Free Training on Hospice and Palliative Care Offered Nov. 18
On October 31, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
A free training on Nov. 8 will cover tools and resources that Home and Community-Based Services providers use for end-of-life care and hospice, palliative care and serious illness, POLST, Advance Care Directives and Veteran’s benefits.
The training will:
- Outline the trajectory of serious illness and declining health with tools to provide education and resources to clarify questions often raised by clients and families.
- Describe the difference between a health care directive and a POLST.
- Compare palliative care and hospice care, including funding, coverage of care and services, and models of delivery.
- Outline the end-of-life resources for eligible veterans.
The training takes place Thursday, Nov. 8 from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Community Center. Participants must register in advance.
The training is funding through a Live Well at Home Grant and provided by the Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care. In addition to the free training, resource materials have been developed for HCBS providers and have been translated into Hmong, Somali and Spanish.