Dan Heim, NYAHSA; Assemblyman Marc Butler; Renee Swartz; Neal Van Slyke, Administrator
of WNH; Marie Valachovic, Representative of Senator Hugh Farley
to Renee Swartz,
NYAHSA Employee of Distinction Award Recipient
Renee Swartz, Director of Nursing for the
Wells Nursing Home, was awarded the Employee of Distinction Award; presented by New York Association of Homes & Services
for the Aging. The nomination winners included two people from the Capital, Central, Hudson Valley, Northern,
Southern Tier, Rochester and Western regions; in addition to two from New York City and two from Long Island.
There were a total of 18 award winners in New York State. Representatives from the Legislature,
state regulatory agencies, advocacy agencies and other organizations served on the Employee of Distinction Awards Committee
to review the nominations. The New York State Legislature also recognizes the extraordinary dedication
of the award winners with a presentation of a legislative resolution while NYAHSA presented her with a certificate and $100.00.
Employee of the Quarter
Employee of the Quarter is awarded four times a year to a member of the Wells Family that best epitomizes the ideals of resident
and family centered care. The recipient is chosen for their dedication, commitment to going the extra mile for residents
and coworkers, and for their positive attitude.
Congratulations to the newest
Employee of the Quarter for Wells Nursing Home.
If you know someone who is special
and deserving, please put a nomination form in the box. (Nomination forms are located on the ground floor near the time
Wells Nursing Home
of the Quarter
"Grace is great. Caring, and a kind person with the residents, and will
stop and help any resident at any time. She is an asset to the 1st floor. "