Springbrook Center

Springbrook Center Announces Deborah Bostic Awarded NADONA 2021 Northeast Regional Nurse Leader of the Year

September 1, 2021 — Westbrook, ME – Springbrook Center, a skilled nursing facility affiliated with Genesis HealthCare, is proud to announce that the National Association Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA) awarded Deborah Bostic, MSN, CDONA, Northeast Regional Nurse Leader of the Year.

The NADONA Nurse Leader of the Year is a very competitive and prestigious award. Candidates must be a member of NADONA and nominated by a health professional colleague such as a facility administrator or attending physician. The application process must include a biography of the candidate and letters of recommendation from facility personnel and residents. Candidates are selected by an awards committee which is comprised of NADONA/LTC members.

Deborah has over 20 years nursing leadership experience in both acute-care and geriatric care. She is dedicated to patient-centered care and evidence-based quality healthcare. Deb received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts, and obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing- Healthcare Administration and Management from Aspen University. She is part of the Aspen University Nursing Honor Society, the Organization of Nurse Leaders, and is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives. In 2018, she obtained her national certification as Director of Nursing Administration.

“We couldn’t be happier for Deb,” states Springbrook Center Executive Director Emily Saucier.  “Deb goes above and beyond for her patients and residents particularly throughout the pandemic.  We are truly blessed to have such a caring and experienced Nurse Executive on our team.”


About Springbrook Center

Springbrook Center is a skilled nursing facility offering post-hospital, short-term rehabilitation as well as long-term and respite care services. The Center has a specialized transitional care unit for post-hospital rehabilitation.  Springbrook Center accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurances.  Springbrook Center is an AHCA Silver Quality Award winner! To learn more, visit www.genesishcc.com/springbrookme


NADONA/LTC has been the leading advocate and educational organization for Nurse Leaders, including DONs, ADONs and nurses in long-term and post-acute care since 1986. With approximately 40 state chapters, it continues to be the largest organization representing nurse leaders working in long-term and post-acute care continuums. NADONA/LTC offers a wide array of services to its members, including educational materials; conferences; scholarships; Director of Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse and Assisted Living certification programs; a mentoring program; a leadership program; policy and procedure library; Antibiotic Stewardship Certificate of Mastery, Infection Prevention Certification, Nurse leader field guides, webinars, a monthly e-newsletter, and a quarterly journal, The Director. Through its publications and programs, NADONA/LTC reaches approximately 20,000 nurses who are employed in long-term care continuum. For more information regarding NADONA/LTC, please contact their offices at 800-222-0539 or visit their website at www.nadona.org.


CONTACT:    Lori Mayer, Phone: 610-283-4995