March 7, 2024

Granite VNA Invests $5.2 Million in Charitable Community Programs & Services

Granite VNA invested more than $5.2 million in charitable care in Fiscal Year 2023 (October 2022 – September 2023). Charitable programs and services included bereavement support, educational health and wellness programs, hospice, foot care clinics and subsidized care throughout the 82 New Hampshire communities the agency serves. 

“Granite VNA’s mission is to provide quality health care and promote wellness in homes and communities through all stages of life,” said Granite VNA President and CEO Beth Slepian, MBA, PT. “We are honored to care for our region’s most vulnerable residents, and to provide vital programs and services that enhance and support wellness and independence for all.”

Granite VNA’s key charitable investments in Fiscal Year 2023 included:

• $2,036,658 in subsidized health services as a result of operating the Hospice House 24-hours-per-day, seven-days-per-week, year-round
• $1,310,000 in government-sponsored health care
• $266,236 for Granite VNA employees to support and strengthen communities through volunteerism, educational opportunities and board and committee participation
• $152,353 in providing clinical opportunities for undergraduate clinician training
• $137,590 in educational programs for community members of all ages to improve their quality of life and to remain independent
• $120,700 in charity care to individuals who are uninsured, underinsured or otherwise unable to pay out-of-pocket fees for service
• $90,078 for basic health services such as foot care provided at community-based clinics throughout the region

Additionally, Granite VNA made 134,090 visits to 8,904 home care patients in their homes, facilities and retirement communities, as well as 27,447 visits to 1,143 patients on hospice in homes, assisted living communities, retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities, and at Granite VNA Hospice House in FY2023.

Granite VNA is a not-for-profit agency that provides home health and hospice care to residents of 82 communities throughout the Capital Region and Central New Hampshire with offices in Concord, Laconia and Wolfeboro, and at Hospice House in Concord.