Lynne Gauron was named Cornerstone VNA’s Licensed Nursing Assistant of the Year 2020. Gauron, who joined Cornerstone VNA 5 years ago, possesses great knowledge in her field and is being recognized for the care, compassion and professionalism she demonstrates as an LNA.
“She is great at what she does, following the plan of care and going above and beyond for her patients. She is not afraid to ask questions about her patients and she is a true advocate as well. She provides excellent care and her patients love her!”
According to Janice Howard, Life Care – Private Duty Director at Cornerstone VNA, “Lynne strives each day to make a difference for her patients by taking extra care to meet their physical and emotional needs.” Howard adds, “Lynne is aware that Home Care patients are often times isolated. Keeping that in mind, she is always sure to go in the home with lighthearted conversation.” As her supervisor, Howard shares that Lynne is driven to provide a little sunshine along with making sure she does her best to help her patients’ live safely at home for as long as possible.
Colleague Sandy Powers, RN, says, “She is great at what she does, following the plan of care and going above and beyond for her patients. She is not afraid to ask questions about her patients and she is a true advocate as well. She provides excellent care and her patients love her!” One of Lynne’s patients describes her as, “Courteous, neat and on time” and remarks that “She offers her words of encouragement for any problems I might have, we enjoy her coming and helping us.”
Licensed Nursing Assistants, like Lynne Gauron, provide basic patient care and assist with nursing procedures and often include helping with “activities of daily living,” including personal hygiene, meal preparation, and assistance with self-administration of medicine. For seniors and adults with disabilities, LNAs are often the unsung heroes who provide the care needed to help individuals age in place in their homes.