Fall Workshops

Here is a list of Honoring Choices workshops we offer for Partners and care professionals in our six regional networks across the Commonwealth. Come network and get the latest information & tools!

Health Care Planning Facilitator Course for Care Providers

5 CE Credits for Social Workers & Nurses

Date: Sept 28, 8am-Noon

Co hosted by Care Dimensions, 333 Wyman St. Waltham

Enhance your health care planning knowledge and sharpen your communications skills to effectively engage adults in meaningful discussions at every phase of health. This highly interactive and popular course provides the proven Who's Your Agent? Program Tools, comprehensive information about at 5 MA planning documents including MOLST, and decision-making authority of Health Care Agents and Guardians, and useful strategies to educate your staff and the wider community. Attendees receive the Honoring Choices Health Care Planning Facilitator Certificate.

 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT.

 All Partners & Staff Welcome.

South Shore Community Partner & Friends Meeting

“Working Together with EMS for Quality Care that Honors Your Choices”

Date:  September 13, 9:00am−10:30am

Hosted by Fairing Way Retirement Community, a Rice Eventide Community, 25 Stonehaven Drive, South Weymouth.

Sponsored by Old Colony Hospice & Palliative Care

Special Guest Speaker, Derrick Congdon, M.S.,NREMT-P, Executive Director, Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council, Inc. Come hear a special presentation to improve your knowledge about EMS protocols and honoring MOLST and CC/DNR orders. Together, we’ll create some guiding principles to align our protocols and procedures to ensure every adult on the South Shore gets quality care at home, on transfer and across all care settings.

 Free. 

 All Partners & care professionals welcome.

North Shore Community Partner & Friends Meeting

“Working Together with EMS for Quality Care that Honors Your Choices”

Date: Thursday, October 12, 8:30am−10:00am

Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick St, Beverly.

Co-Hosted by Beverly Hospital and NICHE

Special Guest Speaker: Jonathan Brickett, Executive Director, NorthEast Emergency Medical Services. Come hear a special presentation to improve your knowledge about EMS protocols and honoring MOLST and CC/DNR orders. Together, we’ll create some guiding principles to align our protocols & procedures to ensure every adult on the North Shore gets quality care at home, on transfer and across care settings.

 Free. 

 All Partners & care professionals welcome.

Metrowest-Greater Boston Community Partner & Friends Meeting

“Working Together with EMS for Quality Care that Honors Your Choices”

Date: Tuesday, October 31, 8:30am−10:00am

Emerson Hospital, 333 Old Rd to 9 Acre Corner,
Concord MA 01742

Co-Hosted by Emerson Hospital

Special Guest Speaker, Derrick Congdon, M.S.,NREMT-P, Executive Director, Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council, Inc. Come hear a special presentation to improve your knowledge about EMS protocols and honoring MOLST and CC/DNR orders. Together, we’ll create some guiding principles to align our protocols & procedures to ensure every adult in Metrowest- Greater Boston gets quality care at home, on transfer and across care settings.

 Free.

 All Partners & care professionals welcome.

Holyoke/ Springfield & Western MA Partners

"MOLST Meeting the Challenge Workshop"

Date: September 19, 2pm-4:30pm

Baystate Health Education Center, Holyoke.

A dynamic panel is assembled to talk about MOLST best practices and implementation challenges. Come join the dialogue to build a process that is responsive to an adult's changing health needs and choices.  Co-hosted by the Western MA Transitions in Care Cross Continuum, sponsored by Baystate Hospital.

 Free Workshop. 

 All Partners & care professionals welcome.

Worcester & Central MA Partners

"MOLST: Meeting the Challenge Workshop"

Date: October 18, 8:30am-10:30am

First Unitarian Church in Worcester

Worcester is "the home of MOLST" and where it all started. The Worcester Honoring Choices Community Partners are planning an exciting regional event to gather their expertise and build on best practices.

 Free Workshop. 

 All Partners & care professionals welcome.

Dartmouth & New Bedford, South Shore Region

"MOLST: Meeting the Challenge Workshop"

Date: October 25, 8:30am-11:00am

Hawthorn Medical Associates Conference Center

535 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747

Honoring Choices MA and co-hosts Community Nurse Home Care, Hawthorn Medical Associates and 4C: Community Cross Continuum Collaborative are planning an exciting regional event to gather their expertise and build on best practices. Must register to attend.

♦  Free Workshop. 

 All Partners & care professionals welcome.