Grant for Equipment required for COVID 19 response (Grant: $16,582)

The Bellarine Community Health Nursing & Palliative Care Team provide support to clients and families on the Bellarine to remain at home through the progression of their illness or until they are admitted to a hospital or palliative care unit. A 24 hour, seven days a week service is provided by a combination of community nurses, specialist palliative care doctors and nurses. This team works tirelessly to support members of the community in need, in their place of comfort.

Now more than ever, nurses are under immense pressure and are working with inadequate resources and this will only become more difficult when coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread. This grant will provide funds for critical medical equipment and resources to support some of the hardest working healthcare workers.