Congratulations to Farmington Square Salem’s Caregiver Carlyn Chewing for her recent award as the Oregon Health Care Association’s Caregiver of the Year for 2014! Carlyn was nominated by the Radiant Senior Living and Farmington Square team for her dedication and passion for caregiving.
“She is such a major asset to our community’s success without even knowing it,” said Wendy McIlnay, Executive Director at Farmington Square in Salem, “She is a quiet leader that we can count on.”
Carlyn has worked with Farmington Square for approximately nine years now and hasn’t missed a single day of work in that time. She has a contagious passion for giving of herself for residents and families. Her nomination was due to her work as a model employee, caring individual and her talent in her role as caregiver.
Each new shift photos of the caregivers on duty are displayed in the Farmington Square front lobby. When family members come by to visit, and see that she is on duty, exclamations of delight are often heard! Carlyn loves her residents fiercely. She gets to know the residents and their family members.
Beyond her love of the residents and her dependability, she really is truly talented at her role as a caregiver. She is self-motivated to tend to the needs of her residents. She is calm and collected as she works in even the most stressful of situations. Carlyn truly leads by example.