5 06, 2024

Haven Hospice Team Members Win Three Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association Awards

By |2024-06-05T15:31:57-04:00June 5th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Haven Hospice Team Members Win Three Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association Awards

Haven team members won three of nine awards given statewide for excellence in the delivery of hospice and palliative care. Winners Jennie Lyons, Sarah Murnahan and Nooriel Nolan were presented with their awards at the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) awards at the 2024 FHPCA 39th Forum in Orlando, Florida. Haven team [...]

1 05, 2024

Haven Helps Patient Make it to His Daughter’s Wedding

By |2024-05-01T10:52:59-04:00May 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Haven Helps Patient Make it to His Daughter’s Wedding

Patient Brandon Wagner came on to Haven’s services in March due to terminal colon cancer. Wagner lived every day to the fullest since his stage four diagnosis in 2019, spending every moment he could with his spouse Cristin and his three children Alan, Abbie and Mandy. He had one more goal, though: to make sure [...]

1 05, 2024

Orange Park Team Helps Astronomer Experience Eclipse

By |2024-05-01T10:59:56-04:00May 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Orange Park Team Helps Astronomer Experience Eclipse

There was a patient at the Custead Hospice Care Center in Orange Park who was an avid astronomer. The patient had followed the April eclipse over the past year; his family said it was a passion of his. According to Haven Associate Medical Director Dr. Massey, his health was declining in the days leading up [...]

29 04, 2024

Haven Supports Grieving Families at Camp Safe Haven

By |2024-04-29T15:32:04-04:00April 29th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Haven Supports Grieving Families at Camp Safe Haven

Haven Hospice held Camp Safe Haven at the Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center in Micanopy on April 27. Camp Safe Haven supports children and their caregivers who have experienced loss through fun and therapeutic activities led by Haven team members and volunteers. Campers and their caregivers participated in art therapy, a drumming circle, a musical [...]

5 03, 2024

A Patient and Her Mother Find Comfort at Haven

By |2024-04-26T09:01:55-04:00March 5th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Patient and Her Mother Find Comfort at Haven

Deborah “Debbie” Dorsey, 59, was kind and positive, even when faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis. After one painful round of chemotherapy, Debbie decided she’d rather spend her remaining time as comfortably as possible under Haven’s care. Debbie Dorsey (right) and her mom Jeanne. Haven supported both Debbie and her family in their time [...]

31 01, 2024

New Mural Completed Outside of E.T. York Hospice Care Center

By |2024-02-20T11:00:28-05:00January 31st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Mural Completed Outside of E.T. York Hospice Care Center

Thanks to the generosity of the Haven Women of Philanthropy – Gainesville and the vision of Gainesville Patient Care Manager Tootsie Young, Santa Fe College student artists have recently completed a mural at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville that will be enjoyed for years to come. Professor of art fundamentals India [...]

31 01, 2024

Husband of Patient Donates Handcrafted Covered Wagon

By |2024-01-31T11:16:04-05:00January 31st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Husband of Patient Donates Handcrafted Covered Wagon

Mr. Peter McDonald’s wife, Joan, recently passed at Haven’s Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center in Lake City. To show his gratitude for the incredible care he and his wife received, he donated a handmade covered wagon to be sold or auctioned. Mr. McDonald and Haven social worker Jennie Lyons. Mr. McDonald, a true [...]

31 01, 2024

Haven’s Chief Compliance Officer Jackie Price Retires

By |2024-01-31T10:57:49-05:00January 31st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Haven’s Chief Compliance Officer Jackie Price Retires

Jackie Price is retiring after 17 years with Haven. Since January 2007, she has worked tirelessly to lead Haven’s corporate compliance and risk management, quality assessment and performance, and HIM teams. Price has served in many roles with Haven, including manager, HIPAA privacy officer and member of the executive leadership team. She is a deeply [...]

10 01, 2024

The Thomas A. Plein Foundation Gives $25,000 to Haven Hospice’s Dementia Care Program

By |2024-01-10T11:17:35-05:00January 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Thomas A. Plein Foundation Gives $25,000 to Haven Hospice’s Dementia Care Program

The Thomas A. Plein Foundation awarded Haven Hospice a $25,000 grant in support of its Dementia Care Program. Haven Hospice Dementia Care program manager Anita Howard displays some of the resources provided by the program, including enrichment tools and educational materials for caregivers. The Plein Foundation awarded Haven with a grant in support of [...]

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