Published on May 02, 2011
Community relations specialist joins Hospice of the Central Coast
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544
Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505
MONTEREY, Calif. — Mitchell Matthews has been named community relations specialist for Hospice of the Central Coast. Matthews will work with doctors, skilled nursing facilities, and treatment centers in the Central Coast region, providing information about hospice’s broad range of services and raising community awareness.
Matthews most recently was director of business development for Central Coast Visiting Nurse Association. He also was a founding board member of the Compassionate Care Alliance.
Hospice of the Central Coast, part of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, provides a comprehensive healthcare program for people facing a life-threatening illness, combining pain and symptom management with highly sensitive emotional support. Hospice care involves a specialized healthcare team including physicians, nurses, home health aides, pharmacists, social workers, chaplains, and trained volunteers. The team addresses the patient's and family's physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and financial needs. More information is available by calling 649-7724 or going online to www.chomp.org
ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 205 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/