2013 Compassionate Care Award

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2013 Compassionate Care Award

Kay Henry, RN, BSN, Director of Community Life Services, and Ali Cahalan, FSC graduate nurse, 2013 recipient of the Compassionate Care Award.

Ali is featured in the Medical People column in the April 30 Ledger. Congrats, Ali!

Students from the Florida Southern School of Nursing have been on our campus since the 2008 fall semester working in a variety of settings and gaining valuable clinical experience in our skilled nursing facility (Porter-McGrath Health Center.) The management team at FPH established an annual Compassionate Care Award to recognize a graduate nurse for their efforts while on our campus. The award consists of a trophy and a monetary gift of $250.

    The criteria for this award is:

  • Ability to enrich the lives of the elderly.
  • Ability to serve the elderly with compassion.
  • Ability to respect the dignity of all and recognize the individuality of each resident at Florida Presbyterian Homes.

The 2013 recipient is Ali Cahalan. She is a Lakelander! She graduated from Lakeland High School and  hopes to find a nursing position and stay in Lakeland.

The senior nursing students were on campus April 23 enjoying a Tea in their honor with many of the retired nurses who live at Florida Presbyterian Homes.

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