Good Samaritan Society executive inducted into home care hall of fame
Carla Trout, regional vice president in home- and community-based services at the Good Samaritan Society, was inducted into the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Hall of Fame at the recent 2018 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas.
Trout, who resides in Tecumseh, serves on the organization’s Board of Directors and was honored with the induction for her commitment to the organization and for helping advance the group toward a new vision.
A news release from NAHC stated, “Considering the vast progress NAHC has made towards its goal of being the advocate every person in home care and hospice deserves, the decision was made to surprise the entire Board with induction into the Home Care and Hospice Hall of Fame. NAHC is eternally grateful for the important contributions these individuals made to building a new NAHC, which is devoted to ensuring better outcomes for millions of home care and hospice patients and providers across the United States.”
“It was a very humbling surprise,” said Trout. “I have always been passionate about home health and have devoted myself to my work and to the organizations I support, including both the Good Samaritan Society and NAHC. It was such a blessing to be recognized in this way.”
“Carla has been such a positive force for our home health employees and patients,” said Kim Johansen, vice president of operations. “She is very deserving of this honor and I am so thrilled for and proud of her.”
Trout has worked for the Society for 16 years and in that time, has served on the Good Samaritan Society’s Board of Directors, as well as received numerous honors including National Nurses’ Association, Nebraska Nurse of the Year (2004).