Providing exceptional care with Shepherd’s Cove Hospice

Episode 50 November 29, 2021 00:29:27
Providing exceptional care with Shepherd’s Cove Hospice
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Providing exceptional care with Shepherd’s Cove Hospice
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Show Notes

In this episode of the Post-Acute POV, our host Lavin Graviss, VP of Service Delivery at HEALTHCAREfirst, is joined by Rhonda Osborne, CEO and Chief Teaching Officer, Mandy Chandler, Compliance Director, and Stormy Dismuke, Chief Nursing Officer at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice, a six-time Hospice Honors Award recipient.

Listen as the group discusses providing exceptional care in the hospice setting and how Shepherd’s Cove focuses heavily on training, people development, and continuous education. This episode provides a look into the uniqueness of hospice care and the importance of establishing trust with patients and their families.

Topics discussed during this episode:

  1. [00:30 – 04:35]: Lavin introduces Rhonda, Mandy, and Stormy before Rhonda provides the origin story behind Shepherd’s Cove.  
  2. [04:49 – 09:42]: Stormy and Rhonda discuss the key areas they focus on for Shepherd’s Cove’s continued success and how their culture contributes to providing exceptional care.  
  3. [10:26 – 13:13]: Rhonda discusses her organization’s strong commitment to training, people development, and continuous education.
  4. [14:33 – 17:50]: Mandy describes how they use their hospice CAHPs survey results to track performance and the value of the quality measure dashboard.
  5. [18:55 – 24:03]: Stormy and Rhonda talk about the importance of engaging staff to meet goals and empowering caregivers by letting them know they’re doing a great job.
  6. [24:54 – 28:51]: The group discusses the uniqueness of providing end-of-life care and the importance of establishing trust with patients and their families, including tips to do so.

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