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Holy Spirit Council [10653]
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Hospital Equipment Lend Program

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The program provides....

Standard hospital room equipment for people to use in their home, such as, hospital type beds, over the bed tables, lift chairs, wheel chairs, bath and shower chairs and portable bathroom equipment.

When you need it....

Coming home from surgery? Suffering from an injury or illness that requires bed rest?.

Where you need it....

The KC HELP will set it up in your home. If you need other furniture moved or disassembled, the KC HELP will help do that also.

The costs....

Nothing. Yes that's right. There is no cost to you for the use of this equipment. The KC HELP is providing this service to the Community free of obligation.

Who are local contacts?....

You can contact:

  • Brother Knights at Council 10653 by email at wbrever@aol.com.
  • Office of the Parish of Holy Spirit at (509) 735-8558
  • Brother Jerry Rhoads, local Tri-Cities coordinator from Richland Council 3307 at (509) 946-3391

Frequently Asked Questions....

How do you qualify?....

No qualifications are needed. We provide the equipment based on need. Especially to those whose insurance coverage does not cover in-home rental.

What if I'm only insured for some items?....

If your insurance can cover some of the needed items, we will try and supply the other things you need.

Do you need to be a member of the Knights?....

No, this program not only helps member Knights, their families and Parishioners of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, but anyone in the Community that has a need and can't obtain it through their insurance.

Do I have to give you any lead time?....

Knowing in advance always helps us plan, but don't hesitate to call anytime. Accidents aren't planned, but when they happen, we will help.

Will I have to pick it up?....

No, the KC HELP will deliver it, set it up, and come pick it up after you are finished with it.

What if I need the equipment a long time?....

We will work with you to keep the equipment in your home as long as we possibly can. We will try to help everyone we can. Likewise, if we get low on available equipment and a critical need occurs, we may need to work something out. But we won't abandon you.

Can I make a donation?....

Donations are always appreciated: the KC HELP is a non-profit charitable organization. We do not, however, expect you to make a donation nor will you ever be asked.

What if I accidentally break the equipment?....

No problem. We will fix it or replace it as soon as we can. There is no obligation or contract. Just call us as soon as you discover something isn't working right.

If I know someone in need, can I refer them to the KC HELP?....

Yes, please inform the person you are referring and we will follow up to see what they need.

Can the KC HELP provide any nursing or home medical care?....

No, unfortunately we are not licensed to provide medical care service. We can help you contact other agencies that do provide in home medical care service.

Can the KC HELP provide counseling?....

No, we are not professional counselors and can not offer that support. We will pray for you and we help you contact agencies, such as Tri City Chaplaincy, Catholic Family Services, and others that can provide this need.

Can I donate hospital equipment to the KC HELP for use in the Knights Community HELP? ....

You bet... And it's probably tax deductible.

 

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