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BAYADA Nurse Published in American Nursing Journal

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Jun 3, 2019 3:41:30 PM

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Lindsey van Gennep, RN, a nurse who provides pediatric home health care for the BAYADA office in Manchester, NH, recently published a Viewpoint piece in the American Journal of Nursing (AJN, volume 118, issue 9) titled Afraid to Notice: On Responding to Children with Visible Disabilities.

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Topics: Awards & Recognition

Contractor Donates Day of Service to Remodel Home of Teen with Special Needs

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

May 28, 2019 4:36:14 PM

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BAYADA Client Gabby reacts to her newly remodeled bedroom while marketing specialist Natalie Simmons, contractor Scott D'Antonio, and mom Sarah look on. 

On a sunny, winter afternoon, Gloucester County, NJ resident Sarah P. picked up her daughter Gabby from the school bus and drove a short distance to the home of her parents. While Gabby enjoyed Grandma and Grandpa’s love and attention, Sarah had ulterior motives for the unexpected mid-afternoon visit. She didn’t want Gabby to know that a team of electricians, painters, and contractors had literally taken over her home, adding beautiful aesthetic touches to her daughter’s bedroom and the hall bathroom and, most importantly, creating a safer environment.

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Topics: Community

BAYADA Announces 2019 Registered Nurse Hero of the Year

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

May 7, 2019 1:13:34 PM

Julie Pergolizzi RN Hero

BAYADA Home Health Care Pediatrics nurse Julie Pergolizzi, RN, was recognized as the 2019 national Registered Nurse Hero of the Year. Pergolizzi accepted the prestigious award for exemplifying the highest standards of care in front of thousands of attendees during BAYADA’s annual awards ceremony on April 27 in Philadelphia, PA. The award was presented by BAYADA CEO David Baiada.

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Topics: BAYADA Heroes

BAYADA Announces 2019 Licensed Practical Nurse Hero of the Year

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

May 7, 2019 1:12:25 PM

Ed Cole LPN Hero

BAYADA Home Health Care Pediatrics nurse Edward Cole, LPN, was recognized as the national Licensed Practical Nurse Hero of the Year. Chosen from among thousands of nominees, Cole accepted the prestigious award for exemplifying the highest standards of care before nearly 3,000 employees at the company’s annual awards meeting held on April 27 in Philadelphia, PA.

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Topics: BAYADA Heroes

BAYADA is Proud to "Light It Up Blue" for Autism Awareness Month this April

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Mar 28, 2019 3:42:35 PM

 

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In April, Autism Speaks kicks off World Autism Month, beginning with the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. BAYADA employees from across the country showed their support by taking the pledge to “Light It Up Blue” to increase global understanding and acceptance of people with autism.

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Topics: Awareness and Events

New Center for Autism Services Opens on Oahu

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Mar 19, 2019 12:13:32 PM

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Pictured from left to right are Practice President Behavioral Health Support Jeff Krepps; Behavior Services Manager Rachel Miller, LBA, BCBA; Area Director Eliza Lipp, LCSW; Associate Director Marchet Fullum; Chief Operating Officer Home Care Services Linda Siessel; and Minister Kumu Kekoa.

A life-size wall made of giant Legos provided the perfect backdrop during a ceremony to mark the grand opening of BAYADA’s Center-Based Services program on Oahu. The celebration follows the successful launch of center-based services on Maui in 2017. BAYADA Home Care is a nonprofit organization that provides behavioral health services throughout Hawai’i

The Lego wall is a signature feature of the center, along with brightly colored floor mats, a crash pad, a climbing structure, bean bag chairs, crayons, puzzles, books, balls, and blocks. It’s all used as part of an evidence-based approach called applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to treat individuals with an autism spectrum disorder and related learning or social disorders.

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Topics: Behavioral health

BAYADA Habilitation Awarded CARF Accreditation

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Dec 7, 2018 1:57:04 PM

HAB_CARF_Less Text_LI-TWBAYADA Habilitation, a BAYADA Home Health Care specialty practice, was recently awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). BAYADA Habilitation helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live safely at home and participate in their communities with comfort, independence, and dignity. The CARF accreditation was awarded to habilitation offices in Charlotte, Greensboro, Hickory, Shelby, Wilmington, and Winston Salem in N.C. and to the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, State College, and Wilkes-Barre offices in P.A.

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Topics: Awards and Recognition

BAYADA Home Health Care Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in 2019, a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award Winner

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Dec 5, 2018 2:44:59 PM

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BAYADA Home Health Care has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2019. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its 11th year, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites.

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Topics: Awards and Recognition

BAYADA Pediatrics Expands Services in Missouri

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Nov 27, 2018 9:03:01 AM

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By expanding services to Missouri, BAYADA will be able to serve more clients like Leeanna, pictured  with her nurse Cyndi Fitzpatrick.

BAYADA Home Health Care and Integrity Home Care recently announced that BAYADA has acquired Integrity’s pediatrics division. BAYADA is a leading, national home care agency serving children, adults, and seniors from more than 350 offices in 22 states. Integrity is one of Missouri’s largest home care agencies, providing a wide range of home care, hospice, and rehabilitation services to clients throughout the state.

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Topics: Home Health Care

BAYADA Home Health Care Founder Surprises Employees with $20 Million

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

Nov 21, 2018 2:28:47 PM

 

_ATI1289As part of BAYADA Home Health Care’s transition to nonprofit and to show gratitude to BAYADA employees for the meaningful work they do, BAYADA Founder and Chairman Mark Baiada today surprised employees with a $20 million gift to be distributed among RNs, LPNs, social workers, home health aides, therapists, associates, client services managers, clinical managers, office support, and other staff among the ten specialties in the 22 states in which the company operates.

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Topics: Leadership