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The Guardian view on hospices: these special places can’t afford to be hidden | Editorial

The Guardian

But for about 28,000 people who need specialist end-of-life care (nearly 5% of all deaths), a hospice is where they receive it. A much larger number receive palliative care from hospices in the community (more than 80% of hospices’ work is delivered in this way, through partnerships with the NHS). Continue reading.

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Fifth of UK hospices cutting services amid funding crisis, finds report

The Guardian

Sector says ‘too many people dying in avoidable pain’, with soaring numbers being pushed back into the NHS One in five hospices in the UK are cutting services amid the worst funding crisis in two decades, a report has warned, with soaring numbers of patients being pushed back into the NHS.

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Hospice chaplain documentation webinar

Hospice Chaplaincy

If you are a hospice chaplain in need of polishing up your visit documentation, this is a webinar for you. The most scrutinized area for hospices by the U.S. This webinar will be on Monday September 25th at 10:00am Central Standard Time. The registration fee is only $45.The

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Hospice Billing Compliance: The Latest PEPPER Updates

Relias

The Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report, or PEPPER, contains valuable information to help your hospice organization identify billing issues and prevent improper payment audits. The provider-specific PEPPER analyzes Medicare data and statistics from discharges and services compared with every hospice nationwide.

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Hospice Chaplain Documentation Webinar

Hospice Chaplaincy

If you are a hospice chaplain in need of polishing up your visit documentation, this is a webinar for you. Continue Reading.

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What Hospice VBID’s Ending Means for Palliative Care

CAPC

The end of the hospice component in the VBID model, transition concerns, and alternative reimbursement paths for palliative care.

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Rhythms of Spiritual Care in Hospice

Hospice Chaplaincy

Saul Ebema When I think of spiritual care in the context of Hospice, I think of it as a movement in three vital rhythms: The task of the hospice chaplain therefore is both to honor the distinctiveness of each of these rhythms as well as to have the flexibility of moving through these rhythms […]

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