Author Archive | Kimberly Ouwehand

SMART workshop June 20, 2019

Thursday June 20, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
 

WORKSHOP TOPICS: Managing Care-Giving in today’s world: pros and cons

  • TOPIC: Dual Insurance/ Mandated Medicaid
  • TOPIC: Guardianship / Supportive Decision Making
  • TOPIC: Advance Care Directives
  • TOPIC: Recording Medical Information

This will be an informative and interactive workshop filled with experts and resources
Workshop for CFH, Family Caregivers and Personal Care Providers.
Approved 4 hour-Certificate of Attendance.


  • Date: Thursday, June 20th, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
    Check in at 9:30
  • Location:  West Ada Training Building
    1301 E Central Drive
    Meridian, Idaho 83642 
    (Map)
  •  Cost: $30 / workshop

Includes lunch, parking, all materials and 4-hour Certificate of Attendance

For more information: email kimberly@treasurevalleyhospice.com

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SMART WORKSHOP: May 24th, 2018

Thursday May 24, 2018 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SOLD OUT SOLD OUT SOLD OUT

SMART:living life smarter

Workshop for CFH, Family Caregivers and Personal Care Providers.
Approved 4 hour-Certificate of Attendance.

May 24th, 2018

WORKSHOP TOPICS:

Health Care Documentation & Record Keeping

  • TOPIC: Medicine Management and Documentation

Divinity Healthcare Services, PLLC  [Jeffrey Roberts]

  • TOPIC: Accounting Fundamentals for Managing Resident Funds

CPA/CFH provider- [Connie Muphy]

  • TOPIC: Documentation, Certifications and Update on Certified Family Homes Senate hearings

IDHW (Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare)- Steve Millward

This will be an informative and interactive workshop filled with resources and checklists for CFH, family and personal caregivers.

 


  • Date: Thursday, May 24th, 2018

  • Time: 10:00 am – 2:30pm
    Check in at 9:30

  • Location:  West Ada Training Building
    1301 E Central Drive
    Meridian, Idaho 83642 (Map)

  •  Cost: $30 / workshop

Includes lunch, parking, all materials and 4-hour Certificate of Attendance

For more information: email kimberly@treasurevalleyhospice.com

Sold Out!  Sold out!  Sold out!

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Choices in Healthcare Checklist

Having up-to-date medical information helps you to manage health care and medications and is crucial to have in case of an emergency. Keeping your doctor current will also help in managing your health needs. Primary Emergency Contact (name, relationship and phone number) Secondary Emergency Contact (name, relationship and phone number) YOU HAVE A CHOICE: Do […]

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After the Funeral, Help Them Help You

I joined the W Club in July of 2016 after my husband lost his battle with cancer. I blog about my revelations as a widow working my way through grief at The Wandering Widow. I’m grateful Treasure Valley Hospice invited me to share some of my observations with you. Starting the moment your loved one […]

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SMART WORKSHOP: June 22nd

Thursday June 22, 2017 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
 

SMART:living life smarter

Workshop for CFH, Family Caregivers and Personal Care Providers.
Approved 4 hour-Certificate of Attendance.

June 22nd, 2017

WORKSHOP TOPICS: MENTAL HEALTH

TOPIC: Avoiding Conflict and Power Struggle

IDHW-DD (CPCS)*[Crisis Prevention and Court Services]

  • Russell Salyards

TOPIC: Legal Preparations for Reduced Capacity

Ahrens-DeAngeli Law Group

  • David J Wilson, JD, LLM, CELA

 

  • Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017

  • Time: 10:00 am – 2:30pm
    Check in at 9:30

  • Location:  West Ada School District Building

    1301 E Central Dr.  Meridian, ID 83642

  •  Cost: $25 / workshop

Includes lunch, parking, all materials and 4-hour Certificate of Attendance

For more information: call 208-369-6793 or email kimberly@treasurevalleyhospice.com

 

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SMART WORKSHOP April 13th

Thursday April 13, 2017 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
 

SMART:living life smarter

Workshop for CFH, Family Caregivers and Personal Care Providers.
Approved 4 hour-Certificate of Attendance.

April 13th, 2017

WORKSHOP TOPICS:

Documentation and Financial Records for caregivers:
Record keeping for important certificates and documents- Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare
*Carrie Johns and Patricia Eld
Healthcare Checklist:
Health Information and Resources for managing healthcare needs- Treasure Valley Hospice
*Kimberly Ouwehand-

 

  • Date: Thursday, April 13th, 2017

  • Time: 10:00 am – 2:30pm
    Check in at 9:30

  • Location:  West Ada School District Building

    1301 E Central Dr.  Meridian, ID 83642

  •  Cost: $25 / workshop

Includes lunch, parking, all materials and 4-hour Certificate of Attendance

For more information: call 208-369-6793 or email kimberly@treasurevalleyhospice.com

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When To Call Hospice

If you say yes to one or more of the indictors below, it may be time to get a Free Hospice Evaluation: Recent weight loss or decreased appetite?  Frequent hospital, ER and/or MD visits? Increase in infections and/or skin breakdown? Increased pain or other uncontrolled symptoms? Changes in behaviors and/or interests? Require more assistance with […]

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Football and Caregiving: Teamwork is Essential

Football season is here! I am often forced to watch football, being surrounded by a “team” of boys. It is a love-hate relationship, but I love the atmosphere of football and the feeling of belonging I have during the season. Gathering together to watch and cheer on the team through the celebrations and the frustrations […]

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Grief Filled Holiday

Joy Filled Holidays…not always.  It probably comes as no surprise to health care providers that several studies show people have a greater chance of dying on Christmas, the day after Christmas or New Year’s Day than any other single day of the year.  As reported by Jen Christianson of CNN, this is true for people […]

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Conversations About Conversations

What is going on about all the conversations about have “The Conversation?” An interesting phenomenon is building momentum.  Healthcare crisis is something we don’t think about until we are in it.  Why should we?  As American’s we are excellent at reacting, living in the moment and problem fixing. However, this comes at a cost.  Conversations […]

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