We Honor Veterans Level One Acheived
November 1, 2011
It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflects the important contributions made by these men and women, Omega House has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The We Honor Veterans campaign provides tiered recognition to hospice organizations that demonstrate a systematic commitment to improving care for Veterans. “Partners” can assess their ability to serve Veterans and, using resources provided as part of the campaign, integrate best practices for providing end-of-life care to Veterans into their organization. The program has 4 Partner Levels that must be achieved, with each Level providing specific activities to progressively increase the organization’s ability to serve Veterans. In June 2011, Omega House achieved its Level One Partnership.Read more