Partner Level Two

As a We Honor Veterans Partner, there are four levels your organization can achieve.

 
Partner Level Two: Build organizational capacity to provide quality care for Veterans.

To achieve We Honor Veterans (WHV) Partner Level Two recognition:

1. Review and share the Hospice-Veteran Partnership Fact Sheet and Level Two Resources with your
    staff.   
2. Complete and document completed ‘required’ activities on the Partner Level Two Activity Report.
3.  Submit Level Two Activity Report and email per instructions on the form. 
4.  Upon receipt and approval of the Partner Level Two Activity Report, WHV will:

           a.  Email a ‘WHV Level 2 Certificate of Recognition’
           b.  Provide your organization a WHV logo (Level Two)
           c.  Add your organization’s name to the WHV Partner Directory

WHV Partner Level Two may immediately begin working on Partner Level Three activities. 

WHV Partner Level Two Required Activities

 

EDUCATION
Staff and Volunteer Education and Programs
Conduct a minimum of three (3) different (topics, not audiences) Veteran-specific presentations for administrative and clinical staff and volunteers within your organization - different from presentations delivered for Level One Activities. Examples of presentations and additional resources can be found at Get Practical Resources.
Integrate Veteran-specific content into staff and volunteer orientation within your organization – based on content from PowerPoint presentations and resources at at Get Practical Resources.
Community Education
Conduct veteran-specific outreach presentations in at least 2 Veteran organization venues (VFW and other VSOs, State Veterans Homes, etc).
PowerPoint presentations and additional resources can be found as listed above.
ORGANIZATIONAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Continue to Integrate Military History Checklist process (or equivalent) into referral/intake procedures within your organization. Set up an annual evaluation of the process.
Conduct review of Veteran-specific Practice Examples of NHPCO’s Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs with staff and volunteers within your organization.
HOSPICE-VETERAN PARTNERSHIPS
VA Medical Centers and Veterans Service Organizations
Develop ongoing relationships with designated VA contact person and one or more Veterans service organizations. Identified in Level One activities.
Local, regional and statewide Hospice-Veteran Partnerships
Continue review of the Hospice-Veteran Partnership Toolkit.
Identify a local, regional or state-wide Hospice-Veterans Partnership in your area. Contact your state hospice organization for contact information as needed.

 

Locate and Network with Other We Honor Veterans Partners

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