Mission Statement

The Transitional Care Task Force is a voluntary organization of Hospice and Funeral Service providers who, through learning and the sharing of resources, develop Best Practices for the collaboration of Hospice and Funeral Services in order to benefit those we serve.

Goals of the Task Force

  • Enhance communication between hospice and funeral services
  • Provide Continuity of Care between hospice and funeral services; we are an extension of each other
  • Provide pertinent education of staff knowledgeable of one another’s services dispel myths and misconceptions
  • Share supportive resources (e.g. grief support groups and resources, staff to provide info)
  • Promote education and discussion of pre-planning decisions (e.g. Advance Directives, hospice, funeral services, final disposition)
  • Promote development of mutual understanding and respect through developing relationships and opportunities for education