Programs Supported

Imagine having to choose between putting dinner on the table for your family and taking a sick child to the doctor because you cannot afford to do both. Many families face these kinds of tough choices day in and day out.

Your donation to The AnMed Health Foundation supports programs and funds designed to make healthcare services accessible to everyone in our community, regardless of their circumstances, and to continuously enhance the level of care at AnMed Health. The following are supported:

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Image of a boy at AnMed Health Pediatric Therapy Works

Robert B. Claytor Patient Assistance Fund

Programs & Services

AnMed Health Pediatric Therapy Works serves more than 600 children with developmental delays and disorders providing therapy, assistive equipment and customized programs to help them reach their full potential and live as independently as possible.

Camp Asthmania is a special AnMed Health Children’s Care event that brings together children with asthma for a week of fun activities and asthma education.

Doclink is a school-based program started by a group of AnMed Health physicians to focus on substance abuse, trauma prevention and other health initiatives for Anderson County youth.

Mom and Dad Forever assists terminally ill patients of AnMed Health who have child(ren) of school age and below to make and preserve tangible memories.

Safe Kids provides programming on bike and pedestrian safety, installation of car seats, water safety, poisoning, falls, fire, burn safety and safe sleep practices. By creating awareness and educating parents and caregivers on childhood injuries, Safe Kids aids in prevention of the No. 1 cause of death among children from 1 to 14 years of age.

Scales Drive Fund provide scales for patients who need to monitor their weigh on a daily basis. The most common disease that needs daily monitoring is Congestive Heart Failure. Heat failure occurs when the heart muscle cannot pump enough blood to the rest of the body.

Peggy G. Deane Nursing Professional Development Fund

Financial Assistance Funds

AnMed Health Freedom Link Fund (formerly Lifeline) pays the monthly service fee for the Freedom Link System – a personal emergency response service – for elderly and disabled persons, allowing them to maintain their quality of life and independent living in their own homes.

Cancer Care Assistance Fund supports programs that ensure all patients receive the medical care they need for the prevention and treatment of cancer, including mammograms and treatments at the AnMed Health Infusion Center.

Employee Financial Assistance Fund will directly support the needs of AnMed Health employees facing particularly hard times due to an emergency or crisis affecting the employee or a member of his/her immediate family.

Peggy G. Deane Nursing Professional Development Fund provides financial support for qualifying AnMed Health employees to advance their education and training in the field of nursing, nursing education and nursing administration.

Robert B. Claytor Patient Assistance Fund (formerly the Chaplain's Fund) purchases prescriptions or medical supplies for low-income patients discharged from AnMed Health who cannot afford to pay for these items essential for their healing and recovery.

 

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