“When you match the patient with the right aide, it’s magic. I ensure the relationship is working and that the care plan meets the patient’s changing needs.
“The aide is vital to the patient’s ability to remain at home. Often, they are their connection to the outside world. This care is what is allowing them to remain at home. They just need a little assistance.
“I see patients at home in their own environment. Is the individualized care plan we have for them still valid? Are we still meeting their needs? Providing exceptional care?
“The best part of my job is interacting with patients and their families. It is one of the reasons I joined Wartburg. The other is the work culture. Wartburg is a warm, supportive environment. I believe in their mission and their values are high.”
Maureen Staunton, RN, is a Nurse Educator at Wartburg Home Care Services in Westchester, NY. She is responsible for training and supervising the home health aides of our licensed home care services agency.