Smoky Mountain Hospice Supports Nursing Education

Smoky Mountain Hospice has partnered with Lincoln Memorial University through its nursing internship program. During an academic semester, 2 to 3 student nurses rotate through the office. Over the past 30 years Smoky Mountain has been committed to serving as a training ground for nursing students throughout the East Tennessee area.   “Getting nursing students…

We Honor Veterans

Charles Carey, a WWII veteran, was honored by Smoky Moutain Home Health and Hospice’s staff Rebecca Drinnon, LBSW and Lisa Wilhoit, RN. SMHH&H has recently become a member of the “We Honor Vets” program sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). This hospice program provides personalized care to terminally ill veterans and…

SMHHH Achieves “We Honor Veterans” Partner Level Two

Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice has achieved “We Honor Veterans” Partner Level Two.  Hospice-Veteran Partnerships (HVPs) are coalitions of community hospices, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, end-of-life care and community organizations, and others working together to ensure excellent care of veterans and support for their families is available at the end of life…