Topic: Front Page News

Westerly Hospital Partners with Westerly Police for Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

In recognition of National Drug Take-Back Day, on Saturday, October 22, the Westerly Police Department, in partnership with Westerly Hospital, will be accepting expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs which can be potentially dangerous.   The community is encouraged to help reduce the potential for prescription drug abuse by taking this opportunity to turn in any… Read more »

Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program Receives Recertification

Westerly Hospital’s Cardiovascular Rehabilitation program recently received recertification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The program was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life for patients by enhancing standards of care. The AACVPR re-evaluates Cardiac Rehab programs every three years. “We are very proud of the Cardiac Rehabilitation… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Offers Fall “Wednesday Wellness” Series

Beginning October 26, Westerly Hospital will begin offering “Wednesday Wellness,”  a series of four free weekly programs covering a variety of health topics.  All programs are held at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center and will be presented by Westerly Hospital physicians and staff. There is no charge for these programs, but seating is limited.  To reserve… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Presents “Raising Resilient Children in the Age of Anxiety”

In honor of World Mental Health Day, Westerly Hospital will be hosting a free discussion on “Raising Resilient Children in the Age of Anxiety” on Tuesday, October 11 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.  The program will be presented in partnership with the Westerly Public School district and… Read more »

Six-Week Arthritis Exercise Program Begins in September

Westerly Hospital will be offering a 6-week Arthritis Exercise Program at the Westerly Senior Center located at 39 State Street in Westerly. The class is open to anyone living with any type of arthritis. Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays beginning September 12 from 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Classes will include health education,… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Offers Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Course

Westerly Hospital, in partnership with the Washington County Coalition for Children, will be offering a free, two-part certification training course on Youth Mental Health First Aid.  Classes will be held on Saturday, September 10 and Saturday, September 24 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Saint Andrews Church, 15 East Beach Road, Charlestown, RI. The course will… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Offers New Resource to Help Patients Navigate Healthcare System

As part of its continued commitment to patient-centered care, Westerly Hospital has hired a new Patient Resource Navigator. Jen Algiere, the Hospital’s new Patient Resource Navigator, will assist patients in a variety of ways, serving as the primary point of contact for information on hospital services, programs, and providers. “Jen will ensure that our patients… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Recognizes First Winner of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Westerly Hospital recently presented the first-ever winner of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Karyn Bessette, RN, Medical/Surgical Care Unit. The DAISY Award is a national nurse recognition program sponsored by an international foundation that encourages patients and families to share their stories of nurses who made a difference.  DAISY awards will be given… Read more »