MCES News

Thank You PHL COVID-19 Fund and MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund

Friday, May 22, 2020

These are difficult financial times for every organization, especially nonprofits. That's why we were so pleased to receive a $50,000 grant from the PHL COVID-19 Fund.

The fund is providing grants and resources to help the nonprofit community navigate near- and long-term challenges and ensure that critical resources remain available for those in our community who need them the most.

We greatly appreciate the support of the fund. We also appreciate the support of the MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund. Both donations will help us build better tomorrows for all those in need during this challenging period.

Thank you to the PHL COVID-19 Fund and the Montgomery County COVID-19 Fund and their donors.

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Friend Makes Masks

Friday, May 22, 2020

Abi Nathan, the wife of our good friend and former co-worker Gabe Nathan, was the first person to respond to our request for homemade cloth masks. She sewed a batch of masks for use by our staff and patients headed home. Abi, a special education teacher, didn't stop there. She produced masks for other local organizations and for groups as far away as England and India.

Thank you Abi.

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3D Printer Makes Masks More Comfortable

Friday, May 22, 2020

The continuous wearing of a mask, while essential for our staff, can cause discomfort, especially around ears. Enter Carl Leiby, a software developer from Plymouth Meeting. Carl saw a note from Mike Zosa, our IT Director, asking for help with straps that could be used with masks to relieve the pressure. Carl put this technical skills and a 3D printer to use and developed 120 straps for our staff. The first batch was so well-received, he produced a second batch.

Thank you Carl.

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Visiting Hours Suspended Due To Coronavirus

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Effective immediately, MCES has suspended all visitation due to the coronavirus. The intent is to protect patients, staff and guests. We will restore visitation as soon as possible. 

Thank you for your understanding. 

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MCES Welcomes Director of Nursing

Monday, July 23, 2018

Marilyn Callaway, MBA, BSN, RN, was welcomed to MCES in June as director of nursing. Marilyn has over 15 years of experience in behavioral health including working with patients in a wide variety of settings.

Her work includes acute and chronic mental illness, dementia, substance use and intellectual disabilities.

Marilyn has a BS in Psychology from Ohio State University, a BS in Nursing from Drexel University and an MBA from San Francisco State University.

Marilyn supervises over 120 full and part-time staff across three shifts in the Nursing Department at MCES. This includes Nurse Managers, our psychiatric nurses, our nursing specialists in education, risk management, crisis, and infection control, and our psychiatric techs.

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