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Mark Baiada Receives “Champion of Leadership that Works” Award

Posted by Maureen Kolodziej

Dec 9, 2016 4:07:57 PM


BAYADA Home Health Care Founder and President Mark Baiada was named the “Champion of Leadership that Works” Award presented by ConantLeadership. This award was created to recognize and celebrate leaders who embody the principles of leadership that works, including inspiring trust, creating direction, clarifying higher purpose, building vitality, driving alignment, executing with excellence, and producing extraordinary results.

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Topics: Mark Baiada, Awards and recognition

BAYADA Pediatrics Supports Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Dec 5, 2016 2:59:09 PM


BAYADA Staff pictured during the "98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon to benefit CHOP are (from l to r) Pediatric Home Care Liaison Ezra Hill, Clinical Manager Susan Coder, RN, Transitional Care Manager Susan Eckert, RN, Client Services Manager Lorriane Eschert, Administrative Assistant Amy Eschert, Clinical Manager Virginia Savarese, RN, Transitional Care Manager Mary Simrell, RN, Transitional Care Program Director Mary Ellen Garofalo, MSN, RN, CRRN, SPHR, with WOGL on-air personality Harvey Holiday.

BAYADA Pediatrics, a specialty of BAYADA Home Health Care, presented a $1,500 donation to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) as part of their sponsorship of the “98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon”. BAYADA staff were on hand in the CHOP atrium lobby, answering phones during the annual event which has raised over $7 million since its inception 15 years ago.

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Topics: Pediatrics, Pediatric home care, Pediatric Nurses

Welcome Home to BAYADA Clinical Manager Serving Active Duty in Afghanistan

Posted by Maureen Kolodziej

Nov 21, 2016 4:47:44 PM

DustininAfghanistan.jpg        While away in Afghanistan, Captain Duston Brown opens a care package from his BAYADA team members.

Working for BAYADA as a registered nurse clinical manager for nearly three years, Captain Duston Brown was part-time in the Air Force on reserve duty when he was called upon for active duty in March. While in Afghanistan, he was in charge of stabilizing patients and assessing whether or not it was safe to transport them to another base for specialized care. Just in time for Thanksgiving, his BAYADA friends and colleagues welcome him home.

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Topics: Veteran

BAYADA Hospice Medical Director Earns Fellow Status from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Posted by Lori Bookbinder

Nov 21, 2016 9:56:01 AM

16-265-2863_VTH_Saroyan_Photo-600px.jpgJohn M. Saroyan, MD, FAAP, HMDCB, medical director of BAYADA Hospice—a specialty practice of BAYADA Home Health Care—was recently named a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).  The Academy is the professional organization for physicians who care for patients with serious illness, and Fellowship is one of the highest honors it can bestow on a physician member. 

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Topics: Hospice, BAYADA Hospice

BAYADA Puts Clients First during Public Transit Strike

Posted by Maureen Kolodziej

Nov 11, 2016 11:13:56 AM


Five counties in Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia) rely heavily on its public transit system—Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Millions of people and many BAYADA’s caregivers depend on the network of buses, trolleys, subways, and regional rail services, so there was great uncertainty when SEPTA went on strike Tuesday, November 1, suspending all transportation.

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Topics: PA

BAYADA’s Dementia Training for Aides Makes All the Difference for Client Lila B. and Family

Posted by Maureen Kolodziej

Oct 31, 2016 2:05:19 PM

BAYADA client with dementia, Mrs. Lila B., her son Bill, and BAYADA CNA Angie Young.

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a time dedicated to focusing on the disease and inspiring action. For BAYADA, the disease is not only in the forefront in November, but throughout the year as well.

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Topics: dementia

The Baiadas Celebrated for Lifting Up Camden’s Youth—and Others

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Oct 30, 2016 12:54:32 PM

LUCY.jpg2016 Legacy of Giving honorees, Mark and Ann Baiada, are actively involved in the organizations they support

For the children of Camden, it can be overwhelming to confront the challenges that no child should face daily: gang and drug recruitment, substance abuse in the home, teen pregnancy, and a struggling public school system. They are growing up in the nation’s poorest and most dangerous city, and they need help.

With a vision of breaking the cycle of poverty and hopelessness and building a more resilient community, Mark and Ann Baiada are bringing about change with their generous support of LUCY (Lifting Up Camden’s Youth) Outreach, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Camden’s low-income teens and young adults by offering educational, service-oriented, spiritual, cultural, and social programs.

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Topics: Ann Baiada, Mark Baiada, Community outreach, legacy of giving

Bergen Record Publishes Article About BAYADA's Plan to Gift Company to     Non-Profit Foundation

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Oct 28, 2016 9:47:10 AM


The Bergen Record published an article today about Founder and President Mark Baiada's decision to gift BAYADA Home Health Care to a non-profit foundation.

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Topics: Mark Baiada, BAYADA, nonprofit foundation

What One BAYADA Director Learned about Life from her Patients

Posted by Maureen Kolodziej

Oct 26, 2016 1:55:32 PM


BAYADA Director Marti Trudeau, RN, CPHQ, MPA, University City State Programs Office poses wth her BAYADA client Tina M.

Through a warm and uplifting blog post published by the American Journal of Nursing, Marti Trudeau, BAYADA Home Health Care Director and a nurse for more than 40 years, shares her insight about her patients and what she's learned about people.

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NC House Candidate Cynthia Ball Pledges Support for Medicaid Program

Posted by Greg Howe

Oct 24, 2016 5:26:14 PM


From left: BAYADA CNA Teressa Jones, Renee O’Neal, Cynthia Ball, and BAYADA Clinical Manager Estella Chisholm

Cynthia Ball, who is running for North Carolina’s House District 49, recently visited the home of Renee O’Neal in Raleigh to witness, firsthand, how the state’s Medicaid Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP-DA) helps North Carolina’s most vulnerable residents remain safe at home.

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Topics: Advocacy

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