November 22, 2016

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver receives Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging award

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver, Jackie Raines, STNA, received the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) Para-Professional Award November 16 for her outstanding service to the residents of Light of Hearts Villa. Raines was nominated by several Light of Hearts employees, including Dennis Koher, LPN, assistant director of wellness, Barbara Devereux, RN, director of wellness and Betty Hickle, executive director.

“Jackie has been with Light of Hearts Villa for more than three years and she embodies the mission of the Villa by providing premier caring services to our residents and their families,” said Hickle. “Jackie is always willing to go the extra step to provide comfort. She is the smile the residents look for and she is the shoulder that they lean on.”  

Raines’ motto is: “I am someone who listens, we cry together, we pray together, I am whatever they need. The Villa is a second home.”

Light of Hearts Villa hosted the annual event for WRAAA, which was the 14th year of presenting awards to Para-Professional Care Givers.  

About Light of Hearts Villa
Light of Hearts Villa in Bedford, Ohio, provides high quality senior residential living services, specializing in independent and assisted living, short-term respite stays and memory care. The facility includes 90 apartments and common areas on a 35-acre campus. Light of Hearts Villa is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

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