It was a very special homecoming Tuesday for a four-year-old girl.
A month after Raniyia Williams was born, she was admitted to the neo-natal care unit at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. She had a host of medical problems requiring her to be on a ventilator. She also needed a feeding tube because she couldn't eat on her own.
(Norfolk, VA) – Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital recently held a formal groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a three-year upgrade and modernization project.
Thomas Orsini, president and CEO of Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital, officiated the ceremony and Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim was the guest speaker. Other key hospital personnel in attendance were Hospital Authority Board members, Foundation Board members, Hospital Auxiliary members as well as hospital employees and volunteers.
(NORFOLK, VA) – Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital has named Diane Schloegel, R.N., vice president of patient services. In her new position, Schloegel will be responsible for directing nursing and administrative patient care areas, as well as implementing standards of nursing practice that support and ensure quality patient care at Lake Taylor.
Schloegel started her career in acute care settings after serving in the United States Navy. She brings an excellent mix of skills in nursing and patient care advocacy, including six years as a licensed nursing home administrator, and four years as a regional nursing consultant.
Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital announced today that it raised nearly $7,000 during its Annual Fashion Show to benefit the hospital services and programs. Held Saturday, September 26th, at the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club, the sold out event featured the latest fall fashions from Lili’s of Ghent. As more than 325 attendees observed, the group of models, which included hospital staff and volunteers as well as professional models, showed off their style as they paraded down the catwalk and around the banquet room. During the show, attendees were also provided lunch as well an opportunity to take part in a silent auction and luxury raffle donated by various local businesses and individuals.
"This event has proven to be a hit over the years for our hospital Auxiliary, staff and guests,” said Thomas Orsini, president and CEO of Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital. “We’re grateful for all that attend and show their support to Lake Taylor.”
The Annual Fashion Show is just one of a number of fundraising events Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital holds throughout the year. In December, the Auxiliary will hold their annual “Love Light Tree” ornament dedication, which offers an opportunity to honor and remember family, friends, and loved ones. For more information about these events, please call (757) 461-5001, ext. 426.