Help America's Special Needs & Autistic Infants

by Angels In Waiting
Our Angels In Waiting Twins
Our Angels In Waiting Twins

Angels In Waiting ‘s State Law recently rescued two precious little angels several weeks ago. AIW founder, was notified by the County Department of Children And Family Services, that a local hospital was violating AIW’s California state law. 24-week premature twins, after a 5-month stay in their nursery, were being released from the NICU into a 40 bed Skilled Nursing Facility.

Studies as well as numerous documented outcomes of children from these institutional-like settings have been far less than favorable. Many of these precious souls, who reside in these settings, suffer from a condition known as Failure-to-Thrive. An infant’s psyche and brain development is not meant to have 15-35 sets of hands caring for them within a single week. As a result of this lack of continuity and dedicated skilled nursing care, many of these infants and children emotionally shut down. Soon, a medical condition known as Failure to Thrive occurs.  

The founder of Angels In Waiting has personally witnessed numerous institutionalized infants and children, who reside in these institutional- like settings, literally gives up the will to live. Because of her personal hands-on experience and witnessing these less than favorable outcomes, Linda West -Conforti RN created, in 2014, a California state law that gives highly skilled neonatal and pediatric nurses “Priority Placement” over institutional care and group homes for the medically fragile foster care population.

We are happy to announce, once the hospital became aware of AIW’s California state law, that they gladly relinquished the twins to a highly skilled veteran neonatal intensive care nurse.  We are happy to announce that these two precious souls are thriving in the nurse’s loving home and they have a trained watchful eye overseeing every developmental milestone.  

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2016 Year End Tax Campaign
2016 Year End Tax Campaign

Thanks to you, medically fragile foster care infants and children have been placed into the loving hands and hearts of nurses. On behalf of our little Angels in Waiting, we would like to thank you for saving their lives, and their self-worth.

We recently helped place several little angels suffering from prematurity and opioid addiction from their bio-mother’s substance use disorder.  Without your help, our little angels in waiting would still be in hospitals or in institutional-like facilities. Today, they are safe, warm, and cared for by experience-dedicated nurses.

Everyday your support helps our little Angels soar. Today, we’re launching our 2016 Year-End Campaign.  Our goal is to reach out and help our burgeoning numbers of opioid addicted premature infants and children who have been impacted by America’s opioid use epidemic, and as a result are now in our foster care system.  Nurses are the only trusted professionals who’s numbers are large enough to help address America’s growing opioid crisis among pregnant women. We need your help and more resources to recruit nurses to become nurse-foster providers for our growing number of medically fragile foster care infants due to America’s growing issue with “Substance Use Disorders.”

That’s why our goal for this campaign is to raise $22,000.00 by December 31st.  If we raise that amount, we’ll be able to recruit many more nurses and provide our growing population of medically fragile foster care infants and children a safe, warm, and dedicated home with one-on-one nursing care. Would you be willing to make a special year-end donation of whatever amount you can afford to help us meet our goal and help our little Angels In Waiting?

We simply can’t do it without you.  Your support will make a real, lasting impact in the lives of those who are still in need.

 

Thank you for your continued support and friendship.

With gratitude,

 

Linda West-Conforti RN

Founder of Angels In Waiting

Nurse Amy & Her Little Angel
Nurse Amy & Her Little Angel
THANK YOU For Supporting Our Little  Angels
THANK YOU For Supporting Our Little Angels

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#GivingTuesday Help our Angels Soar
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Give thanks and show gratitude for the healthy kids in your life, and give to those who are not. Make a donation today and help our little ones in their fight for life, and do it from the hands and hearts of Nurses.

Angels In Waiting will also show our gratitude to our donors by donating our comfort penguin Sammy, to Toys for Tots boxes, In the honor of your name.

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Share this page with friends and family and create a movement to Help Our Little Angels In Waiting Find Nurse-Foster Mommies!

