Resources

Hospice & Palliative Care Links:

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

National Hospice Foundation (NHF)

USF Center for Hospice, Palliative Care and End-of-Life Studies

 

Community Care Partners Links:

Aging with Dignity

AlzOnline – Caregiver Support

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

American Health Care Association

Florida Health Care Association (FHCA)

American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

Florida Council on Aging (FCOA)

National Alzheimer’s Association (NAA)

 

Government Agencies Links:

Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) – Hospice

Conditions of Participation (COP)

Payment System Fact Sheet

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

Health Finder – Hospice Provider Evaluations

Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA)

Florida Department of Health (DOH)

Health and Human Services (HHS)

 

Important Document Links:

Choosing Hospice – NHF Brochure

Making Choices – A Guide to End-of-Life Planning

End-of-Life Issues – A Practical Planning guide

Hurricane Preparedness Guide for Hospice Patients & Caregivers
(ENGLISH VERSION) (SPANISH VERSION)

Department of Elder Affairs Disaster Preparedness Webpage

The Alzheimer Patient and Hospice Care Information Sheet

Advanced Directives:  (5 Wishes) (Project Grace) (POLST) (My Life Directive)

Detailed Medicare Hospice Brochure (English) (Spanish)

Brief Medicare Hospice Brochure

Medicare and Home Health Care

Living Will  &  Living Will FAQs

Designation of Health Care Surrogate Form

 

Bereavement & Grief Links:

Caring Connections

Open to Hope

 

Other Helpful Links:

Aging and Disability Resource Centers

Growth House – End-of-Life care educational website

Florida Prescription Drug Website

Last Acts: A Vision for Better Care at the End of Life

Family Caregiver Alliance

Guide Offers a Blueprint for End-of-Life Conversation With Youth

 

DISCLAIMER
The links on this page are provided as an educational resource for persons researching end-of-life issues. The presence of the link on this page is not an indication that Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association has endorsed any particular position(s) that may be found among them – in fact, there are variety of perspectives regarding end-of-life care represented.