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4 Staff from Saint Therese of New Hope Recognized with Make Zero Harm Possible Awards

On January 29, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

Doing ordinary things with extraordinary love is the mission of Saint Therese and you need not look further than a receptionist, volunteer and two nursing assistants from that community to see individuals who are living that mission and demonstrating their commitment to their Safe Care for Seniors pledge. Meet the latest recipients of our Make Zero Harm Possible awards:  

Safe Care: Meet the Buddies Forever Champions at Minnesota Veteran’s Home - Luverne

On January 21, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

Teamwork makes the dream work. At the Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Luverne, there is a team of dedicated safety and quality champions that are making a positive difference in the health and wellness of the veterans they serve. Meet the Buddies Forever Champions, our latest recipient of the Make Zero Harm Possible award in our Safe Care for Seniors program.  

Sue Kiel, Dietary Cook at North Share Health, Makes Zero Harm Possible

On January 12, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

Sue Kiel truly embodies the mission of providing community access to compassionate care each day in her work and is a tremendous team member who all who live and work at North Shore Health in Grand Marais.  For her commitment to safety, respect and dignity, Sue Kiel is the most recent recipient of the Make Zero Harm Possible award from LeadingAge Minnesota.  

Lynette Berglund, Care Attendant at Grand Arbor, Makes Zero Harm Possible

On January 7, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

Lynette Berglund, a care attendant at Grand Arbor in Alexandria, recently received the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes staff in aging services settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating the people they serve with respect and dignity – always. 

Veterans Club Adult Day Services: A Leader in Safe Care for Seniors

On December 18, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

At the Veterans Club, the Adult Day Services program at the Minnesota Veteran’s Home – Minneapolis Campus, excellence is not one act but a habit. A mission to personalized care and support for the clients they serve combined with a commitment to respect, dignity and teamwork elevated this program to one of the higher levels of recognition in our Make Zero Harm Possible program.  

Making Zero Harm Possible: Sandy Forsberg, Lead Homemaker, Crystal Brook Senior Living

On December 10, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Sandy Forsberg, Lead Homemaker at Crystal Brook Senior Living in Park Rapids, has received the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. 

Making Zero Harm Possible: Kortoe Mikely, St. Therese of New Hope

On December 3, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Kortoe Mikely, Nursing/Home Health Aide at St. Therese of New Hope, recently received the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota.

Making Zero Harm Possible: Shyann Topel, Buffalo Lake Health Care Center

On November 26, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Shyann Topel, Safety Director and Safe Care for Seniors Champion at Buffalo Lake Health Care Center, is the most recent recipient of the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes staff in aging services settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating the people they serve with respect and dignity – always. 

Making Zero Harm Possible: St. Therese of Woodbury Safety Champions

On November 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The Safe Care Champions from St. Therese of Woodbury were recently recognized with a Make Zero Harm Possible award from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes individuals and staff teams in aging services settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating the people they serve with respect and dignity – always. 

Making Zero Harm Possible: Dietary Department at Granite Falls Health Care Center

On November 12, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The Health Dietary Department at Grant Falls Health Care Center was recently awarded the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes staff or teams in aging services settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating the people they serve with respect and dignity – always.  

Making Zero Harm Possible: Ecumen Diversity & Inclusion Council

On November 5, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The Diversity & Inclusion Council at Ecumen was recently recognized with a Make Zero Harm Possible award from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes individuals and staff teams in aging services settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating people with respect and dignity – always.  

Making Zero Harm Possible: Activities Team at Divine Providence Community Home

On October 30, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The Activities Team from Divine Providence Community Home of Sleepy Eye was recently recognized with a Make Zero Harm Possible award from LeadingAge Minnesota.  

Making Zero Harm Possible: Matt Johnson & Rob Hendrickson, Perham Living

On October 23, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Matt Johnson, Physical Therapist, and Rob Hendrickson, Occupational Therapist, were recently awarded the Make Zero Harm Possible Award. The award recognizes staff in older adult service settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating the people they serve with respect and dignity – always.  

Making Zero Harm Possible: Amanda Wik, Ecumen Detroit Lakes

On October 15, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Amanda Wik, Licensed Social Worker at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, recently received the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes staff in aging services settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating people with respect and dignity – always.  

Mitch Boser, Elim Care & Rehab in Princeton, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award

On October 8, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Mitch Boser, Environmental Services Director at Elim Care & Rehab Center in Princeton, recently received the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. 

Are You Making Zero Harm Possible? They Are!

On October 1, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Each day, dedicated staff in LeadingAge Minnesota member settings across the state are going above and beyond to create safe, trusted environments for the people they serve and their fellow team members. Today, we recognize four individuals and four staff teams with our Make Zero Harm Possible award.   

Recognition Challenge: Make Zero Harm Possible

On August 6, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Recognition is the greatest motivator! We are launching a Recognition Challenge as part of our Safe Care for Seniors program. Between now and Sept. 15, we challenge you to nominate individuals and/or staff teams in your setting for a Make Zero Harm Possible award. 

Allison Floberg, Fair Oaks Lodge, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award

On June 6, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Allison Floberg, Social Services Director at Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena, has received the Make Zero Harm Possible Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. 

“Helicopter Angels” from Minnesota Veteran’s Home Adult Day Receive Make Zero Harm Possible Award

On June 4, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

A team of program assistants from the Minnesota Veteran’s Home – Minneapolis Adult Day Center are the first recipients of the Make Zero Harm Possible award from LeadingAge Minnesota. Olubunmi Gbadamosi, Mary Falkowski, Maggie McGown and Gloria Smith were recognized for their work to reduce falls among clients who attend the Adult Day Center.  

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