CNAs receive Caring Hands Awards

CNAs receive Caring Hands Awards

Six certified nursing assistants who care for residents and patients in Hartford HealthCare Senior Services communities were recently honored with Caring Hands Awards. LeadingAge Connecticut held the congratulatory luncheon at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.

Honorees included: Victoria Clarke, CNA, Mulberry Gardens; Samantha Mifflin, CNA, the Orchards; Olivia Silverman, CNA, Southington Care Center; Rosa Marin, CNA,  Jerome Home; Sashen Clarke, resident care associate, Cedar Mountain Common; and Yomayra Morales, CNA, Jefferson House.

“The Caring Hands Award is a recognition of the contribution that nursing aides provide in enhancing the quality of life for older adults. The focus is on honoring those who exemplify the highest standards of compassion, commitment and excellence in caregiving,” according to LeadingAge Connecticut, a member of the national Leading Age. This association includes 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to advancing policies, promoting practices and conducting research to support and empower people to live more fully as they age.

All honorees were nominated by the executive director or nursing directors in the communities where they are employed.

Hartford HealthCare Senior Services is a not for profit under Hartford HealthCare. For more information about Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, visit


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