The Louisiana Long Term Care Foundation (LLTCF) is pleased to award 10 nursing scholarships to recipients employed in Louisiana’s long term care facilities. These scholarships support education and training to help improve the high-quality of clinical care provided in Louisiana’s nursing facilities.

“This year’s recipients displayed an exemplary amount of drive to achieve academic excellence and dedication to providing high-quality care to Louisiana’s elderly,” said Karen Miller, Director of the LLTCF. “The skills developed and learned will enable the recipients to advance in their careers in long term care and share these skills with other staff in their facilities.”

On the list of this year's recipients is Alicia Joseph of Chateau D’Ville Rehabilitation & Retirement, Donaldsonville.

“The need for quality nursing staff in Louisiana’s long term care facilities is very critical,” said Joe Donchess, Executive Director of the Louisiana Nursing Home Association. “This scholarship provides a tangible boost to staff, helping them financially to complete the education required to reach their professional goals.”

The LLTCF is committed to providing annual scholarships to encourage nursing students of high academic and caregiving caliber to continue to pursue a career in the long-term care profession. This program is funded through the generosity of long term care providers and related organizations, supporting the Foundation’s mission to promote the development of a skilled and quality-centered workforce.