Thank You For Supporting Our Little  Angels
Thank You For Supporting Our Little Angels
Sammy Comforting Autumn
Sammy Comforting Autumn
We Need More Nurse-Foster Moms !
We Need More Nurse-Foster Moms !

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Telemedicine for AIW Nurses and Their Little Ones.
Telemedicine for AIW Nurses and Their Little Ones.

Tell-A-Nurse; is Angels In Waiting’s new and innovative telemedicine platform. Our platform will help our nurses and the little angels they care for gain safer access to their Physicians, Specialist, Therapist, and Early Intervention Counselors.

The goal of Tell-A-Nurse’s telemedicine platform is to greatly help our medically fragile foster care population obtain their best possible outcome, Emotionally, Intellectuality and Physically.

Tell-A-Nurse is a HIPAA compliant telemedicine portal, that offers AIW nurses and their medically fragile foster care infants and children, a safe and convenient access into the foster child’s medical team. AIW will also continue to seek and recruit top-notch medical professionals to help our precious angels SOAR!

As the founder of Angels in Waiting, I have witnessed first-hand, how our high-risk medically fragile infants and children become exposed to life threatening illnesses, as we hyper-vigilantly sit in waiting rooms. Expecting to see the numerous physicians assigned to our “little ones” healthcare team. An acquired common cold, or a typical flu, has become a key issue for many of our high-risk medically fragile infants and children.

As a result of this growing issue, AIW’s founder created a HIPPA compliant telemedicine portal for “All” of our Angels In Waiting. Our Noble dedicated nurses and the precious souls they care for.

To clarify why creating a telemedicine portal was important... many of our little ones, are open Petri dishes due to their compromised health condition(s). Every time we Nurses-Foster Providers enter a doctor’s office or a “virulent filled microbial waiting room.” Many of our high-risk infants and children are becoming exposed to a common cold or flu-like illness that may severely impact their livelihood and may lead to death, due to their microbial exposure noted in many pediatric waiting rooms.

Tell-A-Nurse telemedicine portal offers our at-risk medically fragile little ones, safer access to their healthcare specialist without the virulent microbial exposure of the doctors office and their waiting rooms. Tell-A-Nurse’s telemedicine portal will provide access to their health care team, and Top-Notch Healthcare Professionals dedicated to helping our high-risk medically fragile foster care infants and children SOAR to their highest potential.

TELL-A-NURSE ~ Telemedicine for our Angels!
TELL-A-NURSE ~ Telemedicine for our Angels!
TELL-A-NURSE ~ HIPAA Compliant Telemedicine Portal
TELL-A-NURSE ~ HIPAA Compliant Telemedicine Portal

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Exciting news for Angels in Waiting!
Under the reign of President Lyndon B Johnson, a program was created that would allow nurses to provide medically fragile foster children quality care from the comfort of their own homes. Though this program has been in existence for over 50 years, it lied dormant in every state. In 2013, Angels in Waiting resurrected this bill in the state of California, and today thousands of nurses are providing care for these medically fragile foster children through Medi-Cal. 
Recently, a loving woman from the great state of Texas inquired about her ability to provide this type of loving home care in her state. Sadly we needed to inform her that this program is dormant in her state. Well, this wonderful woman decided to take it upon herself to jump through the hoops in order to ensure this program in Texas! 
Lori Mendoza, working in conjunction with a state represenitive, is spearheading the Angels in Waiting bill in the Lone Star state! With AIW's knowledge and her dedication to this wonderful cause, we are so hopeful to see AIW's bill on the legislative docket this fall! 
If you live in the state of Texas, please keep an eye out for AIW when it comes time to vote! With your help, so many Angels in Waiting will find loving homes to provide for them! 
 

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Angels In Waiting

Location: Blue Jay, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.angelsinwaitingUSA.org
Project Leader:
Linda West-Conforti RN
Blue Jay, Ca. United States

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