Photo 1: Physiotherapist Kyle Heppner, middle, shows Auxiliary members Marg Anderson, right, and Marilyn Collison, left, the new $1,700 Recumbent Bike, which is a safe and effective piece of equipment to work on staying fit with. It’s easier to access because there’s no middle bar to step over and therefore more beneficial for clients. These two pieces of equipment will also be used by Forest View Place residents.

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary beefs up inventory

Various departments get much-needed equipment

  • Sep. 11, 2019 12:00 a.m.

Photo 1: Physiotherapist Kyle Heppner, middle, shows Auxiliary members Marg Anderson, right, and Marilyn Collison, left, the new $1,700 Recumbent Bike, which is a safe and effective piece of equipment to work on staying fit with. It’s easier to access because there’s no middle bar to step over and therefore more beneficial for clients. These two pieces of equipment will also be used by Forest View Place residents.

Photo 2: Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members, Marj Sunderman, left, and Sue Ludtke, right, show off one of the six new 32″ televisions that have replaced the older, smaller models in the acute care rooms. With the larger screen, it makes for ease of viewing for patients. These came at a cost of $2,100.

Photo 3: The physio department wasn’t left out of the goodies. Auxiliary member Marilyn Collison exercises at the new Theraband Rehab Station. This provides multiple restraint training options that are crucial to maintaining strength and fitness. This is simple and safe to use for all ages and at all ability levels and came at a cost of $2,700.

Photo 4: (L-r) Marg Anderson, Tasha Jensen, and Marilyn Collison display the $4,000 Vital Signs Monitor. This replaces an older model and provides additional comfort to residents and it”s easier for staff to use.

Photo 5: Tasha Jensen tries out their new Bariatric Wheel Chair. This chair was $2,900 and greatly assists the bariatric patients and the staff.

Various departments get much-needed equipment

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