Hospice & Veterans – Special Considerations for the Heroes Among Us

Date/Time: 11/19/2019, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Provider: FHPCA

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10:00 am – 11:30 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

Approximately 1,800 veterans die every day – that’s approximately one-quarter of annual deaths in the US.  It is projected that 600,000 veterans will die each year for the next 10 years.  Yet only 15% of veterans use the valuable end-of-life healthcare benefits they earned from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  The VA provides a variety of healthcare benefits specifically for elderly veterans, including geriatric healthcare for those with complex needs.  These programs can be received at home, at VA medical centers, or in the community.

This webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the services available to veterans facing end-of-life decisions, including support opportunities for veterans and their families.  Learn the critical role of hospice and palliative care in guiding vets through decision-making and respecting their personal culture, religious beliefs, and values.  Veterans have earned our nation’s respect and gratitude and the VA’s end-of-life healthcare benefits provide the dignity and recognition they deserve.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Veterans Administration integrated health services
  • Home- and community-based services
  • Available services and eligibility requirements
  • How to locate services and access popular forms
  • Reimbursement and working with the VA
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
    • Sample reference documents for community resources
    • Sample eligibility reference documents
    • Useful reference links

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session is best suited for agency staff who are new or not familiar with VA services and resources, including staff members in agency administration, sales and social services, or anyone else who wants to learn more about VA benefits for home health, palliative care, and end-of-life.

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

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Turner Healthcare Consulting

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