As part of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Ohio’s Hospice and Pure Healthcare are inviting the community to learn more about hospice and palliative care at two educational sessions on Nov. 7 and Nov. 14.
Carey Short of Ohio’s Hospice will lead a discussion about palliative and hospice care. The session, “Palliative vs. Hospice,” will address the differences and similarities of palliative and hospice care. She also will discuss when an individual may need palliative and hospice care.
The Nov. 7 event will be held from 4-5 pm at Kettering Health Years Ahead in Centerville (6661 Clyo Rd., Centerville, OH 45459). While the presentation is free, space is limited. Registration is required. To register, call 937.558.3988 or visit: https://ketteringhealth.org/event/palliative-vs-hospice/
The Nov. 14 event will be held from 4 to 5 pm at Kettering Health Years Ahead in Dayton (3969 Salem Ave., Dayton, OH 45406). While the presentation is free, space is limited. Registration is required. To register, call 937.558.3988 or visit: https://ketteringhealth.org/event/palliative-vs-hospice-2/
Ohio’s Hospice is a partnership of mission-driven, not-for-profit hospices in Ohio committed to a shared vision of strengthening and preserving community-based hospices. Members of Ohio’s Hospice share the values of serving each patient in an atmosphere of hospitality, respect and caring; attending to the social, physical and spiritual needs of each person we are privileged to serve; preserving and enhancing patient dignity; celebrating the life of each individual we serve; and reducing unnecessary suffering in the communities we serve.
Affiliates of Ohio’s Hospice include Community Care Hospice, Ohio’s Community Mercy Hospice, Ohio’s Hospice at United Church Homes, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care, Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties, Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, and Ohio’s Hospice of Morrow County.
Making each day matter.TM By taking a person-centered care approach and addressing more than a person’s symptoms, Pure Healthcare is working to make healthcare better. Pure Healthcare values the unique circumstance of each person it serves and develops an individual-based plan for areas they define as most meaningful to improve health and quality of life. Pure Healthcare collaborates and coordinates with primary and other healthcare professionals to provide seamless transitions across healthcare settings and ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of health care services.