Partners

The Foundation for Better Health is a collaboration between various healthcare, outreach, and advocacy groups including both major hospitals, as well as the Tom Green County treasurer. With the continued support of our partners and the community, we hope to reduce potentially preventable hospitalization and disease through healthcare education and awareness.

Our Partners

Shannon Medical Center

Shannon Medical Center

Shannon Medical Center has been providing excellence in healthcare to the Concho Valley since the 1930’s and is currently the largest healthcare network in the area. The primary facility features 400 beds and is the designated lead level 3 trauma center for the region. Along with a nationally recognized ICU, Shannon also strives for excellence in the fields of critical newborn care, radiology, cardiology, and more.

Tom Green County Treasurer

Tom Green County Treasurer

The Tom Green County Treasurer acts as a liaison between county affairs and the depository bank. The treasurer ensures the accuracy and safety of county funds by monitoring and reporting all deposits, withdrawals, and bank statements for programs funded by the county. Monitoring county wide healthcare costs, particularly for indigent healthcare, is also a primary concern for the treasurer’s office. The treasurer plays a key role within the Foundation for Better Health since focusing on reducing preventable hospitalization and disease is financially beneficial for the county at large.

San Angelo Community Medical Center

San Angelo Community Medical Center

San Angelo Community Medical Center features a 171-bed facility with a wide range of services including a Level III-A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an accredited heart and vascular program, and an Orthopedic and Total Joint Center. SACMC is also the exclusive health sponsor of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health. Founded in 1929, the hospital has grown to feature an award winning staff of more than 170+ healthcare professionals.

Angelo State University

Angelo State University

The ASU Caregiver Research Institute (CRI) serves older adults, frail elders, caregivers, and all people providing care to others. Mimi Baugh, MSN, RN directs the institute. CRI’s main focus is helping those providing care to others and education of nurses specifically taking care of the elderly or working in long-term care settings.

Geriatric and frail elders are a very special population with specific needs. The mission of CRI is to ensure that we have caregivers, both formal and informal, who are well-equipped to care for this distinctive group. CRI draws from many campus resources, and a variety of nursing specialties, to help caregivers and nurses provide exceptional care to older adults.

Area Agency on Aging

Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging of the Concho Valley is part of a network of 670 Area Agencies nationwide and one of 28 in the state of Texas dedicated to addressing the needs of older people and their caregivers. The mission of the Area Agency on Aging is to be the Concho Valley’s leader and advocate in facilitating those supportive services and opportunities that enable older citizens to be able to live dignified, independent and productive lives.

Baptist Retirement Community

Baptist Retirement Community

Baptist Retirement Community is a beautifully landscaped 100-acre continuing care retirement community serving seniors throughout the Concho Valley. Baptist Retirement offers independent living, skilled or long-term nursing, memory care, home health, hospice, peace of mind program, outpatient therapy and the Rotary House of Hope.

Residents have access to on-site amenities such as a pharmacy, health clinic, a chapel, beauty salons, a restaurant and fitness centers. BRC plans to open “The Crest,” Fall 2015, a memory care assisted living, along with Sagecrest Alzheimer’s Care Center and the Green House® Homes @ Sagecrest to further enhance the continuum of care for those living with a memory care impairment. Baptist Retirement Community offers more senior living and life-enriching options found nowhere else in the area.

Project Dignidad

Project Dignidad

Established in 1976, Project Dignidad is an ecumenical ministry that provides food in emergency situations to individuals and families. As a co-sponsor of Project Dignidad, Good Shepherd members serve on the organization’s board and regularly volunteer when help is needed. Project Dignidad is located at 313 W. Ave. N. in San Angelo.

Adult Enrichment Center

Adult Enrichment Center

The Adult Enrichment Center has been serving Concho Valley families since 1987. Housed in the beautiful, Mary E. Buttery building, the supportive services provided enable people to live in the home of their choice with the ability to age in place.

The Adult Enrichment Center is licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and is open to anyone eighteen years old or older. A nursing assessment will be done of each client to ensure that individual needs can be met.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley

The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley (ADACCV) is a 501 © (3) non-profit agency in San Angelo, Texas. ADACCV has been promoting wellness and recovery for over 50 years and has assisted countless individuals to live their lives free from the grip and dangers of alcohol and drugs.

The ADACCV team can bring their expertise to your school, organization or business for FREE. The ADACCV is funded through the Department of State Health Services to provide alcohol, tobacco and drug education to our community. For more information on our prevention and treatment programs, call (325) 224-3481.

Hospice of San Angelo

Hospice of San Angelo

Hospice of San Angelo has been serving the citizens of San Angelo since 1983. HOSA was founded with the goal of providing medical assistance to individuals and families suffering from life limiting illness. Through home health and extended care, HOSA strives to restore peace, dignity, and comfort to those in need.

Pathways of San Angelo

Pathways of San Angelo

Pathways of San Angelo new program that serves as a free community resource for people living with advanced illness and caregivers who are in need of support in the Concho Valley.

Texas Veterans Commission

Texas Veterans Commission

The Texas Veterans Comission acts as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation’s armed forces. The TVC offers assistance to veterans with regards to counseling, employment, healthcare, and education.

MHMR Services for the Concho Valley

MHMR Services for the Concho Valley

MHMR Services for the Concho Valley was established in 1966 and is the Mental Health and Intellectual & Developmental Disability Authority for Coke, Concho, Crocket, Irion, Reagan, Tom Green, and Sterling Counties. The mission of MHMR is to offer an array of services and supports which respond to the needs of people with mental illness, intellectual & developmental disabilities, and autism, enabling them to make choices that result in lives of dignity and increased independence. Our working statement is: “Working Together to Help People Help Themselves.”

Become a Partner

The Foundation for Better Health by nature relies on the continued support and participation on our partners. Our partners are our link to the community and are invaluable in our efforts to raise awareness. We are always looking for more healthcare organizations and outreach groups that are willing to join the partnership and help our cause. If you would like more information about becoming a partner please use the following email link to request partnership details: Email for Partnership Info