A Patient in Need It was a hot summer day when Gilchrist nurse practitioner Jessica Trizna arrived at the home of her patient, who was being seen for an initial visit. His lung disease was making it difficult for him to get to his doctor’s office, so she brought health care to him. Within moments … More Premier Health Care Delivered to Your Door
During this National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and every month of the year, Gilchrist remains focused on our present and our future. We remain focused on providing the finest care through the end of life – care that is individually tailored to the wants and needs of each patient and family. And we remain focused on exploring new ways to enhance and expand our care, to improve the lives of all those we are privileged to care for. … More 2015 National Hospice & Palliative Care Month
A patient with early-onset Dementia had been referred for music therapy. This patient was a wife and grandmother. As the patient began a steady decline including memory loss, the inability to interact, significant weight loss, and loss of ability to care for self, her family was no longer able to care for her and the … More Part 2: Music therapy: I’m here and I’m listening
What does the call upon four hearts, 12 months of planning, 20 hours of flying, and 8,000 miles traveled equal? Answer — The beginning experience of our next Tanzania Hospice Exchange mission team. The group departs Baltimore on February 4 for Arusha, Tanzania. We are two nurses, a chaplain, and our manager of volunteer services … More Here I am … send me.