June 10, 2007
Ephraim McDowell Health has awarded scholarships to seven area students who are pursuing careers in health care. The healthcare system awards a $1,000 renewable scholarship to high school seniors or college students from Boyle and the surrounding counties. In addition, the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary awards a health care scholarship to high school seniors in Boyle County as well as a Durbin Scholarship to high school seniors in Boyle County who are pursuing careers in nursing, physical therapy and/or occupational therapy.
February 25, 2008
Home Health Care is an intermittent service to homebound patients. Medicare guidelines instruct providers to provide skilled services to patients, which will return patients to pre-illness functioning level. This includes education about the patient's disease and ability to understand self care and the identification of signs and symptoms of changes and treatment plans to promote improve of the patients health and lifestyle changes. Physical and occupational therapy is provided to help patients regain strength and balance to prevent falls and to recover from orthopedic surgery.
August 1, 2005
Ephraim McDowell Health's Outpatient Rehab Services completes surveys Ephraim McDowell Health has announced that its Outpatient Rehab Services has successfully completed Kentucky licensure and certification surveys as a provider of Medicare/Medicaid services. It was the first time for Outpatient Rehab Services to be surveyed simultaneously for both licenses. During the survey, Outpatient Rehab Services was inspected for documentation, skilled therapy standards, quality improvement monitors, equipment safety, professional credentialing and infection control practice.
January 17, 2007
Members of the Clark County Kiwanis Club heard a brief review of the services offered at the Victory Heights Center for Achievement at Tuesday night's meeting. Delores Townsend, program director for the day care and caretaker for the babies at the center, said the former Victory Heights School, later named Odell Gross Elementary school, gives one location for previously scattered services provided by the Clark County Association for Handicapped Citizens with Darren Diguette as executive director.
December 30, 2008
Steven and Cheryl Buskirk of Winchester are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Avessa Buskirk, to Nathan Lee Jackson, son of Willis and Carolyn Jackson of Winchester. The wedding was Oct. 18, 2008, at 2:30 p.m at Mount Zion Christian Church. Pastor Steve Flanigan of Hope Center in Nashville, Tenn., officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father. She wore a strapless white diamond designer gown by Enzoanin with a symmetrical dropped waist line and ruched bodice.
August 24, 2008
Mason-van Onselen Brian Scott Mason and Nicola Francesca van Onselen were married May 21 at their home in Morehead by Lee McGlasson. Best man was Lonny Benoit of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La. The bride, a masters graduate of Morehead State University in Tuba Performance begins her doctoral studies at Univeristy of Kentucky this fall. Prior to moving to the U.S. she was a band director and principal tuba player for the Eastern Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and Cape Philharmonic Orchestra in South Africa.
March 12, 2007
High school seniors in Boyle County who are interested in a career in health care are eligible for scholarships sponsored by the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. Scholarship applications now are available at local schools and will be accepted by the auxiliary until April 6 for the fall semester. Scholarships will be awarded to a qualified high school senior from Danville High School, Boyle County High School and Kentucky School for the Deaf. The healthcare programs of study that are eligible for coverage are at the discretion of the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, and are subject to change.
January 23, 2005
Woodward-Burch Johnny and Sheila Woodward of Georgetown announce the engagement of their daughter, Kellye LeAnne Woodward, to Jack Edward Burch III, son of Jack Burch II of Lexington and Peggy Burch of Anna Maria Island, Fla. Woodward is a 1995 graduate of Evarts High School and a 2000 graduate of University of Kentucky with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor of science degree in...
May 3, 2009
Graduates Eastern Kentucky University - Emily Layne Vaught will graduate Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor of science in occupational science. Along with this, she is graduating as an Honors Scholar after completing four years of honors coursework and an independent, year-long undergraduate research study titled, "A Phenomenological Study of the Occupational Choices of Adult Children of Alcoholics," which she plans to submit to the Journal of Occupational Science for publication in 2009 and present at a national occupational science conference.
May 25, 2004
Two BCHS seniors receive scholarships Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary has named recepients of two scholarships. Nicole Engle received this year's Durbin Scholarship awarded in memory of Sherry Durbin, who was a Boyle County High School student. Engle is a graduating senior at BCHS and the daughter of Chiquita Basham of Lexington and Kerry Engle of Mitchellsburg. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in nursing. Sarah Arnold, a graduating senior at BCHS, received the Health Care Scholarship.