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Q2 Newsletter is now available

Posted on:Thursday, April 12th, 2018 @ 11:51 am

The Hospice of Washington County (HWC) 2nd Quarter Newsletter is now available. We invite you to read about HWC’s services, programs and upcoming events. Just click here Hospice of Washington County 2Q 2018 Newsletter

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1st Quarter Newsletter is now available

Posted on:Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 @ 11:01 am

The Hospice of Washington County (HWC) 1st Quarter Newsletter is now available. We invite you to read about HWC’s services, programs and upcoming events. Just click here Hospice of Washington County Q1 2018 Newsletter

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THE FREDERIC H. KASS III, M.D. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Posted on:Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 @ 1:09 pm

Applications for the 2018 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund are now available. Dr. Frederic Kass is one of the founders of Hospice of Washington County, Inc. (HWC). To honor Dr. Kass’s tireless efforts, HWC’s Board of Directors established the Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund. The fund is designed to …

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WJEJ RADIO-THON IS BROADCASTING LIVE FROM 747 NORTHERN AVE ON FEB. 10TH

Posted on:Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 @ 4:28 pm

Caption: Tune in to WJEJ Radio 1240 on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the 5th Annual “Have A Heart for Doey’s House” Radio-Thon. The event will be held at Hospice Offices at 747 Northern Avenue in Hagerstown. The number to call is 301-791-6927. Getting ready for the event are Karen Giffin, HWC’s Senior Director of Development and Public Relations; Lou Scally of WJEJ and Dr. Charles Chaney, HWC’s Development Chair and Secretary of the Board of Directors.

Tune in to WJEJ Radio 1240 on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the 5th Annual “Have A Heart for Doey’s House” Radio-Thon. The proceeds will support the Hospice of Washington County (HWC) Endowment, which has been established to assist the vital programs and services of HWC including Doey’s House. …

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DOEY’S HOUSE RECEIVES FINAL CERTIFICATION

Posted on:Friday, January 19th, 2018 @ 1:39 pm

Officials of Hospice of Washington County Inc. are pleased to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have certified Doey’s House to administer General Inpatient (GIP) Care. GIP care is for hospice patients that have severe pain and other symptoms that require an advanced level of care. “The CMS certification was the …

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New Volunteer Opportunity at Doey’s House!

Posted on:Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 @ 3:09 pm

Hospice of Washington County’s Volunteer Department is pleased to announce a new volunteer opportunity at Doey’s House. We are in need of two volunteers each morning from 7am-10am to help prepare breakfast in the kitchen.  No cooking experience is needed.  All of the breakfast foods at Doey’s House are simple things that just need to be …

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Registration Now Open for January Volunteer Training Class!

Posted on:Thursday, November 16th, 2017 @ 10:50 am

Nurse comforting patient

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! January 17 and 24   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.  …

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MARSHA KNICELY CELEBRATES HER BIRTHDAY WITH A SPECIAL ART AUCTION FOR DOEY’S HOUSE

Posted on:Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 @ 1:10 pm

“A Celebration of Art by Marsha and Friends” will be held on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sagittarius Salon & Spa located at 1136 Conrad Court in Hagerstown.  The event will benefit Hospice of Washington County’s Doey’s House. Shown here is Jordan Knicely and Marsha Knicely showcasing art for the event.

Marsha Knicely decided to forego the normal cake, ice cream and balloons for her 70th birthday; and instead, she decided to help others while showcasing her love of art. Therefore, “A Celebration of Art by Marsha and Friends” will be held on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sagittarius Salon & …

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4th Quarter Newsletter is now available

Posted on:Monday, October 16th, 2017 @ 11:45 am

The Hospice of Washington County (HWC) 4th Quarter Newsletter is now available. We invite you to read about HWC’s services, programs and upcoming events. Just click here Hospice of Washington County Q4 Newsletter 2017

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DOEY’S HOUSE COMPLETING FINAL STEPS TO OPEN FOR PATIENTS

Posted on:Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 @ 5:33 pm

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(Hagerstown, MD) – Hospice of Washington County Inc. (HWC) is completing the final steps to open Doey’s House for patients and their families. Doey’s House is the first hospice house in Washington County and is located behind Meritus Medical Center and will provide general inpatient, respite services and short-term residential care for hospice patients.   …

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