Grand View Medical Company Donates Wheelchair to Train Drivers of Students with Special Needs
|(February 11, 2011) Sellersville, PA – Pennridge School District Transportation has a new wheelchair for training bus drivers of students with special needs thanks to Grand View Medical Company.
Barry Gorin, assistant general manager of Grand View Medical Company, presented the wheelchair to bus driver Claudia Clemmer. She trains all new Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) drivers in the district on properly loading and securing both student and wheelchair for safe transport on a school bus.
“Safety is so important in transporting students with special needs,” Clemmer said. “This wheelchair helps new drivers learn important procedures like how to properly attach safety straps and load students using a lift.” The new wheelchair replaces an outdated one that was about 20 years old. “We are grateful Grand View Medical Company responded to our need.” Twelve to 15 students in wheelchairs are transported daily in the district according to the Transportation Department.
Barry Gorin, assistant general manager of Grand View Medical Company presents wheelchair to Claudia Clemmer, a bus driver and trainer for Pennridge School District Transportation
|Grand View Medical Company, an affiliate of Grand View Hospital, has provided ambulatory aids, respiratory equipment, and medical equipment and supplies since 1985. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and include same-day delivery, equipment set-up and instruction. Grand View Medical Company is Joint Commission accredited and participates with Medicare, Managed Care, and most other private insurances.
About Grand View Hospital
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery Counties with comprehensive health care services since 1913. Grand View offers a range of care – particularly emphasizing the areas of cancer treatment, women's and children's health, surgery, orthopaedics, and heart and vascular care. For more information about Grand View and its services, visit www.gvh.org.