Care Dimensions, the largest hospice and palliative care organization in Massachusetts, has promoted Florence Exantus, RN, MSN, CHPN, to senior clinical director of long-term care and assisted living, managing four clinical teams serving patients with life-limiting illnesses. She joined Care Dimensions in 2013 as a hospice nurse and has held several clinical management positions. She joins the Care Dimensions Ethics Committee as co-chair.
“Our commitment to our patients helps to improve their quality of care and experience,” said Exantus. “Safe, compassionate care for every person who uses and relies on our services requires a collective effort and collaboration of everyone on the clinical team. I’m very proud to work at Care Dimensions.”
Exantus is a certified hospice and palliative nurse and holds a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix; a master’s degree in marriage and family counseling from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo.; and a bachelor’s degree in applied behavioral science from National Louis University, in Chicago, Illinois. She is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, the largest accredited honor society in the world.
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.
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.