NANA Offers Scholarships
In accordance with our mission to provide quality and compassionate nursing, therapeutic and hospice care to families in our communities, NANA (Newfound Area Nursing Association) provides Scholarships to students living in the surrounding communities. These are awarded to individuals who are accepted into an accredited educational program in the health care field and are based on the following criteria:
- Applicants shall be residents of communities that NANA serves. Special consideration may be granted to non-residents who are past recipients of the scholarship monies or current NANA employees.
- An accredited educational program is one that leads to a formal certification qualifying the individual for entry into a health care field.
- The health care field shall be consistent with the health-related efforts of NANA.
Please submit your application and two (2) letters of recommendation no later than Friday, April 28, 2017.
Applications are available at the NANA office, 214 Lake Street, Bristol, NH 03222, or at the Newfound Regional High School Guidance Department. For more information, please call 744-2733.
NANA Awarded 2nd Place in Bristol 4th of July Parade 2016 - Congratulations NANA
Pictured from left: Patricia Wentworth, Executive Director; 2016 Scholarship Recipient: Megan Libby; Louise Franklin, Secretary and Scholarship Committee Chair; and Bill York, Board President.
This year’s recipient is Megan Libby from Bristol. Pursuing a degree in physical therapy, Megan is beginning her first year at the University of New England. Megan has been described as an excellent student and leader who recognizes the importance of a strong work ethic, perseverance, and integrity. Megan plans to obtain her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree attending an accelerated seven year program. “We are very pleased to see such a bright, energetic and motivated woman entering the rewarding field of healthcare and to be able to assist her in obtaining the necessary education and training,” states Patricia Wentworth, RN, MBA, Executive Director of NANA.
York Named President of the Board of Directors at Newfound Area Nursing Association
BRISTOL – At a recent Board of Directors meeting, Bill York, of Hebron, was appointed President of the Board of Directors, succeeding Thomas McGowan, of Alexandria, who is retiring, according to Patricia Wentworth, RN MBA, Executive Director of NANA. (Newfound Area Nursing Association).
York has many years of experience in the health care field, serving as Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Live Free Home Health Care of New Hampton. He is also a frequent speaker, and host of radio and television programs focusing on health care issues affecting our senior citizens.
“Mr. York looks forward to strengthening NANA to ensure the community’s non-profit agency will be here in the Newfound area for many years to come,” said Patricia.
NANA recently received two prestigious awards:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, gave NANA a four-star quality-of-care rating, based on processes and outcomes measures for home care patients, placing the agency in the top 25 percent nationally.
The Visiting Nurse Association of America has recognized NANA as one of the four New Hampshire member agencies receiving the 2015 Home Care Elite Top Agency Award for Excellence.
Wentworth continued by saying, “NANA’s two prestigious awards makes our agency the top contender when deciding where to receive your health and hospice care.”
For more information about NANA and our Home Care & Hospice Program, visit our web site at www.nanainc.org or call 744-2733.
NANA is a non-profit provider of community-based Home Health and Hospice Care to the Newfound Area of central New Hampshire. Services include skilled nursing, physical and occupational therapy, home health aide and homemaker services. Our hospice patients are also provided physician services, medical social worker consultations, massage and Reiki therapy, as well as bereavement counseling.
NANA also offers clinics, at no cost, for diabetic and blood pressure checks, blood draws, PT/INR checks, foot care and immunizations.
Newfound Area Nursing Association
214 Lake St
Bristol, NH 03222
Tel: (603) 744-2733
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