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Susie Moore, a CNA at Lamoni Specialty Care received the Be Consistent Award at Care Initiatives’ annual awards brunch Friday, Dec. 6 in West Des Moines.
“Susie and her team are on second shift most nights and its always the most stable shift and the work always gets done right,” said Administrator Billy Meyers. “She never seems to have a bad day.”
“Susie is the residents’ favorite, because she always treats them like family and with respect,” Meyers added.
The Be Consistent Award is one of six Core Value Awards given to a nominated employee throughout the statewide...
(December, 2019) Darci Dooley, RN, CHPN has been promoted to Team Director of the Care Initiatives Hospice – Des Moines office. In her role as Team Director, Dooley will oversee an expert team of registered nurses, hospice aides, spiritual care and bereavement counselors, social workers and devoted local volunteers. The Des Moines office serves patients and families in Polk, Warren, Jasper, Powesheik, Dallas, Guthrie, Greene, Boone, Story, Marshall, Webster and Hamilton counties
As a native of Ft. Dodge, Dooley received her RN from Iowa Central Community College. “I knew I wanted...
(December, 2019) Kali Stone, RN, CHPN has been promoted to Team Director of the Care Initiative Hospice – Cedar Rapids office. In her role as Team Director, Stone will oversee an expert team of registered nurses, hospice aides, spiritual care and bereavement counselors, social workers and devoted local volunteers. The Cedar Rapids office serves patients and families in Linn, Johnson, Benton, Iowa, Jones, Jackson, Cedar and Muscatine counties.
A native of Duluth, Minn., Stone moved south to receive her RN from Ellsworth Community College and her BSN from Upper Iowa University....
(December, 2019) Staff at Manly Specialty Care are celebrating a perfect survey administered by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. They received zero deficiencies. There are 439 nursing facilities in Iowa. This is the second consecutive year.
Generally, only 5 percent are found to be deficiency-free.
Skilled nursing facilities are inspected annually to evaluate services and renew state licensure. Unannounced, state surveyors arrive to interview, observe, and check records for several days. Surveyors determine compliance with regulations governing areas such as...