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Maria Sabo, Residence at Timber Pines: "I love my job because . . . "

Maria Sabo, 61, charge nurse at the Residence at Timber Pines , where she has worked for five years.

"It's like a family. From Terri Osteen, the executive director, on down to the housekeeper, everyone is treated the same. There's no one here with an attitude. I've been nursing 37 years, and I've seen a lot of that stuff.

"They take such pride in taking care of the residents. The standards are extremely high. … If you want to work here and are not meticulous about resident care, you have to go somewhere else. They make sure that (the residents') full preferences are allowed to them whenever they want something. I've never worked in a facility where a resident said, 'I don't want that for lunch. I want steak.' And they can have that choice. It's unbelievable."

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Maria Sabo, Residence at Timber Pines: "I love my job because . . . " 03/21/10 [Last modified: Sunday, March 21, 2010 1:00am]
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