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11/13/08 — Cherry patients gain skills in work therapy program

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Cherry patients gain skills in work therapy program

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on November 13, 2008 1:46 PM


Dawn Carr, rehab therapy tech at Cherry Hospital stands in one of the hospital's two greenhouses used for its work therapy program. In addition to assorted plants grown by patients em-ployed in the program, and later sold to the public, hanging ferns like those pictured are part of the plant rental program.

Cherry Hospital has found a way to provide job-training for patients while creating a business that replenishes funds for the program. Back in the early days of the hospital, the work therapy program encompassed a working farm and enlisted...

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