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Lake Huron Medical Center Announces Daisy Award Recipient, Carol Sexton

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  • Written By: Lisa Beedon

Lake Huron Medical Center congratulates Daisy Award Recipient Carol Sexton, RN. The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses is recognized in 2,400 healthcare facilities in the United States and fourteen different countries.

Carol works as a nurse in the Definitive Observation Unit (DOU) and has been a member of the Lake Huron Medical Center team since July 1988. Nominated by a peer this award celebrates Carol’s compassionate leadership, commitment to exemplary practice, and nursing excellence. As Charge Nurse, Carol is a preceptor, role model and leads by example. She works hard and tirelessly during each shift. She takes control of the floor and never misses a beat.

“Carol’s leadership and nursing style creates an environment which fosters care, trust, and compassion with her patients and peers,” comments Ken Sanger, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Lake Huron Medical Center. “She promotes the culture that allows us to provide exceptional care, and is the kind of leader that inspires you to give your best every day.”

The Daisy Award was created 1999 by members of the family of Patrick Barnes who died of complications of the auto-immune disease ITP. The Barnes’ wanted to do something special to honor their son and came up with the name DAISY-an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. What continually resonated for them was the extraordinary care, kindness and compassion Patrick and the family received from his nurses during his illness.

Lake Huron Medical Center thanks Carol for everything she does each and every day to provide our patients and their families with high-quality, compassionate care.