Hospice Of Amador & Calaveras Awarded $5,000 Grant

Hospice Of Amador & Calaveras Awarded $5,000 Grant

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation to fund the agency’s respite care program for Calaveras County patients and families. Hospice of Amador & Calaveras respite care program provide relief to caregivers of the agency’s patients in the form of certified healthcare personnel in a patients home or overnight care in area hospitals and residential centers. Often, patient caregivers become depleted themselves, overwhelmed, or physically exhausted. The Hospice Respite Program is a vital component for the agency to fulfill its mission to provide quality care to the dying while supporting caregivers. According to Hospice Executive Director Ariane Debien, the agency is beyond thrilled that the Calaveras Community Foundation is partnering with them to provide this care to Calaveras county patients. Hospice of Amador & Calaveras is the two-county regions only non-profit; Hospice agency is one of 20 recipients to receive a portion of the $130,697 awarded in this year’s funding cycle.

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