Register – Addressing Personhood in Healthcare and Rehabilitation: An Ethical and Moral Imperative

In her book Humanistic Healthcare Dr. Margaret Hannah shares the following insights which have provided the basis for her own evolving practice over the years. She believes that we can no longer afford to look at the human body as simply a machine. “That health is a product of healthy relationships, a quality of life held in common. That nobody can be healthy alone. That given the right conditions health is contagious and can spread like an infectious disease.  And that who we are being as healthcare professionals is as important as what we are doing.”

Maybe you have asked yourself how we have allowed health care to stray so far from caring? Have we lost sight of the individual we are treating, their fears, anxieties, emotions, values and stories? Have we refused to address the social determinants that may be central to the dis-ease we witness every day in society? Has contemporary medicine simply lost sight of the central role of human relationships in healthcare? Please join us at Maine State Prison on June 27-28 for Addressing Personhood in Healthcare and Rehabilitation: An Ethical and Moral Imperative to explore these provocative issues. Poster available for downloading.

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Registration is $129 for Members, $149 for Non-members, $45 for Hospice Volunteers, free for the first three family members of MSP hospice volunteers ($30 for additional family members), free for MSP/MDOC Staff Members.

If you are only able to attend one day, please e-mail Scott at and let him know which date. Registration for one day is $109 for Members, $129 for Non-Members, $35 for Hospice Volunteers.

PLEASE NOTE: To comply with Maine State Prison requirements, registration will close on June 19th, one week prior to the conference.

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Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Wellness Retreat – Oct. 13-15

The Maine Hospice Council & Center for End-of-Life Care is pleased to be hosting our Hospice & Palliative Care Wellness Retreat once again. The weekend retreat will be held October 13-15 at the beautiful Rangeley Inn and will include ample time for educational workshops, networking, and relaxation. The retreat is open to all who work or volunteer in hospice or palliative care.

Registration fees are per person for the weekend and include all workshops, meals, and accommodation.

We hope to see you there!

Contact Person: MHC Executive Assistant Kathryn Randall 


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