Posted on May 16th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Celebrating our Volunteers
Speare Memorial Hospital volunteers were honored at their annual volunteer appreciation luncheon on Wednesday, April 24th.
Volunteers serve in many capacities which include the Front Desk, Gift Shop, Inpatient Unit, various offices, Environmental Services, and Therapy Dog Services. Volunteers also serve on various Hospital Committees including the Patient Family Advocacy Council and the Patient Experience Committee, to name a few.
The following volunteers were honored this year for volunteer hour milestones:
- 100 hours – Dee Hopper
- 250 hours – Nancy Sawyer & Marcia Covell
- 500 hours – Nancy Kolb
- 1000 hours – Glory Kidger and Ed Weber
- 1500 hours – John Gray and Annie Martin
- 2000 hours – Pat Corbin
- 5000 hours – Dick Flanagan
- 19,000 hours – Ann Blair
If you would like more information on volunteering at Speare, please contact Chris Fenn at 238-6460.
Preceptor Workshop: Developing the Informal Leader
Posted on August 23rd, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Speare has recently been working with Amanda B. Fay, MSN, RN, Assistant Clinical Nursing Professor, Plymouth State University. Amanda has presented to 5 groups of hospital-wide department staff since April – Total 48 staff. The Preceptor workshop is designed specifically focusing on neuroscientific principles to engage the learner actively through discussion, story, and experiential exercises. […]
A Healthy Home – Maintaining a Healthy Environment
Posted on August 19th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Patients at Speare Memorial Hospital consistently rank the hospital’s cleanliness as high and often comment about it in satisfaction surveys. In charge of keeping Speare hygienic, Jerica Vallie, director of environmental services, knows best how to clean a home and keep the germs out. Part of a healthy lifestyle is maintaining a healthy environment to […]