Lawr earns specialized hospice nursing certification

Amy Lawr with Care Initiatives Hospice has earned distinction as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN®).

Lawr received her LPN from Southwestern Community College in 2004 and her RN in 2007. She joined Care Initiatives Hospice in 2014. “I had worked in home care and was drawn to hospice to be able to provide additional services to patients and families during the end of life.” Lawr said.

Care Initiatives Hospice welcomes new Team Director

(April 8, 2019) Chyann Vroegh, RN, BSN, has joined Care Initiatives Hospice as the Team Director for the Albia location. In her role as Team Director, Vroegh will oversee a team of a registered nurses, hospice aides, spiritual care and bereavement counselors, social workers and devoted local volunteers. The Albia Office serves patients and families in Marion, Mahaska, Keokuk, Lucas, Monroe, Wapello, Jefferson, Wayne, Appanoose, Davis and Van Buren Counties.