With speech, language, and swallowing disorders common following stroke, head and neck cancer, and a variety of other illnesses and injuries in adults, speech-language pathologists at Kent Hospital encourage residents to learn the signs and seek an evaluation if they have concerns about themselves or a loved one. This is a timely message, as May is recognized nationally as Better Hearing & Speech Month.
Pasteurized Donor Human Milk Program Now Offered at Kent Hospital .
This May, Kent Hospital’s Women’s Care Center launched the first pasteurized donor human milk program in the state. This program supports breastfeeding families by allowing them the option of providing their infant with pasteurized donor human milk, if supplementation is needed, as a bridge until a mother’s own milk is available.
Care New England Cardiovascular Care to host Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Symposium.
Care New England Cardiovascular Care along with the Brigham and Women’s Cardiovascular Associates at Care New England will offer its fourth annual educational symposium, free to the community on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick.
Kent Hospital Holds Annual Skin Screening.
Kent Hospital is offering a free skin screening on Wednesday, May 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Breast Health Center at Kent, 455 Toll Gate Road, Warwick (located to the left of the hospital’s Emergency Department).
Kent Rehab and Laboratory Achieve Accreditation .
Kent Hospital has recently earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks). Each accreditation followed a rigorous survey and assessment.
Kent Hospital and Rotary Club Host May Breakfast.
Kent Hospital is partnering with the Rotary Club of Warwick to host a traditional May Breakfast. The proceeds will benefit Rotary Charities including the Kent Employee Emergency Program (K.E.E.P.). The breakfast will be held on Friday, May 3 from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at Kent Hospital, 455 Toll Gate Road, Warwick, RI.
Community Invited to Strollin Colon .
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and community members are invited to "stroll through a colon" to learn more about colon health and prevention of colon cancer. The Strollin' Colon will be at Kent Hospital on Thursday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and clinicians will be on hand to answer questions.
Nursing Recruitment Effort Underway at Kent.