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November 9, 2018

Care Dimensions Recognizes Employees at Annual Awards Ceremony

Care Dimensions’ recently recognized six employees for their exceptional commitment and dedication to the nonprofit’s mission during 2018. Joining President Pat Ahern (center) are (l-r): Paula Marques, LPN staff nurse; Janet MacKean, director, compliance and medical records; Mildred Tamba, hospice aide; Sharon Dunbar-Link, chaplain; and Thomas Quinlivan, RN team leader at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln. Not pictured: Chantal Legerme, hospice aide.

DANVERS, Mass.—Care Dimensions recently recognized several of its employees at the nonprofit’s annual Staff Appreciation and Awards Dinner held at the Burlington Marriott. Service awards were given to those employees with 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service. In addition, several employees were recognized by their peers for outstanding service and compassionate care.

The 2018 Rick Vescovi Memorial Award is given in memory of Rick Vescovi, a dedicated social worker for Hospice of the North Shore. Recipients are: West Newbury resident Janet MacKean, director, compliance and medical records and Peabody resident Sharon Dunbar-Link, chaplain.

The Kathleen Schroot Memorial Award is given to nurses at Care Dimensions in honor of Kathleen Schroot, the first registered nurse hired at the organization in 1989. Recipients are: Methuen resident Paula Marques, LPN staff nurse and Watertown resident Thomas Quinlivan, RN team leader at the Care Dimensions Hospice House.  

The Lane-Butler Gift of Compassion is an annual gift to Care Dimensions hospice aides honoring the life of David Lane and the compassion of his Care Dimensions Hospice Aide, John Butler. Recipients are: Mildred Tamba of Lynn and Chantal Legerme of Brockton.

Care Dimensions is the largest hospice and palliative care provider to adults and children in Massachusetts. As a non-profit, 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. Celebrating 40 years of service, Care Dimensions was founded in 1978 as Hospice of the North Shore, and cares for patients wherever they live – in their homes, in skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities, in hospitals, or at our two inpatient hospice facilities (the new Care Dimension Hospice House in Lincoln, and the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers). To learn more about Care Dimensions please visit



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The Care Dimensions Hospice House, located in Lincoln on the Waltham town line, is a gracious and private home-like setting for patients who need hospital-level care for complex pain and symptom management. To learn more, call our Referral Center at 888-287-1255.

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.