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Sarah Rafael

Sarah Rafael

Position: Nurse Manager

Organization: ActivCare at Brittany House


What role does your nominee have in senior care and senior care issues?
Sarah has served the dementia residents and their families at Brittany House for the last 20 years. She is a very compassionate, dedicated and highly skilled nurse manager. She is calm under pressure and dedicated to the quality care of dementia residents who many times are unable to speak for themselves. Families and fellow staff members depend on Sarah's assessments and direction when carrying out care needs and comfort. She is a rock and Brittany House is proud to call her their Nurse Case Manager!

Why should this person be nominated
She has never been afraid to jump in with both feet. Whether it is providing the residents and families with a 4th of July party complete with Karaoke or giving a shower to a difficult to manage resident-Sarah is a team player. She is devoted, dedicated and committed to the residents at Brittany House-all of which have some form of Alzheimer's or related dementia.