CNAs Recognized with Prestigious Awards

BLOOMINGTON, IN — Two CarDon & Associates staff members were recently honored as recipients of prestigious medical awards.

Rachel Burianek, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Aspen Trace Senior Living in Greenwood, Indiana, received the Assisted Living Caregiver of the Year Award from the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA), a professional association of and for Certified Nursing Assistants and a staff development partner for care centers across the nation.

Angie Hachmeister, a CNA at Brookside Village Senior Living in Jasper, Indiana, received the CNA of the Year Award from IHCA/INCAL, the state’s largest trade association and advocacy group representing for-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes as well as assisted living communities and independent living. The association provides education, information and advocacy for healthcare providers, consumers and the workforce on behalf of its more than 440-member facilities.

“Rachel and Angie are leaders in these communities and examples for the other nursing aides to follow,” said CarDon Chief Operating Officer Gregg Gormal. “We are thrilled to see them get this much-deserved recognition for the high-quality, compassionate care they deliver. At CarDon, we pride ourselves on the way we treat residents like family.
We’re honored to receive validation of our efforts from these esteemed organizations.”

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