Expenditure totalling £374 was agreed by the Friends to further help Community Rehab assist people w


Speech and language therapists Carrie Collins (rig                                          ht) and Elena Brooks with some of the pur-chased items: hardware interfaces and stationery . RENTAL FIRM IN DRIVING SEAT FOR A DONATION The ability of the Friends to buy medical equipment or facilities has been helped by the generous donation of £1,500. The cheque came from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Holdings, of which Enterprise Rent-A-Car (with a branch in Newport) is a subsidiary. Presenting the cheque at the hospital, Andrew Hall, the Winchester based Strategic Accounts Manager for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, said, “We are happy to give something back to the communities in which we operate.” LIST OF AGREED GRANT APPLICATIONS AMOUNTS OVER £500 Rehab/Stroke Unit Equipment to move patients £1,207.00 Catering Stick blender £595.19 Emergency Dept. Warming cabinet for fluids to boost body temperature £4,482.08 Patients’waiting area Four seat unit £870.00 GMO – SWCH Handheld dopplers for Community Midwives £5,657.70 Appley Ward Intensive Care chair £4,999.00 Day Surgery Patient chairs £,400.00 Pathology Chairs for staff rest room £9,532.80 Sexual Health Service Gynae couch £3,200.03 Children’s SLT Clinic toys and books £982.91 Chronic Pain Neurotherm Radio Frequency RF Generator £16,950.00 Out-Patients & Home Parental Infuson Oxford Meditech Biomixer £2,582.00 Afton Ward Two Reclining Chairs for dementia patients £1,939.20 South Wight Rehab Dementia games £800.00 Occupational Therapy Compact splint pan £520.00 Mortuary Enhanced Rest Room facility £568.80 Stroke Unit Arjo hoist for patients’ mobility £8,524.00 Ambulance Service Fluid warmers for hypothermia £20,925.00 Occupational Therapy Portable gantry hoist £2,384.00 Children’s Ward Vinyl wall graphic to enhance corridor £516.00 PAAU Phlebotomy trolleys £3,112.20 Sunshine Radio Towards up-grade of studio £5,000.00 Ambulance Pre-surgery traction leg splints £3,000.00 Shackleton Dementia red crockery £3,945.49 MAU Seven Spot Vital Signs £4,228.00 Organisation-Nursing Privacy/Mood boards £1,290.00 Community Disability Items supporting oral hygiene and healthy eating £500.00 AMOUNTS UNDER £500 Wrist & ankle bands for staff keep fit classes; collection of adult fictional books for Sevenacres; TV bracket for Discharge Lounge; portable projector for Community Nursing; learning video, twenty cloth zipped bags for transportation of patients’ belongings; twenty half-eye acetate reading glasses; relocating water dispenser for visitors and staff; display units for patients’ information; accident prevention DVD; scales for health visitors and school nurse; safety pack for health visitors and school nurse lead; books for children; neonate dolls for baby care training; DVDs for children to learn about body changes; lifting stool for splint-ing, two dumb-bells to help patients’ activity and muscle strength; TV for Seagrove Ward; banners to promote Hospital Liaison Service; dishwasher for Community Mental Health,; upholstered leg rest. OVERALL TOTAL COST OF SUCCESSFUL BIDS: £120.620 HELP FOR VERBAL REASONING Expenditure totalling £374 was agreed by the Friends to further help Community Rehab assist people with speech and lan-guage difficulties. Of this total £186 was on two hardware interfaces allowing switches or digital joysticks to be con-nected to a computer. Connection to the department’s tablets was also said to be particularly useful when the person had limited mobility. The remaining grant went on an illustrated re-source, communication books for people with limited verbal communication, ring-binders and laminating pouches.

Of this total £186 was on two hardware interfaces allowing switches or digital joysticks to be connected to a computer.

Connection to the department’s tablets was also said to be particularly useful when the person had limited mobility.

The remaining grant went on an illustrated re-source, communication books for people with limited verbal communication, ring-binders and laminating pouches.

Speech and language therapists Carrie Collins (right) and Elena Brooks with some of the pur-chased items: hardware interfaces and stationery


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