Welcome Home Program

Welcome Home Program

Welcome Home is Baxter’s national corporate giving program that is focused on bringing compassion and dignity to vulnerable Canadians transitioning from hospital to home. Through a combination of corporate giving, employee fundraising and volunteering, Baxter’s Welcome Home program in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, supports:

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Priority Assistance to Transition Home (PATH) in Northeastern Ontario

This program has been developed to avoid hospital admissions, reduce length of stay and prevent re-admission to hospitals. PATH provides support services to patients being discharged from hospital who require help to transition safely, smoothly, and comfortably and are at risk of re-admission.

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Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) throughout the province of British Columbia to provide appropriate equipment that allows clients to remain at home longer, safely leave the hospital sooner, or spend their final days in the company of family, friends and pets in familiar surroundings.  Baxter employees in BC can be found volunteering their time to support the H.E.L.P program in Vancouver.

Welcome Home Impact Report 2021

2021 Welcome Home Impact Report

Giving back is an essential part of Baxter’s culture.  Now into the fourth year of its unique partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, Baxter’s annual commitment to the Welcome Home program has helped to ensure thousands of patients across Canada have a smooth, safe, and comfortable transition home from the hospital. 

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