Program Design for Palliative Care Delivered in the Home
What You’ll Learn
- Describe four elements of home-based palliative care delivery
- Understand how the results of a needs assessment influence service features of palliative care programs
- Describe the three components of program development for specialty home-based palliative care
- State how three different payment models impact program design
What You’ll Earn
Only CAPC members who are logged in can earn the following free Continuing Education Credits:
- Case Management: 1.00 CE
- Medicine: 0.75 CME
- Nursing: 1.00 CNE
Tools & Resources
Home to the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care, the Coalition was founded by the leading hospice and palliative care organizations to coordinate and collaborate on issues and activities of importance to the interdisciplinary hospice and palliative care field.
Use this toolkit, Designing a Home-Based Palliative Care Program, to create a palliative care program for patients with serious illness that can be administered to patients at home.
Hospice benefit definitions and guidelines. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, updated 2018.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance on the home health benefit and agency regulations.
TimeBanks USA provides materials to help start or maintain a local timebank to build a community support network for palliative care patients and their caregivers.
Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.
Jeanne Sheils Twohig, MPA. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.
Megan E. Rau, MD. Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.