PALLIATIVE AND HOSPICE CARE
Access to exceptional palliative and hospice care for patients and families
Advance Care Planning, Caregiver Support, Volunteer Opportunities
Join us for the 2021 PHPCN Annual Conference, dates TBA!
The PHPCN Annual Conference offers impressive speakers of national, state and local experts to guide attendees through discussion about improving ways to provide end of life care for patients and families. Please join us as we strive to offer an inspiring conference full of passion and commitment to excellent quality care each of you offer our patients and families daily.
September 13-15, 2021 (3-day event in person): Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp Boot Camp 2021, Sheraton Hotel Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA
How well does your staff understand the rules and regulations that govern the provision of, and payment for, hospice care?
Do they know:
If the answer to any of the above is not a resounding "ABSOLUTELY," then your team needs Weatherbee's Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp!
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07/07/21 FAQs for Hospice Social Workers & Chaplains: Eligibility, Comprehensive Assessments, POC, IDG & Visit Frequency ,Kathy Ahearn, Ahearn Advisement
07/15/21 Strengthening Your Referral Inquiry to Admission Process, Kurt Kazanowski, Hospice Advisors
07/20/21 Medication Adherence Technology for the Home, Alexis Silver, Alexis Silver Consulting
07/21/21 The Art and Science of Persuasion, Joanna Pera, Powered by Pera Consulting
07/22/21 Key Strategies for Successful Emergency Department Relationships & Patient Transitions, Gloria Turner, Turner Healthcare Consulting - Offered On-Demand Only
07/27/21 How to Avoid the Top Five Survey Deficiencies & Denials, Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions Inc.
07/29/21 Counseling Interventions for Complex Situations: Differentiating Grief, Sadness & Depression, Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSW-C
08/04/21 Effectively Manage Hospice Live Discharges Part 1: Measuring, Monitoring, Guidelines & Regulations, Kathy Ahearn, Ahearn Advisement
08/11/21 Effectively Manage Hospice Live Discharges Part 2: Eligibility Assessment, Documentation, Discharge Planning & the Care Continuum, Kathy Ahearn, Ahearn Advisement
08/12/21 Obtaining Truly Informed Consent: Real-life Situations for All Team Members, Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSW-C
08/16/21 The Seven Pillars of Growth: A Road Map for Sustainable Results, Kurt Kazanowski, Hospice Advisors
08/17/21 Creating HIPAA Compliant Email & Social Media Content that Communicates Clearly with Patients & Peers, Nancy Flynn, ePolicy Institute
08/26/21 Hospice 2022 Final Payment Rule & Quality Update, Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions Inc.
08/30/21 Delegation: A Core Leadership Skill for Agency Success, Joanna Pera, Powered by Pera Consulting
PENNSYLVANIA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE NETWORK
A statewide leader founded in 1980, the Pennsylvania Hospice and Palliative Care Network (PHPCN) is a non profit, 501(c)(3) committed to promoting and enhancing palliative and end-of-life care in the Commonwealth, through education, advocacy, technical and supportive services. Our mission, to promote excellence in palliative and end of life care and our vision; for patients, families and communities will expect, identify and receive excellent palliative and end of life care from quality hospice programs.
Palliative Care is care that focuses on improving the quality of life of people with serious illnesses. Watch the video below to see what palliative care can do for you:
Hospice Care is individualized end-of-life care to enhance quality of life for people who are coping with any life limiting illness. With hospice,a team of specialized health professional, skilled in pain and symptom management, provide comfort and care to patients, their families and caregivers.
PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE
Pediatric Palliative Care is specialized medical care for children with serious illnesses. Visit Pediatric Palliative Care for more information.
Locate palliative and hospice care services in your community through PHPCN's Find a Provider . Supportive services can be found through PHPCN's Bereavement Locator . Looking for opportunities to volunteer, speakers for your community event, please use our Find a Provider .