2018 has had
been busy again for the League. You will see from the list below
we are providing more equipment for the benefit of the patients
upgrading the wards with 18 bedside cabinets with lockable medication
lockers to enable to patients to have control of their medication
as well as to staff which will prevent them from becoming institutionalized.
We have on order 10 fully electric beds which can be controlled
by both the staff and patient. We have purchased 6 bedside tables.
A hoist has been provided and we continue to maintain the Sensory
garden and the fish tank. We had a donation of £2,500 from
the "Singing Seagulls" and another ward will be upgraded
with a new electric bed and locker.
2017 Another busy year of requests from the Hospital and we have
provided £20963.94 of equipment which includes Arjo Standing
Air, Dynamap, Mattresses, Cosi chairss, INR Machine, Rondish Bed
Mat Kit. This month we have provided modern bedside cabinets for
patients medicine and bedside tables.
October 2016 we had a very busy meeting and were asked to provide
an INR machine- This is a machine to test the blood on site so
the Doctors can prescribe the right medication immediately without
having to wait for results from Truro. We also provided a Dobbler
ultrasound machine to measure arterial pulses for £2478
and 2 Phase 111 mattesses for the patients. We also took delivery
of Rondish Sensory mats, Paediatric Pulse Oximeter and 2 Cose
chairs . Last month we provided 24 stacking chairs that can be
moved around the Hospital for Guests to use, an Arjo Standing
Aid for £5889.00. and 8 commodes.
League of Friends has purchased a "Sensory Portaire"
for the Helston Community Hospital. This is a piece of equipment
that helps calm confused patients. This equipment is portable
and calms distressed patients by playing music, displaying pictures,
lights and movements on the wall. Sister Teresa said it has made
such a difference all the staff have been impressed with the results.
we have purchased the following for the hospital:- 2 Nimbus 3
Mattress and Pump, Trauma Stretcher (Couch/Trolly MIU), Roof Blinds
for Conservatory, 6 Soft Form Premier Mattresses, Christmas monies
for patients, 4 Flo-Tech Contour Cushions, Maintenance of Aquarium
in Outpatients' Waiting Room, Replacement TV in Rooms 5, 6 &
18, Sundry repairs to TVs, Plants and Bulbs for Sensory Garden,
Easter Eggs, Replacement light fitting for Aquarium, replacement
remote handset for TV totalling £13939.54.
has provided a lot of equipment for the Hospital including soft
furnishings and updated the televisions for the digital switchover
in 2009. The League also built an extension "Jack Johns Suite"
which can be used by the families of patients who are very sick.
At the moment we are providing a Sensory Garden, Large Conservatory
and extra Car Parking for the Hospital. Scroll down for full list
has agreed to provide the following for the hospital- Accusonic
Advantage Ultrasound to help patients with Parkinson's disease
and MS, 4 new wheel chairs, looking into refurbishing the Staffroom,
Recumbent static bike for the Day room, and cushions new Tv's
for the patients rooms.. A new sink in the hair stylists room,2
electric recliner and raiser chair, small plastic steps , Phase
3 mattresses, Nimbus Matress, "Sensory Potare", taken
on the maintenance of the Fish Tank in the reception area and
a new hot water tea maker in the Day Room. 3 Bedside tables for
the Conservatory and 6 Nebulising machines.