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Mar 29, 2019

In this episode the spotlight shines on the National Council of Hospice & Palliative Care Professionals (NCHPP). Through the leadership of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), the NCHPP provides resources and education to hospice professionals of every discipline. 

Membership in the NCHPP is open...

Mar 22, 2019

March is #SocialWorkMonth and we want to recognize and celebrate the outstanding work of the hospice social worker. In this episode we celebrate the champions of the hospice interdisciplinary team: the social worker. 

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A hospice social worker faces many challenging situations in caring for hospice patients and their...

Mar 15, 2019

National Certified Nurses Day is March 19, and we want to recognize all of those nurses who have gone the extra mile to become Certified Hospice & Palliative Care nurses (CHPN). Thank you from The Heart of Hospice for your outstanding professionalism.  

Nurses aren't the only ones who can receive the hospice...

Mar 8, 2019

Safety is important no matter who you are: patient, caregiver, nurse, staff member.  And no matter where you are: home, hospital, hospice, nursing facility. Safety--your safety, and ours--is a matter of great importance when someone is on hospice. 

The primary goal of hospice is comfort, so it makes sense that hospice...

Mar 1, 2019

Lizzy Miles shares how she began the first Death Cafe in America in Episode 33, and the natural progression of her work in hospice from volunteer to social worker to Pallimed editor.  

The name of Lizzy Miles will be familiar to anyone who has ever attended a Death Cafe. In the introduction that's read by...