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Oct 3, 2013
What:             The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction benefits the residents of St. Luke’s Home. St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed facility with a 40-bed subacute rehabilitation unit. Proceeds from the auction and wine tasting will be used to purchase special equipment for St. Luke’s Home.  When:...

Stroke Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Women and Stroke Education Dinner

Oct 3, 2013
In honor of World Stroke Day on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Stroke Program will host a dinner and presentation, “Women and Stroke,” to educate the community on the dangers and risk factors of stroke, particularly in women. The event will be from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services,...

FSLH's Rehab Center to Offer Cancer Related Lectures in October

Oct 2, 2013
In October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and National Physical Therapy Month, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will offer two free lectures on topics of interest to cancer patients, their caregivers and survivors in the Rehabilitation Gym at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The first presentation, “Caregiving for Patients Diagnosed...

New Sessions of Youth Aquatic Classes Begin Oct. 12

Oct 2, 2013
A new session of youth aquatics classes begins Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Wellness Center at the Faxton Campus. The Wellness Center offers “Mommy and Me” classes for children ages 6 months to 2 years at 10am. Mommy and Me classes for children ages 3 and 4 takes place at 11am. The “Kidzercise” class for children ages 5 to 12 is at noon. Each six week...

FSLH to Offering Continuing Education to Local Therapists

Oct 1, 2013
On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will offer “Introduction to Neuromuscular Developmental Technique (NDT) – Part I,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and students in related fields. It will take place at 5pm in the Rehabilitation Gym on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at the Center for...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Implements State of the Art Technology for Room Disinfection

Sep 30, 2013
If you're a Star Trek fan the first thing that comes to mind when you see the new machine for disinfecting patient rooms is that it looks like a futuristic transporter device. And in a way, it is. While the three, tall, glowing emitters can't transport you to another planet — they do get the germs out of the patient rooms. And at Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH) eliminating...

FSLH Offers Free Speech Screenings for Children

Sep 30, 2013
For a limited time, the Hearing and Speech Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Regional Rehabilitation Center is offering free speech and language screenings for children. Any child with a demonstrated need for assistance and the potential for improvement is eligible to participate. In the areas of speech and hearing and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), studies have shown that early...

FSLH Hosts Faxton Cup Awards Ceremony

Sep 25, 2013
The Regional Rehabilitation Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) honored Faxton Cup Award winners Kathryn McCauley and the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program at Upstate Cerebral Palsy in Barneveld, New York, at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. The Faxton Cup Award honors individuals and organizations who demonstrate, on a local...

Perfect Fit Boutique at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare No Longer Offers Post-Mastectomy Garments or Fittings

Sep 23, 2013
Effective Monday, September 23, 2013, the Perfect Fit Boutique at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center will no longer provide post-mastectomy garments and prosthetic fittings. To ensure a smooth transition for patients and the community, FSLH has collaborated Upstate Home Care, located at 7506 State Route 5 in Clinton, New York. Upstate Home Care has the necessary...

Stroke Support Group to Meet Wednesday, Oct. 2

Sep 18, 2013
On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The presentation will be lead by Deborah Jane Casler, MS, OTR/L, an occupational therapist on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at FSLH. She...

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