DECH Announces New Board Chair, Welcomes New Members

Wayne Peters becomes the new Board Chair of Down East Community Hospital as former Chair, David Whitney, terms off the Board.  Mr. Whitney was on the Board for 9 years and served as Chair since 2014.  “David dedicated many hours of service to the hospital over the past 9 years and we can’t say enough about how much we appreciated his work on the capital campaign to raise the needed funds for the Emergency Department expansion.” Dennis Welsh, DECH President & CEO.

DEC Rehabilitation Receives $7,500 Grant for Balance Program

Rehabilitation Manager, Heather Dodsworth, applied for and was awarded a grant in the amount of $7,500 from the Maine Community Foundation!  The funds are to help in the purchase of a Balance Assessment and Conditioning system to assist in the development and implementation a comprehensive balance program for the citizens of Washington County including identifying persons at risk for falls and improving agility, muscle tone and strength, range of motion, and safe mobility.