Palliative Care Partnership of the Roanoke Valley
Advocating Quality Comfort Care Throughout Life
The Palliative Care Partnership of the Roanoke Valley is a 501(c)3 organization. © 2008 - 2015 all rights reserved
Virginia Advance Directive Forms:
Next Meeting: Friday, January 9, 2015 – 7:30 AM
Note New Meeting Location:
Carilion Clinic Riverside III, 3rd Floor Conference Room 3D
PCPRV Receives Grant to Implement POST
(Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment)
The Palliative Care Partnership of the Roanoke Valley has received a $22,000 Geriatric Training and Education (GTE) Initiative Grant from the Virginia Center for Aging for a pilot project to implement the Physicians’ Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST) form in the Roanoke Valley.
A POST form is a set of physician-signed orders which communicates
and implements patient preferences for end-of-life treatment.
The form is transferable across treatment settings
of participating health care agencies.
A POST form may be appropriate for people who are either
terminally ill or are seriously ill with chronic, progressive disease.
Agencies participating in this project include:
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Friendship Health & Rehab Center
Richfield Recovery and Care Center
Carilion Clinics Hospice – Roanoke
Good Samaritan Hospice -- Roanoke
Medi Home Health & Hospice
Ultimately, the PCPRV hopes this project will be a catalyst for adopting the POST form and process on a statewide level similar to other states, including West Virginia and Oregon.
For more information about the PCPRV project contact:
Laura Pole at email@example.com