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Hospice of the Golden Isles Expands Services to Empower Healthcare Professionals with Professional Development Courses and Continuing Education Units

December 12, 2023 (Brunswick, Ga.) – Hospice of the Golden Isles, a nonprofit based in Brunswick, Ga., and a leading provider of compassionate end-of-life care, is proud to announce the launch of a new initiative to support the ongoing professional development of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) in Georgia. This initiative marks a significant milestone in the organization’s commitment to fostering excellence in healthcare and enhancing the skills of its dedicated staff.

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Hospice of the Golden Isles Named as Prestigious 2023 Hospice Honors Elite Recipient

September 5, 2023 (Brunswick, Ga.) – Hospice of the Golden Isles has been named a 2023 Hospice CAHPS Honors Elite Award recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of revenue cycle management services, CAHPS and bereavement surveys, and advanced analytics for hospice organizations. This prestigious annual review recognizes agencies that continuously provide a positive patient experience and high-quality care as measured from the patient and caregiver point of view. It acknowledges the highest-performing agencies by analyzing the performance of the Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey satisfaction measures.

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Hospice 101 with Hospice of The Golden Isles and Dr. Rish

July 12, 2023 (Brunswick, Ga.) – Months ago, former President Jimmy Carter entered hospice care at his home in Georgia. That began a nationwide conversation about hospice; many wonder if that’s a typical hospice experience. While it is not surprising to medical professionals, it is understood that the timing of hospice and the care provided is often misunderstood.

“There are a lot of misconceptions about hospice care and the approach to hospice care where it’s thought that you must be actively dying to use our service,” says Dr. Lindsey Rish, Chief Medical Officer, Hospice of the Golden Isles. “These patients are not necessarily the ones who benefit the most from our service. A patient and family will benefit most when they are with us for weeks, even months.”

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Hospice of the Golden Isles Celebrates Certified Nursing Assistant Week

June 16, 2023 (Brunswick, Ga.) – Hospice of the Golden Isles celebrates their hardworking and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) during the national week-long celebration from June 15 to June 21. CNAs provide quality care to patients every day, play a vital role in a patient care team, and earn and maintain the highest credentials in their specialty.

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Hospice of the Golden Isles Honors Nurses

May 2, 2023 (Brunswick, Ga.) – May is National Nurses Month, and Hospice of the Golden Isles, a community-based non-profit organization, recognizes hardworking and compassionate nurses who care for terminally ill patients while providing support and spiritual care for patients and families.

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Hospice of the Golden Isles Celebrates National Volunteer Month

Therapy Dog volunteers Bentley and Jackson and their human Robert

Hospice of the Golden Isles Celebrates National Volunteer Month

April 11, 2023 (Brunswick, Ga.) – April is National Volunteer Month, and Hospice of the Golden Isles is dedicated to promoting and celebrating volunteerism. Volunteers are diverse and special members of the community, offering companionship and a listening ear to patients and family members.

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