Picture of Judy Long, Parish Nurse.

Parish Nurse

The parish nurse is a state-licensed Registered Nurse that works within congregations and the community ministering to the body, mind and spirit. The parish nurse provides home visits, and advocacy. In other words, it is navigating the medical or social service system, assistance with accessing needed help, assessment of home situation with appropriate referrals, providing medical education, and counseling older adults and their families. There is no charge for services.

If you would like a visit call the Shepherd's Center office 304-645-4196.