Outstanding Senior Care Professional
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Arnetta Robinson, Director of Community Relations at Sea Crest Hospice has worked in healthcare for over 20 years. In addition, she is actively involved in several community based organization that serve the senior population, including her role as Chairman of the Board for the non-profit Pacific Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation. Previously working in outpatient physical therapy, Arnetta found her calling in hospice after loosing her sister to a long battle with Lupus in 2002. Moved to action by this deep loss, she changed career paths and dedicated herself to improving the quality of life for those who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness.
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Arnetta is a committed advocate and agent for change. She remains dedicated to bringing comfort, compassion, dignity and joy to patients and their families during the most difficult period of their lives. When Arnetta identifies a need, she works tirelessly to fill it. Whether it be meeting a family at bedside to guide them through their journey into hospice, providing community education or fulfilling the last wish of a hospice patient through the foundation's "Dream a Little Dream" program. Her passion and commitment to bringing dignity to the dying process is truly an inspiration.