Care Dimensions, the largest hospice and palliative care organization in Massachusetts, has promoted Lorraine Howlett, MSN, RN, CHPN, of Norwood, to clinical manager responsible for clinical teams supporting patients in long-term-care and assisted-living facilities in Greater Boston.
“Since 2013, Lorraine has contributed greatly to Care Dimensions by providing excellent hospice care and services to our patients and their families,” said Sherry MacKenzie, clinical director for long-term care for Greater Boston. “She is focused on supporting our patients in long-term care and assisted living and partnering with those facilities amid challenges posed by COVID health risks and restrictions.”
Prior to joining Care Dimensions, Howlett worked in hospitals as well as rehabilitation and long-term care settings as a nurse manager and staff nurse.
A Norwood resident, Howlett holds both a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Southern New Hampshire University and she is working on a Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, the American Society of Pain Management Nurses, the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International.
About Care Dimensions
Care Dimensions is the largest hospice and palliative care provider to adults and children in Massachusetts. As a nonprofit, community-based leader in advanced illness care, Care Dimensions provides comprehensive hospice, palliative care, grief support in more than 100 communities in Massachusetts. Founded in 1978 as Hospice of the North Shore, Care Dimensions 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 Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln and the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Additionally, Care Dimensions HomeMD program provides in-home primary care to patients over age 65 in select communities on the North Shore and Greater Boston who have difficulty leaving home. The Care Dimensions Learning Institute educates more than 7,000 health care professionals and community members each year on advanced illness and end-of-life topics. Please visit www.CareDimensions.org to learn more about Care Dimensions.
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 over 100 communities in Massachusetts.