In the News

About Us

In the News

March 4, 2016

Ashland social worker recognized during National Social Work Month
MetroWest Daily News

Ashland resident and social worker Monica Alley was recently recognized by Care Dimensions and the National Association of Social Workers in honor of National Social Work Month.

“Our social workers play an integral role within our interdisciplinary team and strive to provide the best care to patients and families, no matter what their needs may be,” said Judy Cranney, vice president and chief operating officer of Care Dimensions.

All of the social workers at Care Dimensions have earned a master’s degree in social work and have achieved licensed clinical social worker or licensed independent clinical social worker licensure. Over half of these social workers have earned an advanced certification in hospice and palliative care through the NASW.

Alley is a licensed independent clinical social worker.

As a nonprofit, community-based leader in advanced illness care, Care Dimensions provides comprehensive hospice, palliative care, grief support and teaching programs in more than 90 communities in eastern Massachusetts. Founded in 1978 as Hospice of the North Shore, Care Dimensions cares for patients in their homes, in long-term care and assisted living communities, in hospitals and at the Kaplan Family Hospice House.

For more information, visit CareDimensions.org.


Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 90 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.