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New Integrity Bath for Market Square Residents

Residents at Market Square Health Care Center (MSHCC) are enjoying a new Integrity Bath which was able to be purchased thanks to generous donations to the Stephens Community Healthcare Foundation Annual Fund.

The bath is wonderful for residents as well as staff because of the chair that is able to slide out on to the base and be transported directly to a patient room to bring them to the bath.  With this ergonomically appropriate chair, there is no more lifting for staff, and patients are able to roll with ease into the tub.  The Integrity Bath comes complete with automatic chemical dispensing, which includes not only soap and shampoo, but also disinfecting cleaning materials for after each bath.  The tub has a shower sprayer as well as a whirlpool feature and residents enjoy temperature regulation.

Philip DuBois, Market Square Administrator states, "Residents love it, and it is also wonderful for the promotion of wound care."

DuBois also shared that there are plans in the works to refurbish the shower room to give it a more spa-like atmosphere that is relaxing for residents.  They will be painting the room, perhaps adding a mural, and adding different lighting and furniture as well.

Market Square Health Care Center is part of the Maine Health® family.  Visit Western Maine Health on the Internet at www.wmhcc.org.

 
 
 
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