Bayhealth announced Certified Nursing Assistant Courtney Dorsey as the recent recipient of the 1A Peer Award at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus.

Dorsey received the award based on nominations from her coworkers on 1A.

Coworkers describe Dorsey as someone who is willing to accept change without complaint, comes in with a smile and ready to work.

1A is a 28-bed medical surgical unit at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus; the unit cares for adult patients. The 1A Peer Award is given twice a year and recognizes service excellence and teamwork. Staff on 1A nominates peers for teamwork and patient care, and the honoree is chosen based on the reasons why the peer was nominated.

When it comes to patient care, Dorsey makes it a point to make patients comfortable while on her unit. She wants their room to feel like a home, even though they are in the hospital.

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