Community Education and Outreach

Community Education  —  Isn’t It Time We Talk?

If you’d like to have someone from Trellis Supportive Care, North Carolina's original hospice and palliative care provider, speak to your church, school or community group, please call us at 336-768-6157, ext. 1622.

Speaking topics include:

  • What hospice REALLY is
  • How to talk to your family and physician about end of life care planning
  • More about Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney
  • Benefits and burdens of various treatment options
  • How to find a speaker for your church or community group
  • How to build an end of life care support system in your faith community

The Community Partnership for End of Life Care

Trellis Supportive Care, North Carolina's original hospice and palliative care provider, created the Community Partnership for End of Life Care in 1999 to improve the quality of end of life care throughout the community.

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Education for Healthcare Professionals

We help educate healthcare professionals by providing the following services.

On the Hospice campus:

  • CME events — a wide variety of topics
  • Community forums
  • Workshops and classes on a variety of topics

At Medical Centers:

  • Speakers for Grand Rounds
  • CME sessions for MDs, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and RNs
  • Presentations for hospital department staff meetings

In Physician Practices, Long Term Care, Assisted Living, CCRC, and Human Service agencies:

  • Education on the MOST (Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment) form
  • Medical Ethics classes
  • Assistance for patients, families, and staff with making and documenting healthcare wishes

To learn more or arrange a presentation on any end of life care topics, call 336-768-6157 ext 1622, or 1-888-876-3663, or contact us via email.

Our clinical and community educators provide ongoing events and presentations, either on our campus or at your site.

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