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Westerly Hospital Hosts Holiday Arts and Crafts Bazaar

Westerly Hospital will be hosting a Holiday Arts and Crafts Bazaar and Raffle on Thursday December 3 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.  The bazaar will feature arts and crafts made by hospital employees and volunteers including hand-crafted baskets, pottery, baby sweaters, jewelry, gift baskets and more. The… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Offers Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program

In partnership with the Ocean Community YMCA, Westerly Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Department is offering a new 12-session Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program open to adults of all ages and fitness levels.  The program includes risk factor identification as well as individualized exercise sessions created by exercise physiologists with blood pressure monitoring, and education on cardiac… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Auxiliary Kicks Off Annual Lights of Love Campaign

The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary has officially kicked off its 31st annual Lights of Love campaign.  Through the Lights of Love program, the community is invited to honor or remember a loved one by purchasing a “Love Light” in their name in denominations of $5, $25, $50, $100, or more.  The hospital’s newly renovated courtyard, located… Read more »

Seven-Week Smoking Cessation Program

Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program called “Freedom from Smoking” beginning on October 13 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 pm. in the Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center at 25 Wells Street in Westerly.  Sessions will be held for seven consecutive Tuesdays.  An additional session will be held on Thursday, November 5. The… Read more »

Five-Week Diabetes Education Program Begins in October

Westerly Hospital will be offering a comprehensive, five-session Diabetes Education program beginning October. The goal of the program is to help patients gain practical knowledge and skills needed to manage diabetes successfully. Classes will cover a wide range of topics including coping strategies, basic nutrition, monitoring glucose levels, medications, and managing stress. All classes will… Read more »

Westerly Hospital’s 2014 Community Benefits Report

In 2014, Westerly Hospital’s Community Benefits totaled over $3.7 million, with our services aimed at those who need it most. Westerly Hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides care regardless of whether the cost of providing that care exceeds the reimbursement we receive. Click here for Westerly Hospital’s 2014… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Receives Accreditation from Joint Commission

Westerly Hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission following an on-site review of Westerly Hospital in June, 2015. The accreditation is customarily valid for up to 36 months The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States.   Joint Commission accreditation… Read more »

Volunteers Opportunities Available at Westerly Hospital

Interested in volunteering at Westerly Hospital?  Westerly Hospital is looking for individuals over the age of 18 to assist with staffing the Information Desk in the Main Lobby, helping with way finding for our patients and visitors, and providing Courier Services to our departments.   To apply online for a volunteer position, click here. For more… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Auxiliary Hosts Benefit Golf Tournament

The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a benefit Golf Tournament on Monday, September 28 at the Stonington Country Club.  The day’s event includes a buffet lunch, golf cart, 18 holes of golf, 50/50 raffle, drink tickets, and heavy appetizers after golf.  $150 for individual golfers and $600 for a foursome.  Interested players and sponsors… Read more »

New Treatment for Speech Disorders Offered at Westerly Hospital

Anita Rolin, Speech Pathologist (2)

The Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department at Westerly Hospital has added a new specialty to its repertoire, specifically in the area of Speech/Language Therapy. Outpatient Speech/Language Pathologist Anita Rolin, MS, CCC-SLP, was recently certified in LSVT Loud, one of the most widely used treatments for speech disorders associated with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions…. Read more »