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Donation supports Boone Hospital’s work to provide comfort at end of life

From left, Marlee Walz, director of patient care services; Barb Danuser, executive director of the Boone Hospital Foundation; Mandy Schmidt, palliative care nurse; Dorreen Rardin, Supportive Care coordinator; Dr. Michael Daly; John Bolton, manager of medical oncology.

Donation supports Boone Hospital’s work to provide comfort at end of life

On 5 Apr 2013, in Boone Hospital Foundation, palliative care, supportive care

The Boone Hospital Foundation has received a $20,000 donation in honor of the hospital’s Supportive Care service.

Supportive Care provides a wide spectrum of services that promote comfort and healing during a patient’s hospital stay. Those services include: massage therapy, spa treatments, healing touch, music therapy and aroma therapy. In addition to these services, for patients facing the end of life, Supportive Care also provides comfort bags with a soft blanket, stuffed animal, journal, photo album and visitor log.

An anonymous mid-Missouri woman provided the donation in recognition of the caregivers who gave comfort to her husband during his final days. The gift will support Boone’s Supportive Care Program.

“Boone Hospital Center is blessed to have an outstanding Supportive Care program that works with a variety of patients across our many care units,” said Barbara Danuser, executive director of the Boone Hospital Foundation. “The donor was incredibly moved by the care provided to her husband before he passed away. Her gift will help bring that same level of comfort to future patients.”

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