The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR), one of the state’s largest skilled home health and hospice service providers, recently announced the Employee of the Year and HEALTH Matters Award Winners. Wendy Daley, RN, a hospice nurse, was recognized as VNAHSR’s Employee of the Year. Other award recipients were honored as part of the HEALTH Matters recognition program, an agency-wide initiative whose recipients emulate the core values of Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Leadership, Teamwork, and Helpfulness. HEALTH Matters award recipients are nominated by their peers for consistently demonstrating the agency’s core values. This year’s winners include John Campbell, recently retired hospice volunteer coordinator for Honesty; Lyane Adam-Murnaghan, Physical Therapist and Clinical Manager for Excellence; Janelle Cummings, Physical Therapist for Accountability; Kate Lawrence, RN, WOCN for Leadership; Amanda Van Dien, Case Manager for Long-Term Care and Claire Ericksen, RN in Pediatric Hi-tech for Helpfulness. In addition, Customer Service Representatives Eileen Allen and Patricia Andrews shared the agency’s Unforgettable Award.