Promote the development and delivery of quality and responsive care for the most vulnerable populations.
- Increase the number of vulnerable New Yorkers benefiting from responsive, evidence-based, non-disease-specific services, such as palliative care and family care giving
Within this focus area, priority is given to the creation and demonstration of promising models and the training of practitioners.
Calvary Hospital, Inc.
To help support the Calvary @ Home Nursing Home Hospice Program and a new program that provides an alternate level of care for those at the very end of life
CaringKind, The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving (formerly Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter)
To help support and expand the Dementia Home Care Workers Training Program
The Mental Health Association of New York City, Inc.
$215,000 (over three years)
To help establish a geriatric mental health training and assistance center (without walls)
Northside Center for Child Development, Inc.
To help support the second year of the Comprehensive Evaluation Program
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc.
$250,000 (over two years)
To help build policy staff capacity in support of a comprehensive effort to achieve quality care through quality jobs
Safe Horizon, Inc.
To help support replication of the Counseling Center model and the introduction of a Counseling Center Residency Program
St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan
To help support the Hospital's Palliative Care Center for Service, Education, and Research