New Perspectives Live Webcast Set for Oct. 24

Posted: 9/30/2013

Brookings Health System and United Living Community will present the New Perspectives live webcast on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 12:45 to 3:30 p.m. at Brookings Health System’s hospital, conference rooms A and B.

The two-hour webcast, “Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities through Life-Ending Illness, Grief and Loss,” is from the Hospice Foundation of America. It will focus on the critical challenges of providing and accessing optimal end-of-life care and bereavement support for this population.

Registration for the event is $10; payment may be made the day of the event. Lunch will be provided.

Registration is required by Oct. 18. To register or learn more, please contact Pastor George Gehant at (605) 696-7505 or ggehant@unitedalive.com.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, and Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.