The Payne-Phalen Living at Home/Block Nurse Program (LAH/BNP) serves the diverse community of the District 5 Planning Area on St. Paul's East Side. The program's mission is 'to build a circle of care around the diverse elders of St. Paul's East Side keeping them healthy and safe in their homes.' The purpose of this study was to evaluate the services provided to seniors by the Payne-Phalen LAH/BNP. A 20-question survey was developed and conducted one-on-one with 50 randomly selected seniors from the program, 43 in English and 7 in Spanish. The results of this study showed that the Payne-Phalen LAH/BNP is well-received in its community and achieving its mission of keeping seniors safe at home and out of nursing homes.
Prepared in partnership with the Payne-Phalen Living At Home/Block Nurse Program. Funded by a Communiversity Personnel Grant from the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), University of Minnesota.
Gauging Program Services: Present and Future Payne-Phalen Living At Home/Block Nurse Program.
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