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Care Professional Awards & Recognition

At Home Instead®, our success revolves around the work of our Care Professionals – and we make sure they know it! We celebrate Care Pros year-round through: notes of appreciation, recognition in our employee newsletter, flowers, extra time off, and even impromptu office parties.

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Care Professional of the Month!

To thank our Care Pros for all the amazing things they do, we nominate one of our Care Pros each month as Care Pros of the Month! It’s a small way to show how thankful we are to them for demonstrating compassion and exceptional care to the seniors and families they serve.

Do You Know Someone With A Caring Heart?

We all have that someone who is a natural born caregiver. If you know a friend or family member that would make an outstanding Care Pro, someone who would easily receive a standing ovation from Home Instead, please share the career opportunity - we’d love to meet them!

Invite your friend to text ‘CAREGIVER’ to 306.988.1030 to start an application.
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Care Pro of the Month March 2024 - Simran

Simran has been a part of the Home Instead team since October 2023. She has been a team member that the office staff can completely rely on to show up on time and to provide great care. 

Her smile brightens the day for not only her clients but for the Home Instead office staff. We all look forward to her visits.

Thank you, Simran, for everything you do, and we are looking forward to seeing what you bring to this company in the future! Congratulations on being nominated as March’s Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month February 2024 - Jainita

Jainita has been working with the Home Instead team since March 2023. Throughout the past year, Jainita has remained consistent in the wonderful care she provides.

We’ve received great feedback from her clients. We have even received feedback from nursing staff at a local facility where Jainita visits on how great she is with her client and how wonderful of a bond that has developed between her and her client.

Thank you for continuing to provide great care to our clients, Jainita. Congratulations on being nominated as February’s Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month January 2024 - Gerti

Gerti has been working with the Home Instead team since November 2023. All clients and their family members have given us wonderful feedback on the care she provides. She is always willing to pick up visits when she can to make sure no clients are going without care. She remains consistent and is an incredibly hard worker.

Thank you, Gerti, for all your hard work over the past few months. We are looking forward to many more to come. 

Congratulations on being nominated as the January Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month December 2023 - Kiran A.

Kiran has been employed with Home Instead since February 2023 and has since been a great asset to our team. 

She is always a pleasure to speak with, she is kind, caring, and compassionate about her work. Kiran is always willing to help out when she can when it comes to caring for our clients. 

Thank you, Kiran, for all that you do for the Home Instead team and your clients. Congratulations on being nominated as the December Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month November 2023 - Jalak B.

Jalak has been with us at Home Instead since January 2023. 

We have received great feedback from her clients as well as from staff at assisted living facilities where she has been with clients.

We are very happy to have Jalak on our Home Instead team! Thank you Jalak, and congratulations on being nominated as November’s Care Pro of the Month!

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Care Pro of the Month October 2023 - Liz H.

Liz has been working with the Home Instead team since March 2022. She is adored by both her clients and office staff. 

Liz’s caring personality really shines through in the work that she does. She is a friendly face to all she meets and her reliability is truly appreciated by all.

Thank you for showing your kindness in what you do. Congratulations on being nominated as our October Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month September 2023 - Lini I.

Lini has been a part of the Home Instead team since April 2022! 

Lini is very dependable and committed to her clients. She shows leadership and excellent caregiving skills when new Care Pros start with her longtime client, she is trusted to train them on her routine. 

Congratulations Lini, on being nominated as our September Care Pro of the month! Thank you for all that you do!

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Care Pro of the Month August 2023 - Cindy E.

Cindy has been working with Home Instead since April 2023. Since day one we have received many compliments about her outstanding quality of care.

She has a kind heart that she shares with every one of her clients and it is something that her clients truly appreciate. She wants the best for her clients and strives to achieve that.

Congratulations to Cindy on being nominated as August’s Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month July 2023 - Carnita H.

Carnita has been a part of the Home Instead team since April of 2011! Since then, she has been a great asset to our team.

Her hard work does not go unnoticed. Not only does the Home Instead office staff recognize her hard work, but members of other companies have gone out of their way to give Carnita the recognition she deserves. We truly appreciate all that she does, and we know her clients do too.

Thank you, Carnita, and congratulations on being nominated as July’s Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month June 2023 - Narsimha T.

Narsimha has been working with Home Instead since October 2022. His hard work and dedication to his clients does not go unnoticed. 

Both Home Instead office staff and his clients’ families have nothing but good things to say about him. He continuously goes above and beyond what is expected of him to provide the best care possible. 

Congratulations Narsimha for earning June’s Care Pro of the Month!

