Monday, January 9, 2012

Trenna Larson is Latest DAISY Award recipient

Fauquier Hospital Infusion Center nurse Trenna Larson, RN, was named as the second-ever DAISY Award recipient at a ceremony on January 3. Thirty-one nurses were nominated for the honor.
The mother of one of Trenna’s patients nominated her with these kind words: “My 24-year-old son had to have treatment for six weeks. Trenna was so caring and kind to my son. From day one she found out what he wanted to eat every day before he arrived. She made sure he had red grapes and two cans of chocolate Ensure waiting. She made all her patients feel like they were the only one she had, when she had many.

“Sometimes the little things that someone does for you carry a lot of weight. We really appreciate all you do, by showing how much you love what you do, with compassion. Thank you for taking care of my son.”

The DAISY Award for Compassionate Nursing is given out every quarter. Nominations are accepted from Fauquier Health staff and from the public. To nominate a nurse, go to and look for the daisy at the bottom of the home page.

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