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Support Services

Support Services

Check back often to find information on blood pressure and diabetes screenings as well as educational information to maintain your health!

Support Groups

Conference Rooms are located on the lower level.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Private Dining Room
Sundays at 7:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

"Compassionate Healing" Grief Support

Auxiliary Room
Third Tuesday of the Month from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Providing individuals with the tools in coping with life at this difficult time in a setting of group sharing. Members will be able to understand the seven stages of grief, and they will allow each person the ability to share ways in which they are personally dealing with their loss.

For more information, call 815-562-2181, ext. 2684.

Diabetic Support Group

Auxiliary Room
Third Monday of the Month at 7:00 p.m.

Connect with others who may be going through similar situations. Excellent forum for discussing problems, sharing solutions and encouraging other diabetics. Caregivers are welcome. Includes monthly newsletter.

For more information, call 815-562-2181, ext. 1225.

Group Hope

Private Dining Room
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

Provides support with depression and bi-polar disorder. Affiliated with the Rock River Valley Mental Health Association.

Contact Dr. Charles Smith at 815-398-9628.

Educational Classes

Community Heartsaver CPR & First Aid Class

Cost: $45, includes book & card (American Heart Association curriculum)
Location: RCH Training Room, lower level
All classes are on Saturdays and meet from 8:00 a.m. to noon
Saturdays: July 19 and October 25

Community Heartsaver CPR & AED Class

All classes are on Wednesdays and meet from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40, includes book and card (American Heart Association curriculum)
Location: RCH Training Room (lower level)
Wednesdays: June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19 and December 17.

Freedom From Smoking

Cost: $25, includes workbook
Location: RCH Training Room (lower level)
Session Dates (eight classes per session):
Please call our Community Events Coordinator at 815-561-3110 or e-mail eanaya@rcha.net for information regarding the next class, cost and registration. All instructors have received training through the American Lung Association.

Safe Sitter Class

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $35, includes materials
Location: RCH Training Room, lower level
You MUST Pre-register for this class. Please call our Education Manager at 815-562-2181, ext. 2581 or e-mail jlodico@rcha.net to register.

Upcoming Classes:
Monday, March 24, 2014
Class will be held at the hospital in the Training room (lower level).

Young children are not always able to communicate their needs and protect themselves. That's why babysitters must be able to handle whatever situation arises and react appropriately. These classes teach boys and girls, ages 11-16, how to handle emergencies when caring for younger children.

SAFE SITTERS will learn:

Classes for Healthcare Providers

Please contact our Education Department at jlodico@rcha.net or call 815-562-2181, ext. 2581 to register or for more information regarding these classes.

American Heart Association curriculum is used for all courses.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Cost: $150, includes book and card, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: RCH Training Room (lower level)
Thursdays: August 21 and November 20

Healthcare Provider CPR Class

Cost: $45, includes book & card
Location: RCH Training Room, lower level

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program

Cost: $150, includes book and card, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: RCH Training Room (lower level)
Wednesday, October 15

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Cost: $150, includes book and card, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: RCH Training Room (lower level)
Thursdays: June 19, September 18 and December 18