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The December activity calendar for The Neighborhoods at Brookview is filled with Bible studies and worship services at the Chapel, music time in the Great Room, and of course, Friday afternoon bingo. But there are two magical days this December that nursing home residents and staff alike look forward to: Dec. 5 and 6, the days of the Resident Christmas Store.
Today, on National Rural Health Day, Brookings Health System was again recognized by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and The Chartis Center of Rural Health with a 2018 Performance Leadership Award in the quality and outcomes categories. The award reflects top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.
Brookings Health System has expanded its outreach efforts to now include diagnostic imaging services. Starting Nov. 26, Brookings Health will host a Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) mobile imaging unit on its campus the second and fourth Monday of each month.
To further develop the volunteer doula program for parents delivering their baby at New Beginnings Birth Center, Brookings Health System will again host the popular DONA Birth Doula workshop on Dec. 8 and 9.
New Beginnings Baby Café, the free, drop-in breastfeeding support session for nursing and expecting mothers, will celebrate its third anniversary on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A.
Children 12 and younger are invited to trick-or-treat at The Neighborhoods at Brookview skilled nursing home on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Internist Dr. Rick Holm, M.D., will sign his new book, “Life’s Final Season: A Guide for Aging and Dying with Grace,” on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Brookings Health System’s gift shop as a part of the gift shop’s holiday open house.
Brookings Health System will hold a free ostomy education session on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A.
Brookings Health System and Avera Medical Group will hold “Building Blocks to Baby,” an educational event for would-be parents who are considering having a child, on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Brookings Hospital in Conference Room A.
Brookings Health System recently appointed two new directors, Jennifer Chandler, RN, and Lisa Schaefer, LNHA.