Education

United Hospice of Rockland Offers Educational Support to the Community:

  • Educational Offerings are provided to healthcare professionals on topics such as: Advance Directives, Pain Management, Principles of Hospice and Palliative Care, Care of the Dying and miscellaneous other topics. We also offer speakers who provide an interesting, informative and thought-provoking program for community groups such as Rotary, churches/synagogues, parents' assocaitions, etc. We are happy to work with you to develop a presentation that meets your needs. Please contact our Director of Marketing and Public Relations at 845-634-4974 to discuss and make arrangements.

Below please find a variety of resources that may be helpful. Additional articles are available under the Health Professionals tab, Articles for Review. If you cannot find what you may be looking for, please contact us at info@hospiceofrockland.org and we will do our very best to help you.

Family Information Packet: This packet was designed for families who have a loved one receiving services from United Hospice of Rockland.  Others may find it valuable as well. Some individuals want to prepare for the loss of a loved one by putting things in orders so that it is somewhat easier when they actually lose their loved one. Others choose to handle things at the time of the loss. It is up to you. This packet includes a few lists that can help you during this process. They include:

Preparing for the Loss of a Loved One
Funeral Homes in Rockland County
After a Loss Occurs
What Can I Do with Items I No Longer Need or Want
Handling an Estate-Professional Guidance When you Need it Most
How Can I Thank UHR               
Your Comfort Matters - A guide to managing pain
When You Are Grieving
When The Time Comes