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December 2014 Caregiver Award – Simone Turner

Simone Turner is the winner of the December Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. She was nominated by Kim Braun who had the following to say about why she nominated Simone. I would like to nominate Simone Turner as "Caregiver of The Month." Where Simone, as an Intake Coordinator, is not your typical [...]

January 1st, 2015|

November 2014 Caregiver Award – Kristi Rice

Kristi Rice is the winner of the November Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. She was nominated by Jamie Weatherly who had the following to say about why she nominated Kristi. Kristi Rice is a new hospice nurse. But, when you have what it takes, it doesn't matter if you've been doing this [...]

December 17th, 2014|

October 2014 Caregiver Award – Joan Hummel

Joan Hummel is the winner of the October Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. She was nominated by Gretchen Norman who had the following to say about why she nominated Joan. Joan Hummel is not only an amazing bereavement counselor, she is an amazing co-worker. She is a wealth of knowledge with resources, [...]

November 17th, 2014|

September 2014 Caregiver Award – Kristin Ayon

Kristin Ayon is the winner of the September Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. She was nominated by Corinne Baker, RN, Agape Hospice, who had the following to say about why she nominated Kristin. We had a very difficult family and patient recently and they kept pushing Kristin Ayon (CNA) away. Kristin could [...]

November 13th, 2014|

August 2014 Caregiver Award – Peggy Auten

Peggy Auten is the winner of the August Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. She was nominated by Kathy Iwanowski, RN, Optum Hospice & Palliative Care who had the following to say about why she nominated Peggy. While attending a recent death, the caregiver told me that Chaplain Peggy Auten had a profound [...]

October 7th, 2014|

July 2014 Caregiver Award – Suzanne Caverly

She was nominated by Peter Repka who had the following to say about why he nominated Suzanne. A year ago last Thanksgiving, my mom, Edith Repka, went to the hospital for about five days for heart related problems. Within two weeks, Mom was back in the hospital and at that point she told us that [...]

July 25th, 2014|

May & June 2014 Caregiver Award – Sonia Mall and Stan Manickam

Sonia Mall, DCS and Stan Manickam, Chaplain, were selected as the winners of the May and June Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. They were nominated by Sonja Onstad, Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care, who had the following to say about why she nominated them together. I would like to nominate Sonia Mall, [...]

July 14th, 2014|

April 2014 Caregiver Award – Ron Urban

Ron Urban is the winner of the April Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. He was nominated by Danielle Andrews and Andrea Helsel who each had the following to say about why they nominated Ron. Ron Urban has worked for Porter Hospice Residence for many years as housekeeping and maintenance. I could talk [...]

June 11th, 2014|

March 2014 Caregiver Award – Judy Fletcher

Judy Fletcher is the winner of the March Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. She was nominated by Sally Carey who had the following to say about why she nominated Judy. Judy Fletcher is an exemplary hospice volunteer having served with us for the past two and a half years. She is sensitive [...]

May 20th, 2014|

February 2014 Caregiver Award – Felisha Bjelde

Felisha Bjelde is this months winner of the Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty. Felisha was nominated by Lori Bennett who submitted the following letter explaining why she nominated Felisha. Felisha Bjelde works with my mom who lives in Cedars HealthCare center. She does her hair and take special care in getting her [...]

April 2nd, 2014|