Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Healing GardenLourdes Hospital unveiled its Healing Garden on Thursday, July 31 with a Garden Party Groundbreaking. The Healing Garden is located outside the hospital’s Lecture Hall and Family Care Pharmacy on the Main Floor. When facing the front of the hospital on Riverside Drive, the Healing Garden is located to the left of the Emergency Department in the grassy area behind the grotto.

A Healing Garden is a garden meant to celebrate life. It is a living garden designed as a retreat and a place of respite for patients, visitors, and staff to be used for their psychosocial and physical needs.  It is designed in such a manner that the patients, staff and visitors are able to take care of plant material in the garden.

Groundbreaking Included:

  • Jenna Cook, PhD and Nancy Percik, Master Gardener, project consultants
  • Blane Pixley, Head Groundskeeper at Lourdes
  • Julie Ashman, RN, Radiation Oncology and Facilitator of Living Well Survivorship Series
  • Robert O’Connell, President, Lourdes Foundation
  • Sr. Marilyn Perkins, DC, VP, Mission Integration at Lourdes
Joint Commission Gold Seal

Lourdes has been awarded the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

Magent Logo

Lourdes has received
Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence

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Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer

New York State Desginated Stroke Center

Lourdes is a New York State Designated Stroke Center

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement