As part of its commitment to the community, Beloit Regional Hospice provides services and education beyond its normal mission of patient care. This includes grief support to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one; providing speakers for service clubs, businesses, church groups, senior organizations, and schools; internships or observation opportunities for students seeking degrees in health care and social service related fields; support to schools in grief situations or to educate students about possible careers in hospice; continuing education to partner facilities; and volunteers who serve on a variety of committees in the community. Please contact Beloit Regional Hospice at 608-363-7421 or firstname.lastname@example.org (online contact form below) if there is a way that we can partner with you.
Beloit Regional Hospice has a group of knowledgeable speakers available to provide a presentation to your group or organization. We are very pleased to provide this service to the community free of charge and will work with you to meet your program needs and schedule.
Possible topics include:
- The Hospice Philosophy of Care: What is hospice and who qualifies?
- Advance Medical Directives (Living Will and Power of Attorney for Healthcare)
- How to ensure your end-of-life wishes are known and respected
- A Journey through Grief: Coping with Death and Dying
- The Importance of Caring for Ourselves when Caring for Others
- Caregiver Confidence
- How to Communicate with People who are Seriously Ill
- Dealing with Grief for Teens and Children
- Practical Aspects of Caring for a Loved One at the End of Life
- What Dying Patients Teach Us
- Pain and Symptom Management at the End-of-Life
- Hospice Careers
- Being a Hospice Volunteer
- Spirituality and the End of Life
Presentations are designed to meet the needs of your group – the minimum time that should be allowed is about 20 minutes. Presentations can be provided during daytime or evening hours, depending on the needs of your group.