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Life Source Hospice to Present Continuing Education

January 24, 2017 — Life Source Hospice is proud to be presenting the Hospice Foundation of America’s webinar program, Hospice in the Nursing Home, with expert speakers John Cagle, MSW, PhD and Kathleen T. Unroe, MD, MHA.  The sessions will be held at the Life Source Hospice Conference Room, 11605 Southfork Avenue, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.  There... Read More

Who’s Who at Life Source Hospice

January 24, 2017 — We’d like to take a moment and introduce you to our medical directors and some of our key personnel.   Brian C. Gremillion, MD Internal Medicine Life Source Medical Director – Team A Dr. Gremillion graduated from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and performed his residency at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge.... Read More

Life Source Hospice on TV

November 4, 2016 — Life Source Hospice Community Liaisons Terri K. and Keith S. were featured on the morning show on NBC Local 33 today talking about National Hospice Month, and this year’s theme, Know Your Options.

November is National Hospice Month

November 1, 2016 — November is National Hospice & Palliative Care Month. Learning about your care options if you or a loved one is facing a serious or life-limiting illness can offer hope during difficult times. Hope to live life as fully as possible — even up to the final moment. Hospice brings you and your family compassionate care... Read More

Capital Area Agency on Aging Expo

October 27, 2016 — Community Liaisons Terri K. and Keith S. distributed literature and promotional items to over 800 seniors on Thursday, October 27th at the Capital Area Agency on Aging Health Fair and Expo.  The agency serves seniors in 18 parishes throughout Southeast Louisiana.  This year’s expo was held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Hall in Gonzales, LA.

Looking good in pink!

October 26, 2016 — Life Source Community Liaison Keith S. participated in the Real Men Wear Pink campaign for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, coming up on Sunday, November 13 at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. This year’s group of “Real Men” raised over $20,000 for breast cancer research and awareness programs. Keith serves on... Read More

Join our family

October 13, 2016 — We are currently seeking PRN and FT Nurses with 2 years of experience. Fax your Resume to 225.490.4231 today.

Join Our Nursing Team

June 14, 2016 — REGISTERED NURSE WANTED. Now hiring a full-time RN Case Manager for Life Source Hospice. 2 Years Nursing Experience Required. Previous Hospice Experience a PLUS! Fax resume to (225) 490-4231, Email us at info@lifesourcehospice.net, or apply in person at 11605 Southfork Avenue, Suite A Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Monday, May 30th is Memorial Day

May 30, 2016 — Life Source Hospice honors the memory of those who served our country in the Armed Forces and are no longer with us. We are proud to be part of the We Honor Veterans organization.

Hurricane Season starts June 1st

May 29, 2016 — Hurricanes are strong storms that can be life-threatening as well as cause serious property-threatening hazards such as flooding, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane. Know the difference between the threat levels and plan accordingly. Know the Difference Hurricane Watch—Hurricane conditions are a threat within... Read More

May 6-12, 2016 is National Nurses Week

May 6, 2016 — We appreciate the great work that our hospice nurses do on a daily basis. We also express our appreciation to the nurses at the hospitals and nursing facilities in our service area with whom we collaborate with on a regular basis. Thanks for all you do!

March is National Social Worker Month

March 7, 2016 — March is National Social Worker Month.  Hospice social workers fulfill a variety of roles and tasks. As in other social work specialty areas, biopsychosocial assessment guides practice and is repeated throughout the episode of care. Assessments focus on the goals, needs, and strengths of both the patient and family caregiver(s). Job functions that a social... Read More

February 2016 Employee of the Month

March 3, 2016 — Congratulations to Lorraine C., RN, for being named Life Source Hospice’s Employee of the Month for February 2016. Lorraine serves as an RN Case Manager for Life Source. In addition to her nursing duties, Lorraine routinely goes above and beyond for our patients, as well as doing kind deeds for others in the facilities we... Read More

Hospice care for cardiac patients

February 19, 2016 — February is National Heart Month.  The American Heart Association outlines indicators for hospice care on their website.  The AHA site states that hospice – or “comfort” – care helps patients and their families navigate the complex issues associated with a prolonged illness, including medical care, financial concerns and living arrangements. Hospice can be offered in a... Read More

Couple’s children give back in appreciation of compassionate care

February 19, 2016 — SUMMERFIELD, FLORIDA — With the snip of a length of fishing line Sunday, Tuscany House became the Ted & Diane Brandley House. Hospice of Marion County officially renamed its calming eight-room palliative-care center here, initially named for its Tuscany-style design, to honor the Summerfield couple who both died within weeks of each other earlier this... Read More

State Organization Lobbies for Hospice Care

February 19, 2016 — The Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (LMHPCO) is working with the Alliance for the Advancement of End of Life Care to persuade Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Legislature to keep Medicaid funding for hospice care in the state budget.  In a recent Facebook post, the organization posted: When we drill down into... Read More

Baking Cookies for Alzheimer’s Services

February 12, 2016 — Love was in the air at Alzheimer’s Services this week as Valentine’s Day approaches. Residents from Sunrise of Baton Rouge and Sunrise at Siegen joined the clients at Charlie’s Place for an afternoon of singing, dancing, and camaraderie. Terri Kaaihue with Life Source Services Hospice provided freshly baked cookies; Carla Brumfield and Hope Boutte with... Read More

Advance Care Planning using LaPOST

January 1, 2016 — On January 1, 2016, Medicare started allowing physicians to be reimbursed for the time they spend with patients discussing advance care planning.  One tool assist in this planning in Louisiana is the LaPOST document.  The LaPOST document is specifically for patients with serious, advanced illnesses who are not expected to recover. It is completely voluntary and... Read More

Happy Holidays!

December 28, 2015 — From All of Us at Life Source Services Hospice

Are Your Hand Clean? It’s National Handwashing Awareness Month!

December 9, 2015 — Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Proper hand hygiene is an important priority for all staff members at Life Source Services hospice. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and... Read More