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Conversation and a Toolkit for Hosting Death Cafes

Thank you to Marsha Filion, Executive Director of the Hospice Help Foundation – Supporting hospice patients & families with dire financial need (hhelpfoundation.org) and Keliane Totten, V.P. of Community Engagement at Granite State VNA for sharing their insight and wisdom on Death Cafes yesterday. Conversation and a toolkit for hosting Death Cafes from Home Care […]

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Emergency Preparedness: Time to Update Your Emergency Disaster Plan

4-Part Webinar Series (live and/or recording available) Presented by Barbara Citarella, RN, MS The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has just released “Update Guidance for the Emergency Preparedness Appendix Z of the State Operations Manual.” In addition, it has been 15 months operating under a Public Health Emergency, a myriad of changes have occurred […]

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Seeking Nominations: Byock Corbeil award

  The Alliance is pleased to announce a Call for Nominations for the Ninth Annual Ira Byock and Yvonne Corbeil Award for Innovation and Collaboration in Delivering the Best Care Possible. Registration Form: Byock Corbeil nomination form 2021 final Please send us your nominations for an individual, team or organization serving individuals in New Hampshire […]

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Workers’ Comp Program Pays Out $90k This Week!

Workers’ Compensation group purchasing program paid over $90,000! The Alliance’s Workers Compensation Group Insurance Program is providing over $90,000 in dividend rebates to eligible agencies. Find out how we can reduce your agency’s premium, manage risk and return dividends. This is the 10th consecutive year that the group has maintained an aggregate medical loss ratio […]

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THE CFI Story Project

The Choices for Independence provides a package of long-term services to support vulnerable adults who need nursing home level of care stay in their homes. People who need nursing home level of care typically require extensive or total assistance on a daily basis with personal care. Recently a few of the 3,700 participants shared their […]

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Coffee and Caregiving Conversation on Friday

The NH Alliance for Healthy Aging (NHAHA) Caregiving Workgroup invites you to join us for our next “Coffee and Caregiving Conversation” on Friday, March 19th from 8:30 – 10:00am. Launched in November of 2020, this forum is intended to create an open dialogue between organizations supporting caregivers in NH in order to share knowledge, leverage […]

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The CFI Story Project

  Funding for New Hampshire’s Choices for Independence program is a top legislative priority for the Alliance in the Legislative Session. It’s important that legislators learn how important CFI is and what needs to be done to keep the program sustainable. Help us Paint the Picture and give voice to our clients and their caregivers […]

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Invitation to Participate: NHPR’s COVID-19 Remembrance Project

  NHPR is currently working on a community project, and they need YOUR voice! The project will memorialize those lost to COVID-19 over the last year, by collecting stories and photos from those who knew them. The goal is to highlight what was special about each individual, and to give people who knew them space […]

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Notifying DHHS of gaps in CFI services

We thank you for your dedication to helping older persons and persons with disabilities remain in their homes whenever possible.   New Hampshire’s Choices for Independence (“CFI”) program is meant to do just that.   Four New Hampshire residents recently filed suit to improve the CFI program.   New Hampshire Legal Assistance joined with the AARP Foundation, the […]

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Vaccinating the Homebound in NH

It’s a daunting challenge to vaccinate patients in all areas of the state with vaccines that must be used within a matter of hours. Pinning down the details has been difficult for many reasons. The Regional Public Health Networks and home care agencies across the state all have varying capabilities, not to mention there’s a […]

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Home Funerals & Green Burials in New Hampshire

The practice of burying bodies without embalming with toxic chemicals, encasing in metal or rainforest wood caskets, or cement or plastic outer vaults—truly body to earth—is timeless, interrupted only over the past century. Efforts to return to these ancient, eco-friendly ways are gaining momentum across the country and the few places elsewhere in the world […]

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Announcing National Healthcare at Home 2021 Best Practices and Future Insights Study: Agencies Encouraged to Complete Input Survey

  The Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of NH is excited to be partnering on National Healthcare at Home 2021 Best Practice and Future Insights Study.  The purpose of this study is to continue the involvement and commitment to research in the healthcare at home industry. Why? Because we believe home-based care is the […]

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Best Practices in COVID Vaccine Administration, Storage & Transport

If your agency will be contracting with DHHS to vaccinate patients, it’s important to have the proper training, info and equipment.  Please utilize these CDC online training resources. CEUs are available. Module WB 4460 COVID-19 Vaccine Training: Overview of Immunization Best Practices for Healthcare Providers Module WB 4417 Storage and Handline 2021 Module WB 4464 […]

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THE CFI Story Project

Funding for New Hampshire’s Choices for Independence program is a top legislative priority for the Alliance in the Legislative Session.  We know that agencies are doing their best to deliver necessary services, but staffing issues, low reimbursement and COVID-19 have resulted in gaps of CFI care. It’s important that legislators learn how important CFI is, […]

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Become a Vaccination Provider

New Hampshire’s health care providers stand at the ready to deliver the life saving vaccine injections to a demanding pubic. Unfortunately, there’s a supply crunch. According to officials at the state, New Hampshire has more than enough capacity to deliver the of COVID-19 vaccinations, but is currently only receiving about 17,000 doses a week. At […]

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HR Metrics Survey

The Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of NH is conducting a Human Resources Metrics Survey among its members.  The purpose of the survey is to get a snapshot of vacancy rates among home health and hospice staff and to determine the 2020 turnover rates for key positions.  This information will help us advocate […]

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Patient Safety Executive Development Program from IHI

  Today: Informational Call Patient Safety Executive Development Program   Hear from this program’s faculty on diagnostic tools needed to measure a culture of safety, designing a strategic patient safety plan tailored to your area of responsibility, and implementing proven, systemic changes to your organization. Learn more about how the Institute for Healthcare Improvement is […]

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