The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association Stands Against Racism, Hate and Violence

As a public-benefit organization, OHPCA’s vision is a world where Oregonians facing serious illness have access to high quality hospice and palliative care as they near the end of life. We expect that every life be valued and respected and we believe in care without barriers.

The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association is committed to improving the quality of life for Oregonians at the end of life and supporting the hospice and palliative care organizations that provide care.  The OHPCA is committed to promoting equity and reducing the adverse impact of racism and improving the health and well-being of all people living with serious illness, their families, and the healthcare professionals who care for them.

We support policies that address health disparities and inequities in our healthcare system that adversely affect vulnerable populations. The OHPCA is actively working on identifying key areas in which these disparities impact end-of-life care in Oregon and actions to take within our organization. We cannot let racism and disparities in care go unchecked; we are here to support a more just, equitable culture and system for all.

The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association is a statewide public benefit organization helping to ensure Oregonians have access to high quality hospice and palliative care as they near the end of life.

The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association is committed to improving the quality of life for Oregonians at the end of life and supporting the hospice and palliative care organizations that provide care. The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association’s services include public and professional education, advocacy, research, consultation and leadership.

Save the Date

  • September 29, 2021: OHPCA Board of Directors meeting, 9-10:30a
  • October 25-27, 2021: Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care Organization’s fall conference “Expanding Dimensions in Hospice & Palliative Care” in person at Campbell’s Resort on Lake Chelan, WA. Discounted registration rates will be extended to those interested in attending from Oregon member programs. Watch WSHPCO’s homepage for more to come!
  • September 26-27, 2022: OHPCA’s annual Professional Practices Exchange in Salem (rescheduled from 2021)

 What’s New

It’s OHPCA Provider Member Renewal Time! Join or renew your Professional Provider Membership HERE.

Who makes a positive difference for hospice and palliative care in Oregon and beyond? OHPCA members may submit nominations for the annual Elizabeth Wessinger Award HERE.

Hospice Foundation of America’s “LIVING WITH GRIEF” series – 2020 + 2021 programs now available for viewing “On Demand”. Registration can be found HERE. Supported by partner agencies Dignity Memorial, Kaiser Hospice, Legacy Hospice, OHPCA & Providence Portland Hospices.

Meet the Associate Members of OHPCA. New! A page for and about our Associate members. A place to learn about others that have an interest in or provide services to hospice and palliative care providers. A place to become an Associate Member of OHPCA. Take a look HERE.

CAPC Membership Discount – OHPCA members are eligible to join the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and receive a 15% discount for their first year of CAPC membership! Click HERE for membership information or email membership@capc.org.

CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Partner) Covid-19 Webinars for OHPCA members can be found HERE.

Meetings & Calls Schedule

Monthly committee/networking calls for Provider members:

  • QAPI/Regulatory: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 12-1p
  • OHPCA + WSHPCO Inpatient Hospice Directors & Managers: 3rd Tuesday of January, March, May, September, November, 11a-12p
  • OHPCA + WSHPCO Volunteer Coordinators: 2nd Thursday of the month in January, March, May, July, September & November, 2-3p
  • WSHPCO and OHPCA Hospice Medical Directors, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 12-1p
  • OHPCA + WSHPCO Social Justice Workgroup, 1st Tuesday of the month, 12-1p (no meetings in July or August)

OHPCA Board of Directors meet in February, April, June, September and November with Executive Committee meetings monthly.

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