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2008 Nurse Recognition Awards

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is currently accepting nomination forms for the 2008 Nurse Recognition Awards for both the public and private sector.
Each year Registered Nurses (RNs) or Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who have a made a significant contribution to the lives of individuals they support are recognized at the DDS Annual Health and Clinical Services Conference.
Nominations for Private Sector Nurses will be accepted through close of business on Friday, April 11, 2008 and can be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to:
Eileen Gamba RN CDDN
Department of Developmental Services (DSS)
460 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
E-mail:  eileen.gamba@ct.gov
Fax: 860- 418-6002
In addition, DDS Nurse of the Year nomination forms are being accepted through close of business on Monday, March 31, 2008. The forms should be returned to the regional Public Service Nursing Director
North: Naida Arcenas
South: Betty Zoubek
West: Terri Burke
STS: Kevin McDermott or Donna Delpo
Each Public Service Nursing Director will identify a selection committee to determine the two regional nominees (One LPN nominee and one RN nominee). The identified regional nominees will be sent to Eileen Gamba by Friday April 11th.  A selection committee at Central Office will choose the DDS RN of the Year and the DDS LPN Nurse of the Year. One of these nurses will be chosen as the department’s nominee for the State Nurse of the Year award.
For additional questions please contact: Eileen Gamba:  (860)-418-6084;  eileen.gamba@ct.gov