Hospice Care Resources

Hospice Improves Quantity and Quality of Life
http://www.seriousillness.org/grandstrand/administrative/featurearticle.php

 

Hospice and Respite Care – Medicare.gov
http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/hospice-and-respite-care.html

 

Hospice Care – National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Support/hospice

 

Hospice Payment System – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/hospice_pay_sys_fs.pdf

 

Hospice Care – Help Guide: Quality of Life at the End of Life
http://www.helpguide.org/elder/hospice_care.htm

 

Advance Directives – Nevada
http://dhcfp.state.nv.us/advancedirectives.htm

 

Advance Directives – Arizona
https://www.azag.gov/sites/default/files/sites/all/docs/lifecare/LCP_Packet_fillable.pdf

 

Advance Directives – Iowa
http://www.caringinfo.org/files/public/ad/Iowa.pdf

 

Advance Directives - Illinois
http://www.caringinfo.org/files/public/ad/Illinois.pdf

Industry News
Hospice volunteer recognized
5/22/2018 6:36:00 PM
Hospice of the Panhandle has more than 200 volunteers who serve the agency in many capacities. For more information on how to volunteer, contact Lawrence at 304-264-0406, ext. 1224, or tlawrence@hospiceotp.org View More...

In Atlanta, Joe Biden thanks and praises hospice nurses: “Simply put, you do God’s work.”
5/18/2018 5:54:00 AM
Hospice Atlanta is part of Visiting Nurse ... System will host a fall fundraiser on October 6 at the Georgia Aquarium. For sponsorship and ticket information, call Dabney Hollis at 404-215-6011. #BREAKING Former Vice President Joe Biden is in Atlanta ... View More...

Hartford HealthCare at Home offers hospice volunteer training in May
5/21/2018 1:24:00 PM
A second series will be held in June. Holly Beck, MA, Hospice volunteer coordinator for Hartford HealthCare at Home, will present the training. To register or for more information, call Beck at 203.321.3008 or email holly.beck@hhchealth.org. Hartford ... View More...

Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast hope to restructure fines uncertain
5/17/2018 8:45:00 AM
The hospice also reported a $4.5 million loss in 2014. The Chronicle telephoned the hospice to discuss the losses and request more recent 990 information. Those telephone calls have not been returned. The Chronicle has also telephoned the hospice’s CEO ... View More...

Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Butterflies released in honor of loved ones touched by Avera@Home Hospice
5/22/2018 3:03:00 PM
“It’s more than just a job. It’s truly a calling,” said Glanzer. The Avera@Home Hospice team provides medical and emotional support for the patient and family, as well as pain and symptom control. For more information just call 877-AT-AVERA. View More...

Trekkers have a mountain to climb to help children's hospice charity
5/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
The Hope House Children’s Hospice challenge will see an army of fundraisers take ... Everyone taking part will receive a medal.” For an information pack email fundraising@tygobaith.org.uk or contact the fundraising office in Chester on 01244 340 ... View More...

Next Hike for Hospice announced
5/21/2018 12:11:00 PM
LAKEPORT >> Hospice Services of Lake County and numerous supporting ... last months of life and bereavement services to those who have lost loved ones. For more information, to register to hike or sponsor a hiker, go to www.lakecountyhospice.org, call ... View More...

Camp Angel: Hospice hosts day camp for kids who have experienced loss
5/19/2018 11:47:00 AM
with more age-appropriate activities for coping with grief. For more information on Camp Angel or the Guardian Angel Hospice Foundation, visit www.gahfoundation.org. View More...

Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast continues effort to find partner, money
5/15/2018 10:14:00 AM
“The failure in documentation included no support for the length of hospice services; patient files that failed to document basic patient characteristics; and patient records that were either unsigned or signed with inconsistent practitioner information. View More...

Local hospice looking for volunteers
5/18/2018 9:42:00 AM
A local hospice is looking for volunteers to help its staff members ... year after the death of an immediate family member or loved one before applying. For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact Patterson at 77-270-9898 or email candyce ... View More...

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