FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HEART ‘N HOME HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE Purchased NEWBERRY HOSPICE
LA PINE, OR (December 2012) – HEART ‘N HOME HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE, a leading provider in hospice care, has partnered with Newberry Hospice of La Pine. Newberry Hospice has successfully served the La Pine and surrounding areas for more than 15 years. As two family owned and operated providers, we are excited for this new adventure and opportunity to grow and continue to serve our community.
We are pleased to announce that Jim Smith will continue to be the Executive Director for Newberry Hospice and staff will continue to serve as they have in the past. This office is one of six Heart ‘n Home locations with over 150 employees in Baker City, OR; Emmett, ID; Caldwell, ID; Meridian, ID; and Fruitland, ID.
“The partnership between Heart ‘n Home and Newberry is an important step towards providing excellent hospice care in Central Oregon. I love the staff that comes with Newberry and I am excited to work alongside them. I love the area and all of the great people I have met in these communities,” said Cindy Lee, RN, CHPN, CHPCN, and CEO/Owner of Heart ‘n Home.
Founded in 2004, Heart ‘n Home has served over 2,900 patients and is recognized as one of the leading providers of hospice services in Idaho and Eastern Oregon. Our mission is to affirm life by providing emotional, physical, and spiritual support to our patients and to those who love and care for them. Heart ‘n Home has received numerous awards, with the most recent being nationally recognized as the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare as well as the Better Business Bureau’s Snake River Region recipient of the Integrity Counts Award. For more information about Heart ‘n Home or Newberry Hospice stop by our office or visit www.goHOSPICE.com.
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