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  • Cedar Rapids Hospice Volunteer Spotlight: Tom McKee

    We are excited to shine the volunteer spotlight on an inspiring gentleman who goes far beyond expectations. Tom McKee is one of Care’s most versatile volunteers. He has done just about everything, including patient visits, phone call companionship, writing personal notes of care, answering phones in the office, and even making deliveries from time to time. This volunteer extraordinaire truly walks the walk.

    Tom joined our hospice volunteer team in 2016 after moving to Cedar Rapids with his wife Cindi. He was a natural fit, having worked professionally in community-based care and...

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  • Care Initiatives Hospice – Cedar Rapids Earns Deficiency Free Survey

    October, 2020 – Hospice service providers are highly regulated and must adhere to hundreds of standards and regulations. Locally, Care Initiatives Hospice – Cedar Rapids has demonstrated that they provide a high level of care and service and meet every regulation. In the most recent state inspection and survey administered by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Care Initiatives Hospice – Cedar Rapids received zero deficiencies.

    Hospice providers are inspected every three years to evaluate services and renew state licensure. Unannounced, state surveyors arrive to...

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