, shared an overview of the program and how it improves the lives of those it serves.

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Advance Directives for Healthcare – What You Need to Know Now

Advance Directives for Healthcare
No one wants to consider being incapable of making their own healthcare decisions, but it’s important to reflect on these issues BEFORE a crisis. Doing this ahead of time makes it easier for loved ones who are faced with making tough decisions on your behalf. An advance directive, or living will, is a written record of your wishes concerning medical care, if you become incapacitated.

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What Does a Social Worker Do?

Social Worker with patient
“Social Workers Stand Up!”, the national campaign launched to recognize Social Work Month, is intended to raise awareness about an often-misunderstood profession. Unless you’ve worked directly with a Social Worker, you may not realize what a wealth of resources and guidance one professional can contribute – all in the interest of “standing up” for those in need.

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The Four Pillars Philosophy of Preventing Patient Rehospitalizations

Lynn Adams, RN, BSN
By Lynn Adams, RN, BSN

At Visiting Nurse Health System, our mission is to improve the lives of those we serve. We do that by providing care at home, giving patients the security and comfort of recovery in a familiar environment. Helping patients avoid return trips to the hospital is an important way we fulfill our mission.

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How Do You Become a Candidate for the Clinical Team at Visiting Nurse Health System?

Clinician with patient

Know a nurse who needs a change of scenery? Recruiting highly qualified nurses is one of the most important ways Visiting Nurse maintains the quality of our services and meets the needs of the community.

The process for becoming a home healthcare professional may seem intimidating, but the Visiting Nurse recruitment team makes it easy.

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