Florida Palliative Care Coalition

Our Mission is to support and inspire the acceleration of solutions that promote better quality of life for Floridians living with serious, chronic, or advanced illness, through research, education, advocacy, and access to holistic healthcare

Vision and Goals

  • Create greater understanding of the stakeholders involved in palliative care and their respective roles
  • Create a uniform definition of palliative care in Florida
  • Bring key stakeholders involved in palliative care together to help ensure access to care and improved quality of life
  • Partner with the Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council (CCRAB) and incorporate their goals related to standards and education
    • Garner support for palliative care and the policies needed to: Expand access to hospice and palliative care
    • Improve the quality of life for patients and families
    • Assure excellence in hospice and palliative care
    • Advocate for the needs of those in the final phases of life

    Work Groups

    The Summit Work Groups provide an opportunity for smaller group dialogue and collaboration. Each Work Group will include a moderator and host but needs YOUR participation and expertise to help develop the Palliative Care Coalition goals and initiatives. This is a time we have set aside devoted to dialogue and we look forward to engaging you in the following topics:

    Public Policy and Advocacy

    The focus of this workgroup is to advocate for palliative care with policy makers for Floridians living with serious, chronic or advanced illness.

    Professional Education and Practice

    The focus of this workgroup is to help foster curriculum development and learning opportunities for palliative care professionals that promote better quality of life for Floridians living with serious, chronic or advanced illness

    Community Outreach and Partnerships

    The focus of this workgroup is to engage the community and develop partnerships that support and inspire the acceleration of solutions that promote better quality of life for Floridians living with serious, chronic or advanced illness.

    Community Education

    The focus of this workgroup is to help the community understand what palliative care is and promote better quality of life for Floridians living with serious, chronic or advanced illness.

    817 N Gadsden Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32303

    850.878.2632
    info@floridapalliativecarecoalition.org

     

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