Kauilani Moats: Loving and kind to all
Staff members who nominated Kauilani say she is a great nurse who cares about her residents and co-workers. She is in a good mood all the time, joking and laughing with the residents and making them laugh.
When a resident has a problem, Kauilani will help them and see to their needs. You can tell they love her and she loves them. She's always making the residents feel good about themselves, and that means a lot. She tells them how nice they look or how pretty their hair is, or helps a resident in the dining room who has not touched their meal. Kauilani is loving and kind — not only to the residents, but also to her co-workers.
Congratulations, Kauilani, on being chosen as the next shining Star of Pendleton Manor!
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Stephanie Judy: Willing to go the extra mile
Stephanie Judy has been nominated as the next Shining Star of Pendleton Manor. Stephanie joined the Pendleton Manor family as a certified nursing assistant on Oct. 28, 2009.
Staff members say she is a shining example to all of Pendleton Manor due to her strong work ethic and job dedication. She loves her residents and is willing to go the extra mile for her co-workers, residents and resident families. She willingly comes in early and stays late when needed. Stephanie will pick up extra time to make sure residents get the care they need. Our residents love her.
Stephanie is also a team player. She is always on hand to greet new staff, and mentors them both personally and professionally. With her upbeat manner and sparkling sense of humor, Stephanie can turn a bad night into a relatively stress-free, pleasurable experience. She is awesome at training and very patient when answering questions.
Congratulations, Stephanie, on being chosen as the next Shining Star!
Connie Hartman: Helpful and hardworking
Connie Hartman has been nominated as the next Shining Star of Pendleton Manor. Staff says Connie is very thoughtful, caring toward our residents and staff and always has a good attitude. They also say she is helpful and hard working employee who is always busy.
Another staff member says Connie is such a nice, kind person and makes sure that the residents' clothes are nice and clean and put in the right room. She always a big smile and ‘hi’ for our residents. She is busy, but helps out when residents need her.
Connie joined the Pendleton Manor family in laundry on Jan. 11, 2017.
Congratulations, Connie, on being chosen as the next Shining Star.
Liz Mullenax: She makes everyone feel important
Congratulations to Elizabeth "Liz" Mullenax for being chosen as the Shining Star for this quarter.
Residents stated that Liz works hard and is friendly, dependable and makes each person feel important. She is always smiling which starts their day out great. She helps in any way she can.
Liz began work at Pendleton Manor in July 2016 as a laundry aid then transitioned to the nursing department as a certified nursing assistant on May 22, 2017.
Keep up the good work, Liz!
Ann Simon: Best service for residents
Ann Simon was chosen recently by the STAR ministry team as the Pendleton Manor Shining Star. She was nominated by four co-workers who praised her work in the dietary department, where she began in 2010.
Ann is always willing to lend a hand and she has a wonderful way of relating to our residents.
Her service in the dining room helps people feel like they're being served in a restaurant.
Avery Hawk: A 'grade A guy'
Avery Hawk has been named Pendleton Manor's Shining Star of the quarter for his dedication to residents.
Avery, a certified nursing assistant, began his position Aug. 24, 2016.
According to the staff member who nominated him, Avery has the formula that makes up a CNA who is good at dealing with residents who have Alzheimer's or dementia.
"He’s caring, kind, compassionate in a unique way that isn’t often exhibited to this extent," the staff member says. "It takes a special person to reduce the fear and anxiety of these patients."
Avery is gentle, has a soothing tone, explains before giving care and is an excellent example for all to follow.
He’s a team player with a work ethic and passion that shines through — a true gem.
Residents say he is hard working, pleasant, very nice, never complains or raises his voice or loses his patience and is a ‘Grade A’ guy.
Avery is hard working with residents and staff, always helping where needed and residents really seem to like him, other staff members say.
Congratulations, Avery, for being chosen as the next Shining Star!