At Spaulding, we help our patients and families find physical strength—and also emotional strength and confidence. It’s an important facet of rehabilitation and recovery, especially in light of the current pandemic.
Your support makes our care teams stronger, so that they can be strong for our patients and families. Read more stories of recovery and resilience below and learn how your gifts make them possible.
Pandemic safety restrictions mean that Spaulding staff has stepped in to support our patients and families in new ways. Says the daughter of Rafael Perez, who beat cancer and then COVID-19, “You never feel like you have to manage by yourself, because the staff is so involved. You could tell it comes from the heart, how much they care.”
As one of the leading rehabilitation providers in the country, Spaulding has mobilized to play a critical role during the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) health crisis. To learn more about how your generous support empowers our efforts, click here.
Physical therapist Briana Williams says it’s a relief to know that she and her colleagues have the Spaulding network and donors behind them during this challenging time—funding employee assistance grants for those in need, helping purchase critical personal protective equipment (PPE), and supplying nourishing snack packs and meals during shifts.
Emergency department nurse Adam Pierce recovered at Spaulding Cape Cod from a motorcycle accident—and now shares his experience and advice to help others. As a peer visitor in the Limb Loss Support Group, he knows the importance of goal-setting in the physical and mental rehabilitation process.
Every journey of recovery is unique. By making your gift to Spaulding today, you will join us in helping each of our patients find their strength.
After a four-year battle with leukemia, Vernon West developed a brain mass that caused him to lose all feeling in his right arm and leg. He regained his strength at Spaulding—and now says with a laugh that he’s “almost glad to have gone through all this to experience the amazing care at Spaulding.”