Education

Education

A vital part of CareFirst’s mission is to serve as a source of education for our community. We provide guidance on many different issues concerning palliative care, hospice, advanced directives, end of life issues, grief, and many other matters.

We have a flexible team of experts ready to talk to your group at a meeting, church, or dinner. We can provide an in-service to your organization or office. Please give us a call and we can arrange to meet your needs. These educational opportunities are provided free of charge.

Possible topics:

  • Coping with Serious Illness
  • Caring for Someone at Home
  • What You Need to Know at the End of Life but are Afraid to Ask
  • Hospice Services
  • Community Palliative Care Services
  • Hospice in the Nursing Home
  • Hospice in the Hospital
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Spiritual Aspects at End of Life
  • Diagnostic-Specific Hospice Programs
  • Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care Information Law
  • Advance Directives

CareFirst also partners with local agencies in offering education opportunities at our facility in Coopers Plains. Topics include Universal Design, CAPS, Tai Chi, Matter of Balance, and more!