Supporting the BEST healthcare in our community.
L to R: La Kesha Lawrence, M.D.; Russell Albert, M.D.; Cynthia Palabrica, M.D.;
Rory Miranda, M.D.; Glenn Tan, M.D.
The Family Care Center
The Family Care Center is where it all begins, delivering more than 500 newborns each year. We are committed to providing our patients the best experience in the comfort and privacy of a nurturing environment. Our team of physicians, nurses and experts support each new mother and her family with compassion and respect. Upgrades to the Family Care Center are coming, and we are proud to provide the best in new patient guest rooms, the latest labor and delivery rooms and an additional triage room for patient assessment. The specially designed advancements are planned with the whole family in mind. It is our goal that we enhance the experience for mother and baby and create lasting comfort and positive memories for each family member involved. We are proud of the growth within our Family Care Center that will advance Beloit Health System care for our community.
Hospice care is specialized care designed to provide support to you and your loved ones during an advanced illness through medical, spiritual and emotional support services. Hospice care focuses on comfort and quality of life, rather than a cure. The goal of hospice care is to enable patients to have an alert, pain-free life experience and to make each moment of remaining life as full and as comfortable as possible.
The staff at Beloit Regional Hospice understands the many choices available to patients when selecting end-of-life care and a provider. Our nurses and staff are committed to helping you learn about the different options available and the impact your decisions will have. Whether you are searching for care options or gathering research for a loved one, Beloit Regional Hospice staff wants to help you navigate the somewhat challenging time. Each person’s end-of-life experience is unique; therefore, each patient is an active decision maker as they set up their plan of care. Supporting the caregiver through the decision process while ensuring that the patient’s dignity is maintained and their wishes are respected is a primary focus for hospice staff.
Inspiring Hospice Generosity
Last Fall Beloit Regional Hospice received multiple planned gifts from the estates of Mary Taylor, Walter and Verdna Leishman and Ralph Garman. These planned estate gifts were generously endowed thanks to dedicated volunteers sharing information about the quality services Beloit Regional Hospice provides.
We are very grateful to the families who generously donated and to the volunteers who helped facilitate these beautifully planned gifts. Sandy Johnson assisted with the Mary Taylor gift, and Gene Van Galder assisted with the Walter and Verdna Leishman and Ralph Garmon estate gifts. Thank you, Sandy and Gene, for supporting the spirit of life.
To learn more, please go to BeloitRegionalHospice.com or call
The Foundation is honored to recognize outstanding nurses within Beloit Health System during Nurses Week.
Supporting the Spirit of Life
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The following nursing awards and scholarships are funded through the Foundation Endowment program.
GLADYS M. ELDRED MEMORIAL AWARD
FOR NURSING EXCELLENCE was established by John Eldred and Dorothy Bigelow, children of Gladys Eldred. This award was created to express the family’s appreciation for the outstanding care given to Mrs. Eldred while she was a patient in our hospital.
ROSE THOMAS-COATS MEMORIAL AWARD was established by June and Charlie Hart in memory of June’s mother, Rose Thomas-Coats. This award recognizes the care given by Julie Osborn Punzel to Mrs. Thomas-Coats and her family during her last illness.
MULDER PRECEPTOR OF THE YEAR was established by Doris Mulder and her family to recognize an exceptional preceptor each year during Nurses Week.
SUNSHINE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD was established by Marcy and John Bennett. This scholarship was created in recognition and honor of those whose scholarship support helped Marcy obtain her nursing degree. It provides funds to a student who is in the field of nursing, shows dedication to their profession and desires to advance in the healthcare profession.
This year’s outstanding recipients were:
Mary Cooper, RN, and Joy Curry, RN, for the
Gladys M. Eldred Memorial Award
Jessica Wulf, RN, from Hospice for the
Rose Thomas-Coats Memorial Award
Danielle Williams, RN, for the Mulder Preceptor of the Year
Ashley Draeving for the Sunshine Scholarship
We offer a very special thank you to our donors and supporters who helped make this exceptional Heart Hospital possible. The Foundation concluded its two-year Heart Hospital Campaign last year, raising over $7 million.
Hendricks Family Heart Hospital Is Saving Lives
Cath Lab Cases: 946
A Heartfelt Thank You
Since opening last June, the Hendricks Family Heart Hospital has focused on providing the best and safest care, treating cardiac patients in our community.
Hybrid OR Cases:
Including open heart, vascular
and cardiothoracic cases
Monday, July 30, 2018
Pro-Am Golf event
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Skip’s Friendly Breakfast,
a Hospice fundraiser
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Beloit’s Annual Ribfest at
The Rock Bar and Grill
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Doves and Diamonds, presented by Beloit Regional Hospice
Upcoming Events for the
Foundation and Hospice
Board of Directors
Diane Gustafson, Chair
Dennis Conerton, Vice Chair
Brian Mark, Treasurer
Lanny Schimmel, Secretary
Dr. Gary Adamski
Gene Van Galder
Lara Hermann, Executive Director
Lara Hermann, CFRE
Beloit Memorial Hospital
1969 W. Hart Road
Beloit, WI 53511