“Creating a Community of Caring” Themed Event Honors Hard Work and Dedication of Career Nursing Assistants
CATONSVILLE, Md., June 28, 2019 – Residents and staff at Meadow Park Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center celebrated the 42nd Annual National Nursing Assistants Week. The “Creating a Community of Caring” themed event honored the hard work and dedication of career nursing assistants (CNAs).
Located at 1525 N. Rolling Road, Meadow Park Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, a Marquis Health Services’ member, provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care. Its specialized programming aims to meet the specific healthcare needs of the local community.
To highlight the special efforts of the CNAs at Meadow Park, Marquis hosted a party attended by staff – including (L-R) Kokommah Ubaha, director of nursing; Sabita Bhattarai, geriatric nursing assistant; and Martha Mbuthia, assistant director of nursing, quality assurance.
The company also asked residents, patients and their family members to send in their “thank you” messages, stories and photos. Marquis is sharing those submissions with the entire community at the skilled nursing facility.
According to the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants, a non-profit, educational organization, “nursing assistants are key players in the lives of the people in their care” and “each day, more than 4.5 million caregivers provide hands-on care to our nation’s frail, elderly, or chronically challenged citizens in nursing homes and long term care settings.”
Marquis Health Services, the healthcare affiliate of Tryko Partners, LLC, is a recognized leader in providing subacute rehabilitation and skilled nursing care, operating nearly 3,000 beds at 23 Mid-Atlantic and New England properties.