Social workers at Coastal Hospice are an important part of the hospice care team — both in patient homes and at Coastal Hospice at the Lake — providing family counseling, advanced care planning and connections to resources.
Byrne is a native of the Washington, D.C. metro area and received his undergraduate degree in special education from James Madison University and his Masters degree in social work from Columbia University. Before joining Coastal Hospice, Byrne was the deputy director of the Bay Center for Independent Living in Salisbury. He previously worked in home health care in the D.C. area including time with the Hospice of Northern Virginia and the Visiting Nurses Assn.
Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a nonprofit health care organization that cares for individuals facing life-limiting conditions but who want to remain as active and engaged as possible. Coastal Hospice cares for patients in their home, nursing home, assisted living facility or at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. The organization serves Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester and Somerset counties. Information is available at 410-742-8732 or at CoastalHospice.org.