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​​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

At Your Service 24/7 in Sudbury, ON

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (888) 218-9307 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

owners.jpgWe have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.

When you're ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.


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Lisette Wirta

Lisette Wirta

​Your Home Instead Senior Care franchise owner possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in her community. It's the reason why she was chosen to serve seniors and their families right here in Sudbury, ON. Learn more about her passion for making a difference in the lives of seniors in your community.


Suzanne Sardinha - Director

Suzanne Sardinha - Director

​"I feel very privileged and excited to be part of such an extraordinary team at Home Instead Senior Care.  Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to work in the bridal industry; the childcare industry; and the recruitment industry…my focus has always been surrounding FAMILIES…planning weddings & events; providing nutritional programs for children; and job & career opportunities for many in the Greater Sudbury Area!  Now, working with families throughout Northern Ontario to help to keep their cherished loved ones at home is a natural progression and honour that I take to heart!"


Angele Lance - Staff Coordinator

Angele Lance - Staff Coordinator

Angele Lance employed with Home Instead Senior Care since summer of 2014 has worked in the health care field for the past seven years holding a diploma as a Mental Health and Addictions worker.

Originally from Quebec, Angele attended Nipissing University as well as Canadore College. She spent several years working in the Nipissing area as; a Counselor for women who have been sexually or physically abused, 911 dispatcher, nurse and health care coordinator as well as a 24 hour/TTY crisis line worker. Angele is very determined to help our clients as well as their loved ones get their non-medical and social service needs met.

She is goal orientated with a friendly, positive and open-minded personality. On her downtime she enjoys being active with her family and pets, primarily amongst nature.​​


Johanne Goral - Administration Coordinator

Johanne Goral - Administration Coordinator

​Johanne Goral, employed with home Instead Senior Care since fall 2015 holds a diploma with honors in Office and Payroll Administration and has a burning passion for helping others in her community. Born and raised in Azilda, Ontario, Johanne has spent several years working in the customer service field in Sudbury and surrounding areas. On her down time, she enjoys reading and horseback riding.

Johanne is a kind, loving and compassionate person. She creates a foundation within our office for happy, healthy relationships with both our clients and Caregivers. She is very optimistic about her future here at Home Instead Senior Care!


Nikki Sage - Home Care Consultant

Nikki Sage - Home Care Consultant

​Nikki Sage started working with Home Instead Senior Care in October 2015 by organizing the Be a Santa to a Senior Service program. She met and worked alongside franchise owner Lisette Wirta during her time as office coordinator with the Brain Injury Association Sudbury & District. Nikki loves that she is working for a company that is dedicated to helping others and enjoys making a difference in the community. In addition to being the Home Care Consultant with Home Instead Senior Care she also works as Peer Support Coordinator with the Ontario Brain Injury Association. In her spare time she writes, records and performs country music as she obtained a background in recording engineering and theatre arts. Along with her passion for music she loves her fur babies Lola and Jasmine. Nikki is very excited to be working with such a great team and is looking forward to the future!


Cassandra Fortin - Inquiry Specialist

Cassandra Fortin - Inquiry Specialist

Since my start at Home Instead, I have learned so much about our community and the great people who make it. My goal as the Inquiry Specialist is to continue to build trust and emotional connection with others and always bring to mind a true Home Instead experience. I am dedicated to working hard in the effort to help other people, while at the same time, providing an old fashioned quality of life for my family. Outside of work, my family and photographing people are my passions.


Marissa Penney - Home Care Consultant

Marissa Penney - Home Care Consultant

​As someone who has always had an affinity for helping others and personal interest in enhancing the quality of care for our growing seniors population, I was trilled to join the Home Instead team. Born and raised in Sault.Ste Marie, I see first hand how this growing demographic will directly benefit from the high-quality services and care provided by the Home Instead team. I am excited to engage with local community leaders to fulfill the Home Instead mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families.


Alicia Lachance - Retentions & Recruitment Coordinator

Alicia Lachance - Retentions & Recruitment Coordinator

​Born and raised in Sudbury, Alicia Lachance prides herself on her community. She holds a diploma in Medical Office Administration and has over 10 years' experience in her field of study. Alicia started with Home Instead Senior Care in September of this year and has shown a true passion towards our clients and CAREGivers.  Alicia is aware of the needs for employment in the Sudbury area and is dedicated to the hiring process by building relationships while maintaining Home Instead values. She understands that each of our client's situations are unique and is dedicated to hire CAREGivers to reflect their needs.


Victor Scott, On-Call Coordinator

Victor Scott, On-Call Coordinator

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