Provincial Award of Excellence awarded to Glen Haven nurse

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NEW GLASGOW – Theresa Dewar has been awarded a provincial Award of Excellence from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia. The LPN at Glen Haven for more than 40 years received her award at a provincial awards ceremony held in Dartmouth during the College of Licenses Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia’s Awards and Annual Banquet.

This award recognizes LPNs whose dedication to the nursing profession is evident by their competence in their every-day practice and commitment to the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for LPNs in Canada. Dewar is often recognized by their peers as one who contributes to the advancement of the profession of practical nursing and health care in general through participation in community activities, dedication to collaborative practice and innovative outlook on practice.

“We are so very proud to congratulate Theresa Dewar, one of our veteran nurses, on being recognized provincially for her excellence in nursing,” says Glen Haven CEO Lisa M. Smith. “Theresa leads by example and is an inspiring nurse admired and appreciated by all who know her. She has been stalwart professional at Glen Haven for more than 40 years and are grateful to count her among our own. A team player and mentor, Theresa continues to go above and beyond the call of duty to provide exceptional individualized quality care for Glen Haven residents.”

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Glen Haven nominated Dewar for the award. In the nomination, she was described as a one of a kind, self- motivated professional with great skill, dedication and compassion who always leads by example and with great integrity and kindness.


Theresa Dewar, a veteran LPN at Glen Haven Manor, is pictured as she receives a provincial Award of Excellence from the College of Licenses Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia at the annual awards banquet.  (Submitted from the CLPNNS)