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Care Pro of the Month May 2023 - Segun A.

Segun has been working with Home Instead since February 2023. Since his very first day he has always been there for his clients.

Many of his clients have reported great feedback on Segun’s level of care for them. He has been requested to return by many of his clients, proving his dedication to them. 

Congratulations Segun for earning May’s Care Pro of the Month!

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Care Pro of the Month April 2023 - Judy R.

Judy has been working with Home Instead since November 2006. Since day one with the Home Instead team, Judy has continuously ensured her clients are well taken care of. 

Judy shows outstanding dedication to her clients, always going the extra mile. When Judy is matched with her clients, long-term relationships develop, often visiting her clients for several years. Families always feel confident knowing Judy is there to care for their loved one.  

Congratulations Judy R. for earning April’s Care Pro of the Month!

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Care Pro of the Month March 2023 - Kuda S.

Kuda has been with Home Instead since June 2020. He has proven to be a caregiver we can truly rely on. He is always willing to help whenever he can. We frequently reach out to him with last minute visits, and he always is eager to pick them up to help the clients.

When Kuda visits with clients, he always makes a lasting impression and clients are always eager to have him visit again.  

Congratulations Kuda for earning March’s Care Pro of the Month!

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Care Pro of the Month February 2023 - Sharandeep K.

Sharandeep has been with Home Instead since August 2022. Ever since she joined our team, she has been an incredibly hard worker and very dedicated to her clients.

Sharandeep has a special bond with all of her ongoing clients - they can’t get enough of her kindness and generosity. 

Congratulations Sharandeep on being nominated as February’s Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month January 2023 - Bailee S.

Bailee joined Home Instead in November 2022. She has since been an amazing addition to our team, willing go above and beyond for our clients.

She has many clients that all adore her. When speaking to Bailee’s clients they all report great things about her level of care and companionship. She leaves a lasting impression with every client she cares for.

Congratulations Bailee on being nominated as January’s Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month December 2022 - Jillian H.

Since joining the Home Instead team in August of 2022, Jillian has consistently been going above and beyond for her clients.

Jillian enjoys planning hands-on activities for her clients, such as pumpkin carving, painting, homemade crosswords and getting her clients involved in cooking which her clients enjoy very much. 

Congratulations to Jillian on being named as our December Care Pro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month November 2022 - Lanlinh D.

Lanlinh joined the Home Instead team in March of 2021. Through her time with us, she has brightened the days of her clients through her cheerful personality.

One of Lanlinh’s clients said “Lanlinh is always eager to work and is very happy to have Lanlinh as her consistent caregiver.” Lanlinh is also very willing to pick up short notice visits when she can.

Thank you for all you do for your clients. Congratulations, Lanlinh!

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Care Pro of the Month October 2022 - Shelby P.

Shelby joined Home Instead in June 2022 and instantly connected with her client and other team CarePros that provide care to her client. Shelby does a wonderful job to ensure her client is well taken care of and will make herself available on short notice to make sure her client has the necessary care coverage.

Shelby has outstanding communication skills and is very reliable. Shelby is much appreciated by her team she works with daily and the office staff. Congratulations Shelby on being nominated as October's CarePro of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month September 2022 - Divine U.

Divine joined Home Instead in October 2021 and has been a wonderful asset to our team. Two of her clients have commented that her name really speaks for itself saying that “Divine is Divine.” Divine has been proven to stay dedicated to her clients and even though she has gone back to school this fall, she’s managed to keep a full time schedule.

Divine communicates with the office staff in a timely and professional manner. Her dedication and wonderful relationship with her clients is very much appreciated. Congratulations Divine on being nominated as September's Care Professional of the month!

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Care Pro of the Month August 2022 - Denver W.

Denver joined the Home Instead team in June of 2022 and has been a positive light in the lives of his clients ever since. One client who Denver visits said he makes him feel very comfortable through his communication. When Denver fills in, clients often request for him to return.
Denver is reliable, a great worker, and communicates in a professional manner with the office staff.
Congratulations Denver on being nominated as CAREGiver of the month for August! We appreciate your time and dedication.
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Care Pro of the Month July 2022 - Karlene P.

Karlene joined the Home Instead team almost four years ago and started receiving compliments from her clients immediately. She has had many requests from clients asking for her to be their primary caregiver as she always goes above and beyond to care for them. Karlene is diligent in ensuring she is always on time and communicates with both clients and office staff in a professional and uplifting manner.
 
