Some comments from patients she cared for read as follows:
1) Grace demonstrates her presence daily with passion and care for her patients. She listens and communicates from the depths of her heart. She always has a smile and makes each one of her patients feel important.
2) She is very caring, shows concern for others and treats us with the utmost respect that makes you feel special.
3) Grace goes to the distance to bring great self esteem to all the people on the unit; she is fair and has great character. Earning this award every day for the way and quality of care she provides.
4) I pick Grace because she really cares about my feelings and goes out of her way for all of her patients.
5) I want to take an opportunity to express my appreciation to Grace, her kindness and patience. Although she's always very busy, makes time to make me feel comfortable and make sure that I feel listened to. Always professional no matter how busy she is.
6) I'm nominating Grace because she makes me laugh, even on my worst days; she has the ability to lift you up when you are feeling down. She is a great nurse. A is a GREAT role model to me and others.