Jan
22
2012

Wilhelmenia Lynch, 2011 NORCARR’S VIRGINIA FRANKS ACHIEVEMENT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDEE

Wilhelmenia Lynch has been employed at Bear Creek since September 24, 1990.  She has been a Habilitation Aide for the group homes and a Program Specialist for School B individuals since May 2004.  She learned her current role quickly and has been an excellent instructor and team player on her unit.  In her classroom, Wilhelmenia follows her schedule and demonstrate consistency in all that she does with her assigned individuals, which has helped them understand her expectations.  She has developed therapeutic relationships with all of her individuals, which has helped them and allows them the freedom to exercise their rights.  Wilhelmenia has become an amazing instructor and has diligently worked to help individuals develop communication, self help, domestic and social skills, which have significantly improved the quality of her individuals’ lives.  She has fostered independence and encouraged individuals to engage in many activities, which they prefer.  Being a mother, she has been blessed with patience, which makes her a better employee to nurture and teach our special population.  Wilhelmenia has always made herself available to assist in other units/areas throughout the facility.  She is quick to drive a field trip and take individuals at the facility out into the community.  She is the chair of the Facility Meaningful Life Committee, which has participated in monthly Meals on Wheels in Wayne County, usually quarterly visits to Britthaven Nursing Home (takes our individuals to visit and bring goodies/gifts), and most recently to assist in taking individuals to SPCA of Lenoir County and deliver goods such as newspapers, blankets, foods, and cleaning supplies for the animals housed there.  She assists with many facility fundraisers.  She also ensures her individuals participate in special events and has assisted with the Prom and other dances.  Wilhelmenia also serves on the Internal QA/QI Program Education committee.  Wilhelmenia is well admired and respected by all of her co-workers.  She is truly our “Most Valuable Player” and we are proud to have her on our team.

 

Nicetas

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