VNA of Care New England is proud to announce the recipients of this year's employee service awards. The VNA honored employees for dedicated service and accomplishments on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at its annual employee awards banquet, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI. These 65 employees have given a remarkable 228 years of collective service to VNA of Care New England.
"Our employees show great commitment and dedication to the VNA of Care New England and the patients we serve," said Nancy Roberts, president of VNA Care New England. "Because of their service, the VNA continues to provide the highest quality patient care day in and day out. I would like to thank and recognize every one of them for their excellence and exceptional performance through the years."
Employees were recognized for their years of service ranging from one to 20 years. A total of 43 employees were recognized for one year of service; eight employees for five years of service; six employees for 10 years of service; one employee for 15 years of service; and two employees for 20 years of service.
Employees of the VNA's Flu Program were also honored for their service; four employees for five years of service; and one employee for 10 years of service.
Part of Care New England Health System, VNA of Care New England is a non-profit, Medicare and Medicaid certified visiting nurse, home health care and hospice agency, accredited by the Joint Commission. Since 1908, the VNA of Care New England has been a trusted community resource, providing Rhode Islanders with quality health care in their homes. Serving adults and the elderly, the VNA offers a comprehensive line of cardiac, pulmonary, rehabilitative, palliative care and hospice. Employees include registered nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, social workers, home health aides, nutritionists, respiratory therapist, medical director, and chaplains. VNA of Care New England affiliate, HealthTouch, Inc., is a private pay, home care agency, dedicated to helping individuals to remain living safely and independently in their homes. To learn more or inquire about receiving home health care services, please contact VNA of Care New England's Intake Department at 401-737-6050 or toll-free at 1-800-348-6417.