FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2009

CONTACT: M. “Peggy” Salisbury 908-771-5730;
Norma T. Sheld 908-771-5815

 

Nurses Week Celebrated with dancing demonstrations
at Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County

Nursing moved to a calypso beat as (left to right) Jessica Paris, CNA, Aide, East Orange; Yvonne Brown, CNA, North Plainfield; Marie Israel, PCC (patient care coordinator), Lopatcong and Myrna Roberson, LPN (Licensed practical nurse), Roselle performed a Caribbean-Calypso dance to “Caribbean Woman.” They were just four of the stars of the nursing week show.
Nursing moved to a calypso beat as (left to right) Jessica Paris, CNA, Aide, East Orange; Yvonne Brown, CNA, North Plainfield; Marie Israel, PCC (patient care coordinator), Lopatcong and Myrna Roberson, LPN (Licensed practical nurse), Roselle performed a Caribbean-Calypso dance to “Caribbean Woman.” They were just four of the stars of the nursing week show.

Runnells SpecializedHospital of Union County celebrated National Nurses Week; May 6th to the 12th with a swinging show that allowed residents, patients, staff and visitors to enjoy dancing that included the Lindy, the Balboa, the Electric Slide and the Chicken Dance.

“The theme of this year’s National Nurses Week, ‘Building A Healthy America’ is practiced at the local level at RUNNELLS SpecializedHospital, one resident and patient at a time,” commented Union County Freeholder Chester Holmes. “Skills to help nursing staff remain at the top of their craft are taught at frequent in-service classes.”

 

Anyone who would like information about Runnells long and short-term nursing care including sub-acute care for those who no longer require acute care but aren’t yet well enough to return home; respite care so caregivers can get away for a while and behavioral health units should call 908-771-5700. For admissions information, call (908) 771-5901.