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.
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.