Chest Manikan

Kim Knudson, HNCO QAPI manager is shown here with a Chest Manikan.

NEW LONDON -- The New London Rotary's Area United Fund has approved a grant in the amount of $900 to fund the purchase of a chest manikin, which will be used to train Hospice of North Central Ohio's front line nurses on chest ports and subclavian ports.

The grant is made possible through the efforts of the 2020-21 NLRAUF campaign. The mission of the fund is to support New London area through education, community involvement, service and outreach to those in need.

As the area’s oldest and largest non-profit hospice organization, Hospice of North Central Ohio has served thousands of families with compassionate end-of-life and Palliative care, bereavement programs and services since 1988.

Headquartered at 1021 Dauch Drive in Ashland, Hospice of North Central Ohio serves more than 200 patients daily in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Morrow, and Richland counties who are living with chronic and terminal illnesses. Additionally, free continuous bereavement services are provided for hundreds of families of hospice patients and to anyone in the community experiencing grief.

Call 800-952-2207 for more information. HNCO is a 501c3 non-profit organization with over 37 years of experience and a community partner of United Way of Ashland and Knox County.

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