Hospice & Palliative Care Network of Maryland (HPCNM)
HPCNM is a membership association for hospice and palliative care programs, services, and facilities in the state of Maryland. HPCNM offers support, resources, training, education and a legislative “voice” to their member organizations and serves as a connection point to those in search of their services.
End-Of-Life Care Providers in Montgomery County
National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
NHPCO gives ongoing inspiration, practical guidance, and legislative representation to hospice and palliative care providers so they can enrich experiences for patients and ease caregiving responsibilities and emotional stress for families.
The mission of Hospice Foundation of America is to provide leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care with the goal of enhancing the U.S. health care system and the role of hospice within it.
Useful Link: Dispelling Hospice Myths
Advance Directives - Multiple Languages
Alzheimer's Association - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers
Center to Advance Palliative Care - COVID-19 Response Resources
The Centers for Disease Control: Complete Care Plan Form
Compassion & Choices: COVID-19 Tool Kit
The Conversation Project - Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19; Three Things You Can Do Now
Institute for Healthcare Improvement - COVID-19 Resources: Care of Older Adults
Institute for Healthcare Improvement - VIDEO: Asking and Acting on What Matters During COVID-19
Institute for Healthcare Improvement - “What Matters” to Older Adults? A Toolkit for Health Systems to Design Better Care with Older Adults
National POLST: Long-Term Care Facility Guidance for POLST & COVID-19
Respecting Choices - Resources for having conversations with older adults when care planning for COVID-19
Voice Your Choice - Advance Care Planning Resources for the COVID-19 Outbreak
Articles and Fact Sheets
Moral Distress in Neurosurgery, New York Times, August 15, 2019
2018 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization booklet, "NHPCO Facts and Figures."
Adaptive planning vs advance care planning
Regarding hospice/palliative care and policy formation in the setting of possible administration change and changes to ACA
Geripal podcast talking about quick ED conversations about intubation and value assessment, and it also includes an article about professional grief
Geripal podcast discussing a meta-analysis of palliative care effects on ED visits, advance care planning
Palliative Care and the COVID Surge