Associates from all departments at Life Care Center of Bridgeton, Missouri, worked together to build a marshmallow tower during their all-staff meeting on Dec. 16, 2016.
Julie Collins, executive director; Lashawda Brown, director of nursing; and Kristen McFetridge, director of rehab, planned the event, and they hope to incorporate a team-building activity into every all-staff meeting.
The Team Spirit Committee of Life Care Center of Bridgeton, Missouri, sponsored a food drive during early December, 2016, to ensure associates in need had food for Christmas.
Enough food was donated over the course of two weeks to provide seven associates with food boxes for Christmas
On Dec. 1, 2016, Karen Cooper, an occupational therapist assistant at Life Care Center of Bridgeton, Missouri, received the VOYCE Caregiver of the Year Award.
VOYCE serves the greater St. Louis area by providing support for long-term care ombudsmen. Each year, the organization recognizes exceptional individuals in long-term care. VOYCE presented 17 awards this year out of 100 nominees.