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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Horaid/e/fuop New Braunte s Texas Wednesday M / 3 987 Page 5*The McKennaMemorial Hospital,Pari C Lucy Wilson talks with a patient This is the third in a series of departmental overviews about McKenna .Memorial I Inspit al operations The Herald /citling publishes these hospital staff written articles as part of the obser Vance of \ational Hospital Week and Texas Hospital WeekSocial Services McKenna Memorial Hospital’s Social Service department assumes responsibility for two major pro grams'within the hospital discharge planning and patient rela lions \ one and one half person depart ment. .loan Bass is director and I.ucv Wilson serves as McKenna's patient representative During her itll hours in Social Ser vices each week Lucy goes from room to room greeting and meeting ' our patients She conducts a short interview to gather both compliments and complaints from patients regarding any aspect of their stay in the hospital Lucy listens closely and takes note of any comments complaints or suggestions that will he used to improve our hospital and the care we deliver The discharge planning program for our patients begins upon admis sion and sees the patient through discharge While following the pa hents plan of care during hospitalization, the Social Services department develops a discharge plan for continuity of care upon release from McKenna By utilizing a wide variety of community resources, this department is able to satisfy the majority of the patient s needs for his continuing recovery outside the hospital While not all patients are in need of discharge planning, this depart ment is also available for providing public financial counseling (oor dinatmg and providing information on McKenna s La Maze classes keeping and providing an adult sit ter’s list. and providing two sets of ears for good listening' Red Cross Volunteers Volunteerism is alive and well at the Comal County Chapter of the American Red Cross Ask the patients and staff at McKenna Memorial Hospital and other care facilities in New Braunfels who use volunteers I meal volunteers gave 8 K4‘t hour-during the first quarter of 1UH7 to the many facilities they serve The volunteers give out mforma tion play bingo and other games write letters, read, and serve in many other ways as requested by the hospital The use of all com triunity service volunteers is regulated by the guidelines set up by the American National Red Cross The Red Cross volunteers have quite a range of age levels The youngest volunteer is Britta Whit field at age lit Rickie Nowotnv is the oldest and most graceful volunteer Many volunteers are new to the Red Cross and many have volunteered their time for years Ernestine Snyder has generously served the community for VI years There are many couples who volunteer their time together such as Stevie and Jack Havnes who work on the disaster team The community has many wonderful volunteers such as those mentioned and McKenna Memorial Hospital is proud to be have all the special individuals who volunteer their time to us Thank von’ NutritionalServices What does every patient have in common ' They are all experts on food preparation and their in dividual food preferences Every patient expects proper medical care a clean room and a safe environment but they an ticipate appetizing meals three times a day People's taste expecta tions are difficult to please when they are ill When people do not feel well their tastes may be altered Also medications affect appetite and taste sensation It is difficult to please every client in a restaurant so you can imagine how difficult it is to please ill patients BKI percent of the time Our goal is to provide nutritious meals to the patients as part of their rehabilitation process Diets for patients vary according to the diet prescribed by their physi Clan for their disease state Approx innately >0 percent of the patients receive regular diets The other >0 percent have modifications ranging from sodium fluid fat protein. and or calorie restrictions Others may require commercial sup plements to provide adequate mutrient intake because of lack of appetite or disease state With recent increased awareness of the correlation between diet and health patients ire more a v ce of the need for reliable and accurate nutrition education There are nov more demands for the clinical or vices of a registered dietician because people are more receptive to health nutritional modifications There are two registered die' cians on staff who coordinate toed production with clinical services such as nutritional assessment and diet instructions \ quality