NH Magazine Recognizes Rockingham County For Nursing Excellence

BRENTWOOD – Rockingham County Rehabilitation, Nursing Center and Assisted Living Community’s Director of Nursing, Michele Melanson Schmitt, MSN, RN and Nurse Practitioner, Donna Roe, DNP, APRN-BC, have each been selected to receive Excellence in Nursing Awards from New Hampshire Magazine.

The awards are presented in partnership with the New Hampshire Nurses Association. The nominations were reviewed by an independent committee of nursing leaders working in New England.

The Excellence in Nursing Awards honor nurses across different specialties such as pediatrics and public health. Michele Melanson Schmitt is being recognized in the Hospice-Palliative Care/Gerontology category and Donna Roe is being recognized in the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse category.

Both recipients will be featured in the June edition of New Hampshire Magazine and celebrated during the 2023 Excellence in Nursing Awards Reception on May 18 in Manchester, NH.

“As the nation celebrates National Nurses Month in May, we’re honored to celebrate our nurses who go above and beyond to improve our residents’ lives,” said Jason Smith, Senior Director of Long-Term Care Services. “These awards are a testament to Michele and Donna’s dedication, compassion, and hard work. It is a well-deserved recognition of their invaluable contribution to the healthcare community.”


Nursing Excellence at Rockingham County

Rockingham County is a CMS 5-star rated community that offers short-term skilled rehabilitationassisted living, and long-term care housing options for older adults. This continuum of care ensures that residents receive the care and services they need at any stage – all while staying under the same roof.

For more information, visit www.rockinghamcountyseniorliving.com

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