Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion Tractor Ride on June 30, 2016Posted on May 19th, 2016 | Perma Link
Hospice of Randolph County has been chosen as the recipient of proceeds from the 2016 Tractor Ride as a part of the Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion. The Tractor Ride will take place on June 30, 2016, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Participants can register their tractor for the Tractor Ride by contacting Denton FarmPark at 336.859.2755. The registration fee of $25 per tractor/individual and $35 for a tram ride includes one t-shirt and one meal. This ride will cover 18+ miles of beautiful countryside in both Davidson and Randolph Counties. Hospice of Randolph County's own Sandi Hopkins, RN, Community Liaison will serve as the Tractor Ride's Grand Marshall in recognition of her many years of service to the community.
In addition to the Tractor Ride, the Denton FarmPark will host a live auction on Friday, July 1, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The proceeds from the auction will also benefit Hospice of Randolph County. Auction items include a 2016 Daytona 500 cap autographed by Richard Petty, a #43 cap autographed by Richard Petty, a Richard Petty "Charlie One Horse" Cowboy Hat autographed by Richard Petty, a pottery bowl from DK Clay Pottery in Sanford, a "Bird Wildlife" theme basket, a Ken Helser matted and framed print, a 4-quart electric ice cream maker, a piece of pottery from Piney Woods Pottery in Seagrove, a Pedal Tractor and more.
Hospice of Randolph County would like to thank Denton FarmPark for their generosity and support of our organization. We would also like to thank Loflin Fabrication for their lead sponsorship of this event and thank the meal sponsors for the event: GHS Distributing, NH Med Services, McDowell Lumber & Pallet Co. and Larry McDowell Construction.
All proceeds from these events will provide for those in our community needing end-of-life care. For more information about the care available through Hospice of Randolph County, please click here.
Hospice of Randolph County Receives 2016 Hospice Honors AwardPosted on May 10th, 2016 | Perma Link
Springfield, Missouri – April 28, 2016 - HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and Deyta Analytics, recently announced the recipients of the fourth annual Hospice Honors, a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. The official list of recipients was unveiled last week at the Welcome Reception of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Management and Leadership Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Hospice of Randolph County was named as a recipient of the 2016 Honors program.
“Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices that provide the best patient and caregiver experiences,” said Bobby Robertson, President and CEO of HEALTHCAREfirst. “I am extremely proud of Hospice of Randolph County for achieving this highest of honors and I congratulate them on their success.”
Award criteria were based on Hospice CAHPS survey results for an evaluation period of April through September 2015. In order to receive the award, hospices must have partnered with Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, as their survey partner and must have had at least one complete survey returned in each quarter of the evaluation period. Award recipients were identified by evaluating hospices’ performance on a set of 24 quality indicator measures. Individual hospice performance scores were aggregated from all surveys with a final survey status of complete for the evaluation period and were compared on a question-by-question basis to a national performance score calculated from all partnering hospices contained in Deyta Analytics’ Hospice CAHPS database.
HEALTHCAREfirst provides cloud based technologies and services to improve business and clinical operations for over four thousand home health and hospice providers across the United States. Based in Springfield, MO and one of the fastest growing providers of its kind, the company provides agency and clinical management software, outsourced revenue cycle management services (billing, coding and chart audits), and cloud based “Deyta” analytics and program management solutions, in any combination. HEALTHCAREfirst’s breadth of solutions offers agencies a single source to improve patient care, create operational efficiencies, increase profitability and simplify CMS compliance. With HEALTHCAREfirst, agencies can focus on patients instead of paperwork.
William Willard Concert on June 11th to Benefit Hospice of Randolph CountyPosted on May 4th, 2016 | Perma Link
William Willard to Host Gospel Concert Benefiting Hospice of Randolph County
ASHEBORO – Kick off the summer season and support a great cause in our community by joining us for a special gospel concert featuring William Willard. The concert will be held on Saturday, June 11, at the historic Sunset Theatre (234 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro) at 7:00 p.m. and will benefit Hospice of Randolph County. Concert tickets are $10 each and can be purchased in advance at Hospice of Randolph County (416 Vision Drive in Asheboro), the Randolph Hospice House (446 Vision Drive in Asheboro), or at the door before the concert.
Hospice of Randolph County is truly honored to receive the proceeds from this gospel concert. When asked his reason for supporting this organization, William Willard shared, “When it feels like there is no hope, hospice is always there to reassure you that there is always hope. Hospice of Randolph County did this for my family and I encourage you to let them share hope with your family also. You won’t regret it.”
Over the last 33 years, Hospice of Randolph County has supported over 18,000 individuals through their hospice, home health and grief support services. The goal of Hospice of Randolph County is to reach as many individuals as possible that are facing end-of-life struggles and provide hospice services regardless of the person’s ability to pay. For more information about hospice services available in our community or for general concert information, please contact Lisa Huffman, Special Events Coordinator at Hospice of Randolph County at 336.672.9300.
