Local Children Donate Band-Aids to Mend Pediatric Patients Wounds at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (November 5, 2010)— Thinking of others comes naturally for three area children as they decided to make items and sell them at community events in order to buy Band-Aids to help care for pediatric patients at Silver Cross Hospital.
Childerguild Celebrates 100th Anniversary
Joliet, IL (November 3, 2010)— This year Childerguild will celebrate 100 years of service to Silver Cross Hospital by raising funds to benefit the obstetrics and pediatrics departments at Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross Home Health Ranked Among the Top 25% of Providers in the Country for the Third Year in a Row
Joliet, IL (November 2, 2010)— Silver Cross Hospital today announced that it has again been named to the 2010 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its fifth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance.
Childerguild Hosts Book Fair Nov. 15 & 16 at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 1, 2010)— Childerguild will host a Books are Fun Book Fair Monday, Nov. 15 and Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cafeteria at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. A variety of popular children’s books and games, cookbooks, self-help books and other interesting adult books will be available. Cash and major credit cards accepted.
A Patient’s Best Friend
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Pet Therapy
The comforting affects of animals have been noticed through the years. Even Florence Nightingale recommended “a small pet animal” as an “excellent companion for the sick” and Laura Valencik, director of volunteer services at Silver Cross Hospital, agrees. She has been hard at work in creating a comprehensive pet therapy program at the hospital and is excited for patients to experience the healing effects of a wagging tail.