Posted on September 21st, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
The White Sock Campaign – Honoring & Educating
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is one of the most challenging issues we face not only in wound care but in healthcare in general because oxygen is needed to continue to nourish every inch of our bodies and without oxygen cells … tissues, digits, and limbs do not survive.
PAD Awareness is a way to both educate more people on the importance of a healthy circulatory system and the benefit of eating healthy and exercising to keep that circulatory system healthy and also to honor those who have lost a leg due to PAD. This is why the Save A Leg Save A Life Foundation (SALSAL) has promoted the “White Sock Campaign” … so that we can educate and honor.
“I am proud to be a part of an organization that is proactive in both honoring and educating … an organization who is filled with wonderful people who really truly care,” states Rebecca Sayre, Program Director for the Wound Care Center at Speare Memorial Hospital. “This initiative really provides an opportunity for the whole hospital and community to get involved.”
Patients with PAD and wounds that don’t heal after 30 days often need the services provided by the Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Speare Memorial Hospital. Nearly 96% of wounds are healed at our center and we have a 98% patient satisfaction rate. A program specifically tailored to your needs will be initiated based on the most effective treatment options. An interdisciplinary approach will be used to provide the maximum healing possible.
Specialized wound care is usually administered on an outpatient basis. Patients are free to drive themselves to the Center for therapy, and you should plan two-and-a-half to three hours for each visit. Click here for more information or to make an appointment call 603-481-8780.
Hope and Healing from the Heart – Celebrating National Hospital Week
Posted on May 17th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
National Hospital Week 2019 celebrates hope and healing, and the hospitals, health systems, and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and care from the heart. Celebrating National Hospital Week provides an opportunity to thank all of the dedicated individuals – physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service […]
Celebrating our Volunteers
Posted on May 16th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
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 […]