The specialty of social work in the hospice and palliative care setting is the focus of the professionals who meet to discuss best practices, overcome common challenges in working with patients and families at the end of life, advocate for the importance of psychosocial care and share ideas and resources.

Visit the Social Work Community Page to see the latest discussion posts, chat schedule and archive of past chats and resources available in the community library.

Social Worker Steering Committee

Social Worker Community Leader
Nancy Flowers
Social Work Manager
Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care – Mount Prospect, IL

Sara Dado, LCSW
Senior Director of Clinical Programs
Lightways Hospice and Serious Illness Care (formerly Joliet Area Community Hospice) – Joliet, IL

Ronnie Wayne Featherstone, Jr.
Director of Social Work Practice
Suncoast Hospice – Largo, FL

Courtney E Gum-Layton, ACHP-SW, LCSW-C
Manager of Social Work Services
Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care – Salisbury, MD

Anisha Lucero
Social Worker
Sangre De Cristo Community Care – Pueblo, CO

Jennifer Martin, LCSW
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida
Jacksonville, FL

Karen Short, ACHP-SW, LCSW, APHSW-C
JourneyCare – Rockford, IL