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Archive for 2020

Year of the Nurse: Jack

As we continue to celebrate the Year of the Nurse, we’d like to introduce Nurse Jack Ryan. Jack is often referred to as Action Jack in our Wilkes-Barre office. He has earned this nickname by always jumping into action with […]

A Better Place to Grow: Kristie’s Story

When Kristie O’Connell was about six years old, she met a very special nurse who changed her life forever. “After my cousin was born medically fragile,” Kristie recalls, “a PSA Healthcare nurse started coming to our home every day. We […]

Year of the Nurse: Zayda and Nurse Gail

Mrs. Linda “Gail” Newsome has been an LPN with Aveanna since 2014. Gail is one of the most compassionate nurses and goes above and beyond to keep her patient happy and safe. She takes pride in doing her job correctly, […]

Year of the Nurse: Shakeerah

2020 is the Year of the Nurse, and at Aveanna we have no shortage of incredible nurses to celebrate! Today we’d like to honor Nurse Shakeerah Brown from our Wilkes-Barre, PA team.   Shakeerah is a highly skilled nurse with […]

Aveanna Safety Pledge: Cristian and Nurse Vega

Nine-year-old Cristian was born with arthrogryposis and cognitive delay. He’s faced medical challenges his entire life. But in 2016, Cristian and his parents joined the Aveanna family and no longer had to face those challenges alone. Since our nurses began […]

Year of the Nurse: Miracle and Nurse Bernadette

Nurse Bernadette has cared for her patient Miracle for 15 years. Throughout the years they’ve been together, Bernadette’s clinical skills, attention to detail, and dedication have made an incredible difference in Miracle’s life. And, at the same time, these two […]

A Better Place to Lead: Jennifer’s Story

When Jennifer joined the Aveanna family as a field nurse 16 years ago, she wasn’t planning on making a career in home care. Then she discovered the power of one-on-one nursing care, found an incredible support system, and realized Aveanna […]

Making Speech Teletherapy Fun

Aveanna Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Delma Salinas is an amazing clinician who brings a lot of fun to every therapy session. Delma’s passion is assisting her patients in becoming independently verbal. She is committed to providing her patients with the best […]

Year of the Nurse: Nurse Tia

As we continue our celebration of the Year of the Nurse, we want to honor Registered Nurse Tiawania Prescott, an incredible caregiver from our Charlotte, North Carolina location. Tia has been an Aveanna nurse since 2014. She completed the LPN […]

Year of The Nurse: Samantha and Nurse Candace

Today we want to celebrate Aveanna Nurse Candace Kelley, who works with our patient Samantha. Candace is a compassionate caregiver who gives her all to her patients. Her kindness, skill, and dedication impress everyone who meets her. Recently, Candace went […]