PHILADELPHIA–() – BAYADA Home Health Care, a leading global non-profit provider of home health and support services, is celebrating National Nurses Week to honor and recognize nurses for their heroic work, especially this year as they continue to serve selflessly on the front lines the pandemic to ensure the health and safety of their communities.

As part of the celebration, BAYADA is organizing a giveaway for “What’s Your Wish” NursesWeek.comwhere they will randomly select 50 nurses to win a prize set.

Nurses who visit the site can enter to win one of five themed kits curated by nurses. The kits were developed based on a survey of many BAYADA nurses who were asked what they would want to make them happy and make their lives easier. Each kit contains activities and gifts to help plan the perfect stay, run a smart home and enjoy some quiet time, among other things. Nurses also have the option to take a fun quiz to help them decide which dream kit is best for them to win.

“Each year I am more inspired than last by how all nurses, and especially our home nurses, go above and beyond their duty to provide quality care to people in our communities. This year is certainly no exception as we have passed the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic – a year like no other, ”said David Baiada, CEO of BAYADA. “With the greatest gratitude, we at BAYADA are celebrating Nurses Week this year and sharing resources that will help nurses gain recognition and professional development opportunities to lift their spirits and improve their careers.”

In addition to the chance to win a “What’s Your Wish” giveaway kit, offers healthcare professionals access to online speaker sessions, panel discussions, podcasts and more, including a menu of virtual courses for the nurses up to can earn seven Continuing Education (CE) credits for free. The main speaker sessions include:

  • Crystal Balls and Silver Linings (a vivid look back at the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic) with Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, NP, General Manager and President of CPP Associates

  • Mindfulness Tools for Self Care and Resilience with Lesley Williams, MSN, RN, CTTS, Behavior Change Coach, Brown University

“As a nurse, I know the importance of continuing education and we want BAYADA nurses to feel they have the support and tools they need to improve their continued career growth. So this is an important part of our nurse week activities, ”said Nora Triola, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, BAYADA Chief Clinical Officer. “As the home becomes an even more important destination for customer care now and in the future, we need to continue celebrating, supporting and developing professionally the nurses in this specialty during Nursing Week and beyond.”

The BAYADA offices will also celebrate and honor their nurses at the local level in a variety of ways, such as through raffles, free meals, special gifts, virtual events and more.

BAYADA Nurses Week efforts are part of a larger initiative and commitment to recruit and retain nurses who share the organization’s vision to provide care with compassion, excellence and reliability.

About BAYADA Home Health Care

BAYADA Home Health Care was founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada and offers children, adults and seniors care, rehabilitation, therapy, hospice and support services from the comfort of their own home. Headquartered in the suburbs of Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey, BAYADA employs more than 26,000 nurses, home helpers, therapists, medical social workers, and other home care professionals serving their communities in 22 states in 347 locations with locations in Canada, Germany , India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea and the United Kingdom.

In 2018, Baiada oversaw the company’s unprecedented transition to a not-for-profit organization to ensure that BAYADA’s mission, purpose and business model endure, and to help BAYADA achieve its vision of bettering millions of people around the world To help improve quality of life at home ;; At the beginning of May 2019, the organization looked after its one millionth customer.