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I'm happy to see high standards still maintained at Nursing Home

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To the editor,
Dear Mr. Matthew Logue, Administration of the Belknap County Nursing Home:
On behalf of Terri Gordon and myself, I am writing to express our appreciation for the excellent care recently provided to her brother and my friend, Richard Bequpre.
The nurses, LNA's, doctors, support staff and even housekeeping provided kindness, patience, and compassionate care that were often above and beyond what we could have expected. These individuals are examples of the kind of people that Belknap County must be proud of having as employees.
The nursing home was a cheerful place — with the positive attitudes of staff and also the cleanliness of the surroundings, both of which are immediately obvious.
Care was shown, not only to Richard as the patient, but also to us as caregivers, and the understanding and support expressed has been very much appreciated.
I first became familiar with BCNH when my father, Brad Sprague, was a County Commissioner. BCNH had a special place in his heart and, during the 18 years he served, he regularly went into the home to visit residents and express appreciation to the staff. On holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving, Dad would require us as a family to go and visit as well. Although this recent experience has been difficult, I was happy to see the high standards continue to be maintained at BCNH.
I will continue to speak highly of the care provided at BCNH and its important role in our community Thank you and keep up the good work!
Ann W. Sprague