MOUNT PLEASANT, SC -- Giving the gift of comfort, the local branch of the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RVSP) presented East Cooper Medical Center with beautiful, handmade afghan blankets for patients. The blankets will be used by patients undergoing infusions in Pre-Admission Testing (PAT).
According to Kate Kiel, RN, PAT, "These afghans are not only beautiful, they are so comforting for our patients. Patients can actually feel the warmth, kindness and love that went into making these afghans."
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About East Cooper Medical Center
East Cooper Medical Center, part of Tenet South Carolina, is a 140-bed acute care hospital located at 2000 Hospital Drive in Mount Pleasant. Previously located at 1200 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, East Cooper Medical Center has been providing healthcare to the East Cooper community since 1986. We provide a number of services including 24-hour emergency care, women’s and children’s services, diagnostic imaging and interventional services, orthopedics, sports medicine, pain care, adult and pediatric rehabilitation services, wound care services and surgical care, including nationally recognized spine surgery and breast reconstruction surgery. East Cooper Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.