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Jennie Edmundson Receives $180,000 in Grants From Southwest Iowa Mental Health & Disability Services Region

Published: May 6, 2022

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital has been awarded three grants totaling $180,000 from the Southwest Iowa Mental Health & Disability Services Region to make improvements in its behavioral health services area.

Jennie Edmundson, which has a 20-bed inpatient behavioral health unit, received a $100,000 Impact Grant to purchase new furniture for the day room in the unit, where inpatients spend most of their day. The hospital received a $50,000 grant to upgrade two patient rooms in the Emergency Department designed for behavioral health patients. A $30,000 grant will go toward the renovation and expansion of the hospital's Behavioral Health Outdoor Therapy Garden.

The Daily Nonpareil: SWI Mental Health & Disability Services awards grants to Jennie