Southern Trust thanks community for donations

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Trust donationsThe Southern Health and Social Care Trust has thanked the local community for their generous donations over the past 18 months. Over half a million pounds of voluntary donations and gifts was spent on equipment and services that will directly benefit patients and clients. Non-Executive Director Siobhan Rooney, Chair of the Trust’s Endowments and Gifts Committee said, “I would like to thank our local community for the donations and gifts they have generously made to services across the Trust.
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Jan End 2017“Patients and clients have benefitted greatly as we can buy things that we would otherwise be unable to purchase such as; emergency clothing, additional hoists and high back chairs for wards and patient areas, as well as workshops, games, providing reflexology for patients and many more items. “Every donation large or small to our facilities and services is greatly appreciated. Endowments and Gifts funds are used on items to ensure patient comfort and extra equipment to enhance safe and quality care.
She added, “There are also numerous donations in memory of family members which have gone directly to facilities including day centres for adults with learning disabilities; services for older people and children and young people’s services.”
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