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Officials from Quad County Home Health Care, spoke at Tuesday's Taylorville Kiwanis Club meeting.  From the left:  Kiwanis program chairperson Patty Hornbuckle; Carol Chandler, director, Quad County Home Health Care; Maureen Tarrant, Home Health/Hospice Nurse, Quad County; Larry Simon, Respatory Therapist, Quad County; Kiwanis president Will Perkins.

 

QUAD COUNTY HOME HEALTH FEATURED AT TAYLORVILLE KIWANIS MEETING TUESDAY

 

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard about the many services offered by Quad County Home Health Services based at Pana Community Hospital, during its weekly luncheon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.

Carol Chandler, executive director of Quad County Home Health, along with Maureen Tarrant and Larry Simon, spoke about the many services offered.  Chandler said their agency serves patients in Christian, Shelby, Fayette and Montgomery Counties with home health care, hospice, and medical equipment.  She added that their patients served has tripled in the past 2 years. 

Tarrant said the level of health care has changed at home over the years, with more given at home instead of the hospital.

And, Simon reviewed the many medical equipment choices offered by Quad County, including new models of C-PAP machines for those with sleep apnea.

Chandler also shared with Taylorville Kiwanis members, about a new hospice program Quad County offers called “No Veteran Will Die Alone”, which their agency offers personal veteran-to-veteran visits and visits from their music therapist among services offered terminally ill veterans.

Kiwanis members are reminded of annual Kiwanis Prayer Luncheon May 9th, and the May 16th dinner at Kiwanis Park in lieu of the noon meeting that day.

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.  Weekly meetings are held Tuesdays at noon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.  For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.
 

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