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Sharp HealthCare Foundation receives grant from Las Patronas for new Cancer Center at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.
"The funds will be used to purchase furnishings including a small workstation desk, chairs, a conference table and two televisions that will be used for patient education," said Lorna McGrory, manager of radiation oncology at Sharp Chula Vista. "The lounge is designed with patients and their families in mind. It will be a place for calm reflection and discussion of their diagnosis and care.From the mild color palette, furnishings and soft lighting to the soft music and visual aids on the screen that invites peace and healing — this lounge is designed to be inviting and tranquil."
This is the first gift from Las Patronas for
"Having the Patient Consult Lounge not only provides us with room to accommodate the patient and those closest to them, but to also reduce the anxiety level associated with a new procedure or treatment," said McGrory. "The lounge will be each patient's start of their journey at the new
"Las Patronas is proud to support exemplary projects such as the Patient Consult Lounge at the new
About Las Patronas
Las Patronas is a philanthropic organization with a long history of giving. Since its inception in 1946, Las Patronas has donated more than $15 million to nearly a thousand charitable institutions in
About Sharp HealthCare Foundation
Since 1979, Sharp HealthCare Foundation has played a pivotal role in providing medical services, clinical research and health education services that help thousands of patients and their families. Gifts from individuals, businesses and other foundations help extend much-needed health and wellness services into all corners of the community. Sharp HealthCare Foundation supports the charitable mission of