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Orr receives caregiver award

December 5th, 2011 10:52 pm by Staff Report

Krista Orr, occupational therapist for Amedisys Home Health Care, has been named Caregiver of the Year in Home Health Care by the company.
Orr, who has been employed by Amedisys for over two years and has worked as a health care professional for more than 11 years, was nominated by her peers at the local Amedisys care center in Greeneville and was selected from hundreds of the company’s caregivers across 45 states.
The Caregiver of the Year Award was presented to Orr for having the utmost respect for patients and their families; positively influencing patients and families; promoting patient independence; demonstrating sterling observation skills; being knowledgeable of patient care and competency in personal care skills; proving to be flexible toward assignments; and functioning as a contributing member of the home care team to achieve patient positive outcomes.
Orr received the award recently during Amedisys’ 2011 Spirit of Excellence Recognition Dinner held in Baton Rouge, home of Amedisys’ corporate headquarters.

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