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Blessing Hospice moves to new Carthage location

1 year, 7 months ago by Denise Donley

Open house on October 4 to meet the staff

Blessing Hospice & Palliative Care’s Carthage staff is now based in an office in the Hancock County Health Department, located at 671 Wabash Avenue in Carthage, Illinois.

Blessing Hospice & Palliative Care has been serving the residents of Hancock County for over two decades, first opening its doors in 1991.

“We are excited to relocate to a more accessible location within the Hancock County Health Department. We have a long relationship with the Health Department, utilizing their home health aides, and look forward to continuing this working relationship moving forward,” says Jeri Conboy, Ph.D., LCSW, director, Blessing Hospice & Palliative Care.

“Hancock County Health Department is very pleased to be working in collaboration with Blessing Hospice to deliver care to the residents of Hancock County. The vast array of resource available from Blessing Hospice to Hancock County residents will be a great benefit,” said Greg Sandidge, director, Information Technology and Professional Services, Hancock County Health Department. “We look forward to a new era of services with Medical Director Dr. Joseph Smith M.D from the Hamilton Warsaw Clinic, Hancock County Health Department, and Blessing Hospice working together to provide the best care possible for our residents.”

The Hancock County Health Department will host an open house on Thursday, October 4 from 2 pm to 6 pm. All are invited to come learn more about hospice and meet the staff.

Blessing Hospice offers specialized care for terminally ill people and their loved ones to increase the quality of the patient’s remaining life. This care is delivered by the hospice team which includes physicians, nurses, social workers, spiritual counselors, home health aides and volunteers who work with the patient, their family and the patient’s doctor.

For more information on Blessing Hospice & Palliative Care, call 877-672-7610 or go to  www.blessinghospital.org/hospice.


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