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

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

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

Category:
Educational Tools - Community Education

Source:
Continuing GRACE: Correctional End of Life Care Initiative
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
5410 Grove St
Chevy Chase MD 20815
301.652.3331
FAX: 301.907.3338
www.continuingGRACE.org

Contact:
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 www.graceprojects.org or www.continuingGRACE.org

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

To view this tool:
Please visit: www.graceprojects.org or www.continuingGRACE.org

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 PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.

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