The newly constructed Aurora House Center for Palliative Care (AHC-PC) has become a reality thanks to a generous benefactor and grants from the Meadows Foundation and the Knapp Community
These two grants totaling $210,000 will assist the newly created Center Committee to furnish the center and staff this important extension of the valuable work of the Aurora House Foundation. Rosie Lopez, RN has been hired as the Center’s Coordinator.
Since 2010, over 850 fourth level students from South Texas College have received training at Aurora House about Palliative Care. Having a dedicated education center allows AHC-PC to respond to requests from other Valley schools for rotation experiences and continuing education curriculum needs for medical professionals. It will also be a resource for the general community.
Funding for the education center are separate from the on-going needs to staff and operate Aurora House.