Comfort. Love. Respect.
Join NASW in celebrating National Hospice and Palliative Care Month this November by highlighting the role of hospice in providing comfort, love, and respect to individuals and families at the end of life. Help preserve and expand access to hospice services with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Hospice Action Network. Earn 2 NASW-approved CE credits by participating in the Hospice Foundation of America’s recently released program, Artificial Nutrition and Hydration at the End of Life, featuring social worker Terry Altilio and other palliative care experts. Download the NASW Standards for Palliative & End of Life Care and consider applying for an NASW credential in hospice and palliative care.
- NASW Practice Page for Palliative and Hospice Care (new practice perspective available)
- Help Starts Here, NASW’s consumer Web site: includes information about living with illness, pain management, advance care planning, grief and loss, family caregiving, and death and dying
- The Joint Commission’s new consumer education brochure on palliative care