Hospice of Randolph County Recognizes Employees and VolunteersPosted on May 2nd, 2016 | Perma Link
Recently, Hospice of Randolph County had the opportunity at two different events to recognize outstanding employees and volunteers for special achievements in 2015. At the annual Employee Appreciation Banquet held at the Exchange, Tammy White- Finance Assistant, Alan Caesar- Randolph Hospice House Dietary and Shelley Kirby- BSW, each received a HRC Service Award for making a difference with exceptional customer service. Carmen Pippin, RN, received the Integrity & Accountability Award. Tena Ritter, RN, received the Learning & Teaching Award and Kathy Isom, LPN, received the “Employee’s Choice” Heart of Hospice Award.
At the annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast catered by Snyder Farms Restaurant on April 16, Lisa Huffman, Volunteer Coordinator, presented awards to Juanita Williamson for 290 volunteer hours in homecare and to Stella Golebak for 414 volunteer hours at the Randolph Hospice House. Huffman also presented a milestone award to Dorothy Wilson for 10 years of volunteer service to Hospice of Randolph County.
(Pictured left to right: Juanita Williamson, Stella Golebak, Lisa Huffman & Dorothy Wilson. )
Caterpillar's Quest Grief Camp Scheduled for May 21, 2016Posted on Apr 19th, 2016 | Perma Link
Hospice of Randolph County’s Kids Path® program which offers support services for children and teens, announced today that the 13th Annual Caterpillar’s Quest Children’s Bereavement Camp will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Caraway Conference Center & Camp in Asheboro. The day will begin at 9:00am and will end at 3:00pm.
Caterpillar’s Quest is a camp experience designed to assist children and teens (from kindergarten through 8th grade) in coping with the death of a loved one. The camp itinerary will include a variety of recreational activities such as a zip-line, canoeing, ropes courses, wall-climbing and more. In addition to these activities, campers will be given the opportunity to share their feelings through art, drama, and group discussions. The camp will culminate with a memorial service at the end of the day.
This camp is offered to the public with a $10 registration charge per child. Pre-registration is required. Camp applications and registration fees are due by May 5, 2016.
Click here to download the application for the 2016 Caterpillar's Quest Grief Camp. Click here to pay the $10 registration fee. For more information, please call (336) 672-9300 or email Kim Alman at email@example.com.
Dining Out for Hospice Dollars - April 20th & 21st, 2016Posted on Apr 14th, 2016 | Perma Link
Show your support of Hospice of Randolph County by participating in the 16th Annual Dining Out for Hospice Dollars on Wednesday, April 20th and Thursday, April 21st!
Hospice of Randolph County to Host Advance Care Planning Clinic with Elon University School of Law on Saturday, April 30thPosted on Apr 13th, 2016 | Perma Link
According to national research studies, 71% of Americans have thought about their end-of-life treatment preferences but only 29% of Americans have documented their preferences by completing a Living Will. To assist with this important need, a group of students from Elon University School of Law will be providing FREE services for an Advance Directives Clinic on Saturday morning, April 30th. The Advance Directives Clinic will take place in the Education Center at Hospice of Randolph County (416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC) with hourly sessions at 9am, 10am and 11am. During the hourly sessions, attendees will receive free assistance with the completion of Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney NC Statuary Forms. No legal service, legal advice or customizable forms will be offered.
To help with the process, it is suggested that you bring your license or photo ID, address and phone numbers for individuals desired to be your assigned agents, contact information for son/daughter or spouse and primary Physician’s name, address and phone number if you have one.
These services are free but since availability is limited, pre-registration is required by contacting Hospice of Randolph County at (336)672-9300.
Griefshare: A Journey from Mourning to Joy - A 13-Week Faith-Based Bereavement Program Beginning Thursday, April 21stPosted on Apr 7th, 2016 | Perma Link
GriefShare: A Journey from Mourning to Joy is a helpful, encouraging 13-week faith-based seminar for people facing life after a loved one’s death. The seminar will begin at 6:00pm on Thursday, April 21, 2016 with weekly meetings each Thursday evening for 13 weeks. Sessions will be held in the Educational Building at the Hospice of Randolph County campus located at 416 Vision Drive in Asheboro from 6:00pm until 7:30pm.
Griefshare features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts and other people who have experienced loss and the grief that is associated with it. Sessions will include a workbook, video presentation and a time for individual sharing and reflection. Insights and suggestions will be offered to help those who are struggling with a personal loss.
The registration fee is $15 per person (the cost of one Griefshare workbook) and registration is required by April 15, 2016. For more information or to pre-register please call Hospice of Randolph County at 672-9300, or email Tim Pheagin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Begin the Conversation Program at the Archdale Public LibraryPosted on Mar 17th, 2016 | Perma Link
Choose-day Advance Care Planning ClinicsPosted on Mar 11th, 2016 | Perma Link
Our next "Choose-day: Begin the Conversation" Advance Care Planning Clinics are on Thursday, April 14th. Mark your calendars!