Hospice & Palliative Care

LifeCircle is an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional representation of people, organizations, and institutions in South Dakota whose purpose is to improve care at the end of life for people of the state.
Visit the LifeCircle page for more info.
Advance Care Planning are conversations between a patient, family and a healthcare provider about future healthcare decisions that may need to be made if the patient is suddenly ill or injured and unable to make their own medical decisions. These discussions will often result in Advance Directives which are written documents naming a medical power of attorney, directing the type of care they wish to receive through a living will or transportable medical orders if the patient has and advanced disease.
Visit the Advance Care Planning page for more information.

National Partners

NHPCO Website

CAPC Website

C TAC Website

Upcoming Education


14jun12:00 pm1:00 pmBuprenorphine & its Efficacy for Patients with Serious Illness and End of Life Care SituationsSDAHO Webinar

14jun2:00 pm3:00 pmThe Medicare "Must Knows" and Updates for HospiceSDAHO Webinar

15jun11:30 am12:30 pmUpdate on Adjuvant Analgesics in Advanced IllnessMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar

15jun12:00 pm1:00 pmWhat does Advanced Care Planning Look like in a Residential Care Setting?SDAHO Webinar

20jun11:00 am12:00 pmPrevention of pressure injuries for the caregiver and front-line staffSDAHO Webinar


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