The honor recognizes distinguished service in the long-term health care management role. The Gulf States Region includes eight skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Texas.
Granger was praised for her positive attitude and ability to make her therapists feel like a part of a larger team. She has served at the building for 15 years, one as an occupational therapist and 14 as the director of rehabilitation, and many former patients and family members of former residents stop by to visit her and tell her about their lives after their rehab stays.
In addition, Granger offers free balance training classes at the local senior center and participates in the facility’s activities for the Longest Day for Alzheimer’s awareness.
“Cassie has demonstrated professional skill and compassion in dispatching her responsibilities to the associates, residents and families she serves,” said Beecher Hunter, Life Care president. “She has uniquely demonstrated a leadership style for others to emulate. This is a distinguished award to receive because it goes to the heart of our mission.”
Fifteen President’s Awards are presented annually to leaders of overall successful facilities or organizations within Life Care.