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Givewell Community Foundation Grants Assist Cornerstone Hospice

 

Last updated 8/27/2019 at 4:34pm

Cornerstone Hospice nurses were recently trained on how to use a CADD® pump to help manage patient medications. The GiveWell Community Foundation provided a grant to purchase two of the devices.

Cornerstone Hospice is already putting to good use two grants from the GiveWell Community Foundation.

Last spring, Cornerstone received a $5,000 Empower Polk grant from the GiveWell Community Foundation to purchase two CADD® pumps to be used to train Cornerstone nurses to assist with the care of patients experiencing pain. The device provides safe and accurate medication delivery.

Previously, Cornerstone Hospice would lease the pumps during the training of new nurses. Having the devices in-house is a cost and time savings for the non-profit agency that relies on community support for s...



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