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Caroline Hospice Home now open for Patient Care

The Caroline Hospice Home located at 613 S. 5th Avenue in Denton is now open for patient care. Caroline Hospice Foundation owns the building that houses this three-bed residential hospice center. Patient care and family support is provided by the staff of Compass Regional Hospice, the sole provider of hospice care in Caroline County and also in Queen Anne's and Kent Counties.

Caroline Hospice Home patient room
Each of the three private patient rooms at the Caroline Hospice Home in Denton is equipped with a flat screen TV, personal refrigerator and comfortable seating for visitors (click on picture for larger image size).
"Re-opening the Caroline Hospice Home allows us to expand the services we have been providing in Caroline County since the state approved us to be the sole provider of hospice services in 2014," says Heather Guerieri, RN, MSN, CHPN, executive director, Compass Regional Hospice. "Now, in addition to providing hospice care in private residences, nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Caroline County, we have a residential hospice center for people who choose this level of care."

Guerieri adds, "We are grateful to the Caroline Hospice Foundation for the investment they have made in renovating this beautiful hospice center and for what they will continue to do to raise funds we rely on to provide exceptional patient care for the people of Caroline County."

Renovation of the Caroline Hospice Home was funded by Caroline Hospice Foundation. Heidi Plutschak, director of Caroline Hospice Foundation, says, "We thank the many people of our community who donated their time, materials and expertise to make it possible for us to complete extensive renovations over the last 12 months."

The Caroline Hospice Home can accommodate three patients in private rooms. All patient rooms are equipped with flat screen TVs, personal refrigerators and comfortable seating for visitors. The residential hospice center has a new, spacious kitchen in which patient meals are prepared by Compass Regional Hospice staff and specially trained volunteers.

The Living and Dining Area
The living room and dining area in the Caroline Hospice Home give patients and visitors a comfortable place to rest, watch TV and enjoy a meal. (click on picture for larger image size).
A cozy library offers privacy for family consultations and individual and group counseling. The living room and dining area designed around a gas fireplace is a gathering space for visitors and guests. The chapel is available for private reflection and prayer.

The Caroline Hospice Home is staffed around the clock, 365 days a year, with two hospice nursing assistants always on duty. Other staff available as needed include physicians, a nurse practitioner, hospice nurses, social workers and grief counselors. The Compass Regional Hospice chaplain will be onsite regularly and personal ministers and other clergy are welcome to visit.

The facility is equipped with technology that connects staff to the Compass Regional Hospice electronic medical record system and allows for constant communication with the Compass Regional Hospice team members at the headquarters in Centreville.

For more information about Compass Regional Hospice and Caroline Hospice Home, call 443-262-4100 and visit To become a hospice supporter in Caroline County, contact the Caroline Hospice Foundation by calling 410-479-3500.

Caroline Hospice Home Kitchen Area
The Caroline Hospice Home has a new, spacious kitchen in which patient meals are prepared by Compass Regional Hospice staff and specially trained volunteers. (click on picture for larger image size).
About Compass Regional Hospice

Compass Regional Hospice is a non-profit organization founded in 1985 by a group of volunteers dedicated to bringing hospice services to Queen Anne's County. Today the organization is a regional provider of hospice care and grief support in Queen Anne's, Caroline and Kent Counties. The staff and volunteers help people of all ages as they face the challenges of living with a life-limiting illness and learn to live following the death of a loved one.

About Caroline Hospice Foundation

Caroline Hospice Foundation was formed in 1983 as an all-volunteer group dedicated to providing support services for terminally ill residents in Caroline County. Incorporated in 1985, the foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors focused on raising funds to support the hospice services provided in Caroline County by Compass Regional Hospice. Caroline Hospice Foundation runs solely on grants, fundraisers and donations.

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Caroline Hospice Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

A copy of the current financial statement of Caroline Hospice Foundation is available by writing to (613 S. 5th Ave Denton, MD 21629) or by calling (410-479-3500). Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.

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