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We Honor Veterans : Overview and Community Partner Commitment. What is We Honor Veterans ( WHV )?. National awareness and action campaign Developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) In collaboration with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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We honor veterans overview and community partner commitment

We Honor Veterans:Overview and Community Partner Commitment


What is we honor veterans whv
What is We Honor Veterans (WHV)?

  • National awareness and action campaign

  • Developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

  • In collaboration with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

  • Encourage partnerships between hospices, state hospice organizations and VA facilities, with expansion to Community Partners


Our shared goal
Our shared goal:

  • Providing the best possible care for Veterans in the best possible manner and setting.

    While…..

  • Honoring Veterans’ preferences


Why whv
Why WHV?

  • Approximately 680,000 Veterans die in the US every year: 25% of all deaths!

  • A vast majority of Veterans are not enrolled in VA and may not be aware of end-of-life services and benefits available to them

  • Community Partners can join in better serving and honoring our nation’s Veterans and be listed on the We Honor Veterans website


Website educational tools and resources
Website Educational Tools and Resources

  • Go to: www.WeHonorVeterans.org >>Get Practical Resources>>WHV Partner Resources. Many tools and resources for staff and community education, including these presentations:

  • Topics

    • Basic Training for Understanding the VA

    • Building a Veteran-centric culture

    • Memorials and Salutes for Veterans and Caregivers



Community partners better prepared to
Community Partners Better Prepared to:

  • Build professional and organizational capacity to provide quality services for Veterans

  • Develop and/or strengthen partnerships

  • Promote hospice and palliative care for Veterans

  • Demonstrate impact of organizational programs through evaluation of Veteran-specific programs


Levels of commitment
Levels of Commitment

  • Recruit: Get oriented and commit

  • Level 1: Build professional and organizational capacity

  • Level 2: Develop and/or strengthen partnerships

  • Level 3: Promote hospice and palliative care for Veterans

  • Level 4: Demonstrate the impact of organizational programs


Recruit committing to the program
Recruit: Committing to the Program

  • Review We Honor Veterans Overview PowerPoint presentation

  • Submit the online Community Partner Commitment form


Steps to getting started
Steps to Getting Started

  • Review this presentation—You just have!

  • Complete and submit the online Community Partner Commitment on WHV website

  • Receive acknowledgement of your Partner Commitment (allow up to 10 business days)

  • Check the Community Partner directory on WHV website for your listing as a Recruit

  • Start working on Level One Activities!


Contact us
Contact Us

We Honor Veterans

A program of the

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Email: [email protected]

www.WeHonorVeterans.org


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