Cornerstone VNA Welcomes Andrea Patrick-Baudet as Hospice Director

Andrea - smJulie Reynolds, CEO of Cornerstone VNA is pleased to announce Andrea Patrick-Baudet RN, CHPN, CHPCA as Director of the Hospice Program.  Ms. Patrick-Baudet brings with her a wealth of hospice care experience having served in a variety of leadership positions in hospice during her career.  Her experience includes Hospice Director of Nursing at Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association in Concord, NH, Director of Clinical Operations at SolAmor Hospice in Middleton, MA, Director of Nursing at New England Life Care in Concord, NH, and Director of Clinical Operations for Seacoast Hospice in Exeter, NH.   In her role as Hospice Director, Ms. Patrick-Baudet will be responsible to provide the leadership for the overall management of the hospice program to ensure that patients and their families receive trusted, compassionate and expert care utilizing the most current technology and practices.

“We are most fortunate to have Andrea Patrick-Baudet lead our hospice team,” states Julie Reynolds, CEO.  “She is profoundly committed to the hospice philosophy and dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients with a life-limiting illness.”

Ms. Patrick-Baudet earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire and her degree in Nursing from the New Hampshire Community Technical College graduating cum laude.  She is certified as a Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) and Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator (CHPCA). She currently resides in Newmarket with her husband and two children.

Hospice is a holistic approach to caring for people who have a life limiting illness.  It involves a team of trained specialists available 24 hours a day who provides medical care, pain and symptom management along with emotional and spiritual support tailored to an individual’s needs and wishes.  It is a concept of care that can be provided anywhere that a patient calls home such as a private residence, nursing home, assisted living or hospital.  The goal is to provide physical, emotional and spiritual support to the patient as well as support to the family and caregivers.  Click here to learn more about Hospice Care.

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