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07.13.2018
Many Hands Make Light Work

The HOOD/FMH Resource Garden was buzzing with activity recently! Earlier this summer, Nikki Moberly, a member of the FMH Board of Directors and a Senior Manager at Cisco, met with Suzanne Jacobson, leader of the FMH Green Team, to discuss including ...

07.13.2018
Shiv Investors, LLC Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll

Featured from left to right: Karlys Kline, Chair, FMH Development Council; Shital Patel, Co-Owner, Shiv Investors, LLC.; Shazia Chohan, General Manager, 7 th Street Dunkin Donuts; Neil Patel, Co-Owner, Shiv Investors, LLC.; and Tom Kleinhanzl, ...

06.29.2018
Thank You, Stephanie, Dr. Shamim, Dr. Kulkarni, Alison, and Becky! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winners

Congratulations to Stephanie, Dr. Shamim, Dr. Kulkarni, Alison, and Becky, recipients of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial ...

06.05.2018
Thank you, Anna! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Anna, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Anna’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.04.2018
Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. Grant Provides Rapid Response Carts

Featured from left to right: Katie Green, SPD Inventory Clerk, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Angie Propst, SPD Inventory Control Coordinator, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Evelyn Johnson, SPD Inventory Clerk, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Laura Jackson, ...

05.14.2018
2018 Indirect Care Nurse of the Year - Sharon Chilton

The award for 2018 Indirect Care Nurse of the Year goes to Sharon Chilton, OR Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nursing Professional Development! Sharon was nominated by many of her department peers, with colleagues writing, “Sharon is a true ...

05.09.2018
Take Action to Improve Your Health During National Women's Health Week

Do you find it difficult to fit the gym into your daily routine or carve out time to schedule yearly medical appointments? This month, Frederick Regional Health System proudly supports National Women’s Health Week. This weeklong initiative ...

05.08.2018
Congratulations, Susan! Winner of the 2017 Patient Safety Hero of the Year Award

Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Susan’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our commitment to patient safety at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Thank you, Susan, ...

04.18.2018
Promoting Health Through Resource Garden

For well over 100 years, Frederick Memorial Hospital has focused on treating and curing those who are ill, promoting healthy and fulfilling lifestyles, preventing illness, and increasing the quality of life in Frederick County. This philosophy ...

04.13.2018
Now Is the Time to Consider Advance Care Planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day is a time to inspire, educate, and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. Frederick Regional Health System is joining healthcare organizations across the country to ...

03.31.2018
Thank you, Michael! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.

Congratulations to Michael, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Michael’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

03.28.2018
Thank You, Katherine! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner.

Congratulations to Katherine, a recipient of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial Hospital who displays dedication and commitment ...

03.21.2018
Let's Talk About Hospice

Help us educate the community about the value of hospice in end-of-life care. We think everyone should know about hospice: the care and dignity it provides, and how we help patients and their loved ones face a life-limiting illness. We’ll speak ...

03.21.2018
The Need for Mourning

Mourning…is there an art to it or is it something that happens automatically? And what is the difference between grief and mourning? Grief refers to the reactions and feelings we have from experiencing the death of a loved one. Mourning is the ...

03.21.2018
The Last Ride

I was the Hospice Direct Service volunteer assigned to visit Barry Glass when he entered our program. My job was to provide companionship to both the patient and his wife, even if just for a little emotional support. I soon learned that instead of a ...

03.21.2018
A Zest For Life

From the first time John Noonan saw the Kline Hospice House, he was in love—with his room, with the staff and volunteers, with the view from the deck, with everything and everyone. “This place is like Heaven,” the 92-year-old said ...

03.21.2018
Living in the Moment

Most people would never guess that Adele Carey was 90 years old when this photo was taken. As a Hospice patient, Adele resided at Somerford Assisted Living and enjoyed living life to its fullest. Her good friend, Sandy Thompson, and family members ...

03.21.2018
A Life Fully Lived

After many years in their own home, it became apparent that Ann Bohn and her husband both needed more assistance due to serious health issues. Ann entered the Kline House and Joe became a resident patient at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center in West ...

03.21.2018
The Lucky Winner

Hospice patient Violet Young loved to play the slot machines in Charles Town, West Virginia and her daughters Jennifer and Robin planned to take her there for a day of fun. When Violet’s illness necessitated a change in plans, the daughters ...

03.21.2018
The Snowglobe Of Grief

On Friday, June 10, 2011, at 12:30 a.m., my life changed in such a way that it would never, ever be the same again. My husband Steven died after and eight-year battle with cancer. Grief had already become a constant companion in 2009 when ...

03.21.2018
Making Memories Every Day

Whether it was in his grandparents’ pond, Gunner’s Lake in Montgomery County or the shallow surf around Assateague and Chincoteague Islands, 31-year-old Stephen Travels could never get enough fishing. “No matter what was going on in ...

03.21.2018
The Importance Of Being Present

Volunteering isn’t always about interaction or action. Sometimes, our patients are not very responsive, participative or communicative. They might be sleeping a lot or simply unconscious. Compassionate presence volunteers have one simple but ...

03.21.2018
Life at the Kline House

Every day at the Kline Hospice House is busy, filled with lots of activity, laughter, and memories in the making. We consider ourselves blessed to share many sweet moments with our patients and families. One gentleman told us he’d just have to ...

03.21.2018
A Holiday Memory

When I was a Direct Service Volunteer for Hospice of Frederick County, I had the pleasure of visiting one particular patient and his family on Christmas Day. There were a lot of tears and sadness for this family: The father could not take everyone to ...

03.21.2018
It's the Little Things

Capturing the joy in every day doesn’t always mean fulfilling a lifelong dream. Sometimes, extraordinary joy comes from the most ordinary things. We asked our volunteers and staff to share some examples: Hospice volunteer Angela was looking for ...

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