3880 Rush-Mendon Rd
Mendon NY, 14506
Benincasa is a two-bed home for the terminally ill who wish to live life's final days with dignity, comfort and self worth. Serving the greater Rochester area and surrounding communities, Benincasa is dedicated to ensuring that terminally ill residents receive quality comfort care. We also provides support services for the residents and their loved ones.
For admittance, it must be determined that our resident is within his or her last three months of life. To assure a safe and comfortable stay Benincasa is operated by a dedicated professional and volunteer staff trained in proper care-giving.
Benincasa is a non-profit organization and relies on support from donations, grants and fundraising activities.
Capacity: Two bed hospice style home
Residents Served: Since its opening in October 1996, over 350 residents have been served.
Community Outreach: Provided bereavement counseling and community outreach services to over 800 people in the greater Rochester area and beyond.
Area Served: We serve the greater Rochester area and surrounding counties. Residents have come from the following locations: Henrietta, Greece, Pittsford, Irondequoit, Charlotte Brighton, Penfield, Rochester, Gates, Geneva, Honeoye Falls, Webster, Fairport, Farmington, Lima, Scottsville, Churchville, Caledonia, New Jersey, and Arizona, although we are not exclusive to these locations.
Funding: Benincasa is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization with no guaranteed means of income. Unfortunately we do not receive any compensation from our residentís HMO or other health insurance programs. We solely rely on donations and monies from fund raising events.
Volunteers: Our home relies on over 100 volunteers who provide care giving and other necessary services to our residents.
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