Butler Hospital provides assessment and treatment to children, adolescents and adults who are affected by major psychiatric illnesses and/or substance abuse. It is recognized as a national leader in acute, short-term treatment. The hospital is affiliated with Brown Medical School and is the flagship hospital for the department of psychiatry, which is recognized as one of the top 10 in the United States. Butler participates in many national and international research studies, such as major depression; obsessive-compulsive disorder; depression in the elderly; body dysmorphic disorder in children, adolescents, and adults; Alzheimer's prevention; mood changes and smoking cessation; and vascular dementia. As a regional center in psychiatry, Butler provides services to people dealing with a wide range of difficulties, including lifestyle problems, such as the loss of a job, the breakup of a marriage, or the death of someone close to them; or clinical problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, drug addictions, memory disorders, or eating disorders. The hospital provides meeting space for many support groups and sponsors a variety of professional and public educational programs. Butler Hospital takes pride in its long tradition of hope and healing for people and families in southeastern New England.
Care New England’s strengths are based on complementary programs and distinctive competencies of its member organizations. With significant outreach across southeastern New England, Care New England serves as a regional focal point for family health and is well integrated to deliver a continuum of high quality health care. In addition to a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, Care New England's member organizations have excelled at developing alternative forms of health care delivery, including education outreach centers, wellness programs, community medical office sites, and home health services.
As it has done for close to a century, VNA of Care New England, continues its tradition of providing home health services for communities throughout Rhode Island. Therapeutic, maternal-child health and hospice nurses; physical, occupational and speech therapists; certified nursing aides; medical social workers; volunteers and clergy all make home visits to adults and children throughout the state. Nutritional and psychiatric nurse consultants are also available. Hospice care and bereavement support groups are provided by VNA of Care New England. In addition to home visits, wellness clinics are held monthly at retail locations, elderly housing complexes and meal sites. HealthTouch is the VNA of Care New England private-duty agency and provides a wide range of services to meet the diverse needs of private-pay patients in their homes. Services include complete home care, personal care, parent-child care, light housekeeping and homemaking, meal preparation, medication pre-fills and personal emergency response systems. VNA of Care New England is also the single largest provider of community-based influenza clinics throughout the state.
Care New England Wellness Center, located in Warwick, Rhode Island, is a community resource specializing in personalized wellness programs, clinical services and natural therapies. Programs are available for weight management and chronic health problems such as diabetes, fibromyalgia, and osteoporosis. Clinical services include nutrition counseling, cardiac rehabilitation and cardiac maintenance, physical therapy, and specialized aquatic therapy in our heated indoor/outdoor pool. To complement traditional medicine, we offer acupuncture, yoga, reiki, and tai chi. Other relaxation services include massages and facials. Stop by to tour the center, or visit our website's calendar to view our schedule of health education workshops and holistic health classes.
As Rhode Island's largest community hospital, Kent Hospital provides a full complement of inpatient services, including: cardiology and extended coronary care, infectious disease, primary care, oncology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, rehabilitation and surgery. In addition, the hospital offers a comprehensive range of outpatient services including cardiac catheterization, chemotherapy, diagnostic imaging, surgery, and rehabilitation services. Kent also operates a Women's Diagnostic Imaging Center, a Wound Recovery Center, and provides laboratory, and primary care services at various sites throughout the community. A broad range of education classes and support groups are offered at Kent. Kent's newly expanded 24-hour Emergency Department is the state's second busiest, caring for some 60,000 patients annually in state-of-the-art facilities, staffed by experienced board-certified emergency physicians and certified emergency nurses. The department also includes a dedicated pediatric emergency unit.
Located in Providence, Women & Infants Hospital is one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. The primary teaching affiliate of Brown Medical School for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, Women & Infants is the tenth largest obstetrical service in the country with more than 9,700 deliveries per year. From infertility and birthing services to women's oncology services, from research studies to support groups and seminars, Women & Infants is the premier health resource in the region for newborn children and women of all ages. In 2003, Brown University and Women & Infants were named a National Center of Excellence in Women's Health by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It also offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient programs for women throughout their lives, including women's digestive disorders, behavioral health, postpartum anxiety and depression, breast health, women's cancer care and treatment for urinary incontinence and pelvic support problems.