Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke Salutes Physical Therapists During National Physical Therapy MonthPublished on - October 4, 2017
PHCN Recognizes Staff PTA as “Outstanding Physical Therapy Assistant of the Year”
SEAFORD, DE – They improve health and restore mobility and quality of life of the patients they serve. They are physical therapists. With the graying of the shore and the trend toward increased health insurance coverage nationwide, the demand for physical therapists will continue to grow.
“We are always looking for qualified physical therapists to join our team,” said Beverly White, Branch Director for Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke. “One of our main objectives in the home is to help patients gain their independence. Physical therapy is a critical part of recovery because it allows our patients to get stronger so they can get back on their feet and back to their life.”
Every year, Physical Therapy month falls in October and focuses on the impact that physical therapy has on individual lives. PT’s play a major role in helping people with long-term conditions achieve their goals, fulfil their potential and experience a better quality of life. The individuals who seek and need PT services range from babies to seniors, from people with disabilities to high performing athletes.
Excellence at work in Sussex County
On World Physical Therapy Day, Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke is recognizing a PTA as “Outstanding Physical Therapy Assistant of the Year.” This individual was nominated internally by other staff members and all nominations were voted on by a team of PHCN leaders.
The following Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke PTA was selected as “Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant of the Year.”
Bruce Davis – Seaford Branch
When Davis joined the PHCN office as a Physical Therapy Assistant, he brought with him ten years of experience in the physical therapy field. As a PTA, he provides quality PT services within a plan of care established by a licensed PHCN physical therapist. Some of his previous work endeavors include Rehab Dynamix at Harbor Health Rehab in Lewes, DE and Beebe Hospital.
“Seeing people improve week after week and the inspiration I receive from them are a few of my favorite parts of working in home care”, states Bruce.
Bruce received his Physical Therapy Assistant Degree at Baltimore City Community College and an Associate degree in Applied Science (AAS) in land surveying at Tyler Jr. College. He is involved in the State Police Citizens Academy and has volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Vitas Hospice. He currently resides in Frankford, Delaware.
Here’s what his colleagues had to say about working with him:
“Bruce is always willing to call his patients back and answer any questions and follows up with nurses to make sure their care concerns are met. He is very kind, polite, flexible, committed and hard working. Bruce is an active member of our interdisciplinary team who is very determined and never gives up. Our patients request him.”
About Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke
Providing care for more than 30 years to more than 39,000 patients on Delmarva, Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke in Seaford, Delaware ensures that all patients are involved in their plan of care and strives to give them every opportunity to maintain their independence in the home. In 2016, Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke achieved the highest star rating (5 out of 5) in patient satisfaction survey results. For more information, visit www.peninsulahomecare.com.