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2016 Professional Practices Exchange

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Welcome

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, accreditation and leadership.

What’s New

2016 Elizabeth Wessinger Award Recipient Announced: Elizabeth Peters, RN, Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem became the 30th recipient of this annual award celebrating excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care in Oregon.  The award was presented at the Awards dinner September 26, 2016 at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond.  Two of her sons were able to surprise her with their attendance at the event.  Congratulations, Elizabeth!

2016 Hospice & Palliative Care Dream Team Recognized: Since 2004, the Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Organization asks member hospice and palliative care programs “who in your hospice and palliative care program makes a difference in your community?”  This year, the following individuals were selected to represent the 2016 Hospice & Palliative Care Dream Team at the annual Awards dinner September 26, 2016 at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond:

  • Hospice Nurse: Lorie Roeser, RN, Peace Harbor Hospice in Newport
  • Hospice Aide: Nancy Allen, Peace Harbor Hospice in Newport
  • Hospice Volunteer: Marilou Perris, Samaritan Evergreen Hospice in Albany
  • Hospice Bereavement Coordinator: Melissa Allen, MSW, Benton Hospice Service in Corvallis
  • Hospice Social Worker: Nancy Smith, MSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW, Benton Hospice Service in Corvallis
  • Hospice Scheduler: Andree Briggs, Providence Hospice in Portland

Download PPE Presentations here: https://oregonhospice.org/2016-ppe-presentation-downloads/

Save the Date
  • October 9-11, 2016 – WSHPCO’s annual Fall Conference at Campbell’s Resort in Lake Chelan, WA