Hosparus Health was one of six organizations partnering on Road to Resilience. StoryCorps trained volunteers, social workers, a chaplain and grief counselors on how to follow the StoryCorps model.
“Sharing our memories is a vital part of the healing process after the death of a loved one, especially for children who are grieving,” said Candice Evans, LCSW, manager of the Hosparus Health Grief Counseling Center. “We are so honored to have been chosen for this compassionate storytelling program, which will help us elevate awareness of the power of stories in our bereavement work, both locally and nationally.”
StoryCorps’ Community Training team offers support and training to partnering organizations, empowering them to facilitate and record meaningful conversations. This year they partnered with the New York Life Foundation to create Road to Resilience: Memories that Move Us Forward, a program to support the stories of children grieving the death of a parent, sibling or important person in their lives.
Hosparus Health earns 2019 Hospice Honors award
Hosparus Health has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. This annual award recognizes the top hospices in the country that continuously provide the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.
Awards were based on Hospice CAHPS survey results during the period of October 2017 through September 2018. To be eligible for the award, hospices must be current partners with HEATLHCAREfirst and had at least one complete survey returned in each quarter of the evaluation period.
Award recipients were evaluated on a set of 24 quality indicator measures. Individual scores were aggregated from all surveys and compared with a national performance score calculated from all partnering hospices in the HEALTHCAREfirst Hospice CAHPS database. Hospice Honors recipients are those that scored above the HEALTHCAREfirst national performance score on 20 of the questions.