Fresh Coat of Lakeway and Marble Falls Partners with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Marble Falls to Create Resting Space for Clinical Staff

From left: Painter Bryce Blade, Painter Derek Adrian, Painter Dukky Ryan, Fresh Coat Owner Sarah Ross, and Project Manager Garlan Hunter

Fresh Coat Painters is pleased to be helping Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Marble Falls create a new resting space for their clinical staff. Fresh Coat of Lakeway and Marble Falls donated $3,400 worth of sheet rock and painting work to help make the new space a reality.

The donation was made through Fresh Coat’s national Paint it Forward® program and the painting work was completed between May 29 and June 2, 2017. The quiet room, which is almost complete, is designed to be a space where nurses and other clinical staff can retreat and rest after long shifts.

“The purpose for the room is to allow a quiet, restful area for staff to take a quick nap, if needed, before they drive home after working their hours. Some of our nurses and others work overnight and long shifts. The room will also provide a respite space for staff to take a moment away from the busyness and stress of an emotional day caring for patients,” said Betsy Patterson, CNO for the Hill Country Region, Baylor Scott & White Health. “This is an amazing and meaningful donation, and it is greatly appreciated.”

Patterson said the creation of the resting space was already in the works, but when one of their own was lost in an automobile accident, it was decided it was time to move forward on the project.

“Amanda was one of our bright, promising young nurses who was working night shift in her first nursing job. She was tragically killed in an auto accident after falling asleep on her way home from working overnight. Prior to this tragedy, we had considered creating a quiet area for staff to be able to have a quiet place to…

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