Welcoming new board members

As the region’s oldest and largest mission-based end of life care organization, the PIC board is expanding its membership to include representatives from key areas it serves.

Vic Russell owns Vic Russell Construction and has been active in the La Pine community since 1972. Jerry Andres is the retired CEO of Eagle Crest Resorts in Redmond and is currently the principal of Workhorse Solutions, LLC, in Redmond.

Russell became aware of Partners In Care when his mother-in-law received hospice care. Russell said he found the Partners In Care staff to be professional, courteous, responsive and compassionate in answering the many questions he and his wife had about end of life. His community involvement has included service on the Deschutes County Planning Commission; as well as the Habitat for Humanity  and La Pine Community  Health Clinic boards of directors.

Andres is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Redmond Proficiency Academy and Redmond Chamber of Commerce. He has experience as Chairman of Boys and Girls Club Board of Governors, Chairman of Central Oregon District Hospital Board, Member of St. Charles Health System Board and Chairman of the Redmond Airport Commission.

Vic Russell and Jerry Andres

Vic Russell and Jerry Andres

 

 

Partners In Care continues to serve the needs of our patients and their family members while following all of the guidelines outlined by the Oregon Health Authority and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus. While it is a rapidly evolving situation, here are some things you should know about our response:
  • Our central phone number (541) 382-5882 continues to be answered 24/7.
  • We are still admitting new patients to both Home Health and Hospice.
  • Prior to every in-person visit, all patients receive a risk assessment for COVID-19.
  • Visitors to Hospice House are being carefully screened prior to visiting patients.
  • Our professional caregivers are exercising diligence in all aspects of caring for themselves and others.
  • Please consult the calendar on our website for program/meeting cancellations.