One of NAHC’s primary goals is the promotion of the highest quality care to individuals in need of home care and hospice services through the enrichment of home care clinician’s. The Clinician’s Corner offers nurses and therapists valuable links to best practices and professional resources.

Clinical Tools and Training

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a member of the National Advisory Panel for the CHAMP program.

CHAMP (Collaboration for Homecare Advances in Management and Practice) is an evidenced-based best practices program specifically designed to help home care clinicians provide effective care to older home care patients – from the convenience of any computer. Visit the CHAMP website to learn about CHAMP’s many resources, including:

  • Affordable, self-paced e-learning courses developed by leading experts in the field (all courses confer Continuing Education hours)
  • Tools page, with free downloadable tools in 24 topics that home health managers and practitioners can use right away

Nursing Resources

Associations & Journals

Therapy Resources

Outside Resrouces for Sale

Briggs Corporation

Ordering Information: Briggs Corporation, 7300 Westown Parkway, suite 100  West Des Moines, IA 50266. 1.800.247.2343

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  • Fall Prevention Program – stock no. 8500
  • An Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Program provides tools that can result in reduced hospitalizations, improved fall outcomes and increased referrals
Marrelli and Associates, Inc.

Ordering information-order books online at  Pricing for orders of books by the box are also available.  Queries can be sent to
Marrelli and Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 308, Venice, FL 34284-0308 (941) 445-5353

  • Home Health Aide: Guidelines for Care-Instructor Manual
    3rd edition. Comprehensive Manual to orient/onboard, train, develop and retain effective and compassionate home care and hospice aides. Packed with over 600 test questions to assist with competency and competency review checklist. Also includes over 40 lesson plans with course content outline, course objectives, unit reviews, interactive patient case scenarios, and additional resources for further learning. The go-to Manual for aides for decades and the new one is better than ever.
  • The Handbook of Health Standards: Quality, Documentation, and Reimbursement
    6th edition. This award-winning “Red Book” provides concise information about the home care rules and complexity to meet myriad requirements and meet documentation standards while providing quality care with effective care planning. Detailed documentation guidelines, goals and outcomes, service/skills by system, factors supporting medical necessity, homebound status, and more!   
  • The Red Book Hospice Care Planning App. New!
    Available in the Apple Store and Google Play Store. Making the complex easier –a powerful app created to assist with development, modification, and management of patient care plans while harnessing an extensive library for users. Easy-to-use, comprehensive and intuitive. Created to help busy hospice team members be able to effectively care plan and have more time at the bedside with hospice patients and families. A basic app and a monthly subscription app that provides access to an extensive listing of standard care plans.
  • A Guide for Caregiving: What’s Next? Planning for Safety, Quality, and Compassionate Care for Your Loved One and Yourself
    This Guide has received an endorsement by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, received 3rd Place in the AJN Book of the Year Award in the Consumer Category, and was also awarded the 2019 Today’s Caregiver Friendly Award by Today’s Caregiver Magazine. Witten for family and friend caregivers, this books helps clinicians, health care organizations, and faith-based congregations to help care for people at home with compassion and knowledge. Some organizations provide these on admission as a way to actively engage support and educate family and friend caregivers-important members of the health care team.
  • Nurse Manager’s Survival Guide
    4th edition. Practical leadership book focused on home care and hospice primarily that addresses major areas of successful management and operations. Includes retention and recruitment, communication, time management, taking care of yourself and your team, when bad things happen to good managers, and much more.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook: Quality, Documentation, and Reimbursement
    3rd edition. This award-winning resource offers concise, focused coverage for providing effective hospice documentation and care. Care planning by patient problem is addressed as well as systems-based care and care planning. Meet numerous and sometimes complex requirements by improving your documentation and supporting medical necessity with this award-winning hospice-focused Handbook.