Honoring Veterans’ Healthcare Decisions Series: Hospice Team Engagement

Date/Time: 10/25/2018, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Provider: FHPCA

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Your Role in Making a Difference & Honoring the Veteran’s Healthcare Decisions

Thursday, October 25, 2018

9:00 am – 10:30 am HST
11:00 am – 12:30 pm AKT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MT
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET

The VA healthcare system can be overwhelming.  This webinar will examine your role in helping veterans and their loved ones navigate the system in a simple way.  You’ll learn about the resources available for support services staff, how to access them, and how to move the veteran and family toward a positive end-result.

The presentation will review key areas, including tools for shared decision-making: worksheets for veterans and caregivers; locating services and resources that provide care; Family Caregiver Navigator; eldercare services; caregiver wellness and support; and an advance care planning process.  Your support can make a difference to veterans and families during the difficult end-of-life journey.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Identify the location of available long-term services
  • Geriatric Patient Aligned Care Team (GeriPACT)
  • Support services for shared decision-making
  • Types of advance care planning
  • Caregiver resources
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
    • Sample worksheets and handouts for veterans and caregivers
    • Updates on Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center
    • Useful websites

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session is best suited for agency staff who must be knowledgeable about VA benefits and resources.  It will also benefit staff members who want to learn more about VA benefits across all healthcare settings and how to interact with – and be – advocates for veterans.

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