Education for Facilities
Angela Hospice offers free continuing education programs for our community partners and groups, including students and medical professionals.
Below you will find a list of presentations available for long term care facilities, assisted care facilities, group homes, and caregivers. Please keep in mind that presentations may also be created or customized to meet the needs of your group.
What is hospice? This insightful introduction to the philosophy and practice of hospice will explore the Medicare hospice benefit, levels of hospice care, and the interdisciplinary team concept. This open forum can be tailored to the needs of the audience.
Long Term Care & Hospice Collaboration
An inspiring look at how LTC and hospice collaboration can best support and care for patients, based on August 2013 Medicare Regulations.
Pain Screening for Nursing Assistants
Discover tools that will help you to identify and assess pain in verbal and non-verbal residents.
Pain & Symptom Management
Holistically manage common symptoms at the end of life including: pain, shortness of breath, anxiety, restlessness, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Uncover the facts and fiction of pain management and shatter morphine myths, while discussing medications in the hospice comfort pack.
Who can receive the hospice benefit? The answer may surprise you.
Develop a relaxing program for your patients/residents, or offer as a mini vacation for your staff.
Explore caring ways to approach bathing battles and difficult behavior.
Challenging Families & Caregivers
Equip your staff with proven methods to diffuse escalating situations and build bridges.
Care of the Actively Dying
Learn what to expect during the Active Phase of dying, plus tips on how to manage symptoms and support a peaceful death.
ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
ALS patients face many changes and challenges on a daily basis. Learn to help patients and families cope with physical decline, loss, respiratory challenges, and various symptoms that present over the disease course.
For more information or to schedule a presentation, contact our Quality Outcomes/Education Coordinator: 866.464.7810