Hillcrest Announces Team Member Awards at Annual Dinner

Hillcrest Health Services held its 4th Annual Stakeholders Dinner on January 28 and announced the annual team awards, including the company’s prestigious Advancing Quality Award recipients – Matt Swanson, Chauffeur, Hillcrest Mable Rose, and Joe DiMinico, RN, Lead Cottage Guide, Hillcrest Country Estates.

Hillcrest’s Advancing Quality Award, previously known as the President’s Award, recognizes two team members annually who exemplify Hillcrest’s mission to enhance the lives of aging adults, who work to advance the company’s vision of becoming a national leader, providing integrated services for the aging adult and who strives to exceed quality goals.

The winners have an opportunity to choose a cash award of $1,500 or a one-week vacation in Singer Island, Florida.

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Hillcrest Mable Rose chauffeur Matt Swanson, Advancing Quality Award winner for 2016, pictured with Dr. Anna Fisher, Martha Zubke and Brendan Bishop

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Hillcrest Country Estates Cottages lead guide Joe DiMinico, Advancing Quality Award winner for 2016, pictured with Dr. Anna Fisher, Martha Zubke and Brendan Bishop

Other team member recognition included team members of the year and years of service recognition, which included the following:

30 years: Kathy May, HHR

25 years: Debbie Farnham, HCE

15 years: Dalsie Sweeney, HHR; Paula Straka, HHR; Mary Workman, HHR; Erin Houghtaling, HHR; Becky Hall, HHS.

Team Members of the Year:

Jill Nosal, RN, Hillcrest Home Care

Kayla Rempe, Social Worker, Hillcrest Hospice Care

Dianamary Waruguru, Elder Assistant, Hillcrest Country Estates

Char Johnson, Recreation Leader, Hillcrest Health & Rehab

Maria Smith, Memory Support PCA-personal care assistant, Hillcrest Mable Rose

Matthew Sackett, Rehab Tech, Hillcrest Physical Therapy

Cecilia Petit, Personal Care Assistant, Hillcrest Victoria Gardens

Doug Walters, Information Technology Clinical Specialist, Hillcrest Health Services

The first annual EQR (Environmental Quality Rounds) Award went to the Hillcrest Country Estates Cottages.

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Cindy Klein, administrator of Hillcrest Country Estates cottages, pictured with Dr. Anna Fisher, Todd Aerni and Tim Irwin.