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Helping Hands Fund

We want to make sure you are aware of a renewed Easterseals grant made possible by the NH Charitable Foundation which may be of assistance to some of the individuals you serve. The Helping Hands Relief Fund supports people 60 and over, statewide who are low income and for whom other financial assistance is not […]

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The University of Rochester School of Nursing Needs Help with a Study on Medication in the Home Setting

The University of Rochester School of Nursing is researching polypharmacy in the home setting and are looking for interested stakeholders to assist them in this study. NAHC believes this research is important and has agreed to help recruit people to take part in the research. What is the study about? Optimizing medication use for home health patients. The purpose […]

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Advanced Directives Advocates Recognized

CONCORD, NH– Kate Hanna, an attorney at Sheehan Phinney Law Firm, and Dr. Philip Lawson of Littleton Regional Healthcare were recognized recently with the Mary Ellen LaRoche Home Care Public Policy Award for their work championing revisions to New Hampshire’s Advance Directive laws.   “Advocating for the bill was a team effort involving many people, but […]

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Stewart of Pemi-Baker Selected for MaryEllen LaRoche Scholarship

“Jennifer Stewart is a go-getter with excellent clinical skills who cares deeply for her patients and has a commitment to community-based nursing,” says Julie Reynolds, Alliance Board President. Stewart was chosen for the annual Maryellen LaRoche Nursing Scholarship.   Jennifer Stewart, of Pemi Baker Community Health, has been a licensed practical nurse for seven years […]

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Dementia Training Waivers Expire with The End of NH’s State of Emergency

The New Hampshire State of Emergency declared in Executive Order 2020-04 ended at midnight on June 11, 2021. With the ending of the State of Emergency, the Dementia Training waivers granted by the department will expire. Please refer to your specific waiver letter for the date. Many waivers granted under the authority of the Executive Order 2020-04 will […]

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Alliance Awards 2021

The Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of New Hampshire has five exciting opportunities to recognize the best and the brightest among our members. By recognizing excellence among our agencies, staff, students and advocates the Alliance is able to publicly acknowledge and thank those who make a difference throughout New Hampshire as well as […]

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Seeking Nominations: Byock Corbeil award

Deadline Extended! Nominations Due Friday, June 4th! 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 […]

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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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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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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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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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RAP Changes Now Underway

There’s no upfront payment for home health agencies in 2021 Welcome to the new year here! You have five days to have your RAP submitted and accepted, or your home health agency will face a hefty penalty. Adjusting to this time frame will require workflow and policy changes, even as agencies are still dealing with […]

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Abbott BinaxNOW Webinar for Home Health and Hospice Organizations

The team appreciated the engagement from all our participants and all the thoughtful questions we received through our Q+A box.  The team will work with Abbott and the CDC to answer these questions and send out a consolidated question and answer list to all participants, along with a link to the recording of the presentation. […]

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