On October 15, eight state-tested nursing assistants at Judson were honored with the award for 2013. Pictured above left to right: Diane Robertson Brown, Varetta Taylor, Kayla McKenty, Deneen Horton, Marc Raxlin and Kendra Urdzik, Judson’s director of health care services (not pictured: Kathryn Pettit; Shareen Magee; Delois Range; Barbara Lee).
These direct quotes about the winners from the nominations submitted by residents, families and staff, speak to this group’s dedication to quality care and customer service:
“When my mother first moved to Judson, she selflessly volunteered to involve her in extra activities to lift her spirits. She has a personal touch which makes her a delight to know”
“She is quietly efficient. She is kind and listens. She does extra things to make my husband’s surroundings pleasant.”
“She sees each resident as an individual. She goes above and beyond in caring and nurturing for the residents.”
“He is exemplary in that he gets things done. He is patient and worthy of the total trust residents have in him. His presence gives me a sense of confidence.”
“She is hard-working, detail oriented and totally focused on her residents’ daily needs. She will often volunteer to assist her co-workers in their resident care responsibilities.”
“She takes care of her residents. She is very loyal and responsible toward her work. She goes the extra mile to help on the floor.”
“She listens to me and remembers what I like from week to week. All of this coupled with a sunny disposition, make her a real asset to Judson.”
“She is very kind, patient and hardworking. She is always willing to help her co-workers and I’ve seen her go above and beyond.”
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