NewsLine - October 2011 - (Page Intro)

ON OUR COVER: Crossing the Line Maintaining professional boundaries can be especially challenging for home-care providers. In addition to the obvious violations, there are ‘seemingly innocent ones’ that can lead to a host of problems and compromise a patient and family’s care. Educator April Perry uses real-life situations to help staff understand the implications of the most well-intentioned actions. Use this article as a teaching tool. PLUS: New 2011-12 Outreach Materials Take a look at these new (and beautiful) resources for your exclusive use during Hospice and Palliative Care Month—and beyond. Short Takes… • WHPCD: Plan Ahead to Show the World We Care • Bereavement Counseling Benefit for Veterans’ Survivors Hospice in the Continuum Carolina East Home Care & Hospice has provided case management and adult day services for over 10 years. Executive Director Lynn Hardy discusses both, including the benefits and challenges in today’s fiscal climate. A Message From Don Member News and Notes Regulatory Tip of the Month News From NHF The Voice of NCHPP Hospice educators may sometimes feel they can’t dance fast enough to meet today’s many demands. NCHPP Research/Academics/ Education Section leader, Mary Lou Proch, shares information to help managers stabilize the change process and plan for the future. October 8 is World Hospice & Palliative Care Day! Thank You for Supporting End-of-Life Care Around the Globe.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NewsLine - October 2011

Crossing the Line
A Message From Don
New Outreach Materials
National Day of Listening
Hospice Month Items from Marketplace (display ad)
Hospice in the Continuum: CAP and Adult Day Services at Carolina East Home Care & Hospice
Voice of NCHPP
VON Feature: Stabilize the Present and Create the Future
Recruiting Problems? HMR (display ad)
Collaboration. The Corridor Group (display ad)
WHPCD: Plan Ahead to Show the World We Care
Bereavement Benefit for Veterans’ Survivors
We Earned Our Merit Badge in Clinical Excellence (display ad)
Member News and Notes
Tip of the Month: Audit Preparedness
NHPCO Educational Offerings
Back Cover
NHF Newsletter

NewsLine - October 2011