Demetria D. Ally, RN, CHPN, is a Registered Nurse Certified in Hospice and Palliative Care with extensive experience in direct patient care and as a healthcare manager, trainer and consultant. Throughout her nursing career she has shared her expertise and passion by providing professional and community education. She is a frequent presenter to nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals on topics related to end-of-life care and health care management. Additionally, Demetria has co-authored two books designed for patient and caregiver education and support: "Treasured Moments" and "Grief, Hope & Loss."
In 2002, Demetria was honored as a Great 100 Nurse of Louisiana. She maintains several professional affiliations and serves as a Hospice Associates Foundation board member and is an active supporter of the Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation.
Beth Hershberg, Director of Operations
Judy Dudenhefer, Business Manager
Hope Himel-Benson, LCSW, Specialty Services
Dominique Duronslet, Clinical Coordinator
Leslie Rodrigue, MD, Medical Director
Vernilyn N. Juan, MD, Assoc. Medical Director
Mario Moreno, MD, Medical Director
Barb Liscum, RN, APN
Anne Favret, RN, APN
Joyce C. Mire, RN, APN
Demetria Ally, RN
Donna Appel, RN, CPE, CDT
Our extended staff consists of nurses, social workers, nursing aides, chaplains, allied health therapists, and volunteers who are trained in our hospice mission to provide compassionate care with the highest level of knowledge, professionalism, and accessibility. We service every community within a 50 mile radius around each of our growing number of locations.