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The 2019 Frederic H. Kass, III, MD Scholarship Recipients Announced

The 2019 Frederic H. Kass, III, MD Scholarship Recipients Announced   (Hagerstown, MD) - Three students pursuing careers in the healthcare field were recently named as the recipients of the 2019 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund. Dr. Frederic Kass is one of the founders of Hospice of Washington County, Inc. (HWC).  

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HWC's 2nd Quarter 2019 Newsletter is Available Now!

Hospice of Washington County's 2nd Quarter Newsletter is now available for reading. Just click here to check it out!   HWC Q2 Newsletter Web Version

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Registration Open for Summer Volunteer Training Class!

Have you ever considered becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer? Make a difference by offering invaluable companionship and support! Join our upcoming Volunteer Training Class! June 10, 13 and 19  5:00-9:00pm Hospice of Washington County is seeking reliable, compassionate volunteers to make visits to our terminally ill patients and families in their homes or nursing facilities.  Hospice of Washington County, Inc. volunteers are key members of the interdisciplinary team. Volunteers...

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National Construction Award Won for Doey's House

Brechbill & Helman Construction Company, Inc. of Chambersburg, PA has recently received recognition for the National ABC Excellence in Construction Award for the Hospice of Washington County (HWC)-Doey’s House in Hagerstown, MD.  

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Lunch and Learn Series

Hospice of Washington County (HWC) can help you help your employees! Family caregiving, serious illness and grief are among the most stressful and trying situations a human being has to endure and these experience have far-reaching implications not only for the employee but also for their co-workers and the workplace U.S. business loses between from $17.1 billion to $33.6 billion per year in productivity for full time employees with caregiving responsibilities (MetLife/NAC, 2006).

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Register Today for the Grief 101 Workshop

Thursday, March 21st at 5:30 p.m. we will be holding a Grief 101 Workshop. This workshop provides an overview of the grieving process; including: common reactions to loss, how to cope, and how to help a person who is experiencing grief. To hold your spot in this workshop, please contact the Bereavement Department at (301) 791 - 6360.

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Doey's House Suffers Water Damage, Patient Operations Remain Intact

  (Hagerstown, MD) -Hospice of Washington County (HWC) officials recently announced that Doey’s House, a 12-bed inpatient facility, has suffered extensive water damage due to a water pipe from the sprinkler system breaking. The affected areas include the children’s play room, library, great room, family dining room, kitchen and front entrance. 

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HWC's 1st Quarter 2019 Newsletter is Available Now

Hospice of Washington County's 1st Quarter Newsletter is now available for reading. Just click here to check it out!   HWC's 1st Quarter 2019 Newsletter Web Version

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Dr. Frederic H. Kass III M.D. Endowed Scholarship Due April 1st!

(Hagerstown, MD) -Applications for the 2019 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund are now available. Dr. Kass helped to establish Hospice of Washington County, Inc. (HWC) which began in 1980.   To honor Dr. Kass’s tireless efforts, HWC’s Board of Directors established the Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund. This fund is designed to support students in Washington County pursuing a career in the healthcare field. The fund is made possible by individuals and...

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Registration for Winter Volunteer Training Class Now Open!

Have you ever considered becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer? Make a difference by offering invaluable companionship and support! Join our upcoming Volunteer Training Class! February 13 and 20,  8:30am-4:00pm Hospice of Washington County is seeking reliable, compassionate volunteers to make visits to our terminally ill patients and families in their homes or nursing facilities.  Hospice of Washington County, Inc. volunteers are key members of the interdisciplinary team. Volunteers...

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