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Red Cross Home Fire Safety Program

The Red Cross has a FREE Home Fire Safety Program in NH, ME and VT.  They will visit an individual’s home, provide fire safety education, check smoke alarms, and install new alarms if necessary, including bed shaker alarms.  They may also install CO2 detectors (pending availability of their stock.)  All this is completely free and […]

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Training on NH’s Revised Advance Directive Laws

The Foundation for Healthy Communities is offering two sessions on the Summary of NH’s Advance Directive Statute Changes.  This webinar is for health professionals who regularly work with advance directives, POLST or medical surrogacy.  It will review the new laws and forms that took effect on July 30, 2021, as a result of the enactment […]

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REMINDER: Register for the Fall Conference!

The Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of NH is pleased to invite you to the 26th Annual Fall Conference on Hospice & Palliative Care – NH’s largest event for hospice and palliative care professionals. This virtual conference will be on Tuesday, November 16th from 8:30am to 4:00pm. It will feature national experts and […]

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Alliance & Rivier Team Up to Support Home Care Nursing Student Programs

The Alliance and Rivier University are activily recruiting home care and hospice agencies interested in providing clinical opportunities for junior year BSN students.  Emily Sheff, MS, RN, FNP-BC, Partnership Liaison for Project REEP, will discuss how agencies can provide clinical placements for students in the Spring Semester, January 19 – April 30, 2022.  Rivier is […]

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Managing a wound at home

submitted by Judy Bearden RN MSN/ED   With the cuts in Medicare more families will be completing non-complex and complicated wound care at home. Educating the family on wound care can help to reduce the stress levels of the patient and family. Using best practice guidelines nurses sending people home from the hospital with wounds, […]

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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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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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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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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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2021 Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit

NELS 2021: Your Conference We know you have what it takes … even as a pandemic has taken our world by storm. Rising to take on the challenges of these extraordinary times demands creative Leadership NOW, More Than Ever. The Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit remains your harbor. Join us January 20-22 to cultivate and […]

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Free End of Life Program Today!

Covid-19 changed the conversation about serious illness and the end of life. And, makes talking about living and ending well even harder and more urgent. We need YOUR HELP to reach more people with these critical topics. If you’ve already registered, thank you! Please invite your friends, colleagues and others you care about to join you […]

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Check Your Mail for 2021 Member Registrations

This year has been uncharted territory for all of us. The Alliance is proud to represent New Hampshire’s home care, hospice and palliative care providers who never wavered in caring during this unprecedented pandemic.  I am equally proud of how our team shifted gears on advocacy, education, and networking to help you navigate this new […]

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INSTANT OASIS HACKS

  OASIS INSTANT Hacks Series is a unique and hands-on learning experience where attendees learn some “behind the scenes” HACKS that OAI’s experts use to organize, highlight, and quickly access key CMS guidance as we teach Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshops, conduct audits, and respond to provider questions through OAI’s day-to-day management of the CMS Home […]

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Member Discount on National Wound Care Courses

The Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) will be offering its national certification programs for skin and ound care and ostomy care recorded and live onlie.  Thanks to a partnership with WCEI, our members  can participate at a discounted rate. See the Wound Care Institute for more details. For significant discounts, be sure to use the […]

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Re4fresh Your Rx I.Q.

Refresh Your Rx Knowledge With new medications coming on the market all the time, it’s critical that home health clinicians stay up to date on pharmacology. Join Dr. Tayla Rose, professor of pharmacy from Northeastern University’s Bouve College of Health Sciences, for a 4-part webinar series Pharmacology Refresher for Home Health Therapists and Nurses. There will be […]

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Chaplain and Bereavement Peer Group call

  Hello Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplains and Bereavement Coordinators ,   You are invited to attend the monthly peer group meeting on Tuesday, July 28th at 3pm. The call usually lasts about an hour and is your time to check in with each other for ideas, share resources and provide peer support!  My thanks […]

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Dementia Training for Direct Care Staff in Residential Facilities

New Hampshire’s Dementia Care Training Law RSA 151 RESIDENTIAL CARE AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSING Dementia Training for Direct Care Staff in Residential Facilities Section 151:47 Section: 151:47 Definitions.   In this subdivision: I. “Ancillary staff member” means a staff member who neither has incidental contact on a recurring basis with residents or program participants nor […]

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Annual Conference Education – VIRTUAL!

27 Webinars 8 Pre-Packaged Tracks 1 Great Virtual Conference! Unlimited Agency Access Until September 1st! Although it is a chaotic time, and personal energy probably barely exists outside of work – we know that we must continue to offer opportunities for all to stay educated as we adjust to the “new normal”. The sessions in […]

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Member Benefit: Education Discount at Rivier University

  June is here! Get started for fall classes at Rivier. The staff of member agencies of  Home Care Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance of NH may now access discounts to degree and non-degree course offerings at Rivier University. Rivier has Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral programs as well as programs in Nursing, Business (including MBA […]

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