Education Opportunities

Lake Superior Hospice offers many opportunities to receive education on special interest topics related to healthcare, hospice, advance directives and palliative medicine  to name a few. Please contact Kymber Beltrame at kbeltrame@lakesuperiorhospice.org or call 906-225-7760 if you are interested in having someone from Lake Superior Hospice provide education.

 

Education Opportunities for 2015

Volunteer Trainings
Audience: Anyone who is interested in learning more about hospice care and perhaps is interested in volunteering, although it is not necessarily expected that you will become a volunteer following the training.
Time Needed: 10 hour training (typically over a weekend)
Dates: Spring & Fall
Outline: All aspects of hospice care.
Contact: To find out how to register for a Volunteer Training contact  Kymber Beltrame, Volunteer Coordinator at 906-225-7760 or email kbeltrame@lakesuperiorhospice.org

 

Illness & the Spirit Workshop
Audience:
Church or faith groups, civic groups and others as requested.
Time Needed: 2-3 hours depending on group size
Dates: As requested and scheduled by the organization and Lake Superior Hospice.
Outline: This education opportunity is designed to focus on end of life issues and fears/questions of death, serious illness and caregiving. We cover topics that may be difficult to talk about with others and open a safe environment with trigger tapes, work books, small group work and facilitated discussion by a medical professional.
Contact: To discuss opportunities contact Kymber Beltrame, Volunteer Coordinator at 906-225-7760 or email kbeltrame@lakesuperiorhospice.org

 



Discover a Different
Kind of Care
  • “Every year, more than 1.65 million people living with a life-limiting illness receive care from hospice and palliative care providers in this country,” said J. Donald Schumacher, president and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. “These highly-trained professionals don’t only provide quality medical care. They work to make sure patients and families find dignity, respect, and love during life’s most difficult journey.”

    Hospice is more than traditional healthcare. Hospice and palliative care programs provide pain management, symptom control, psychosocial support, and spiritual care to patients and their families when a cure is not possible. Hospice and palliative care combines the highest level of quality medical care with the emotional and spiritual support that families need most when facing the end of life.

    Hospice care is available to people of all ages, with any illness. Hospice professionals and trained volunteers will ask you what’s important and listen to what you say. They make your wishes a priority.

    If you or a loved one is facing a serious or life-limiting illness, the time to find out more about hospice and palliative care is right now.