"I am continually struck by the professionalism, high level of caring and exemplary caregivers that I have met from Home Instead. My mom couldn't live without them, and neither could I.
Your Home Instead Senior Care in Etobicoke possess a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in the Etobicoke area including Bloor West Village & West Toronto. It's the reason why they were chosen to serve seniors and their families.
When you're ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.
It's that simple. This is all we do and because the
home care services your loved one or friend needs must come from someone you trust locally, Home Instead Senior Care office is passionate about exceeding the needs of the elderly in our community. We're not a giant corporation run from the top down - we're a community-based, friendly and responsive office right here in Etobicoke.
Call our Home Care specialists at (416) 239-2200 and they can schedule a complimentary in-home visit to discuss your needs and answer all of your questions
Today, many relationships are formed daily through
CAREGivers who provide home care help to clients and their families who desire assistance with activities that used to be simple. Tasks like grabbing a can of soup from the top shelf, opening the mail, reading a book, folding laundry, tying shoelaces or scrapbooking family history are not as easy as they used to be for many seniors.
Marie worked in the Service Coordinator role for 3 years and accordingly, knows the importance of building
solid relationships with both clients and CAREGivers. Also, with an
educational background in Psychology and Social Service work, as well as her
experience caring for seniors in her community, Marie is able to better
understand the needs of a loved one and their family members. In order to ensure that our clients receive quality care, Marie will focus on listening to the needs of our CAREGivers and supporting their ongoing growth and development through such pursuits as Home Instead Education.
As a Registered Nurse, Belinda has a strong focus in Gerontology and is
committed to allowing our aging community to be treated with dignity and
empathy while preserving a person’s independence and self-respect. In
her role Belinda's responsibilities are focused on delivery of service and
ensuring top quality care for our clients. Her nursing background is a
highly valuable asset when assisting clients and their families to
develop the right Care Plan for their specific needs. Belinda evaluates
the Care Plan with the Care Team, the client and the family to ensure
delivery of high quality care and client satisfaction.
In his role, Dan Gallagher lets healthcare
professionals in the Etobicoke and Mississauga area know about Home Instead Senior Care
Services and helps families find immediate care in emergency situations.
He will responsible for connecting Home Instead Senior Care
in the Etobicoke and Mississauga communities. Dan was selected because of his keen
interest in seniors and his desire to help them maintain their independent
lifestyle. Dan will be out in the Etobicoke and Mississauga communities working with our
community partners presenting our public education programs and sharing
how Home Instead can help seniors and their families. Dan will also be
involved in the community supporting non profit and other organizations
that serve seniors.
Paul grew up in the westend and is grateful to now be able support his community. His career with Home Instead has given him the opportunity to connect with the vast amount of resources that exist to family CAREGivers and their senior loved ones, including those provided by Home Instead Senior Care. He is a good listener and will do his best to understand your unique needs and present you with only the very best of options. His goal is return family caregivers to the role of spouses, sons and daughters and seniors to higher quality of life, by ensuring that your CAREGiver and solutions are "best-fit".
Ramona Sabau has recently joined the Home Instead team as Office Manager. Ramona recognizes the importance and value of providing high-quality services to our CAREGivers, our office employees and our clients. Her extensive experience as office manager and her background in accounting are serving her in managing the payroll, accounting, client invoicing and all other day to day office challenges here at Home Instead. Ramona loves multi-tasking and helping people. She is very excited to be part of the Home Instead Senior Care team because she gets to do what she loves. In her spare time, Ramona likes to get outside and spend time with her family.
As the Client Care Coordinator, Diane’s focus is Quality Assurance. She ensures that the client is receiving the highest standard of care. By working with the client and their family, as well as the CAREGiver, she ensures the communication is always open to achieve and maintain that goal. Diane has a background working in elder care in a physical rehabilitation role. As well, caring for her father who lived with Alzheimer’s Disease and later was in palliative care has given Diane a very personal approach to her role.
