Lori Wieglus was recently presented with a House citation from State Rep. Tom Murt (R-152) for her achievements in the nursing field.
As director of nursing at the Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Roslyn, Wielgus, of Huntingdon Valley, was named 2012 Nurse of the Year by the Pennsylvania Healthcare Association at a special award ceremony at the PHCA/CALM annual convention in King of Prussia, according to an article in Montgomery Media.
According to the article, she was one of eight honored with The Nurse of the Year Award is part of the PHCA's Hero Awards.
Murt, who also represents Hatboro, was on-hand at the night's award ceremony to present the citation along with Wielgus' honors from PHCA.
“Lori teaches us to believe in giving everything your best —100 percent,” said Brookside Health and Rehabilitation Center Administrator Melissa Hallman in a statement to PHCA. “There is no task too menial for her liking, no situation unbearable, and no issue unresolvable. I am so confident in her capabilities, so much so that I can take worry-free vacations knowing that the facility is in great hands.”