Welcome to the Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association

We advance awareness of and access to hospice and palliative care throughout Putnam County

Recommended reading and watching

We host a growing reading and video list suggested by our board members and professionals in the field. Click the icon to the left to see the complete list.

Changes to advance care directives

On July 1, 2018, HB1119 went into effect. This bill makes important changes to health care consent and the physician order for scope of treatment (POST) form. You can find links to the new forms and additional information here on our site.

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Who will speak for you?

People agree that talking with their loved ones about end of life care is important, but the conversation isn’t always easy. That’s why we have resources and people to help you get started. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you and your family have this important conversation.

Upcoming Events

National Health Care Decisions Day is coming up in a few weeks. We provide information and resources to the community about identifying a health care representative and writing advance care plans.Join us for Dessert and Decisions on Tuesday, April 16 from 10:00am-4:00pm at the Putnam County Hospital to share a delicious treat and have an essential conversation.

About Hospice and Palliative Care

Learn about hospice and palliative care, the differences between them and how they can bring you and your family comfort throughout all of life.

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Starting the Conversation

Talking about end of life is not easy but we are here to help you and your family or community start the conversation. Learn more