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Press Release: Shield HealthCare Readers’ Choice Award Winners

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
03/01/12  6:52 PM PST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    

February 29, 2012

SHIELD HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES READERS’ CHOICE CONTEST WINNERS

Valencia, CA – Shield HealthCare, a leading provider of medical supplies for care at home, is pleased to announce its 1st annual Readers’ Choice Award Winners. Shield HealthCare received a record number of caregiver stories in the 11th annual “What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?” story contest.  With 580 amazing, inspirational stories received and 8 winners chosen in the original contest, the Readers’ Choice Awards was the perfect way to invite the community to participate and select their favorite from the 12 contest finalists.

Congratulations to the top 3 Readers’ Choice winners, selected by the voting public:

  • Shelley H. of Robinson, TX, nurse and caregiver for her two disabled children
  • Carol L. of Topeka, KS, caregiver for her mother with dementia
  • Debra B. of Enid, OK, professional caregiver

The Readers’ Choice winners received $150 in American Express Gift Checks and will have their stories posted on the Shield HealthCare caregiver community website and on their Facebook page to share. Shield HealthCare’s “What Makes Caregiving Rewarding” story contest is designed to recognize, reward and listen to the voice of caregivers and home healthcare professionals.  A significant number of Shield HealthCare’s customers are at-home family caregivers, tending to a loved one with a chronic medical condition including special needs children and aging parents.

The winning caregiver stories are posted on Shield HealthCare’s website, with voting results at www.shieldhealthcare.com/readerschoice.

About Shield HealthCare

Since 1957, Shield HealthCare has been an industry leader focused on meeting the medical supply needs of families and caregivers at home.  Shield HealthCare provides high quality disposable medical products including Incontinence, Enteral Nutrition, Ostomy, Urological, Wound and Diabetes supplies. In 2007, Shield HealthCare was granted formal accreditation status by the Community Health Accreditation Program’s (CHAP) Board of Review signifying its commitment as a leader in providing superior products and service to the home healthcare market. Shield HealthCare operates ten sales locations, serving California, Colorado, Washington, Illinois and Texas.

Stay connected with Shield HealthCare on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/shieldhealthcare or Twitter @shieldhealth for all the latest caregiver resources and contest news.

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