Deaconess Awarded Grant Via Trust Fund
August 05, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News(August, 2007) – The Deaconess Health Associations Fund, Inc., has been awarded a $50,000 matching grant from the Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Fifth Third Bank to support innovative updates for the Deaconess Older Adult Mental Health Inpatient program.
Efforts to raise the matching funds are now underway, which include the Deaconess Health Associations Fund’s fall event “Dining for Deaconess: An Evening at the Moulin Rouge” on November 28.
With the financial assistance of the Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, remodeling efforts on the inpatient unit at Deaconess Hospital will include a patient café, redesign of common areas and mood-altering décor, including specialized lighting fixtures. All elements will have the specific goal of creating a calming and comforting atmosphere for older adult mental health patients.
For more information about these Deaconess Health Associations Fund efforts, please call
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