Advance Care Planning
5 Things That People Who Are Dying Want You to Know
In this article, a hospice chaplain reveals what she’s learned about supporting loved ones as they prepare to embark on their last journey. Click here.Read More
Get ready for National Healthcare Decisions Day 2017
Every year, organizations across the U.S. join together on April 16th to celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), a day of conversations and action about advance care planning. How can you hold an event that will get your community, your staff, and your patients talking and taking action? We’ve got the answer: hold a Conversation…Read More
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is now promoting that nurses lead by example.
Nurses have an ethical duty to promote advance care planning conversations and provide care that is consistent with palliative care practice standards. Given their focus on providing patient and family centered health care, nurses are often the first to recognize the need for palliative care and advocate for palliative care services. In the coming months…Read More