Local Caregiver Honored

Tashau Ferrell

Tashau Ferrell, an activity assistant and certified nursing assistant with Woodbury Health and Rehab, was recently honored as the Tennessee Health Care Association’s (THCA) Nashville District Caregiver of the Year. She received the award Aug. 1 during Tennessee Health Care Association’s Convention & Trade Show in Nashville. Ferrell has worked at the facility for 27 years.

THCA’s membership is divided into geographical districts across the state. Ferrell’s name, along with the other five district winners, will be placed in the running for the statewide honor of Caregiver of the Year. The honoree will be recognized at a special ceremony on Nursing Home Caregiver Appreciation Day on Friday, Nov. 22nd.

According to Tennessee Health Care Association’s Executive Director Jesse Samples, “All of our Caregiver of the Year winners are remarkable people who go out of their way to help and love residents. They are fully committed to care for those individuals who cannot care for themselves, We are extremely honored and proud of these individuals and what they contribute to the long-term care community.”