Compass Regional Hospice nurse receives Hospice Caregivers Award

Caroline Health Kent, MD Queen Anne's Talbot

Chris Clough, RN, a case manager for Compass Regional Hospice, is the most recent recipient of the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Hospice Caregivers Award. Clough was nominated by a patient’s family member to recognize her commitment to compassionate and personalized end‐of‐life care.

Photo: Compass Regional Hospice nurse, Chris Clough is the most recent recipient of the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Hospice Caregivers Award. Pictured (left to right) is Kirk Helfenbein of Fellows Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home; Chris Clough; and Heather Guerieri, executive director, Compass Regional Hospice.
Compass Regional Hospice nurse, Chris Clough is the most recent recipient of the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Hospice Caregivers Award. Pictured (left to right) is Kirk Helfenbein of Fellows Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home; Chris Clough; and Heather Guerieri, executive director, Compass Regional Hospice. – Contributed Photo

Each staff member is committed to the mission of Compass Regional Hospice, which is to provide “Care on your terms” to individuals, families, and the community through comprehensive, professional and compassionate end‐of‐life care and grief support.

Clough’s commitment to providing compassionate end‐of‐life care was recently recognized by a patient’s family. The Hospice Caregivers Award nominator wrote, “From the very first day Chris began caring for my mother at the Hospice Center in Centreville, she made us feel welcomed and was so caring and genuine. Our family felt that our mother was in great hands with Chris and the hospice aides. We are all so thankful for the kindness and thoughtfulness that was shown to her, as well as to my family during this difficult time.”

The Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Hospice Caregivers Award is open to physicians, nurses, social workers, bereavement counselors, hospice aides, chaplains, administrative staff and volunteers of Compass Regional Hospice who care for patients in Queen Anne’s, Kent and Caroline Counties. To nominate a hospice caregiver, contact Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, 408 S. Liberty Street in Centreville, 410‐758‐1151, info@fhnfuneralhome.com.

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