Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The Paynesville Area Health Care System (PAHCS) Foundation Board has awarded $19,728.77 in internal requests to its medical departments and facilities for furniture, supplies and therapy improvements in 2011.
The Foundation Board, which originated in 2001 with the goal of supporting the health care system through philanthropy, accepts internal grant application requests four times each year. These recent awards were committee recommended and board designated gifts through the PAHCS Foundation.
Receiving foundation funds were: Hilltop Care Center for day room furniture (couch and two chairs for homelike atmosphere), Wii supplies (increased activities), Blanket warmer (for resident to enjoy warm blankets), Resident computer (for resident to family communication) and Mneme therapy supplies (used for alzheimer's therapy); Koronis Manor for Wii games supplies (increased activities); Social Work for Second Wind Dreams Program (resident satisfaction); Ambulance (sofa and sofa chair for on call staff); Specialty Services for blanket warmer (oncology patient use) and Paynesville Area Hospital for Meditation Garden lighting and family waiting room privacy wall with bookcase. "We were pleased to make these awards, made possible through the strong support of our benefactors, to further our mission of providing healthcare with a personal touch," stated Jennifer Engen, PAHCS Foundation Coordinator.
The Paynesville Area Health Care System foundation cultivates, invests and dispenses charitable donations to provide a source of funds that ensure the ongoing advancement and availability of quality, local health care in all communities served. For more information on the PAHCS Foundation, visit www.pahcs.com.