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Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – March 2019

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Mariesha Craven, practical nurse at Life Care Center of Coos Bay, Oregon, noticed a resident was unhappy that she couldn’t get out of bed to participate in a facility bingo game. Craven let the resident borrow her personal cell phone so she could video chat with the caller during the game and not have to leave her bed...

Whatever It Takes And Then Some March 2018 winners

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Sandi Ellis, activity director at Life Care Center of Coos Bay, Oregon, went above and beyond to help a resident and her family. When a long-term care resident was passing, her sons could not bear to see her go. Sandi stayed with the resident for nearly eight hours, reading to her and talking to her about good memories they had shared. Sandi did all of this on her own time and held the resident’s hand as she departed. Sandi showed the true love of a friend and made sure the resident did not leave this world alone.

Life Care Center of Coos Bay volunteer named Volunteer of the Year

James Carlson, president of OHCA, with Sarah Winkler, volunteer, and Harold Delamarter, OHCA board of directors chair

Sarah Winkler, a volunteer at Life Care Center of Coos Bay, received the Oregon Health Care Association Volunteer of the Year Award on Sept. 19, 2017.

The award was presented at the OHCA Annual Convention Awards Luncheon in Portland. Winkler, who is also the wife of Executive Director Jesse Winkler, has been volunteering at Life Care Center of Coos Bay for two years....