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Serving Spoons Pin Case

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Medium:
plastic, foam, velour.
Type:
container
Description:
Plastic Serving Spoon Pin Case (black case w/clear lid) with foam insert.
The Serving Spoons program at Greater Southeast Community Hospital in Washington, DC is a clinical volunteer program to enhance nutritional intake of frail-elderly patients at the hospital. It represents a simple but powerful way to reduce the use of intravenous feeding for the frail elderly. The program helped to reduce costs and improve the clinical outcomes of Greater Southeast's frail-elderly patients.
Greater Southeast Community Hospital selected the name Serving Spoons to capture the program's essence: to serve frail-elderly patients with a spoon of food, demonstrating the hospital's respect for patients as dignified individuals in need of help.
Accession Number:
2014.0003.0002b
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2014.0003.0002b
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