BATON ROUGE, La. – The Compassus program serving Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Betty Dixon during National Nursing Assistants Week June 13-19. Dixon, who has been a nursing assistant with Compassus since 2010, is being recognized for her dedication to providing the highest level of quality hospice care for patients and their families.
“Betty 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,” said Nick Williams, executive director for Compassus – Baton Rouge. “Betty is an exemplary nursing assistant with a caring attitude and passion for her work. Nursing assistants like Betty do more than fulfill patients’ medical needs – they truly dedicate their lives to caring for and supporting others.”
“Nursing Assistants: Creating a Community of Caring” is the theme of this year’s observance. Nursing assistants provide as much as 90 percent of the direct long-term care delivered in the United States, and are central to caring for patients in nursing homes, home care, hospice, assisted living and other long-term care settings.
Compassus – Baton Rouge will recognize Dixon and 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.
For more information about National Nursing Assistants Week, visit http://cna-network.org.
For information, visit our Baton Rouge landing page or call (225) 768-0866.