Promoting Excellence : End-of-Life-Care in Corrections: A Handbook for Caregivers and Managers

Volunteers of American - GRACE Project: End-of-Life-Care in Corrections: A Handbook for Caregivers and Managers

A comprehensive introduction to the theory and practices of EOL care in prisons and jails.

Educational Tools - Community Education

Continuing GRACE: Correctional End of Life Care Initiative
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
5410 Grove St
Chevy Chase MD 20815
FAX: 301.907.3338

Helen B. McNeal
Project Leader
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
Designed for use by professionals or groups wanting to improve the care of terminally ill inmates. This document continues to be distributed to DOC staff as well as staff at community hospices working with correctional facilities to develop programs.

Keywords: program description, community engagement, community needs assessment, topic lists, community outreach

To use this tool:
Please order through the Grace Project website or

This tools was developed by the GRACE Project specifically for this project.

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Posted September 2004

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit for more resources.

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