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Nurses Serving Our Neighbors

Cause Area

  • Health & Medicine
  • Homeless & Housing

Location

Charlotte CommunityCharlotte, NC 28226 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Nurses Serving Our Neighbors (NSON) are Faith Community Nurse Advocates that are providing "wholistic" (body, mind, spirit) health promotion and care for individuals within their community. This group of primarily volunteer nurses will advocate on behalf of those individuals referred to them by faith-based congregations, health care facilities and community partners. Faith Community Nurse Advocates will preserve the dignity of their neighbors by assisting them to make better decisions about their future health; provide them with a greater understanding of their medical condition and ways to access community resources, all with the knowledge that they are not alone.

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What We Do!

ADVOCATE - NAVIGATE - EDUCATE - ACCOMPANY

We ADVOCATE by providing a compassionate and informed communication link between health care providers and our neighbors

We NAVIGATE the complexities of obtaining and maintaining healthcare for neighbors without adequate resources

We EDUCATE our neighbors on an ongoing basis about disease management, prevention, treatments, testing, and medications

We ACCOMPANY so that no one journeys to wellness in isolation

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