Los Angeles Jewish Health

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ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Founded in 1912, Los Angeles Jewish Health (formerly Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging) works to provide excellence in senior care reflective of Jewish values. Today, LAJH serves 1,500 seniors in residential programs (Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation Services, and Acute Psychiatric Treatment) across three campuses. It serves an additional 2,500 seniors annually through community-based programs that include a medical clinic, hospice, palliative care, PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) and senior day care.

FIELD OF INTEREST

SOCIAL

grant programs

Telehealth for Seniors in Residential Care

$175,000

To launch the Home’s first-ever telehealth program. The program will significantly reduce barriers to care, improve overall care, reduce costs, enable access to more specialists, and keep patients and caregivers safer during and after the pandemic has passed.

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The Brandman Centers for Senior Care – Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) & The Factor Building Skilled Nursing Facility

$500,000

The Brandman Centers for Senior Care—Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE): PACE provides a complete range of health, social and nutritional services for nursing home-eligible seniors who wish to live safely in their own homes or with family members. Over 250 frail elderly seniors are enrolled in PACE. This grant will enable staff to take resources to these seniors who, due to COVID, are unable to come into the facility for services.

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Pepp Center Renovation

$100,000

The Jewish Community Foundation grant of $100,000 is being used to upgrade the dining facilities at the Pepp Center of the Los Angeles Jewish Home. The Foundation’s grant augments a larger project of the Leonard and Annette Shapiro Family Foundation, whose $1,000,000 grant enabled the Jewish Home to build Café Rendezvous, a cyber café and outdoor garden space, all of which is adjacent to the dining facilities.

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Connections to Care: Interoperability Platform

$250,000

Connections to Care: Interoperability Platform is a central database to manage the patient's medical information from multiple sources. The Resident Centered Medical Home project allows the residents to direct their care based on their wishes through a coordinated effort with the staff and physicians. The goal is to enhance quality of life and improve the health and well-being of Jewish residents.

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Assisted Living Waiver

$15,000

The Assisted Living Waiver project will convert double-occupancy rooms to single-occupancy units to enable seniors to enroll in the State's Assisted Living Waiver Project, designed to help seniors 'age in place' and receive supportive services.

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