Flowers made by our flower ministry for our home
health and hospice patients
Flower arrangements made for a local restaurant promoting our flower ministry.
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice (SMHHH) patient Judson Seegars served as a chaplain in the Army. SMHHH representative Donna Baker presented him with his flag pin, certificate of appreciation, and patriotic print roll pillow at a ceremony at Elmcroft ALF. Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips (standing) also attended the ceremony to honor Mr. Seegars. SMHHH…Details
Written By: Cynthia J. Finch, LMSW – Manager The staff has began to give the lap quilts to patients who need an extra comfort boost. Hospice care is more than just having a nurse comes in each day or a CNA give the patient a bath. It is about identifying ways for patients and their…Details
During World War II, Louis Walker, a Rogersville native, fought in the Asian-Pacific campaign. During his time there, he received numerous medals including a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. After the war he married Helen Spears and they raised five children together. Over the years, his medals were lost. On Sunday, May 5, Walker…Details
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…Details
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice will be featured in the March 2013 issue of the Tri-Cities Health & Wellness Magazine. The article “Hospice and Volunteerism: The Ultimate Act of Altruism” was written by Glenna McMahan, LBSW (Licensed Bachelor’s, Social Work), who works with SMHHH.
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…Details
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice will be featured in the March 2013 issue of the Tri-Cities Health & Wellness Magazine. The article “Encouragement for Those with a Terminal Illness” was written by Cathy Walker, RN, who works with the SMHHH.