Compassus – Colton recognizes local nursing assistant

Sonia Fuentes receives national recognition for delivery of superior hospice care during National Nursing Assistants Week

COLTON, Calif.– The Compassus program serving Colton and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Sonia Fuentes during National Nursing Assistants Week June 14-21. Fuentes is being recognized for her dedication to providing the highest level of quality hospice care for patients and their families.

“We are proud to recognize Sonia for her tireless commitment to providing superior hospice care. Nursing assistants go beyond fulfilling patients’ medical needs – they truly dedicate their lives to caring for and supporting others,” said Cheryse Austin, vice president of operations and interim executive director for Compassus – Colton. “Sonia is an integral part of the Compassus team and, thanks to her selfless service, our program is able to deliver a more meaningful end-of-life experience for our patients and their loved ones. Her positive attitude and smile leave a lasting impact on all who interact with her.”


Nursing assistants provide as much as 90 percent of the direct long-term care delivered in the United States, interacting daily with an array of personalities, cultures, abilities and disabilities in nursing homes, home care, hospice, assisted living and other long-term care settings.

Compassus – Colton will recognize other local nursing assistants during National Nursing Assistants Week by presenting them with framed certificates of appreciation for their dedication to the patients and families they serve.

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