- Mountain Grove, MO 657111602C N. Main Street
Primary Services:Hospice Care
Our circle of care surrounds patients and families with a team of doctors, nurses, counselors and volunteers. We focus on the person, rather than the disease, ensuring physical, social and spiritual needs are met.
- 24/7 on-call registered nurses to provide emergency visits
- Pain and symptom management centered on your goals
- Medical equipment, medications and personal care supplies
- Spiritual care and support
- Social work and crisis intervention
- Care coordinated with your doctor
- Educational seminars
- Respite care (relief) for family caregivers
- Bereavement counseling
- Care provided wherever you call home, whether it be a hospital, nursing home, assisted living or your personal residence
Hospice is a fully covered Medicare benefit.
Coverage includes nurses, other caregivers, medicines, supplies and equipment, with no out-of-pocket expenses for the hospice diagnosis.
Carla Roberts has served as the executive director in Mountain Grove since 2001. She has expanded the program’s footprint and opened two additional offices in the area.
With more than 24 years of leadership experience, Roberts oversees day-to-day operations of the program and leads the care team to deliver the highest quality hospice care to the communities the program serves. She also serves on the Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association Board of Directors and the Missouri Hospice Advisory Board.
Prior to joining Compassus,Roberts served as the district manager for Missouri Home Care – West Plains. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology and criminal justice from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri.
Managing Clinical Director
Debbie Martin is the managing clinical director of the Compassus programs serving Mountain Grove, West Plains and Lebanon, Missouri. She started with the company in 2003 as case manager and was promoted to on-call registered nurse and director of clinical services before becoming managing clinical director.
In her current role, Martin manages the hospice care team and oversees all patient care activities, including planning, staffing, monitoring and reporting.
Martin began her nursing career at Mercy Hospital and subsequently held positions at Urology Surgical Associates, Springfield, Urology Associates and Ferrell-Duncan Clinic in Springfield, Missouri. She earned her nursing degree from St. John’s School of Nursing in Springfield.
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Lori MacPherson is the medical director in Mountain Grove, Missouri. She oversees the hospice care team and works with physicians in the community to provide expert hospice care for patients. She has been with Compassus since June 2008. She is also a family practice physician at Cox Family Medicine of Mountain Grove.
- Medical School: University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine