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Debra Woods was hired in housekeeping in February 2013. She has been a fantastic addition to our team. Debra enjoys spending time with the residents and eagerly helps staff in every department. In her spare time, Debra enjoys walking her dog Molly, and hiking. When asked what she likes about working at Devon Oaks, Debra says, 'everyone is so nice....residents and workers'.
Katherine ‘Kay’ Johnson, STNA
Kay, an STNA, has more than 10 years of service here at EJ. Kay is assigned to our memory support unit where her patience, kindness and understanding is showcased everyday as she assists the residents on her team. She is a great help to her residents and co-workers and fosters a team-oriented environment. She truly cares about her residents and strives to provide them with the highest quality of care. Kay states she likes helping and tries to get a good understanding for her residents, which in turn makes it easy to take care of and talk with them.
Kay raised 4 sons and 1 daughter and now has her hands full with twelve grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family on the weekends. Family time in her house includes playing family oriented games and going to the movies with her grandchildren. Kay also likes to read interesting medical literature about the mind and body and is considering enrolling in nursing school now that her children are all adults.
EJ would like to thank you, Kay for all that you have and continue to contribute to our community!
Congratulations to Tom Bovard, our February 2014 Employee of the Month! Tom has been a Maintenance Technician and Carpenter at the Renaissance since March 2006.
Tom has been awarded the Employee of the Month due to his strong work ethic and the quality of his work. He is extremely knowledgeable and precise with his work. As Tom’s supervisor said, “Tom has been a key man in taking care of Independent Living” and has done everything from taking care of light fixtures and move-in work orders, to running the fire pump and making cabinets. Tom is a great team player and is always willing to fill in and help where he’s needed most.
Tom’s commitment to The Renaissance makes a major difference to the work environment. His dependability helps to make his coworker’s day-to-day responsibilities easier. Thank you Tom for your dedication!