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Tag Archives: end of life care

Get Ready for National Healthcare Decisions Day 2017


Posted April 13, 2017 The mission of National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is to enhance understanding of, and participation in, advance care planning. Now in its 10th year, NHDD 2017 will be a weeklong event, observed April 16 through 22. This year’s theme matches that of the 2016 observance: It’s always too early, until it’s too late. Learn more about ... Read More »

It Always Seems Too Early, Until It’s Too Late: National Healthcare Decisions Day 2016

      Posted April 15, 2016 Join NASW in observing National Healthcare Decisions Day by encouraging your clients to consider, discuss, and document their health care decisions—and by doing the same for yourself and with people close to you. Advance care planning is an ongoing process of communication that fosters self-determination in health care decision making. Completion of advance ... Read More »

Cultural Competency and End-of-Life

Cultural Competency in End-of-Life Care from a Faith-Based Perspective Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Individuals and families facing end of life often turn to faith communities for support with spiritual, emotional and practical issues. However, many faith communities do not have the resources, training and support they need to offer comprehensive ... Read More »

NHPCO: We Honor Veterans Campaign will Help Providers Care for Veterans at the End of Life

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is launching We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign to help improve the care Veterans receive from hospice and palliative care providers. For Immediate Release: October 26, 2010 We Honor Veterans Campaign will Help Providers Care for Veterans at the End of Life Developed by National ... Read More »

Dignity & Choices: A Symposium on End-of-Life Advocacy

Representatives of NASW recently attended Dignity & Choices:  A Symposium on End-of-Life Advocacy. Held October 13- 14, 2009, in Washington, D.C., the symposium was organized iphone 5 remplacement écran by Compassion & Choices, a leading organization in the choices-in-dying movement. The core objective of the symposium was to equip health care professionals with accurate information to address the current health ... Read More »