WEST HARTFORD ‚Äď A house caregiver described as somebody who ‚Äúgoes above and past‚ÄĚ obtained recognition for her work from the Alzheimer‚Äôs Affiliation Connecticut Chapter at an awards luncheon held Nov. 9 on the Pond Home. Denise Guillemette, LPN, of Hartford HealthCare at House, was nominated by Patty O‚ÄôBrian, CDP, Alzheimer‚Äôs/dementia specialist, Hartford HealthCare Heart for Wholesome Ageing.
O‚ÄôBrian and Guillemette labored collectively to make sure essential providers had been applied for an older couple who lived in North Franklin. Guillemette obtained a statewide respite grant so the spouse could be taken care of when the husband had surgical procedure. Because the spouse‚Äôs Alzheimer‚Äôs illness progressed, it grew to become evident that the husband couldn’t take care of her due to questions of safety impacting them each. ‚ÄúDenise labored to get her right into a long-term care facility whereas ensuring the husband knew he had performed an important job taking good care of his spouse,‚ÄĚ O‚ÄôBrian stated.
Guillemette, a behavioral well being nurse, who has been with Hartford HealthCare at House since 2000, has extra coaching in Alzheimer‚Äôs care, despair/nervousness and different points affecting the aged. In 2009, she obtained a Nightingale Award in nursing excellence. ‚ÄúI’m so proud and excited to obtain this recognition,‚ÄĚ Guillemette stated upon receiving the Alzheimer‚Äôs Affiliation award.
Hartford HealthCare Heart for Wholesome Ageing, a not-for-profit member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Companies, is a useful resource and evaluation heart designed to boost entry to providers and data associated to attaining optimum high quality of life for seniors and their caregivers. For extra details about Hartford HealthCare Heart for Wholesome Ageing, name 1.877.424.4641 or click on right here.¬†Hartford HealthCare at House is a community-based dwelling well being care company throughout most of Connecticut, which permits people to realize most independence, to take part in their very own plan of care, and to dwell with dignity whereas receiving high quality care in their very own houses. For extra info, name 1.800.HomeCare/1.800.466.3227 or click on right here.