Woodlands Nursing Home

These workers are amazing. My mom was 93 when we hadto put her there for memory problems. These people took her in with open arms and treated her as their own. They would make sure she was included in all activities. When there was any concern they always contacted me. When covid hit and we could not go and see her, they made sure we had contact with her. They even did a window visit and her on the phone. They did not rush us.

When my mom got sick they called to let us know. Always keeping us updated. They did not get annoyed with my calls with all my questions eventhough they were very busy. When they said the covid test came back positive they cried with me. They also would do virtual visits.

I remember my mom virtual visit she would fall asleep while talking. They would rub her arm to say I was on the phone and she would pep up. The last virtual she was unresponsive. They called and I sat and talked with her and cried. You could her the nurse sniffling. When they called and said that she passed they let me know she was not alone. The workers would stay after they were done working and sit with her.

What other characteristics has your Hero demonstrated to support this nomination?

Compassion, caring,and loving.

Describe the impact of your Hero on a local, regional, national, and/or international level.

These workers went far and beyond their duties.

Is there anything else about your Hero that you would like the committee to consider?

These nurses and aides treated these residents with patience and love.

 

Sanukrishna Shrestha and Shreejesh Parajuli

Sanukrishna Shrestha and Shreejesh Parajuli

Charlie Muller

Charlie Muller

Pradeep Sharma

Pradeep Sharma

Nakisha Carter

Nakisha Carter

Mayank (Dr. Mak) Amin

Mayank (Dr. Mak) Amin

Palak V. Shah a Physical Therapist

Palak V. Shah a Physical Therapist

Sarah Kenyon an Occupational Therapist

Sarah Kenyon an Occupational Therapist

Madison Degust  a Registered Nurse

Madison Degust a Registered Nurse

Angela Kempsey

Angela Kempsey

Lane A. Harper

Lane A. Harper

Candace Aguirre Holley

Candace Aguirre Holley

Darla Lackey

Darla Lackey

Tzvi Montrose

Tzvi Montrose

Lane Harper a Police Officer

Lane Harper a Police Officer

Leighann Bacher

Leighann Bacher

Captain David Tuckman

Captain David Tuckman

Alex Dakers

Alex Dakers

Anneliese Place a Santa Barbara Mask Makers

Anneliese Place a Santa Barbara Mask Makers

Angela Kempsey a Grocery Cashier

Angela Kempsey a Grocery Cashier

Holden, The Boy That just Keeps Giving

Holden, The Boy That just Keeps Giving

Woodlands Nursing Home

Woodlands Nursing Home

Asma Inge-Hanif a Nurse Chaplain & Founder

Asma Inge-Hanif a Nurse Chaplain & Founder

Chioma Ebubedike Igbokwe

Chioma Ebubedike Igbokwe

Taylor Hooker a Recreation Therapist

Taylor Hooker a Recreation Therapist

Tyler Ashlaw a Director/Paramedic

Tyler Ashlaw a Director/Paramedic

Elise Berger a Registered Nurse

Elise Berger a Registered Nurse

Comfort Corner Staff

Comfort Corner Staff

Kristina Mazzarisi a Registered Nurse

Kristina Mazzarisi a Registered Nurse

Lindsey DeBaggis a Registered Nurse

Lindsey DeBaggis a Registered Nurse

Margie Hammonds a Registered Nurse

Margie Hammonds a Registered Nurse

Sujatha Sukumar a Cytogenetic Technologist

Sujatha Sukumar a Cytogenetic Technologist

Angelica Ponce

Angelica Ponce

John Walker of El Paso

John Walker of El Paso

Anja Cibis

Anja Cibis

Sewing 4 Good

Sewing 4 Good

Raleys Supermarket service person

Raleys Supermarket service person

Jason Hargrove, 50, was a bus driver in Detroit

Jason Hargrove, 50, was a bus driver in Detroit

NYC’s Cult Favorite Dough Doughnut Donates to 60 Hospitals

NYC’s Cult Favorite Dough Doughnut Donates to 60 Hospitals

Nike

Nike

Left his Family

Left his Family

The Prayer

The Prayer

Amazon

Amazon

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey

National Football League

National Football League

Fitbit

Fitbit

Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts

Uber

Uber