There are few settings where social workers can work where there is the opportunity to thrive professionally and to make use of our powerful set of skills! The hospice Conditions of Participation provide a road map for social workers to be vital members of the team – a rarity in what is considered a healthcare setting. The interdisciplinary nature of hospice celebrates the voice of the social worker, both at the bedside and during IDT meetings and at all times! Our charge in hospice is to consider all potential areas of suffering and to work with patients and families toward self […]
This interactive boot camp with our nationally recognized faculty, will not only provide the building blocks for a strong palliative care program but will allow participants to begin the process for evaluating their own program needs and serve as a stepping stone to accelerate their work when they return to their organizations.
Click here to download a flyer with more details. Onsite registration is available, but online registration is no longer available […]
On behalf of the patients, families, staff and volunteers of Scotland Regional Hospice, I would like to graciously thank The Carolina’s Center, NHPCO and all the members who may have contributed in assisting our agency in our recovery after Hurricane Florence through the TCC Disaster Relief Fund.
As Hurricane Florence headed for North Carolina, it became more and more apparent that we were going to be in the line for heavy rains and wind. We learned the hard way from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and had planned well in advance this time to ensure our patients had […]
Janet Bull, MD, MBA, FAAHPM is the Chief Medical Officer at Four Seasons Compassion and holds a consultant assistant professorship at Duke University Medical Center. She is a Fellow of the AAHPM, board certified in hospice and palliative medicine and holds a hospice medical director certification. She is the current Past President of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and has worked as a core member of the team for the Academy on the development of the Alternative Payment Model for Serious Illness Care.
Moving to an Alternative Payment Model
The transition from a fee for […]