Louisiana Nursing Home Association honors long-term care professionals in NWLA

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) honored several individuals throughout Louisiana, including several in NWLA, who excel in providing person-centered care in a loving, nurturing manner to the residents they serve.

2019 LNHA Award recipients from northwest Louisiana:

  • Director of Nursing (DON) of the Year: Laura Campbell, Garden Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Shreveport
  • 2 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) of the Year: Mary Avant, Heritage Manor of Houma, Houma and Cheryl Brown, Shreveport Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, Shreveport
  • Medical Director of the Year: Dr. Robert Hernandez, Heritage Manor Stratmore Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Shreveport
  • CNA of the Year Region 6: Brenda Washington, Pilgrim Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Bossier City

Each year at the LNHA Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, the LNHA Awards Luncheon recognizes and honors the selfless individuals who set the standard for quality long-term care in throughout the state.

“This year’s award recipients work tirelessly to help others and provide high-quality healthcare services in a compassionate manner,” said Mark Berger, Executive Director of the Louisiana Nursing Home Association. “Hearing the extraordinary stories detailing the countless ways these staff members and volunteers provide care tailored to meet the specific needs of each resident while making them feel special and loved is inspiring and heartwarming.”