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Salt Lake City, UT — (ReleaseWire) — 01/09/2022 — Alison Howard, RN, at Intermountain St. George Regional Hospital, was recently presented with the DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses.
St. George Regional recently began this recognition program in partnership with the DAISY Foundation, an international program dedicated to honoring nurses. Howard is the first nurse at St. George Regional Hospital to win the award. She was nominated by by Becky Lloyd.
Lloyd was the wife of Howard's patient who sadly passed away earlier this year. Lloyd's husband, Fred, was sent to St. George Regional's ICU unit after an accident in his rehab facility in Cedar City. Unfortunately, his condition was worsening, and he was moved to the adult neuro unit and was placed on comfort care. A team of caregivers, including Howard, helped Becky to care for her husband and cope in his last days. "All the workers made me feel special and important as I was going through this, however, there was one that softened my soul and allowed me to feel and not be scared," said Becky.
The nomination letter read in part: "My name is Becky Lloyd and I have recently lost my husband. You can imagine how sad and scared I was to know that my husband would not be leaving the hospital this time. He was transferred from the ICU to the adult Neuro Unit on comfort care. I met so many wonderful nurses, techs, and CNA's while my husband was there. It took my...