- Washington, IA 523531621 E. Washington StSuite 4
Primary Services:Hospice Care
Louisa, Washington, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Johnson
If you or someone you love has a life-limiting illness, we know you're facing difficult and emotional decisions. Call us or use the contact form on this page for answers, information or just to talk about hospice care.
- Available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
- Medical equipment, medication and personal care supplies
- Pain and symptom control centered around patient and family goals
- Personal physician, hospice medical director and RN coordinated care
- Respite (relief) care for family caregivers
- Spiritual care and support
- Bereavement grief support
- Care provided wherever you call home, whether it be a hospital, nursing home, assisted living or your personal residence
Director of Clinical Services
As director of clinical services for Compassus – Washington, Tiffany is dedicated to providing compassionate hospice care and ensuring a positive impact on the quality of life of patients and their families.
The Washington native began her career in photography, where she worked with local hospitals to photograph obstetric units. She later pursued a nursing degree at Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar, but returned to Washington after graduation to raise her three children. She joined Compassus in April 2017.
Patricia Christy BSN RN CHPCA is Executive Director for our Eastern Iowa Program overseeing operations in 28 counties in Eastern Iowa. Patricia is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Nursing where she earned her BSN in 1989. Previously she received her Diploma in Nursing through the Akron General Medical Center School of Nursing in 1974. Patricia has been an active leader in hospice, home care, oncology and holistic nursing for over 42 years. She is one of the Great Iowa Nurses from its inaugural year in 2005 and has current and past certifications in Oncology Nursing, Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing both clinically as well as administratively, Holistic Nursing, and Integrative Therapies including Aromatherapy and Reiki. Patricia is married and has 6 children, 10 grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Her personal passions (other than family) include gardening, herbalism and social justice.
Listening to a patient's story or reading a passage from their favorite book can bring great comfort. Whether you serve behind the scenes at the office or one-on-with families, you'll be joining fellow volunteers who are helping families navigate life's closing chapters.
- Learn about volunteering requirements and training.
- Enter your information below and a volunteer coordinator will send you an application and information.
Medical Director, Cedar Rapids / Washington Teams
Dr. Scott Piper MD graduated with his MD from the University of Iowa College of Medicine after completing his undergraduate work in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Iowa. Dr. Piper started his own practice, Piper Family Medicine PC, in 2012, to spend more time with his patients listening, learning and working with them to achieve better care. Dr. Piper has five years of experience as a hospice medical director and six years of experience as a medical director for long term care facilities. He is married with five children ages 9 to 17. He enjoys Jazz music and being a Dad. His professional passions are End of Life Care and improving chronic illness to maximize patient quality of life.
The Compassus program serving Washington and the surrounding areas reminds community members to pause this Memorial Day to acknowledge the true meaning of...
- Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
The Compassus programs serving Eastern Iowa and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Bill Kupersmith and all hospice volunteers during National...
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