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Employees of the Quarter

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) named Sharon Davis and Jenifer Dufresne as the Non-Clinical Employees of the Quarter and Celina Fuller, Speech Language Pathologist as the Clinical Employee of the Quarter. Employees of the Quarter are selected from nominations submitted by colleagues and acknowledge employees who go above and beyond their […]

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Patti Buscemi

Dinners with Love Recognizes Volunteers with Annual Awards

Dinners with Love, a Brandon based non-profit agency dedicated to providing free, delivered meals from local restaurants to hospice patients and their families recently honored two individuals from the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region at their virtual Comfort for a Cause event. Volunteer Dick Bower from Bennington County received the Jean Finnerty Award, […]

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Walk this Way! Starting Your Own Walking Program Has Benefits

The coronavirus is taking its toll worldwide and will continue to do so for some time to come. Much is known about transmission, infection, and symptoms, but there are still many unanswered questions. However, there is one thing that is almost certain to help protect an individual from contracting the virus, and that is maintaining […]

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Outpatient Therapy and Rehabilitation Services Manchester VT

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region Re-Opens Outpatient Therapy Clinic

The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) is re-opening its outpatient therapy clinic in Manchester with robust safety measures in place to protect the health of patients and staff. “There are patients who, due to restrictions related to the Coronavirus, have not been able to access the therapy services they need,” said Nicole […]

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The Employee of the Year Award recognizes an employee whose work exemplifies the values of respect and dignity of the individual, excellence, honesty and fairness, stewardship of resources, and teamwork. In her nomination as Employee of the Year, Sharon Davis was noted as exemplifying the work ethic of the agency, “Sharon is one of the unsung heroes among us, She is always willing to help others no matter what the problem and has gone above and beyond (many) times.”

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region Employee Awards Announced

The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) is pleased to announce this year’s Employee of the Year and HEALTH Matters Award Winners. Thirty-eight employees were recognized for years of service including Sharon Davis, Utilization Review Specialist for 35 years of service. Davis was also recognized as the VNAHSR’s Employee of the Year.

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Nicole Moran, leadership

Nicole L. Moran, MSN, BA, RN Named Chief Clinical Operations Officer at VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region

The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) has named Nicole L. Moran, MSN, BA, RN as Chief Clinical Operations Officer. She will have system-level responsibility for organizing, planning, directing, and evaluating all clinical services and care delivery models. This includes home health care and hospice and palliative care services. She will play a […]

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You Can Make a Difference: Volunteer for Hospice

Volunteers play a critical role in enhancing the end-of-life experiences of people facing serious illness and their families. Volunteers represent all life experiences and are drawn to hospice for a variety of reasons, but the defining characteristics that unite them are compassion and the desire to help others. Their many skills are matched to important […]

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VNAHSR Outpatient Therapy Clinic Manchester, Vermont

Improving Mobility & Overall Wellbeing: Why Choose Physical Therapy

October is National Physical Therapy Month, an opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Staying Active When it comes to staying active and exercising in a healthy and safe manner, there are many different avenues and therapies to consider. Yoga, Pilates, weight training, and aerobics are all well-known and beneficial for maintaining strength, [...]
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