Mercy Medical Center North Iowa
Delora Brattrud of Mercy Home Care Wins National Award
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Delora Brattrud, Manager of Mercy Home Care, was recognized with the prestigious Exceptional Performance Award from Philips Lifeline. Brattrud was presented this award for the work she does on behalf of seniors in the community. Only the top one percent of all individuals involved with running a local Lifeline program are recognized with this award. Winners of this award must exhibit exceptional qualities including having an exceptional growth mindset and being an active advocate for seniors in their community.

Philips Lifeline is a medical alert service, which in the event of an emergency or fall provides access to help at the push of a button. Since August 1, 1997 Mercy Home Care has been offering seniors the Lifeline service that gives them, for a little more than a dollar a day, the confidence to continue to live independently at home.

Through the help of volunteers and by educating seniors and professional caregivers, Mercy Home Care Lifeline has been able to grow its subscriber base over the years to serve more than 800 seniors in the North Iowa area.

“I am proud to of this honored and our Lifeline program,” said Brattrud. “By offering Philips Lifeline, we give seniors in our community a meaningful and needed service.”

Lifeline is the leading medical alert service, dedicated to helping give seniors more confidence and peace of mind to live independently in their own homes. For more information on Mercy Home Care Lifeline, please call 641-428-5495 or visit our website at