ARLINGTON, Va. — The Arlington County Board today honored ten outstanding employees of Arlington long-term care residences, who provide the day-to-day care for residents of nursing homes and assisted living residences in Arlington.
Since 2008, the Commission on Long Term Care Residences has recognized the outstanding employees at nursing homes and assisted living residences in Arlington. Long-term care residences are an important part of the Arlington community, serving approximately 1,500 residents. Staff at long-term care residences have a direct, positive impact on a person’s life, offering consistent companionship, dedicated care, and a ray of hope, humor and warmth.
2014 Long-Term Care Employee Service Awards Honorees
- Kpanah Akoi, LPN Charge Nurse, Cherrydale Health & Rehabilitation Center
- Pearl Appiah, Medication Technician, Mary Marshall Assisted Living Residence
- Lisa Caldwell, Resident Care Coordinator, Mary Marshall Assisted Living Residence
- Zainab Conteh, Certified Nursing Assistant, Cherrydale Health & Rehabilitation Center
- Shontella Floyd, Resident Assistant, Emeritus Assisted Living
- Esperance Kalumba, Resident Assistant, Emeritus Assisted Living
- Nelly Naupari, Charge Certified Nursing Assistant and Medication Technician, Culpepper Garden Assisted Living
- Sanjana Shrestha, Registered Nurse, The Jefferson
- Elizabeth Stokes, Certified Nursing Assistant, The Jefferson
- Mabel Voker, Charge Certified Nursing Assistant and Medication Technician, Culpepper Garden Assisted Living
Read the stories behind the nominations and the honorees.
The mission of the Arlington Commission on Long-Term Care Residences (ACLTCR) is to enhance the quality of care and quality of life in long-term care residences in Arlington County; advise public officials about long-term care needs in Arlington County; and support access, availability, and affordability in long-term care residences in Arlington County.