News, Events, and Announcements

Hee Haw Hoedown a Huge Success!

The Hee Haw Hoedown, held at the Estill County Fair Barn, had a record-setting night on Aug. 13.

The event raises funds for Hospice Care Plus and is organized by a local committee. This is the fourteenth year the committee has hosted the fundraiser, which features a different theme each year.

Committee member Erin Leach reports […]

August 24th, 2022|News & Announcements|

Grants Fund New Cargo Van

With the help of matching grants totaling $30,000 from the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) and the E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund, Hospice Care Plus added a gently used cargo van to its medical equipment program. The van is used to deliver equipment to the homes of hospice patients and families in all counties […]

August 23rd, 2022|News & Announcements|

Noodle Nirvana Donates $34,000

Noodle Nirvana, Berea’s fast-casual restaurant featuring homemade, Thai-inspired noodle bowls, has announced it raised $34,000 for Hospice Care Plus.

“Noodle Nirvana and its owners, staff, and customers are remarkable for what they have done for non-profits in our community. We are grateful, inspired, and ready to put the donation to work to care for patients and […]

August 12th, 2022|News & Announcements|

World Lung Cancer Day, Aug. 1

According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in the United States.  Kentucky has the highest occurrence of new cases in the country.  Even though Kentucky ranks second in the nation in screening people at high risk for lung cancer, it still has the highest death rate.  Why?

Dr. […]

August 1st, 2022|News & Announcements|

Hee Haw Hoedown, Aug. 13

The annual Estill County summer fundraiser is back after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic. This year’s event is the Hee Haw Hoedown, slated for Saturday, Aug. 13, from 6-9 p.m. at the Estill County Fair Barn.

Tickets are $50 and include dinner, entertainment, silent auction, live auction, and much more. Reserve your […]

July 14th, 2022|Events, News & Announcements|

Lisa Cox Announced as New CEO

Following a national search, Lisa Johnson Cox has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for Hospice Care Plus.

The Board of Directors approved a resolution on June 30 confirming Lisa as CEO of the regional organization.

Tim Jordan, president of Hospice’s board and chair of the CEO search committee, expressed confidence in Lisa’s preparation […]

July 7th, 2022|News & Announcements|

Lemetta Dause Memorial Tourn., Aug. 21

The 10th Annual Lemetta Dause Memorial Bowling Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, August 21, at 2:00 p.m. at Galaxy Bowling Center in Richmond.  

The tournament is organized by the Madison County Bowling Association (MCBA) in memory of Mrs. Dause, who was cared for by Hospice Care Plus. It is one of MCBA’s largest tournaments of […]

July 6th, 2022|Events, News & Announcements|

Volunteer Fair Coming June 23

Hospice Care Plus will host its first-ever Volunteer Fair on Thursday, June 23, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at its Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.

Mariah Smith, volunteer coordinator at Hospice Care Plus, is organizing the event to give community members a chance to explore volunteer opportunities with the organization.

“A lot of people think […]

June 8th, 2022|Events, News & Announcements|

KHN Substance Use Disorder Inservices

The Kentucky Hospice Network (KHN) is proud to present a two-part virtual inservice:

Substance Use Disorder in Hospice: Part I

Thursday, May 26, from 4 PM to 5 PM EST on Zoom

and

Substance Use Disorder in Hospice Part II: De-Escalation and Communication

Thursday, June 9, from 4 PM to 5 PM EST on Zoom

Scroll down for CEU details.

Register […]

May 6th, 2022|News & Announcements|

Hospice Wounds: Registration & CEU Info

The Kentucky Hospice Network (KHN) presents a virtual inservice:

Hospice Wounds: Assessment, Management & Prevention at End of Life

Thursday, April 28, from 3 PM to 4 PM EST on Zoom

Registration is available online.

 

Continuing education units are available for nursing.

Our Speaker: Toccara Jule, RN, BSN, MBA, CPHQ, CHPN, CSSGB, CWOCN

Toccara Jule is the national nursing education […]

March 23rd, 2022|News & Announcements|