Poulin Family Nursing Education Fund Received $150,000 Gift
April 11, 2021
MaineHealth Care at Home (MHCAH) is pleased to receive a $150,000 gift toward the Poulin Family Nursing Education Fund by Paul Poulin.
Established in 1994 by the late Dr. Muriel Poulin, the Poulin Family Nursing Education Fund provides grants to agency nurses pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degrees in nursing, Since its inception, the Fund has supported the advancement of more than forty nurses.
“Through the generosity of Muriel, Paul Poulin, and the extended Poulin family, our nurses have been able to benefit from the advanced education opportunities that support their work at MaineHealth Care at Home, and to further their careers” states Donna DeBlois, President of MHCAH. “The generosity of this family has allowed us to develop the skills and knowledge of our nurses to deliver the highest quality of care to the patients we serve. This gift will help perpetuate Muriel’s immense, positive impact on our agency and health care as a whole in Maine.”
Paul Poulin, brother of Dr. Poulin, is proud of the impact of the Fund, stating “home care nurses are instrumental for keeping older adults independent and safe in the comfort of home.”
About MaineHealth Care at Home
Headquartered in Saco, Maine, MaineHealth Care at Home offers a full range of skilled home health services to children and adults, including nursing care, nutritional counseling, emotional support, palliative care, rehabilitative therapies, hospice, and telehealth services. The agency also offers a full range of community health and wellness programs throughout its service area, which includes York, Cumberland, Lincoln, Knox, Waldo, Sagadahoc and Oxford Counties. Hospice services are provided throughout Knox, Waldo and Lincoln counties with short-term hospice care and respite services at the Sussman House, a hospice facility located in Rockport, Maine.
To learn about ways to support MaineHealth Care at Home, visit https://www.mainehealth.org/mainehealth-care-at-home/ways-to-give.