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SUPPORTING END-OF-LIFE CARE

The Hospice Foundation for Jefferson Healthcare was created in 2009 to ensure that the Jefferson Healthcare Hospice will continue to serve our community for years to come. All funds collected by the foundation provide patient, family, and community services through the legacy of an endowment program. The Foundation is classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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OUR MISSION

To educate our communities about the value and benefits of hospice services and to engage friends and raise funds in support of end-of-life services by the Jefferson Healthcare Hospice.

PROGRAMS WE SUPPORT

In 2016, the foundation provided $67,560 to support patient and family services and programs provided by the Jefferson Healthcare Hospice.

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Palliative Care

Start-up costs provided by the Foundation ensure all patients facing life-threatening illnesses receive interdisciplinary care by a team of healthcare professionals.

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Bereavement Support

A comprehensive bereavement program is available throughout Jefferson County offering bi-weekly and monthly grief support groups and workshops.

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Alternative Therapies

Alternative therapies like massage, reiki, acupuncture, and music therapy are offered to patients as recommended by the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team.

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Respite Care

The in-home respite program provides skilled caregiver support and services when patient care becomes acute or when family caregivers need a break.

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Patient Care Kits

Essential hospice care supplies, such as bed sheets that fit hospital beds, waterproof pads, and skin care products, are provided to families in need.

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Volunteer Services

The foundation funds a Volunteer Coordinator that supports hospice volunteers who provided over 1,700 hours in patient and caregiver services in 2016.

WILL YOU DONATE SO THAT HOSPICE SERVICES CAN CONTINUE FOR OUR COMMUNITY?

FOUNDATION EVENTS

Attending a Hospice Foundation event is a great way to support hospice services while having an enjoyable time with others in our community.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS