Tapinder Kaur of Carlton Fremont Honored as Outstanding Community Nurse
CALIFORNIA ASSISTED LIVING ASSOCIATION | June 8, 2023
Tapinder Kaur, Carlton Senior Living Fremont | 2023 Spring Outstanding Community Nurse
The California Assisted Living Association (CALA) recognized Tapinder Kaur, community nurse at Carlton Senior Living Fremont as the recipient of the Outstanding Community Nurse Award during an Awards Celebration Luncheon held on June 7 at Elevate: CALA’s Spring Conference & Trade Show in Sacramento.
Known for her exceptional care and selfless nature, Kaur has earned the heartfelt admiration of residents, staff and family members. Her unwavering commitment to providing compassionate service has made her a beloved figure in the community.
Residents at Carlton Senior Living Fremont unanimously describe Kaur as “the angel in the room” due to her warm and comforting presence. With her unique brand of care, Kaur has become a lifeline to many residents, creating an environment where they feel valued and happy. She handles problems and provides prompt and effective care with true heart and compassion, going above and beyond her duties without hesitation.
Kaur’s dedication extends beyond her role as a nurse.
She willingly assists residents with tasks such as escorting them to the dining room and delivering newspapers to their doors, always accompanied by a warm smile. Even when it’s not her direct responsibility, Kaur ensures that a resident with diabetes receives a tray of food before their injection, brightening the resident’s day. Her commitment to making residents feel cherished and content is unwavering.
Sally Michael, president and CEO of CALA, expressed her admiration for Kaur’s outstanding contributions, stating, “Tapinder exemplifies the true spirit of compassionate care. Her selflessness, dedication and unwavering commitment to her residents are commendable. We are proud to recognize her as an Outstanding Community Nurse.”
With over 16 years of service at Carlton Senior Living Fremont, Kaur’s enthusiasm and joy in her role remain as strong as ever.
Her profound love for being a nurse and her genuine care for the residents have made her an integral part of the community. It comes as no surprise that Kaur has received the company’s prestigious Annual Best of the Best award multiple times, a testament to her exceptional dedication.
With more than 650 provider members and over 150 associate members, the California Assisted Living Association (CALA) is the only association solely representing the state’s Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, which encompass Assisted Living, Memory Care and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. CALA provides leadership through advocacy efforts and education to support providers in their efforts to offer the highest quality programs and services to their residents.