assurance program has beer developed to identify patient at high nutritional risk The diet ic 1( visits p-'tienD to assess their nu*r tional status and makes recommen dabons to the physicians and nurses The dietician modifies the pa tients meals in attempts to increase or decrease their calorie intake I* the patient requires information regarding the diet modifications a diet instruction is explained to the Red Cross Volunteer Ivan Lewis mans the deskMOMENTUM Condensed Statement oft rendition ASSETS Cash and Due from Banks U.S. Government Securities Municipal Securities Total Securities Federal Funds Sold Loans Property & Equipment (Net) Accrued Income & Other Assets TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES Deposits: Demand Time Total Deposits Unearned Discount on Loans All Other Liabilities TOTAL LIABILITIES Reserve for Possible Loan Losses SHAREHOLDER S EQUITY Capital Stock Surplus Reserve for Contigencies Retained Earnings Total Shareholder’s Equity TOTAL LIABILITIES & SHAREHOLDER’S EQUITY March 31,1987 $3,793,638.74 27,976,701.96 11.114,094.39 39,090,796.35 39,700,000 00 24,904,113.42 1,930,728.33 1,121,587.80 $110,540,864.64 $11,644,567.10 91,312,515.90 102^57,083.00 426,314.07 1,018,738.50 104,402,135.57 374,960.97 $1,400,000.00 1,400,000.00 87,897.00 2.875.871.10 5.763.768.10 $110,540,864.64 March 31,1986 $5,939,918.13 30,506,268 98 12,398,064.78 12 904 9,000,000 OO 25,293,951.04 1,441,357.93 1,359,384.74 $85,938,945 60 $12,997,087 66 66,269,190.61 72,266,278.27 666,086 OI 832,781.90 80,765^146.18 346,011.76 $1,400,000.00 1,400,000.00 87,897.00 1.939.890.66 4.827.787.66 $85,938,945.60 I St MBankNew Braunfels A Momentum Bank VI Hunk New Hi .mulcts* IO I Mum Plaza •New Drat mids, IN /MTO* >12 »>.!!> Mf ii 11 Mcmbci Mi Di p MPTVCT mil TDK patient .in'! family member upon physician urdei There is a dietetic assistant who also visits patient*- for regular diets soft diets and diets a*- tolerated She assistn patients a 'ti menu -.elections and also record*- lood preferences and tolerance- It -he finds a pa'tent ut nutr 'tonal n-k she refers this patient to the bete ai After the fluorination is obtained regarding mod preferences tim in formation s recorded at 'la* Nutr tional Service- tile sy-tem \ tood tally count is tabulated daily from the 'election*- pat amt- have in >d»-on the regular diets and the axxl preference*, patient- nave reoue-uea in accordance .* til the * lie! modifications The fie’ clerk tabulate- a count of the -en rigs that .cill ive needed tor the folio*.* nit da vs breakfast lunch and siipja*' food choices She transfers this rn formation '*■ ” • ■ production sh**et for each work area Each area's ■aicker use- this information to prepare the ex act number of -erv mg* of whatever tem ;* on the menu tor that particular mea! Breakfast lunch and supper meal prepar dions continue during the iii hour the department is open Every person has un important ta-1 to 'omplete n ’ta* production of the rn** ii r mgc g Ton* the prep at •?!«•• of t'xwl to the cleaning and sanitiz rig of rile li-he- }>*>!- pan- and work areas Through the ser*. me- of 'tie Nutt tonal Services Department pa pent- ire -e* ,.*d meal* ’hat ill promote e ippropr ate meal intake for their ndtv dual needs ft 'tie lepartment did not individual!/** tin* ■are ‘or each patient patients a on Id not receive ’tie optimum ate OFFICERS loc T. Sci hold Chairman of the Board and Chief L xeeutive Off leer Randall VV Haugh President OPERATIONS LENDING Daniel I Dieter! Executive Vice President A (ashier Dorothy Koenig Vice President Margaret Messer Vice President Ginger Hun? Assistant Cashier Karen Wofford Assistant ( ashier Deborah Bright Senior Viee President Daniel Hutchison J? Vice President Joseph X ( astillcja Xs-istant Vice President >ebra Lynn Krueger Assistant Cashier Secretary to the Chairman of the Board ACCOUNTING CREDIT Dee Haltner Xcrounting Officer Betty Bust Vice President CUSTOMER SERVICE. Marx Fakes Xssistaut Cashier Beverly Garrett Assistant ( ashier DIRECTORS Raymond Baese lu\ est men! s Jaucllc Berger Irvin IL Bual net Chairman Emeritus Attorney .lames Cornelius Attorney Robert (». Dax is Chairman ut the Board and Chief Exccutivc Officer MHank Alamo Randall W. Haugh President S. Craig Hollimg Engineering & Surveying W M. Norris Realtor Rick C. Reed Certified Public Accountant Walter B Richardson* Maj. Gen I Aum Retired Mitchell I Sacra DDS. Joe T. Seihold Chairman of tile Boat d and Chief Executive Officer Steven D I ax lur Secretary to the Board Attorney Robert J. Flu Real Estate Stanley M. Woodward M I) Nolan W Zipp* MHank New Braunfels-Retired Advisory Member Carmeia Garcia a salad maker ,v in the kitchen s large kitchen area ;