DAVIDSON COUNTY — Hospice of Davidson County will receive a $36,000 grant to support the funding a program allowing remote video communication between a patient and a care team.

The Foundation for the Carolinas announced the grant Wednesday.

In use since 2019 at hospice, the TapCloud smartphone app allows direct communication with the patient’s clinical care providers. In addition, permitted family members and loved ones can access up-to-date communication. The app also allows the care team to speak directly with the patient or family and provides daily care plans, instructions, and medication reminders.