Fairfax, VA
(703) 538-4584

Hospice Specific Training Program 

  • Monthly hospice training provided to educate and support our caregivers and office staff
  • Technology enhancements track our hospice clients and identify caregivers who have completed hospice training
  • Caregivers are required to complete quarterly training modules
  • All classes are taught in our office by a Registered Nurse
  • Regular communication with the hospice agency social workers and case managers through our Shared Client Program
  • Our Right at Home Nurse Practitioner talks about a DNR—what it is, what it means for the CNA, and where to find it

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Hospice Training Educates Our Caregivers On Specifics

Right at Home Northern Virginia's hospice training for caregivers includes:

✫  Following a collaborative care plan
✫  Knowing who makes up the hospice team
✫  Understanding the hospice regulations, benefits and mission
✫  Recognizing the symptoms and assisting with pain management
✫  Communicating with the interdisciplinary hospice and palliative care providers
✫  Documenting the patient’s physical changes 
✫  Understanding the special needs of patients with chronic and terminal illnesses

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