Lisa Freeman, RN, recently was presented with the October DAISY Award at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, Md. A nurse at the hospital since 2011, Freeman was nominated by a patient for the care she provided at the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
According to the patient, Freeman was kind and compassionate as she listened to the patient discuss the major issues she was having with her uncomfortable new wheelchair. Freeman went beyond her normal duties to assist the patient in any way she could. She even found some foam and used it to pad the wheelchairs leg rests to prevent the patient from experiencing any further injuries to her limbs.
Lisa is an extraordinary nurse who truly exemplifies our hospitals SPIRIT values, Stephanie Reid, RN, BSN, MBA, vice president of quality and CNO at Carroll Hospital Center, said in the release. Her great personality, warm smile and kindheartedness lifted this patients spirits at a time when she needed it most.