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Care plan oversight

Get information about hospice care plan oversight including how to bill and a tracking tool.

Palliative Care Services in Southern Oregon

Providence Home Health Palliative Care is an extension of our traditional Home Health program. Patients needing palliative care often have complex needs that require specialized care.  


Providence Hospice Bereavement Support Groups

A listing of Providence Hospice Bereavement Support Groups offered in Portland, Yamhill and Clackamas county areas.

Providence Hospice Complementary Therapies

Complementary therapies are available through Providence Hospice in the Portland metro area and Providence Hospice of the Gorge.

Regional palliative care services now unified

By consolidating our palliative care services into a single organizational structure, we can ease access to our services and provide consistency for our patients, whether they’re at home, in a clinic or in the hospital. – James Arp, chief executive, Home and Community Services, and Bill Sherer, executive, Medicine Program

Starting the Conversation about End-of-Life Care

Whether your patient is ready for hospice care, or they simply need help in establishing their goals of care toward end of life, Providence Home Services would like to help you in starting that difficult conversation with your patients.

The Anatomy of a Family Meeting

Facilitating a family meeting when a patient is seriously ill can be difficult at best. Providence Home Services provides the following recommendations for a conducting successful and productive family meeting.

Community Hospice Training Program Schedule

Providence Hospice offers a free comprehensive course of training to prepare people who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers in the Portland area.

Proprietary Health Article

Caregivers – take care

Taking on the care of a frail family member or an ailing spouse is a great act of love, but that doesn’t make it easy. On the contrary, it can be emotionally draining, physically exhausting and often overwhelming.

End of life decisions

If you are seriously ill or in the hospital, you may be asked to make many decisions. Some decisions, such as whether or not to accept artificial life support, are very difficult and require careful consideration. The following are some commonly asked questions about artificial life support and other life-sustaining measures.

Recommended Resource

Center to Advance Palliative Care

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is the leading resource for palliative care program development and growth. Access essential palliative care tools, education, resources and training for health care professionals.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn't.

National Parkinson Foundation

Since its inception more than 50 years ago, the National Parkinson Foundation has worked to address the unmet needs in Parkinson's care and treatment. In 2010 and beyond, NPF works every day to improve the quality of Parkinson's care through research, education and outreach. We believe by working together, we can improve the quality of care for every person diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Oregon Health Decisions

Oregon Health Decisions is an independent, nonprofit, grassroots organization. OHD gives people an opportunity to become involved and have a voice in health care policy. OHD also provides materials to assist people in making better-informed decisions regarding their individual health care needs and wishes.

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment brochure

Information for patients and families about the meaning of terms used in physician orders for life-sustaining treatment and the POLST form.

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Community Assets and Needs Assessment Report

Every three years, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital assesses the needs and assets of Columbia River Gorge communities with a focus on Hood River County.