Morning Light’s Abbie Hunt Bryce Home has been recognized as the winner of a National Award given by the Center for Health System Design & Implementation for Serious Illness Management Innovation. This honor was the result of a national competition sponsored by Boston University Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy.
The Abbie Hunt Bryce Home has served more than 500 central Indiana residents since its 2004 opening. A Boston University student who found Home information online contacted Morning Light staff and encouraged them to enter the competition. The Home will be recognized at a national conference in Boston in late November and will receive the competition’s top prize of $1,500.
The Home was recognized for providing free living accommodations for the terminally ill, working to provide rooms for surgery recovery, and for operating a true Home complete with compassion and three home cooked meals per day. Morning Light leadership was also saluted for developing several revenue streams to keep the program viable.
This Innovation prize is just the latest example of national acknowledgment of this unique program, believed to be one of less than a dozen like it in the entire country. Morning Light has also been asked by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Professionals to host a nationwide November webinar to discuss its unique approaches to end of life care. More than 100 health care professionals are expected to participate.
Morning Light is the corporate nonprofit that oversees the Home and Pennwood Place, a low income senior housing facility. To donate, click here!
Abbie Hunt Bryce Home residents are always in need of food, clothing, and other household and living supplies. If you wish to donate, contact the Home at 317.860.0484.