Blankets for dialysis

SMHHH’s Greeneville office donated red blankets in Joyce Crum’s memory to Fresenius Medical Care where Joyce received her dialysis. The red blankets are adorned with SMHHH logo and will be used to help keep dialysis patients warm while receiving their approximately four hour treatments, three times weekly. Lisa Garland Durham, SMHHH Community Educator, presented the…

Eurie Louis Elliott, Jr.

Sergeant Eurie Louis Elliott, Jr. – (Greeneville Hospice Patient) Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice staff members visited Eurie Elliott and presented him with a pin and certificate in honor of his service to our country. Born Nov. 19, 1922, Sergeant Elliott served for three years in the Army during WWII. Some highlights of his…

Ray M. Bible

Ray M. Bible (Greeneville Hospice Patient) By: Lisa G. Durham On Veteran’s Day 2013 staff from Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice visited Ray Bible.  Leann Stewart (Social Worker) and Lisa Durham (Community Educator) presented him with a pin and certificate in honor of his service to our country. Bible was born on Dec. 17,…

Ethel Mae Kibler

November is National Home Health and Hospice Month. We are honoring some of our wonderful patients. On November 25 Ethel Mae Kibler will celebrate her 100th birthday.  Mrs. Kibler was born on November 25, 1913 in Marion, VA to the late H. Wise Wheeler and Amanda Johnson Wheeler. She is the widow of both William…

SMHHH gives appreciation lunch for faith community

On April 24, 2014 Smoky Mountain Hospice – Knoxville held an Appreciation Luncheon for church secretaries, parish nurses, administrative support and church ministries to celebrate their faithful work to the faith community. Lunch was served and a presentation was made about how churches could work with Hospices and End of Life programs. The honored guests…

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…