About Us

About Unity Hospice Care

Like a Trusted Member of the Family
Like a Trusted Member of the Family

Full Service Hospice Care

Established in 2001, Unity Hospice Care is a full-service Hospice care provider. We are committed to providing compassionate care to our patients and families. We believe that each individual should be granted the opportunity to die in a dignified and comfortable manner. Our focus is to enable our patients to live as fully and comfortably as possible while providing spiritual and palliative care through God’s grace.

This special care is primarily provided in the patient’s home. However, those living in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or other in-patient facilities may also be eligible.

 

ELITE HOSPICE HONORS

Unity Hospice Care is proud to designated as ELITE HOSPICE by HEALTHCAREfirst (2019 & 2020). Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices providing the best patient and caregiver experience. This prestigious annual review recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. Award criteria were based on Hospice CAHPS survey results for an evaluation period of October 2017 through September 2018.

In order to receive the award, hospices must be currently working with HEATLHCAREfirst and must have had at least one complete survey returned in each quarter of the evaluation period. Award recipients were identified by evaluating performance on a set of twenty-four quality indicator measures. Individual hospice performance scores were aggregated from all surveys with a final survey status of complete for the evaluation period and were compared on a question-by-question basis to a national performance score calculated from all hospices contained in the HEALTHCAREfirst Hospice CAHPS database. Hospice Honors recipients include those hospices scoring above the HEALTHCAREfirst Performance Score on twenty of the evaluated questions.

Our Management Team

PATRICIA SHERMAN, MSN, RN | Founder & CEO


OFFICE:   (901) 756-7322

EMAIL

Patricia was born and raised in Memphis. Then after 17 years of travel (with her military husband), she came back home and has lived in Tennessee and Mississippi since then.

 

Education:

  • San Jose State University  –  Master’s Degree in Community Health Nursing and Nursing Administration
  • California State University –  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Florida Junior College  –  Associate's Degree in Nursing

Over 30 Years Nursing Experience including:

  • Emergency Room Nursing
  • Coronary Care Nursing
  • Home Health & Hospice
  • Home Health and Hospice start-up for hospitals and free standing facilities

KRISTAN PERKINS | Chief Operating Officer

OFFICE:   (901) 756-7322

EMAIL

Kristan has worked with the company for 10 years.  She is a University of Memphis graduate with a Bachelor Degree of Professional Studies, majoring in Healthcare Administration.

Kristan has a passion for working in the healthcare industry. She is involved with the day-to-day operations of the company.

 

SHERRY KNIGHT | Chief Administrative Officer

OFFICE:   (901) 756-7322

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Sherry has worked in the healthcare industry for 20 plus years. She has worked with the company for 15 years. She oversees the Human Resources department and payroll.

 

JOHN M. PERKINS II, MBA | Chief Financial Officer

OFFICE:   (901) 756-7322

EMAIL

John has worked with the company for 10 years focusing on the financial and IT aspects of the organization.  He has worked in the healthcare industry 15+ years.  He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Union University and Bachelor’s Degrees in both Accounting and Management from the University of Memphis.