Patricia is a new graduate who has worked in the customer service industry for years, as a server, while she was studying in Sudbury, ON. She started working closely with seniors when she was just 16 years old and hasn’t stopped since. She has a diploma in Activation Co-ordinator/Gerontology and a degree in Gerontology, which both provided her with a specialized knowledge in meaningful therapeutic programs to enhance the quality of life for older adults as well as specialized knowledge in the field of aging. She is excited to be a part of the Home Instead Senior Care team because she gets to work in an environment where she can help provide care to those who need it and because she gets to do what she loves! As the team's Service Care Coordinator, she is happy to assist our clients with all of their scheduling needs.
Since the age of 17, Shanyce has had a passion for working with older adults. She has always felt that there aren’t enough people advocating for them so she made it her duty to find herself a career that benefits older adults and enhances their quality of life. Shanyce has over 4 years of practicum and volunteer experience in the senior care field. She also has a strong customer service background having previously worked in retail in and the hospitality industry. Shanyce also has experience working in long-term care homes, retirement homes and assisted living homes. During her time there, she gained many skill, as she worked with social workers, activation-coordinators, personal support workers, and memory care workers. Shanyce holds a Social Service Work-Gerontology diploma from Sheridan College. She is excited at the prospect of assisting older adults live comfortably in their home with the assistance of Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers.
Sara is energetic and passionate and she strives to improve the quality of life for others. Sara began working with seniors in her home country and after she graduated university, continued to work in the health care field. It was the personal experience with her grandmother that drove her to this particular field. She believes that caring for those who cared for us is an honour and a privilege. She believes in team work and team achievements. As an On Call Coordinator Sara will provide our clients and our CAREGivers with peace of mind.
Nancy has over twenty years of experience working with seniors, the last five with Home Instead and she was also our CAREGiver of the Year. She understands the importance of providing the best care possible to seniors. In this new role, Nancy will make scheduling arrangements, using CAREGivers that are most compatible with the senior. Nancy’s favorite quote is "Life is Not Measured the Number of Breaths You Take, But by the Moments That Take Your Breath Away" In her free time Nancy enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her son and their three dogs. Nancy is a proud supporter of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for which she participates and raises funds for their annual Walk for Memories
As a Recruitment Coordinator, Maria is responsible for hiring the most qualified CAREGivers. Maria has a degree in Psychology and a Master degree in Human Resources Manager which helps her to have the necessary skills to recruit staff. Having 5 years of experience as a recruiter she knows how important it is to get high-qualified CAREGivers to represent Home Instead Senior Care. Working in the senior care industry makes Maria very happy because she feels she can make a difference to their lives giving them the respectful care they deserve.
Anita graduated from York University with a B.A. in Anthropology and Sheridan College with a Business diploma. Her studies covered health and society from a variety of perspectives, including aging populations. This was the beginning of a growing passion to work in an environment that proved to better the standards and quality of our communities. After years of working in accounting and administration Anita decided to pursue her passion once again by volunteering at a long term care facility. Now working with Home Instead Senior Care, Anita feels she is finally able to express compassion, while utilizing the skills she has collected in administrative rolls over the years. He major focus as Office Coordinator will be to provide outstanding support to our CAREgivers, to ensure that our clients in turn receive the highest level of compassionate care that Home Instead Senior Care provides
As the Education Coordinator, Jennifer believes that the best way to
improve the quality of life for seniors receiving our care, is to ensure
that our CAREGivers and office staff, (as well as interested community
members), receive high quality, practical training on an ongoing basis.
Jennifer's prior work experience with Home Instead Senior Care is as a
CAREGiver and Client Care Coordinator. She has additional work
experience in rehabilitation and health education and achieved two
science related degrees (Physiotherapy and Kinesiology). Her work and
educational experience combine to make her an advocate and valuable
educational resource for seniors and the individuals caring for them.
"The harder I work the more I have of it" is a philosophy that Ray identifies with, and which he indicates, inspires him to grow. Ray finished his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in the Philippines and has since had extensive experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable. He subsequently, furthered his skills by successfully completing courses in accounting and payroll administration. During those years that we worked for various companies providing accounting services, he also developed strong interpersonal skills and an natural ability to build strong and lasting relationships. Ray knows his talents are the right fit with Home Instead Senior Care, and in his own unique way, will support the business and provide service excellence.
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