RESOURCES

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Community-Based
Palliative Care

Local Resources

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 Resources

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.

Hospice Foundation of America

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

COVID-19 Resources

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

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 Outbrea

Articles and Fact Sheets