Liberty and Justice for All
by Marisette Hasan, President & CEO, The Carolinas Center
As little children, we were taught to recite these words: “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all”. In the events that have followed George Floyd’s untimely and criminal death, our nation has responded in every state with protests, raising their voices in the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, collectively echoing this sentiment, “We Can’t Breathe” if injustice […]
ABOUT PATRICE C. MOORE
Patrice “Patti” Moore, RN, BSN, MSN, ARNP, has always been passionate about end-of-life care. She began her career in the nursing profession, where her commitment to service and compassionate leadership first took root. Patti then spent 16 years as the executive director of Hospice of North Central Florida (now known as Haven Hospice), growing it from just 3 employees to 230—and transforming it into one of the largest not-for-profit hospices in the country.
In 1999, Patti founded The Watershed Group, a unique consulting firm dedicated to supporting organizations and staff who […]
There are few settings where social workers can work where there is the opportunity to thrive professionally and to make use of our powerful set of skills! The hospice Conditions of Participation provide a road map for social workers to be vital members of the team – a rarity in what is considered a healthcare setting. The interdisciplinary nature of hospice celebrates the voice of the social worker, both at the bedside and during IDT meetings and at all times! Our charge in hospice is to consider all potential areas of suffering and to work with patients and families toward self […]
On behalf of the patients, families, staff and volunteers of Scotland Regional Hospice, I would like to graciously thank The Carolina’s Center, NHPCO and all the members who may have contributed in assisting our agency in our recovery after Hurricane Florence through the TCC Disaster Relief Fund.
As Hurricane Florence headed for North Carolina, it became more and more apparent that we were going to be in the line for heavy rains and wind. We learned the hard way from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and had planned well in advance this time to ensure our patients had […]