2021 Home Health and Hospice Gala!

Celebrate 50 Years of Care to the Community at the
2021 Hospice Gala!
Saturday, November 20, 2021
at the beautiful Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, NH
benefiting the North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency

The 2021 Hospice Gala! is back! Join us in person this fall for an unforgettable evening in celebration and support of 50 years of care to the community from NCHHHA. 

Schedule of Events:
5:00 PM Event begins with cocktail hour, silent auction & welcomes
6:00 PM Guests invited to Dinner
6:30 PM Remarks begin
7:30 PM The energetic live auction takes place
8:00 PM Dance the night away with our featured live band, Brandy
11:00 PM Event Concludes 

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

This year, our gala will be held at the Omni Mount Washington Resort, located in the majestic White Mountains of Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. Rich with history, the grand ballroom offers a perfect backdrop for our gala. Festivities will begin at 5PM on Saturday, November 20, 2021 with an après hour and opening bids for our silent auction. Guests will be seated at 6PM for a culinary delight. After dinner, auctioneer Mike Kopp, will take the stage to present live auction items. The evening concludes with dancing the night away to the music provided by the band Brandy, a 2020 Wedding Wire top pick! The silent auction will continue throughout the evening, offering guests time to peruse the vast array of items offered, courtesy of North Country businesses and North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency partners. This fundraising event is an opportunity to showcase your company with exposure to over 300 local business leaders and event attendees, as well as show your commitment to the 26 towns that we provide service to in the Granite State.

About the Beneficiary:

Proceeds from the 2021 Hospice Gala! will benefit the many programs we offer to our community, ranging over 26 towns, within Coos and Grafton county and beyond. Each year we are able to provide clinical care to approximately 1,500 patients within their home, offering therapeutic support and rehabilitation programs. Studies have proven that the home health model is effective in promoting a healing environment at a fraction of the cost of an institutional setting and with less risk of infection. Similarly, we provide an annual average of 250 hospice patients with transitional support within the comfort of their own home, on their terms with their loved ones. Our staff work to provide comfort & pain support, advance directives & end of life planning, as well as spiritual and bereavement guidance. We have also introduced a new program, known as palliative care, which is available to our community at no cost. This program was created to fill the gap in support for individuals living with chronic, serious, or life limiting illnesses. Our providers and social workers work together to offer an added layer of support to these patients and assist with healthcare navigation, pain support, and care planning.

Thanks to your support and commitment to our agency we are able to continue to grow our programs, in particular our Palliative Care program. These funds help cover out of pocket costs that our agency incurs for medications and supplies for our Hospice patients, they bridge the gap in reimbursement in our Long Term Care program and allows us to cover the costs for staff certifications for Home Health, Hospice and Palliative Care.

For questions, please contact Courtney Piana in the Development office
Phone: 603-484-8499 or email:
Gala@nchhha.org

Sponsorship Opportunities: 

  • Exclusive Title Sponsor $5,000
  • Golden Anniversary Sponsor $2,500
  • Love Level Sponsor $1,500
  • Hope Level Sponsor $1,000
  • Faith Level Sponsor $500

Click Here for Sponsorship Opportunities

Time & Location:
Saturday, November 20, 2021
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM 

Omni Mount Washington Resort
310 Mount Washington Hotel Road
Bretton Woods, NH 03575

North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency Contact:
Event & Development Contact: Courtney Piana
602-444-8324 | cpiana@nchhha.org

Attire:  Cocktail 

Thank you to our 2021 Gala Committee!

The health and safety of our community is our top priority. Acknowledging the ever-evolving nature of COVID-19, our team continues to closely monitor the latest public health guidance to plan for a safe and enjoyable event. 

Covid 19 Update

Patient Guide for COVID-19

This document is provided by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice. https://www.nahc.org/resources-services/coronavirus-resources/

Steps for people with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 (including persons under investigation) who do not need to be hospitalized and people with confirmed COVID-19 who were hospitalized and determined to be medically stable to go home.

Your healthcare provider and public health staff will evaluate whether you can be cared for at home. If it is determined that you do not need to be hospitalized and can be isolated at home, you will be monitored by staff from your local or state health department. You should follow the prevention steps below until a healthcare provider or local or state health department says you can return to your normal activities.

Stay home except to get medical care

You should restrict activities outside your home, except for getting medical care. Do not go to work, school, or public areas. Avoid using public transportation, ride-sharing, or taxis.

Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home

People: As much as possible, you should stay in a specific room and away from other people in your home. Also, you should use a separate bathroom, if available.

Animals: You should restrict contact with pets and other animals while you are sick with COVID-19, just like you would around other people. Although there have not been reports of pets or other animals becoming sick with COVID-19, it is still recommended that people sick with COVID-19 limit contact with animals until more information is known about the virus. When possible, have another member of your household care for your animals while you are sick. If you are sick with COVID-19, avoid contact with your pet, including petting, snuggling, being kissed or licked, and sharing food. If you must care for your pet or be around animals while you are sick, wash your hands before and after you interact with pets and wear a facemask.

Call ahead before visiting your doctor

If you have a medical appointment, call the healthcare provider and tell them that you have or may have COVID-19. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep other people from getting infected or exposed.

Wear a facemask

You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (e.g., sharing a room or vehicle) or pets and before you enter a healthcare provider’s office. If you are not able to wear a facemask (for example, because it causes trouble breathing), then people who live with you should not stay in the same room with you, or they should wear a facemask if they enter your room.

Cover your coughs and sneezes

 

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw used tissues in a lined trash can; immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60 to 95% alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry. Soap and water should be used preferentially if hands are visibly dirty.

 

Clean your hands often

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60 to 95% alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry. Soap and water should be used preferentially if hands are visibly dirty. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid sharing personal household items

You should not share dishes, drinking glasses, cups, eating utensils, towels, or bedding with other people or pets in your home. After using these items, they should be washed thoroughly with soap and water.

Clean all “high-touch” surfaces everyday

High touch surfaces include counters, tabletops, doorknobs, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets, and bedside tables. Also, clean any surfaces that may have blood, stool, or body fluids on them. Use a household cleaning spray or wipe, according to the label instructions. Labels contain instructions for safe and effective use of the cleaning product including precautions you should take when applying the product, such as wearing gloves and making sure you have good ventilation during use of the product.

Monitor your symptoms

Seek prompt medical attention if your illness is worsening (e.g., difficulty breathing). Before seeking care, call your healthcare provider and tell them that you have, or are being evaluated for, COVID-19. Put on a facemask before you enter the facility. These steps will help the healthcare provider’s office to keep other people in the office or waiting room from getting infected or exposed. Ask your healthcare provider to call the local or state health department. Persons who are placed under active monitoring or facilitated self-monitoring should follow instructions provided by their local health department or occupational health professionals, as appropriate.

If you have a medical emergency and need to call 911, notify the dispatch personnel that you have, or are being evaluated for COVID-19. If possible, put on a facemask before emergency medical services arrive.

Discontinuing home isolation

Patients with confirmed COVID-19 should remain under home isolation precautions until the risk of secondary transmission to others is thought to be low. The decision to discontinue home isolation precautions should be made on a case-by-case basis, in consultation with healthcare providers and state and local health departments.

Source: CDC, Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities, Interim Guidance