Tenacious Caregiver Award for Network Partner
is given to an exceptional NFP network partner who is
at or above funded capacity
high nurse retention
high client retention
excellent graduation rates
The award is given to a network partner that
in the communities it serves, is a
leader in innovation
stands as an example for others
across the network.
nurse supervisor Tonee Marks
accepted the award for Nurse-Family Partnership at Care Ring.
Care Ring served more than
in Mecklenburg County in 2018, and its nurse supervisors, nurses and administrative assistants have been instrumental in developing close partnerships with
over 15 agencies
that allow the agency to provide a warm transition to additional services needed by families. This local program was an early adopter of Telehealth.
Care Ring has expanded its team
from four to 11
NFP nurses, is at full capacity, and since implementing NFP in Mecklenburg County in 2009, has conducted
more than 15,000 home visits
more than 1,100 families