ASHLAND – Hospice of North Central Ohio has received approval for a grant in the amount of $ 6,353.47 for the purchase of new medical training equipment.
The grant received from the Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative People Fund will help HNCO organize annual training for new and experienced nurses in hospice and palliative care.
“Our caregivers are better equipped and trained to meet the unique needs of our patients thanks to the generous support we have received from the LMREC People’s Fund,” said Kim Knudson, Director of HNCO QAPI.
Ralph Tomassi, director of development for HNCO, said the agency was grateful for the continued friendship and generous support of his special mission.
“LMREC People Fund grants have long provided the margin of excellence for patients and caregivers at HNCO,” said Tomassi.
As the region’s oldest and largest non-profit hospice hospice, Hospice of North Central Ohio has served thousands of families with compassionate hospice and end-of-life care programs and services since 1988.
Based at 1021 Dauch Drive in Ashland, Hospice of North Central Ohio serves over 200 patients per day in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Morrow and Richland counties living with chronic and terminal illnesses. In addition, free ongoing bereavement services are provided to hundreds of families of palliative care patients and anyone in the bereavement community.
HNCO also operates the “What Goes’ Round Thrift Shoppe” located in downtown Mansfield.
Call 800-952-2207 for more information. HNCO is a 501c3 non-profit organization with over 37 years of experience and a community partner of the United Way of Ashland and Knox County.