Faith Community Nursing (Parish Nursing)

Parish Nursing encompasses the Body, Mind and Spirit of the Congregation. Parish Nursing extends the healing mission of Jesus through prayer, education, health screenings, referral, advocacy, and counsel.

Parish Nursing coordinates programs including: Parish Visitors, Monthly Mass at Assisted Living Facilities, Coordinates priest visits to those in need of Anointing/Last Rites, AARP Safe Driving classes, Meals program, Monthly Blood Pressure Screening, Planning your Wishes for End of Life, Estate Planning and Charitable Giving, Bereavement Letters, Grief Share Support group, Divorce Care, Prayer Shawl Program, Welcome Baby Program, AlaTeen,  Fit and Fall-Proof classes, Flexible Fitness classes, Healing Masses held quarterly, Healing Communion Services twice monthly, First Aid Kits & AEDs, First Aid and CPR certification, Annual Mobile Mammograms, Suicide Prevention and resources in restrooms, hand washing instruction for children in Religious Ed classes, Flu Prevention protocol and providing resources and referrals for various health needs. Various Wellness seminars are also provided.  Our Parish Nursing Bulletin Board is updated monthly with information, resources, flyers and local wellness events.    

The Self Rescue Manual has resources for everything.  Go to   http://www.selfrescuemanual.com/       Updated regularly.

Counseling Resources are available at the Parish Nursing Bulletin Board. 

Latest Parish Nursing Bulletin annoouncements can be read under the "Bulletins" tab on our home page.

 

Upcoming Events;

Handwashing-Flu Prevention with Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders in RE classrooms, Sept 17-19

Healing Mass, September 18th, 7:00pm.  Come for Sacramental healing thru Holy Communion and the Anointing of the Sick .

Introduction to Medicare, Tuesday, Sept 26 at 9:30am & 6:30pm.  SHIBA coordinator from the Idaho Department of Insurance will cover information on;

        How and when to enroll in Medicare

        Coverage and Costs, Parts A, B, D, Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans

        Reasons to choose each part

        Enrollment periods, how to aavoid penalties and coverage gaps

        Programs available to help cover costs

        Fraud Prevention

   

         Ongoing Programs

Fit and Fall Proof- Mondays and Wednesdays 9:45-10:30am, Rms 100-101

Flexible Fitness- Mon-Wed-Fridays 7:30-8:30am, Rms 100-101

Alateen- Mondays 6:30-7:30pm Rm 105

Young At Heart- Third Wednesday of each month. Check the bulletin for each month's activitiy.

Healing Services- First and third Wednesdays of each month in the Day Chapel, 7:00pm.

Blood Pressure screenings- First weekend of each month after all Masses