Caregiver Superstar of the Year Award

 Call for Nominations 2024

Hospice caregiving is a demanding and emotionally taxing profession. It takes an extraordinary person to assist someone through their final journey The Phaneuf Family Foundation created the Caregiver Superstar of the Year Award to acknowledge, honor and celebrate professional hospice caregivers who go above and beyond for their patients. 

We’re looking for nominations of exceptional professional hospice caregivers in NH and VT. 

Betsy Ann Pelletier of Community Hospice House in Merrimack was our inaugural winner in 2023.

“It was an honor to be presented with this award. I do the work that I do because I love it. To me, it is a very precious time of life for everyone. With this award, others will know about hospice care. This award allows hospice to be recognized,” Betsy said. 

What is the award?

$500 for the caregiver and $500 for the caregiver’s organization*


Nominations must be submitted by midnight on Monday, September 30, 2024 

Submissions will be evaluated by the Phaneuf Family Foundation board of directors. In subsequent years up to three previous award winners will join the selection committee. 

Nominations will be reviewed using the following criteria: 

  • Professional hospice caregiver demonstrates exceptional commitment to those entrusted to their care 
  • Professional hospice caregiver goes above and beyond normal care for enhancing and enriching the quality of life and/or living conditions of hospice care patients

*To be spent on something benefiting the organization’s team.

“We so appreciate the Phaneuf Family Foundation for creating this award, we can never thank the caregivers enough for the special work they do, and it is wonderful that the Phaneuf Family Foundation recognizes this through the creation of the Caregiver Superstar Award.”

Barbara Lafrance
President/CEO Home Health & Hospice Care

Here is how the inaugural award was celebrated:

“Home Health & Hospice Care was so honored to have Betsy as the recipient of the Caregiver Superstar Award. We were so grateful to also receive a donation to the agency and in the spirit of the award utilized these funds to celebrate all our Community Hospice House Caregivers. We hosted meals for all shifts to celebrate Betsy and all the wonderful caregivers who provide the most amazing compassionate care to our patients and families.” – Barbara Lafrance, RN, FACHE, President/CEO

If you know a Superstar who truly deserves this award, please fill in the form below:

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