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Two local caregivers, Brenda Withers, CNA and Patrica Whitman, CNA both from Greenville were recently honored for their commitment to elderly and disabled citizens.
Brenda Withers, recently received the Maine Ombudsmans Program 2016 Excellence in Long Term Care Award during a ceremony held at the Blaine House. While, Patricia Whitman, CNA received the Maine Health Care Association (MHCA) 2016 Celebrating Excellence in Caregiving Award during a recognition ceremony held at the Augusta Civic Center.
The awards were presented by Maine First Lady, Ann LePage, and are given annually to long term care employees statewide who have consistently exemplified a commendable level of caregiving, dedication, and professionalism in caring for the state’s elderly and disabled citizens living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Nominations for the award were submitted by long term care facilities statewide and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges with long term care expertise.
Patricia Whitman, CNA (left) and Brenda Withers, CNA were honored for their exemplified level of caregiving.