Announcing Franciscan Ever There Care

MERIDEN, CT (06-23-2010) - On July 1, 2010, Franciscan Ever There Care, an affiliate of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, begins providing services to individuals and families who need assistance to remain safe and secure at home.

Mr. Chris LaRiviere, Director of Franciscan Ever There Care, states, "Franciscan ETC fosters independence and can provide in-home support and services for individuals and their families." These in-home services include: personal care assistants, companions, homemakers, 24-hour live-in personal care assistants, alzheimer’s personal care assistants, transportation assistance, lawn and maintenance services, hospital patient companions, hospice care companions and respite for family caregivers.

Sister Suzanne Gross, FSE, Administrator of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, and Mr. Chris LaRiviere, Director of Franciscan Ever There Care.

Franciscan Ever There Care believes in the dignity of the human person and the sacredness of human life. This philosophy of care stems from the mission of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, a nonprofit, faith-based home health care agency. Sister Suzanne Gross, Administrator of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, affirms that, "Franciscan ETC is centered in the intrinsic value of each human being and is guided by the values of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church."

Franciscan Ever There Care works in conjunction with the professional home care and hospice care staffs of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. This collaborative effort ensures coordination of services and continuity of care for individuals and and their family.

For information about Franciscan Ever There Care, call 203-630-2881.