The American Holistic Nurses Association’s 2020 Practice Grant: Implementing Institutional Self-Care Activities Award recipient is Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo.
The practice grant provides financial support to initiate and integrate a self-care program for registered nurses and hospital staff within an institution. The intent is to help institutions promote and encourage diverse models of holistic nursing activities focused on self-care, designed to provide nurses an opportunity to practice holistic nursing and extending their self-care influence and practices to other nurses and/or patients and families.
Founded in 1848, Sisters of Charity Hospital serves the Buffalo community and is a part of the Catholic Health network. Known as a general medical and surgical hospital, it is also a teaching hospital specializing in women’s health services. Nationally recognized as a designated Stroke Center, receiving the Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care award and earning the Partner for Change Award by Greenhealth, and the nation’s leading environmental health care organization are a few of the achievements Sisters of Charity hospital has been recognized for in recent years.