New hospice rep named
Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:01 pm
Tennessee Quality Homecare & Hospice has announced the appointment of Glenda Temple as agency service representative.
The agency is a leading provider of home health, hospice and private duty services,
In her new position, Ms. Temple will be responsible for the agency’s community education and business development activities in Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Lake, Obion and Weakley counties.
Mrs. Temple brings a strong working knowledge of the health care industry to Tennessee Quality Homecare & Hospice. She has an impressive background in administration, management, customer service and marketing health care services throughout West Tennessee.
Prior to joining Tennessee Quality, Mrs. Temple served as the administrator of Aseracare Hospice Services in McKenzie. In addition, her previous health care experience includes serving as the administrator of Morningside Assisted Living in Jackson for three years and Wesley Fountain Place in Milan for five years.
Having been licensed by the state as a health care administrator for the past 11 years, Mrs. Temple continues to dedicate much of her extra time as an AARP volunteer and by serving on numerous committees and participating in many fund-raising campaigns for health care agencies as she has done throughout her career.
Mrs. Temple holds two associate degrees in business from Dyersburg State Community College.
She is a native of Gibson County and currently lives in Trenton with her husband, John. She is the mother of two grown children — a son, Justin Samples, and a daughter, Katie Perry. She also has five grandchildren.
In her spare time, Mrs. Temple enjoys organic gardening, genealogy research, traveling, reading and water sports.
“It is a great honor and privilege to represent Tennessee Quality Homecare & Hospice as the agency service representative in the seven county region that I serve. Educating citizens about health care options and choices has become my mission,” Mrs. Temple said. “Because of personal experiences and professional training, it is my desire to help to lay out the health care choices that are available to patients and their family members that will allow them to make well informed decisions.”
Founded in 1982, Tennessee Quality Homecare & Hospice is a full-service home care organization, providing home health, hospice and private duty services to patients in 24 counties throughout West and Middle Tennessee.
The agency operates 17 branch locations and delivers comprehensive care ranging from basic assistance with daily living to advanced medical treatment.
For more information concerning available services, contact Tennessee Quality Homecare & Hospice at 1-866-846-8081 or visit www.tnhomecare.com.