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Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care Welcomes Deborah Attia

LONGMEADOW — JGS Lifecare has named Deborah Attia director of Hospice Services for Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care. She is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the hospice program, including supervision of the team, financial performance, and delivery of quality care, as well as providing direct care.

Attia brings 13 years of clinical experience in healthcare to this position. A registered nurse and experienced counselor, she previously served as assistant director of clinical operations and RN case manager for Solamor/Life Choice Hospice/Hospice Compassus. In these roles, she oversaw quality initiatives, staff education, and hospice admissions and discharges.

Prior to that, she served as a Rehab Unit manager for Calvin Coolidge Nursing and Rehab in Northampton. She was also a skilled nursing director at the Village at Waterman Lake in Greenville, R.I., and gained experience in the Geri-Psych Unit at UMMC Clinton in Clinton.

Attia earned an associate degree in nursing from Mt. Wachusett Community College and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Worcester State College.