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Fidget Blanket Creator

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ORGANIZATION: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital - Henry Ford Health System

  • 20 people are interested
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Calling all creative sewers!

Are you interested in using your sewing talents and creativity to alleviate anxiety and stress for hospitalized patients? This might be the right role for you!

Designed for patients who suffer from anxiety, memory loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and ADHD, "Fidget Blankets" or "Activity Blankets" are a small (18"x18") blanket with different items and textures attached to keep restless fingers busy. The blankets provide a positive outlet or distraction to release nervous tension and anxiety to alleviate our patients and their caregivers.

We use these blankets regularly at the hospital and each blanket goes home with the recipient patient, thus, we need lots of help with this special and meaningful patient need. Blankets can be made from the comfort of your own home. Or, have a blanket-making party with a group of sewers.

We thank you for your consideration and look forward to hearing from you and providing more information!

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About Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital - Henry Ford Health System

Location:

6777 West Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322, US

Mission Statement

To improve people's lives through excellence in the science and art of health care and healing.

Description

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital & Surrounding Medical Centers

  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is a community center for well-being.

  • Medical specialties at the hospital include: orthopedics, cardiology, oncology, neurology, urology, and women’s health.

  • The hospital has a strong focus on wellness.

  • The Volunteer Services office at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital also supports volunteer programs at several local Henry Ford Medical Centers in West Bloomfield, Bloomfield Township, Novi, Plymouth and Commerce.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Arts & Culture, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Volunteers are asked to have their own equipment and materials to make the blankets. This is a 100% donation-based initiative.

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