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Rosemary Kastner

Rosemary Kastner

Position: Hospice nurse

Organization: kaiser Permanente


Why should this person be nominated? (What makes nominee unique; why should they be selected the winner of this category?
Rosemary serves as a case manager, managing home hospice patients. She coordinates the care of the team, and serves as the first call for her patients.

What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues
Rosemary has deep compassion and caring for her patients. I frequently make joint visits with her, and she is not only on top of the care plan, but has always forged a personal relationship with the patient and family. She is always willing to do whatever it takes to provide the best care for her patients, whether that is daily visits, a warm phone call, or checking to be sure everything ordered has been done.