Care New England’s mission is to provide exceptional care with kindness and compassion, and our vision is to be your trusted choice for care whenever and wherever you need us. Care New England’s values center around accountability, caring, and teamwork, and that transcends into the organization’s community engagement throughout the region. Our commitment to good stewardship within our community means you can rely on our efforts to identify, mitigate and address our community’s health needs inside and outside our facilities, as well as among our partners and in situations beyond the traditional medical model.
Care New England, and its affiliate hospital and health care facilities, strive to partner with organizations and agencies within Rhode Island and within local communities, particularly where our facilities are located. Involvement encompasses community giving and sponsorships, interactive and community programs to provide direct care to patients, education and awareness, and workforce and skills development for youth and adults.
Care New England is involved in programs that include medical education to build workforce talent, research to serve patients and residents, population health and direct care, and clinical integration for coordinated care throughout the state. These programs support local communities, including those of underserved populations, and promote health education, and social improving social determinants of wellness.
Care New England supports organizations working to impact the health of our community. We are proud to play a significant role to improve health throughout our region through sponsorships of various programs and events.
To request that Care New England sponsor an event or activity or to be involved in a program, use this Request Form.
Some beneficiaries include:
|Mental Health Awareness Week
|Brain Week with the Cure Alliance
|American Heart Association Walk
|Bloom with Providence Mom
|Making Strides for Breast Cancer
|Rhode Island Pride Fest
|Walk to End Alzheimer’s
|American Parkinson’s Association Walk
|World Refugee Day
|Tour de Cure
|The Global Big Latch On
|American Cancer Society Research Breakfast
|National Night Out
|Swim Across America
|Moonlight at the Dunes for Thundermist
|March of Dimes
|Dine for Day One
|Alzheimer’s Caregivers Conference
|RISE Women’s Leadership Conference
|Alzheimer’s Advocacy Day
|PBN Health Summit
|Bryant Women’s Summit
|Hidden Treasure Gala for Brain Injury Assoc.
|One for Me, Love for You Clothing Drive
|Ronald McDonald House Adopt-a-Room
Care New England aims to support everyone through every step along their health journey, including with the many ways we make sound investments in our community through services and programs that reach far beyond the doors of our facilities.
Community Clinics – Care New England cares about our communities. We have patient-focused community clinics providing services for all, with a special focus on those with limited access to health care and who suffer from health disparities.
Some of these include:
Some programs include:
Groups and Classes - Care New England provides a myriad of public programs and educational classes within the hospitals and facilities, which include support groups for stroke survivors and those living with Crohn’s Disease, education and groups for new mothers and breastfeeding, anxiety and depression, cardiac health maintenance education programs, and much more.
Special Events – Many special events are held on the grounds of our facilities or through our hospitals to benefit the community by providing wellness education, resources for our neighbors in the community, recognizing those individuals providing essential care every day, and raising funds for community organizations serving the community.
Some of these events include:
Organized Action Committees and Boards – There are several committees within the hospitals, including a Patient Advisory Board for Service and a Community Action Board that act to improve patient experience and outcomes as well as find outlets to partner with area and community associations, agencies, and businesses.
CNE Cares – The CNE Cares health and wellness program is for Care New England employees and their families to gain access to wellness programs and to make it easier to gain access. Some on-sight programs include yoga and meditation as well as behavioral health.
It takes partners coming together to make the biggest impact. We work with any organizations and business partnerships across our community that allow us to improve the health and the lives of those in our neighborhoods.
Workforce and Youth Development – Care New England helps facilitate and provide opportunities for youth and adults interested in various health career fields practical work experience, training, education, and hands-on engagement.
Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College High School Nursing Connections - Experiential opportunities for students, which include internships, apprenticeships, shadowing, and mentoring. RINI Middle College students use the experience as a first step towards earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, becoming Registered Nurses or other Health Science Degree professionals.