Looking for helpful information about hospice, palliative care, advance directives and caregiving? Visit CaringInfo, the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization’s online resource for helping you make informed decisions about care and services.

The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association (OHPCA) does not provide patient care. If you need immediate hospice or palliative care assistance, please use our Directory to find a care provider near you.

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: 2nd Tuesday of March, May, September, November, 3-4p
  • OHPCA + WSHPCO Volunteer Coordinators: 2nd Thursday of the month in January, March, May, July, September & November, 2-3p
  • OHPCA + WSHPCO Hospice Medical Directors, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 12-1p (no meeting in April)
  • OHPCA + WSHPCO Development, Public Relations & Marketing Networking: 4th Tuesday in June, August, October, December, 12-1p

OHPCA 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.

What’s New

OHPCA’s Hospice & Palliative Care Road Show returns in October! Registration for 2 Portland/Metro area workshops just released; register HERE. Watch the website for workshops being offered in Bend, Eugene, Heppner, Medford and Salem.

WSHPCO‘s fall conference registration is now OPEN…Please view the 2023 “Expanding Dimensions in Hospice & Palliative Care” fall conference page HERE. OHPCA members receive member rates at WSHPCO conferences! The dates are October 23-24, 2023. Call Campbell’s Resort, 800-553-8225 to make your hotel reservations and mention Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care Organization with Group Block Number 625149 to take advantage of special room rates.

In This Together fall session scheduled October 12-November 16. View the flyer HERE!

Northwest Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition…for all children and families in the Pacific Northwest region facing serious illness to have access to comprehensive palliative care support through the duration of serious illness both in the hospital and at home in the community with the goal to prevent, anticipate and mitigate suffering. Learn more HERE.

2023 Living With Grief program available on demand! Register to watch the Hospice Foundation of America’s annual Living With Grief program A Shifting Landscape for End-of-Life Ethics” HERE.

Meet the Associate Members of OHPCA. 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.

Save the Date

Awareness Month & Days – September: Self-Care Awareness Month, Pain Awareness MonthAnimal Pain Awareness Month, National Recovery Month, National Suicide Prevention Month, World Alzheimer’s Month

  • September 2023: OHPCA Board of Directors meeting (TBA)
  • September 26, 2023: OHPCA & WSHPCO Development, Public Relations & Marketing networking meeting, 12-1p
  • Fall 2023: OHPCA will present statewide educational workshops October-December. Watch the calendar for more information as it becomes available!
  • October 12-November 16, 2023: In This Together fall session; view flyer HERE.
  • October 23-24, 2023: WSHPCO annual “Expanding Dimensions in Hospice & Palliative Care” conference at Campbell’s Resort on Lake Chelan. View conference registration page HERE.
  • November 2023: OHPCA Board of Directors meeting (TBA)