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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.
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.
• 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