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In Celebration of National Nurses Week

Dedicated members of the nursing profession are recognized every year during National Nurses Week. The celebration begins on May 6th National Nurses Day and commences on May 12th, Florence Nightingales birthday. The dates for National Nurses Week are permanent and … Continue reading

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Cardiac Rehab Week: celebrating transitions to healthy lives

Happy Cardiac Rehabilitation Week from the Cardiopulmonary Team at Helen Hayes Hospital! This year, we celebrate more than 25 years of service to thousands of patients recovering from heart disease who we have cared for  in our inpatient, outpatient and … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International has announced that Helen Hayes Hospital has been accredited for a period of three years The latest accreditation is the fifth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to the specialty physical rehabilitation hospital. … Continue reading

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Saves Lives!

Multiple studies have now shown that people who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programs are less likely to die than those who do not, even up to five or six years after a heart attack or cardiac procedure. Recently, a study … Continue reading

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Free Balance Program in Honor of National PT Month

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is offering a two-part program on Improving Your Balance on October 11, and 18, 2012. The program, which is free of charge and open to the public, is being held in celebration of  National … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound After Joint Replacemnt Surgery

The hospital’s Inpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation Service recently started a new therapy program to to ease the transition home for patients who are about to be discharged. The initiative is entitled the Patient Discharge Group and it is run jointly by … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital Conducting Stroke Research: participants being recruited

Helen Hayes Hospital is conducting a medical research study for individuals who have experienced an ischemic stroke and continue to have problems with their ability to feel or move with either their lower or upper body. Individuals who are experiencing … Continue reading

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Hospital Hosts Fall Prevention Health Forum in honor of National Fall Prevention Awareness Day

Helen Hayes Hospital will host an informational forum about Fall Risk Factors and Fall Prevention on National Fall Prevention Awareness Day on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 9:15 until 11:30 a.m. The event will take place at the physical rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation hosts second annual Charity Golf Outing at exclusive Manhattan Woods Golf Club

The second annual Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation Golf Outing will take place on September 10, 2012 at the Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, New York. Rockland Toyota has once again signed on as the event’s grand sponsor. The … Continue reading

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Outstanding Care…Outstanding Scores

It is with tremendous pride and pleasure that I can today report that Helen Hayes Hospital ranks in the top 1% in overall Patient Satisfaction among rehabilitation facilities nationwide. Press Ganey reported this outstanding score, among others, in its most … Continue reading

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See you at the EXPO!

On Saturday, April 21, we will be hosting our very first Adapted Sports, Rec & Living EXPO right here at Helen Hayes Hospital. I am excited to let everyone know that there will be a terrific group of approximately 50 … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker: Thriving Through & Beyond Trauma

Helen Hayes Hospital is pleased to announce that it will host a presentation, “Thriving Through and Beyond Trauma,” by the noted speaker Gary Karp on Wednesday April 4, 2012 from 5:30- 7:00pm. The event is free and open to the … Continue reading

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Honors Assembly Celebrates Patient Achievements

This coming Tuesday, September 20 at 1:30 pm, Helen Hayes Hospital will be hosting its annual “Honors Assembly,” a unique and very special event that celebrates the remarkable recoveries and achievements of our patients. Honors Assembly takes place during National … Continue reading

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Hospital to Honor Former Patients

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 110th annual “Honors Assembly” on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 1:30 PM at the hospital in West Haverstraw. The event recognizes patients who have made outstanding progress in their physical rehabilitation programs over the … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its third annual “Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo” on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The event is free of charge and is … Continue reading

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Hospital Announces New Service Agreement with Northern Services Group

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced a new service agreement with Northern Services Group. Effective July 5, 2005, the physical rehabilitation hospital will be overseeing the provision of sub-acute rehabilitation services at Northern Riverview Healthcare Center Inc., a … Continue reading

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Adapted Golf Workshops Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced the schedule for the upcoming season of its GolfAbility program. GolfAbility is an adaptive golf instruction program to teach the basics of golf to individuals with disabilities. Ten GolfAbility workshops have been … Continue reading

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Workshops Scheduled for Adaptive Golf Program

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced a schedule of upcoming workshops for the third season of its GolfAbility program. GolfAbility is an adaptive golf instruction program to teach the basics of golf to individuals with disabilities. Ten GolfAbility … Continue reading

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Nyack Hospital and Helen Hayes Hospital Partners in Outpatient Rehabilitation Program

Two of Rockland’s leading healthcare providers, Nyack Hospital and Helen Hayes Hospital, have formed a unique partnership in order to better serve the community. Effective January 5, 2004, Helen Hayes Hospital will operate the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Nyack Hospital. … Continue reading

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