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Jennifer Gullison Receives Home Treatment Provider Award In Portsmouth

October 5, 2020

Cornerstone VNA congratulates their have Jennifer Gullison RN, MSN, VP of Functions, on getting awarded the 2020 Home Care Service Award from the Property Care, Hospice and Palliative Treatment Alliance of New Hampshire at their once-a-year meeting, which was held just about on Sept. 25, 2020.

The Property Treatment Service Award is offered each year to an specific who has produced a important contribution to household well being or hospice in the point out by way of their operate in education and learning, research, advocacy, or management. According to Julie Reynolds RN, MS, president/Main Govt Officer at Cornerstone VNA, “In her 19 yrs at Cornerstone VNA, Jennifer has earned the respect of staff members, community wellbeing companions and patients. She is a crew player who shares her expertise willingly inside of her company and amid Alliance users.” Reynolds adds, “Jennifer has labored in our company, her neighborhood and with the Alliance to make improvements to health and nicely-currently being.”

There are several methods in which Gullison has shared her abilities. For case in point, when Cornerstone VNA established a unique system to delegate primary wound care jobs to Accredited Nursing Assistants, Gullison shared her agency’s training software by means of a webinar series for Alliance users. In 2019, the Alliance produced an initiative with the High-quality Enhancement Businesses to roll out a sepsis screening device in property settings and Gullison led the way. Sepsis is a daily life threatening ailment that arises when the body’s response to an an infection injures its individual tissues and organs. Cornerstone VNA was one particular of the initially businesses to prepare team on sepsis care with the purpose of avoiding sepsis readmissions and fatalities. She also worked with Frisbie Memorial Healthcare facility, which integrated the instrument into their admission approach, and she is at this time training workers at neighborhood hearth departments.

In addition, she expanded telehealth at Cornerstone VNA and has labored with their telehealth vendor to increase the instructional parts of the solution, earning her national recognition. She has testified on telehealth at Condition Home hearings, sharing examples of how telehealth has specifically enhanced treatment for people. As qualified chronic treatment trainer, Gullison trains all her medical team in persistent care management, together with the takes advantage of of disorder-distinct protocols to deliver the best treatment attainable to individuals. According to Reynolds, “She most truly embodies what this exclusive award represents.”

About Cornerstone VNA:

Cornerstone VNA is a nonprofit house wellbeing and hospice treatment company, now serving Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. The crew at Cornerstone VNA supplies award-successful treatment and assistance through five distinctive programs: Dwelling Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Treatment, Lifestyle Treatment-Personal Responsibility and Group Care. For 107 a long time, Cornerstone VNA has been fully commited to bringing services to people today of all ages so that people can stay collectively at property, even when facing the troubles of getting old, surgical recovery, persistent or lifetime-threatening illnesses or finish-of-daily life care. To discover much more about Cornerstone VNA, stop by www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.