Gentiva adds speech language pathologist
Amy Hill has joined Gentiva Home Health as a full-time speech language pathologist.
Hill comes to Gentiva Home Health after graduating from Ohio University with a master's degree in speech pathology in 1997. She has 15 years of experience working with adult patients in the areas of speech, language, congition, and swallowing.
She is a provider and certified in Vital Stim and Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation for dysphagia. She is also trained in the Allen Cognitive leveling system to assist patients and caregivers in meeting the needs of dementia patients at all levels.
Hill is a native of the Mid-Ohio Valley and is able to provide treatment to patients in their homes.
"It is so exciting to be able to provide full-time speech therapy service in home health, there is a great need for this in our area. Many times patients have only been able to receive a very limited number of visits due to the lack of home health speech therapy in our area," said Hill.
Ad campaign, PR efforts garner awards
Stonewall Marketing, W.Va. Tourism earn awards for ad campaign, public relations efforts
Stonewall Marketing and the West Virginia Division of Tourism recently earned awards in multiple competitions for the state's "Where is your West Virginia?" advertising campaign and Civil War public relations efforts.
The comprehensive print and television campaign titled "Where is your West Virginia?" was designed to connect with audiences and draw them into a present-tense West Virginia adventure, with an emphasis on geographic proximity, family values, affordability and promises of an escape from traditional vacations.
The campaign earned top honors in Travel Weekly's Magellan Awards and Pixie Awards. Both competitions judge and honor outstanding achievement by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of media.
The Magellan Awards are judged by a panel of top travel professionals including Bob Dickenson (former CEO for Carnival Cruise Lines), Peter Greenberg (Travel Editor of The Early Show for CBS), and many others. The Pixie Awards are sponsored by the American Pixel Academy (APA) and recognize outstanding work in the pixel world: animation, motion graphics and effects.
Stonewall's work with the Division also detailed an extensive public relations campaign centered around the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and West Virginia statehood. Stonewall developed a series of animated graphics for the Divisions Civil War video series.
The AVA awards are sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, and media production professionals.
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