The St. Andrew’s Connection
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Making a Henderson Named Finalist in
Honoring Great Acts by Our Own
Excellence in Nursing 2012
St. Louis Magazine is honoring the dedication and care of nurses in St. Louis and
The St. Andrew’s Connection
St. Andrew’s is proud to say that one of our own is being recognized.
Newsletter highlights stories of
service from our employees that
Kim Eric Henderson, Clinical Director for St. Andrew’s Management Services, is a finalist
make a difference in the lives of
our residents. for the Excellence in Nursing 2012 Awards. He is one of three being honored in the
Senior Services category.
When The Willows recently had
power outages in two of its Henderson will be honored along with 70 other finalists on Thursday, April 19, at 6 p.m.
buildings, Paula Tompkins, a Home at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel St. Louis.
Health Aide for St. Andrew’s
Senior Solutions was called in to
attend to the residents remaining
The nursing finalists were chosen by a selection committee made up of four judges:
in the building due to poor health
or personal preference.
-Dr. Karen Drenkard, Executive Director of the American Nurses Credentialing Center
-Lora Lacey-Haun, dean of the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Nursing
“She tirelessly climbed three -Jill Kliethermes, CEO of the Missouri Nurses Association (MONA) and Missouri Nurses
flights of stairs several times and Foundation
gave superior care to our
-Dr. Diane Twedell, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of Austin Medical Center
residents,” said Jeanne Fiddle-
man, who handles the activities
Read more about the Excellence in Nursing 2012 awards at
programming for The Willows at
Brooking Park. “Truly an angel!” http://www.stlmag.com/Blogs/SLM-Buzz/January-2012/Join-Us-
Spring Cleaning: 5 Tips to Declutter
1) Declutter for 15 minutes every day. Rome wasn’t built in the day, and neither was your
mountain of paper and data scatter. You’ll be surprised on how much you can get accomplished
St. Andrew’s Senior Solutions taking a bit of time each day to tackle your clutter.
provides home health services to
several St. Andrew’s communities. 2) Gift everything. Books you’ve read can be recycled among your family friends or local
library. Game systems can be donated or given away.
Paula is the team leader on
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 3) Get Digital. Photos, Children’s Artwork, Books, Documents
for Brooking Park and The
Willows. 4) Yard Sale Time. That Ugly Sweater someone gave you, that collection of china you never
liked, and other goodies can become someone else’s prized possession.
Thank you Paula for your caring
5) Create Art. Old buttons can become vintage rings, bottle caps and wine corks can become an
service and your dedication to
interesting piece of artwork with a little bit of time and supplies.
For more on St. Andrew’s Senior Need more decluttering help? Brooking Park will have a Downsizing and Decluttering Seminar on
Solutions, visit their website at April 4, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m..
call them them at (314) 126- For more details, email Susan Signorino at email@example.com.
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Connect to Our Mission
By Ashley Turigliatto, Community Relations Manager BROOKING
St. Andrew’s Derby Brunch, May 6
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Historic Hawken House
Ranked One of the Best
Wonderful food tastings from local culinary students. Traditional “Derby” dishes & of course
we won’t forget the libations, like mint juleps! Local celebrity judges will bring excitement
by choosing the best dish. Come dressed to impress in your best hat and Derby gear and Brooking Park received a
enjoy the following: 5-star rating in the latest
rankings published by U.S.
-“Best Hat” & “Most Fun Hat” Prizes News & World Report’s
-Family friendly activities, face painting, Horse petting area Best Nursing Homes 2012.
-Auction, Music & Carriage rides
-Tours of the historic Hawken House The rankings are based on
health inspection results,
Brunch tickets are $50. All proceeds benefit low income seniors served by the St. Andrew’s
adequacy of nursing staff
and quality of medical
Rummage Sale, May 16 care.
Benefitting Tower Grove Manor’s Financial Assistance Program
Tower Grove Manor
2710 South Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63118
Interested in volunteering your time for an event? Contact Ashley Turigliatto at or email her
Carole was a hairdresser at Signorino Recognized
St. Paul’s Home for more
than 29 years. Susan Signorino, MSW, a
Senior Living Counselor
Thank you Carole for your with Brooking Park in
service all of these years! Chesterfield, MO, was
selected as one of 10
Dedicated and Deserving
Social Workers for Social
A REMINDER ABOUT PRIVACY ... Work Today magazine.
At St. Andrew’s, protecting the Susan’s role at Brooking
information of the seniors we Park is in marketing and
care for is important. admissions.
Make sure you are careful with
any type of information or
materials that can be tied back
to the residents or employees.
For tips and strategies on how
you can help protect resident
and client information in your
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