In September and October, 2019, three RHA Direct Support Professionals were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication. Beth Triplett (Lincolnton, NC) and Carla Garrison-Greene (Augusta, GA) were recognized by The Council on Quality and Leadership during DSP Week in September. Lacretia HIll (Memphis, TN) was named Tennessee Community Organizations’ (TNCO) 2019 Outstanding DSP for Western Tennessee in October.
Beth Triplett: A Positive Source of Support
Beth Triplett works as a Direct Support Professional for RHA Health Services, a CQL-accredited organization providing a broad range of person-centered, integrated, and high-quality supports to thousands of people in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
Beth has used the Personal Outcomes Measures® as a valuable tool to gain a better understanding of individually defined outcomes and then use that information to help support opportunities for a more meaningful day. Beth has made such a difference in so many lives, one in particular being Tammy.
Read Beth and Tammy’s full story on CQL’s website.
Carla Garrison Greene: Outcomes on the Ballot
Carla Garrison Greene never tells the people she supports that they can’t pursue their dreams. Instead, Carla works to empower people to make their dreams come true. Carla is a Direct Support Professional for RHA Health Services, a CQL-accredited organization providing a broad range of person-centered, integrated, and high-quality supports to thousands of people in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
During a Personal Outcome Measures® interview with Mary, a person receiving supports through RHA Health Services, Carla discovered Mary’s passion for the election process. After observing campaign activities and at one point being turned away from a voting site, Mary made clear in her interview that she wanted to vote in local and national elections.
Read Carla and Tammy’s full story on CQL’s website.
RHA Employee Lacretia Hill Named TNCO Oustanding DSP for Western Tennessee
Lacretia Hill, an RHA Health Services group home supervisor at the Dawn Hill home at RHA’s Memphis, TN unit, was named Tennesse Community Organizations’ (TNCO) 2019 Oustanding DSP for Western Tennessee. She was honored at TNCO’s Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon on October 16.
PHOTO: Lacretia Hill (middle) with her husband Ricardo Hill, Sr. (right) and RHA Administrator Salihah Jenkins (left) at TNCO’s Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon on October 16.
Lacretia began working with RHA as a direct support professional in 2007 and since that time she has been promoted to group home supervisor.
Read Lacretia’s full story here.