The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice (OCHCH) presented the State of Ohio Hospice Aide of the Year to Tabetha Morelock, STNA for her dedication of more than 6 years of service to the patients, family members and staff at Hospice of Southwest Ohio.
One of Tabetha’s Nurses that she works closely shared, “Simply put, the level of care/doing what is best for the patient is higher when Tabetha is involved. I recognize her strengths, acknowledge and act on her input regarding patient care. There are numerous time that she has responded to “the extra need” that has proven invaluable beyond measure to the patient and family. I am glad to be a part of the 'Tabetha Team' – she keeps me on my toes!”
“Tabetha is 100% dedicated to her patients and their families. Tabetha is always willing to be creative, to try to problem solve, always tilling to think outside of the box to do whatever her patient’s needs. She is so very patient and kind. I am so grateful for her willingness to be such a fabulous team player. She is always keeping us in the loop, letting us know what we can do to help our patients. Tabetha represents who we are as an organization, completely demonstrating our mission to provide wise and compassion care to every patient, every day.”
Hospice of Southwest Ohio has increased their home patient territory because of Tabatha’s hard work, dedication and patient choice. There have been several patients who have requested Hospice of Southwest Ohio Services, just to ensure they have her as their aide.
“Tabetha demonstrates the Hospice of Southwest Ohio Difference by putting our patients at the heart of all we do”, said David Walsh, CEO “Tabetha, with others on the Hospice of Southwest Ohio team, care for our patients with compassion and kindness.”
Congratulations Tabetha for receiving the Hospice Aide of the Year Award and for proving the patients and their families at Hospice of Southwest Ohio - peace, clarity and understanding at a time when they need it most.
Hospice of Southwest Ohio is locally owned and operated since 2005. With helping hands and open hearts, Hospice of Southwest Ohio provides the care, comfort and compassion for those facing a life-limiting illness. We have a dedicated team of nurses, caregivers and volunteers whose main goal is to keep your loved ones at peace – in a place surrounded by care and compassion.
Hospice of Southwest Ohio serves four counties, with the highest reputation for treating patients with the care, dignity and the respect everyone deserves.
About The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice
For nearly 50 years, the OCHCH for has been the “Voice of Home Care and Hospice in Ohio”. OCHCH supports the home care and hospice provider industry and serves it members and other stakeholders through advocacy, education, information and research. OCHCH is one of the nation’s largest and longest serving state trade associations for home care and hospice. OCHCH is a member of both the National Association of Home Care & Hospice and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
Pictured from left to right: Hospice of Southwest Ohio Staff - Natasha Patton, Sharon Smith, Olivia Nelson, Tabetha Morelock and David Walsh