“Please, help my mom.” That was the plea from
the woman at our office door. Larissa came to us
because she had heard about our social service
outreach to the elderly here in Belize, made possible
through a generous grant from the Catholic
Health Initiatives Mission and Ministry Fund.
Laverne is a 91-year-old patient who receives physical therapy services from VNA Health at Home. She lives with her daughter, who cares for her. Laverne had become increasingly withdrawn and sad, just sitting in front of the television.
CHI St. Vincent Health participates in the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) program, a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services-approved program that incorporates financial and performance accountability for patient care.