SPEAKERS & EDUCATION

Call us to schedule a presentation on any of the topics listed:

CIVIC & COMMUNITY TOPICS

Collabria Care offers to civic and community organizations on a variety of topics related to our key programs: Hospice, Collabria Day Program, Palliative Services, and Alzheimer’s Services. Drawing on the expertise and experiences of professional staff in our organization, we provide information designed to improve quality of life for all who live in our community.

Speaking Topics Include:

Getting to Know Collabria Care
An overview of programs & services

Palliative Services
How the Palliative Care program can help you or someone you love

Hospice 101
Who qualifies? Who pays? What can I expect?

10 Myths about Hospice
Addressing common misperceptions about hospice care

Spirituality in End of Life Care
Finding meaning in the midst of dying

Understanding Grief and Loss
Normal grief responses and how to support the grieving

Normal Aging vs Dementia
Separating fact from fiction

Brain Health 
Why taking care of your brain health matters

Caring for the Caregiver
If you don’t, who will?

Honoring Choices Napa Valley:
Understanding Advance Care Directives

PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE TOPICS

With four decades of experience in providing expert care for those with a serious or life-limiting illness, and as the designated Alzheimer’s Resource Center for Napa County, Collabria Care can help you meet your staff training needs. Choose from these topics or call us to arrange a customized curriculum to address your specific needs.

Speaking Topics Include:

Hospice 101
Introduction to Hospice – What’s it all about? Common myths?

Palliative Care 101
Introduction to Palliative Care. Why it is an added layer of for patients and providers

Dementia Disease Progression & Related Behaviors
What makes it worse? What makes it better?

Keep Calm & Carry On
Managing dementia-related agitation in the community setting

The Dying Process
End-of-life management for nurses

Dementia & Safety in the Assisted Living Setting
How to prevent those falls

 

Overview of GIP & Hospice Levels of Care
General Inpatient Care vs routine care

Skin Care & Wound Prevention
How can we partner with SNFs to prevent wounds

Partnering with Hospice
Working with Hospice to manage and improve outcomes

Body Mechanics 101
Safe transfers and patient positioning for RCFes and SNFs

Advanced Communication Training (ACT)
Serious Illness Conversation Guide

End-of-Life Symptoms & Management
How to help your patients and families through the end of life. What’s normal? What’s not?

To schedule a presentation, please call us at 707.258.9080