Life Care Centers of America’s Whatever It Takes And Then Some program honors associates who go beyond their job descriptions in caring for residents, their families and fellow associates.
Jewel Peters, a housekeeper at Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville, Georgia, worked with a younger long-term care resident with dysphasia. Peters would take the time when she was in the resident’s room to help the resident practice sounding out words.
Teresa McIntyre, certified nursing assistant at Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville, Georgia, came to the rescue when a resident was upset about her “babies,” her collection of dolls. The resident said that the “babies” had to have a bottle for the night.