Meet Clare Brown of Big Bend Hospice

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Clare Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art, and Master’s Degree in Social Work from Florida State University. Clare began working with Big Bend Hospice at the Margaret Z. Dozier Hospice House in 2009. In 2012, she Screen Shot 2016-03-29 at 11.35.00 AMtransferred to the BBH South Team, providing services to patients and families in Leon County. Clare was the recipient of the Big Bend Hospice, Elaine C. Bartelt Award for Counseling Excellence in 2015, and has recently transferred to the Bereavement Team as a Grief Support Counselor. In this role, Clare provides services to Big Bend Hospice and community bereaved individuals and families in Leon, Jefferson, Madison, and Taylor Counties. Outside of work, Clare enjoys spending time with friends and family, her two pugs, and getting creative with do-it-yourself projects. When asked about working for Big Bend Hospice, Clare responded, “I feel privileged to be a part of Big Bend Hospice, and to have the opportunity to provide compassionate care to the bereaved residents of Taylor county.” Big Bend Hospice is your Hometown Hospice! To learn more about Clare and the Jefferson County Hospice Team, or to request a bereavement counseling session or community presentation, call the Monticello office at 850-997-2827. Licensed since 1983, Big Bend Hospice serves the Big Bend region with expert healthcare, encouragement, hope, compassion and companionship to people with a life-limiting illness, so that they can complete personal goals and find spiritual and emotional peace. Big Bend Hospice provides each patient with a care team composed of the patient’s own physician, a hospice nurse, home health aide, family support counselor, music therapist, spiritual care counselor and a trained volunteer. Services can be provided in the patient’s own home, a nursing home, an assisted living facility, a hospital or at the Big Bend Hospice Margaret Z. Dozier Hospice House. Big Bend Hospice provides care based on medical need regardless of age, sex, race, religion, lifestyle or ability to pay. If you would like information about services or to volunteer, please call 850-878-5310 or visit bigbendhospice.org.