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TIMES-NEWS, HARTFORD AND BEAVER DAM, KENTUCKY, MARCH 3, 2005, PAGE 15-B i , i i i Weddings ..... Birthdays ..... Anniversaries ..... New Arrivals ..... Grandparent's Corner OOO000 W, .or Nicole E vans ates 2nd birthday Nicole Evans celebrated her second birthday De- 12, 2004. She was given a "Barney and Baby Bop" home by her parents. is the daughter of Ricky and Valerbe Evans of nice gifts and enjoyed cel- with family and friends. is the granddaughter of Dorothy Evans of Rondie Evans of Philpot, Tom and Karla Higdon and the late David Howard, formerly of great-granddaughter of Bob and Irma Norris in it has toa care system. From while they - Willis ing set Wheatty Ellis of Kentucky and W'dlis of Is- engaged at 2:00 PM at Utica Method- of is the daughter of Whealtley, Jr. of Susie Shultz Cloverport, Ken- is a graduate County High is employed at is the son of Ralph Jr of Utica and Millay of Stanley, Eddie is a gradu- County High is employed at Tank and Tower of Kentucky. be a reception following the at the church fel- No formal in- will be sent. All !and family are in- attend. -" sleep to automatically assist- ing with wound care, the twenty-six new computer- ized beds installed on the Medical-Surgical Unit and ICU of Ohio County Hospi- tal are making an impact on patient care. One of the biggest changes from the beds of old is that many of the e new models actually have a computer, re- ferred to as the Active Intel- ligent Response, that can analyze the person in the bed and make adjustments to avoid problems such as bed sores, With an integrated surface, therapy is provided electronically while the bed evaluates areas such as pres- sure, temperature and mois- ture. Built-in scales elimi- nate the need to move pa- tients to a separate scale for weight measurement. "It's not just a place to sleep," Charlotte Hendricks, director of In-patient Nurs- ing Services, said of the beds, "It truly is a care surface. It is much easier to move pa- tients in and out of these beds, because they can be lowered or raised much more than the older models." The bed's lower position, the lowest height of any acute care bed on the market, means it's safer to get in and out of the bed. Nightlights at the side of the bed are fo, Jaxon Lindsey celebrates 5th birthday December 7 Jaxon Lindsey celebrated his fifth birthday December 7 by taking ds first trip to Disney World. He also enjoyed his first time seeing the ocean. Jaxon is the son of Whitney and Chris Geary of Hartfoixt and Brad Lindsey of Beaver Dam. He is the grandson of Jerry and Judy Bevil and Rick and Jenny Lindsey. He is the great-grandson of Hubert Tichener, Wilma and J.T. Renfrow and Betty and Roger Lindsey. He is the great-great grandson of Ms. Louva Everly and Ms. Rava Lindsey. Jaxon especially appreciates his Granny Donna for mak- ing his special trip possible. / cused on where the patient's you, however, that amid feet will land. Comfortable, these changes, we will re- easy-to-grip side rails protect main firmly focused on our without making the patient philosophy of Patient-Cen- feel confined. Maneuverabil- tered Care. On the firont of ity of the beds is also impor- our building are the words: tant, as patients can change 'Caring for your health.' settings via a control bar These words serve as a daily which can be held in their reminderto )ur staffofwhat hands rather than having to our hospital is all about." lean over the side of the rail- Juanita Park, Ohio ing. All of these features will County Hospital Board improve patient safety and President said, Ohio County help to reduce the risk of Hospital's changeofstatusto caregiver injury such as back a Critical Access Hospital strain, this year has helped in pro- The new beds will be in- riding the funds needed to stalled at the beginning of make this change. In coming March, 2005. The financial months, we look forwardto investment for the beds is additional improvements part of the ongoing effort of that will positively impact Ohio County Hospital to pro- the healthcare of Ohio vide patients with great County residents and sur- healthcare experiences, rotmding communities." "At Ohio County Hospital, For any questions regard- we are committkl to continue ing hospital services, please our technology and service call 270-298-7411 or visit its expansion." Said Blaine Web site at Pieper, CEO, Let me assure Ohio County Hospital's new computerized bed. Claim Sabol Abner ABNER GRANDCHILDREN: Claire Sabol Abner, age II, Phoebe Katherine Abner, age 6, and Owen James Abner, age 4, are the grandchildren of Wilda and the late JackAbner of Hartford and Jim and Ti a Ehrhardt of Valparaiso, Indi- ana. There parents are DeeAnna and Terry Abner of Valparaiso. Phoebe Katherine Abner Owen James Abner WE LOVE OUR GRANDP NTS!