Compassus – Missoula Recognizes Local Nursing Assistant

Danielle Nielsen receives recognition for delivery of superior hospice care during National Nursing Assistants Week

The Compassus program serving Missoula and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Danielle Nielsen during National Nursing Assistants Week June 15-22 for providing the highest level of quality hospice care for patients and their families.

“We are proud to recognize Dani for her tireless efforts to provide our patients and their families with superior care that goes beyond fulfilling their medical and emotional needs, delivering a more meaningful end-of-life experience for our patients,” said Lynn Rittenhouse Farmer, director of clinical services for Compassus – Missoula. “Dani’s positive and caring attitude, exceptional ability to instantly connect with patients and willingness to go above and beyond in support of her colleagues makes her an integral part of the care we provide. We cherish her here in our program and are extremely fortunate to have her on the Compassus team.”

Nursing assistants provide as much as 90 percent of the direct long-term care delivered in the U.S., 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 – Missoula 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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