roger williams medical center http://ripr.org en Roger Williams, Fatima Open Senior-Friendly ERs http://ripr.org/post/roger-williams-fatima-open-senior-friendly-ers <p>Roger Williams Medical Center and Fatima Hospital have opened what they say are the state’s first emergency rooms designed to take better care of the elderly.</p><p>Hospital officials say it’s taken a year to renovate and retrofit both emergency rooms so that the physical environments are safer and more welcoming for seniors. Think non-skid floors, large print hospital forms, and portable devices to help the hard of hearing.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 12531 at http://ripr.org Roger Williams, Fatima Open Senior-Friendly ERs