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Indiana Local Receives National Nurse of the Year Honor for Providing Extraordinary Care

May 6, 2019

GURNEE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2019--BrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with over 325 locations in 38 states is proud to announce that Brandi Lovvorn, RN from the company’s Lafayette, IN office has been named 2019 Nurse of the Year. At the helm of every BrightStar Care client’s case is a passionate and committed nurse that supervises all elements of care. This award recognizes the unmatched, compassionate care she provides to every client and their families.

Brandi serves as the RN Case Manager at BrightStar Care Lafayette, where she develops and personalizes a care plan for each and every one of her clients. Brandi was nominated by Stephanie Zishka, Co-owner and Director of Nursing at BrightStar Care Lafayette and Lisa Minier, Branch Manager at B rightStar Care Lafayette. In both nomination letters, they note that Brandi is an inspiration to all and truly goes above and beyond for any client she has the pleasure of working with.

Every year, BrightStar Care franchise agencies from across the United States nominate members of their nursing teams for the Nurse of the Year award. Of the large amount of submissions, one finalist from each region of the country are selected. In addition to Brandi Lovvorn, RN from BrightStar Care of Lafayette (Midwest Region), this year’s finalists were Cynthia Hernandez, BSN, RN, from BrightStar Care of Northern Middlesex (Northeast Region), Deborah Parker, RN, BSN, MPA, CCM, from BrightStar Care of Salt Lake City East (West Region) and Kayla Donnelly, RN, CRNI, from BrightStar Care of Charlotte S (Southeast Region).

Annually, BrightStar Care reaches out nationwide to people whose lives have been touched by their compassionate team of care professionals - spanning from home health aides, personal care attendants, registered nurses and more - to hear their clients’ experiences. They are provided with hundreds of nominations and heartwarming stories, which are then reviewed by a team of judges who read every nomination as part of a difficult finalist selection process.

“Brandi’s dedication to bettering the lives of each of her clients is obvious in the testaments shared by her clients and colleagues, and we are proud to recognize her as the 2019 Nurse of the Year, said Shelly Sun, CEO and founder of BrightStar Care. “She is dedicated to providing the utmost personalized care, and we can’t thank Brandi enough for her loyalty to both her clients and BrightStar Care.”

“At BrightStar CareLafayette, we are constantly inspired by Brandi,” said Stephanie Zishka, Co-owner and Director of Nursing of BrightStar Care Lafayette. “She is a shining example of a higher standard of care and embodies what it truly means to go above and beyond for her clients. We are thrilled that BrightStar Care has recognized her and provided her with one of the highest honors, as she continues to put forth compassion and positivity in everything she does.”

To read Brandi’s full nomination letter and to watch her heartwarming nomination video, please visit, https://bit.ly/2vqHg2Z.

For more information on BrightStar Care please visit www.brightstarcare.com.

About BrightStar Care:

Based in Chicago, BrightStar Care is a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 325 locations which provide medical and non-medical services to clients within their homes, as well as supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care franchise locations across the country employ over 2,500 registered nurses who play a unique role in overseeing the care for each individual client. In addition, BrightStar Care is the only national home care franchise to receive The Joint Commission’s Enterprise Champion for Quality award every year since the award’s inception. The company has earned more ‘Best of Home Care’ Awards than any other U.S. agency. In 2018 BrightStar Care was ranked No. 7 in the low investment section of Best Franchises to Buy on Forbes and in 2019, was ranked No. 184 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list.

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