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Cathy M. Cich, RN, BSN
Founder & Chief Innovation Officer
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(Serving patients in Jefferson, Southeastern Harrison,
and Southern Columbiana counties)
Our goal at Charity Hospice is to open a 12- room residential hospice facility
to serve patients in the Ohio Valley area.
The facility will be a comfortable home-like setting dedicated to caring for
who are unable to remain at home or who do not have caregivers available. With a growing elderly population and a low economy which causes our younger people to relocate, there is a growing void of available caregivers.
Hospice patients living at home will also have access to the facility for short-term care,
for acute pain or symptom management, or for caregiver respite.
Just as with Charity's home hospice services, admission to the residential facility will never be limited by a persons inability to pay.
Charity Hospice on September 3, 2013 welcomed to our staff :
Hope Kurtz, RN, MSN, MSHA, CHPN
as our new Chief Operating Officer
Hope comes to Charity with almost 20 years of Hospice experience. She is a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse and also has her Masters In Nursing as well as Health Care Administration. Hope will be responsible for the internal operations of Charity Hospice.
Cathy Cich, RN, BSN - Founder
will now be serving as Chief Innovation Officer
Cathy will now be able to work more closely with the Discharge Planners, Physicians, Colleagues, Nursing Homes by doing what she loves the most - working with patients and families again. Cathy will be doing more speaking engagements, pain consults, and informational visits to explain Charity Hospice services.
Dr. Abdullah Kalla
Charity Hospice is thrilled to welcome back Dr. Abdullah Kalla as our Medical Director effective Monday, Aug. 19th.
We sincerely thank Dr. Pervaiz Rahman from the bottom of our hearts for the 6 years he has served in the capacity of Medical Director. He has been a gift to us all. We are blessed that Dr. Rahman will continue on as a Physician Designee. We love you Dr. Rahman; yet we are blessed with the return of Dr. Kalla.
We at Charity Hospice would like to wish each and every one of you a Blessed Thanksgiving day on Thursday, November 28th, 2013
"Annual Remembrance Tree Dedication"
Sunday, December 8, 2013 @ 1:00
@ Fort Steuben Mall in Steubenville
in front of the Ville Restaurant
"Charity Hospice was chosen as the Recipient of $10,000 from the Judy Maple Golf Classic held on July 27 at Spring Hills Golf Club"
Thank you from the bottom of hearts to the entire Maple Family for this wonderful honor bestowed upon us.
Left to Right: Kevin Maple, Tiffany Hartzell (Charity Hospice Professional Relations Coordinator), Dave Maple, Jr., Jennifer Maple Bash, Cathy Cich (Charity Hospice Founder & CIO), Cindy Maple, Steve Maple, Dave Maple, Sr., and Criss Maple.
Dave Maple, Sr. is pictured with all six of his children.