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Alice Peck Day Memorial Auxiliary Donates Blanket Warmer for Birthing Center

February 23, 2012—The Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has recently donated a blanket warmer to provide added comfort to patients in the Birthing Center.

A new addition to the Birthing Center is a rolling, cabinet-style blanket warmer, designed to hold multiple blankets at a comfortable temperature for patients. “A warm blanket is a caring touch that provides our new mothers with a comfortable, relaxed feeling, while the warmth can help ease physical pain,” stated Beverley Rankin, RN, BSN, MSA, BC-NE, Vice President of Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer.

The blanket warmer was purchased with funds from the 2012 Annual giving Program, which the Auxiliary has also supported generously.  In recognition of their contributions, a small plaque will be placed on the blanket warmer in honor of the group’s generosity and dedication.

Arlene Patten, LNA, Administrative Assistant, getting warm blankets for patients in the Birthing Center.