CNA Liza De Waal chosen for Care Initiatives’ ‘Always Learn’ award

Liza De Waal Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with Westwood Specialty Care in Sioux City was awarded the Care Initiatives “Always Learn” award at Care Initiatives annual award brunch Friday, Dec. 16 in West Des Moines. Liza was nominated by Westwood Specialty Care Director of Nursing Angela Campbell who says she admires Liza’s dedication to providing quality care by ensuring she knows policies and procedures inside and out.

Belle Plaine CNA shines at national conference

Nora Miller, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Belle Plaine Specialty Care  received the National Association of Health Care Assistants’ (NAHCA) Stella Parrish Lifetime Achievement Award on June 2 at NAHCA’s national annual conference held in Des Moines.


NAHCA is a one-of-a-kind organization that supports professional caregivers who are considered to be the backbone of health care and its heart and soul. With 40,000 members throughout the US, NAHCA supports the professionals who provide 90 percent of the care for residents in skilled nursing.