Going above and beyond brings ‘great fulfilment’ for Stephanie

Care worker shows rewarding side of healthcare

Going above and beyond brings ‘great fulfilment’ for Stephanie

Stephanie McAleese with Connected Health manager Eugene Connor. Stephanie has been a great example of the rewards of being a care worker.

Toni Connor

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Toni Connor

A BURNFOOT care assistant has taken part in a campaign to show that being a healthcare worker is very rewarding and gives her a great sense of fulfilment.

Stephanie McAlesse, a team leader with Connected Health based in Limavady, has been praised for stepping back onto the front-line to comfort 88-year-old Willie McCormick during his final weeks as he battled the effects of Covid-19.

Stephanie explains: “Although I had been away from front-line caring for more than a year, I felt it was the right thing to do because I had such a strong connection with Willie, his wife Isabella, and their family.

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