Hardisty Hospital Auxillary
To provide comfort and an improved quality of life for Long Term Care Residents of the Hardisty Health Centre. To promote and provide health related educational opportunities for young people of Hardisty and district through bursaries and special programs. To encourage volunteerism by setting an example in the community. To assist the Health Centre during times of crisis. (e.g. SARS. epidemic). Purchase equipment and furnishings for the Hardisty Health Centre. To accomplish our goals by enjoying all the benefits of belonging to a charitable organization.
WHAT WE DO FOR OUR COMMUNITY
- Fund Raise: Raffles Vending Machines (Health Centre Foyer) Casino Memorial Donations
- Volunteen Program: For Students 14-19 years who must volunteer 30 hours of their time each year to the local hospital. Auxiliary provides a special graduation and awards to acknowledge student's contributions. Bursaries are available for Volunteens who complete a medically related post-secondary program.
- Provide: weekly bingo for LTC Residents on Wednesdays. lunches and gifts for all special occasions. subsidized hair care service for Long Term Care Residents lunch for the Long Term Care Christmas Party. help with LTC Handivan outings when needed. buy equipment and furnishings for the Health Centre. large print Reader's Digest for Long Term Care Residents. Showcase in Health Centre foyer; historical items on display.
WHAT WE DO FOR OUR HEALTH REGION AND PROVINCE
Help provide educational topics at regional meetings.
Network with Auxiliaries of the Region to promote change in relative health care topics at the provincial level.
We are a member of the Alberta Healthcare Auxiliaries Association (AHAA). This keeps us aware of all provincial changes regarding health related topics.
We send 1 or 2 local delegates to the Provincial Conference each year.
We provide a "Rural Voice" on timely issues at the provincial level.
If you have any questions or want more information please mail queries to Hardisty Hospital Auxiliary, PO Box 661, Hardisty, AB T0B 1V0.