National service person donates wheelchair to Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital
A National Service Person has donated a wheelchair to the Effia Nkwanta Hospital, earning lots of respect and admiration among her peers and staff of the Hospital alike. Ms Millicent Aku-Kpoti, did her service at the Social Welfare Unit of Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital with the 2020/2021 year group of personnel posted to the Hospital.
During her service, Ms Aku-Kpoti was tasked to routinely visit wards in the Hospital, interact with patients and offer them social welfare assistance where necessary. In her line of duty, she built relationships with some clients and was able to recognize some needs of clients in the Hospital. Mrs Aku-Kpoti says she is greatly humbled by the experiences she has gained from the Hospital.
Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital is the biggest healthcare service provider in both Western and Western North regions. Although the facility has a number of wheelchairs, some are faulty and not in a safe condition for use. Mrs Aku-Kpoti says the situation really touched her heart to donate a wheelchair to the Hospital.
The Hospital Management was very pleased with her kind gesture. Receiving the wheelchair on behalf of management, Deputy Director of Nursing Services Mrs Vivian Zormelo, expressed profound gratitude to Ms. Kpoti, encouraged and asked for God’s blessings for her to be able to do more for the needy in future.
In an interaction, the head of the Social Welfare Unit Emmanuel Kofi Wiredu, observed that Ms. Aku-Kpoti was hardworking, punctual, respectful and demonstrated a high sense of duty as a personnel of the Unit. He was very proud of Ms. Aku Kpoti and very impressed with her gesture. He encouraged her not to relent with her desire to serve the needy.
Ms. Kpoti says she acquired the wheelchair with savings from her National Service allowance. She explained the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital needed assistance in many ways to serve and make life more comfortable for the sick.
She appealed to the general public to help in diverse ways to alleviate the plight of both staff and clients.