The 2009 Appeal raised funds to purchase a Roho Mattress. The Roho Mattress is used most often used with long term residents and palliative care residents.
A Roho Mattress is a mattress that is comprised of air pockets that can be adjusted to the patient lying upon it. It helps to prevent bed sores and pain as a result of bones digging into regular mattresses.Cost of a Roho Mattress is $3,000. Money was raised in less than 5 minutes at the 2009 Spring Gala.