Congratulations Karlene on being nominated as CAREGiver of the month for July! We appreciate all your hard work and dedication.
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CAREGiver of the Month June 2022 - Jerry H

Jerry joined the Home Instead team in November and has been highly admired by his clients since the day he started. Jerry is a very reliable, dedicated caregiver who provides top quality care for our clients. One client commented that “Jerry fit like a glove since the day he started providing care for us. We have a smile on our face from the time Jerry walks in the door until the time he leaves. We could not ask for anyone better.” This is only one of the many compliments received about Jerry.

Thank you for all you do and congratulations on being nominated as CAREGiver of the month Jerry!
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CAREGiver of the Month May 2022 - Vanessa C.

Vanessa joined the Home Instead team in February and quickly became a favorite to all the clients she provides care for. Vanessa is always willing to go above and beyond to pick up shifts to help her clients out, and always shows up on time with a smile on her face. Vanessa is passionate about supporting and caring for aging adults in our community.

Congratulations on being nominated as CAREGiver of the month Vanessa!
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CAREGiver of the Month April 2022 - Megan B.

Megan has been a member of our CAREGiver team for six years. Megan is a dedicated employee who takes pride in providing the best care to her clients.

The majority of Megan’s career with Home Instead she has spent with the same client where they built an incredible bond. Megan is always willing to take on extra time with her clients so they can have a familiar face and is great at reporting any health changes to the office. Megan is punctual and dependable, and we are so lucky to have her on our team.

Congratulations on being CAREGiver of the month for April 2022, Megan!
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CAREGiver of the Month March 2022 - Akanni

Akanni has been a valued member of our team for the past five months. She is always willing to go above and beyond for her clients and takes initiative in providing the very best care for them. Akanni’s clients have nothing but positive things to say regarding her dedication and passion for the work she does. Akanni is being nominated as CAREGiver of the month for March 2022 for these reasons and so many more. Everyone appreciates your hard work and enthusiasm to help out Akanni, congratulations!
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CAREGiver of the Month February 2022 - Shannon J.

Shannon has been with Home Instead since December of 2017. She is a certified CCA and is using her expertise to provide homecare to ensure our clients can stay in their home as long as possible.

Shannon is being nominated as CAREGiver of the month for February 2022 for her dedication, passion, and commitment to providing the best care possible for all her clients. Everyone who has had the opportunity to work with Shannon agrees she goes above and beyond in her role.

Thank you, Shannon, for all that you do. We appreciate you!

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CAREGiver of the Month November 2021 - Kamaljeet

Kamaljeet has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead since May, 2021. She has a diploma in Social Service Work with a focus in gerontology. Kamaljeet is a naturally caring person and puts her clients at ease. She demonstrates kindness, compassion, and respect every single day.

Kamaljeet always helps out by picking up extra visits without hesitation. She is adaptable to work in any environment with any client! She has built strong relationships with her clients and has a good rapport with their family members as well.

Thank you so much for all that you do to enhance the lives of aging adults in our community, Kamaljeet. We are so lucky to have you on our team!
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CAREGiver of the Month October 2021 - Asia

Asia has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead since June 2021. She joined our team with a background in gerontology and elder care. Asia says that her goal is to help clients enjoy their life. She is calm, polite, and friendly. Asia focuses on providing quality care to every client she visits with. She is a team player, and is always willing pick up extra shifts at the last minute to visit with any Home Instead client.

Asia provides support to a variety of clients throughout HRM with different needs. By being so attentive, she has received amazing feedback from the individuals she cares for and their family members. From her experience caring for her own grandfather, she knows how important it is to emphasize with clients and their loved ones too.

Thank you for sharing your passion for caregiving with your clients, Asia!
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CAREGiver of the Month August 2021 - Marie A

Marie has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead for seventeen years! As a retired Civil Servant, Marie wanted to continue serving her community and joined Home Instead in 2004. She has brought joy to her clients lives ever since!

“When I retired and wanted to do something that would help others I was fortunate enough to find Home Instead when they were just starting in Halifax.  Over the years I have met many seniors who have lived very interesting lives.  I consider it a privilege to have been a part of their lives and hopefully been a help to them and their families.  I hope new caregivers know that they are making a difference in their clients lives.  Many years after some seniors are no longer with us I still get cards from their families.”

Marie has the ability to seamlessly transform her caregiving relationships into friendships and her clients have thrived under her care.

Congratulations and thank you for your compassion and service to older adults in your community, Marie.
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CAREGiver of the Month July 2021 - Bev M

Bev has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead since November 2020.  She joined our team with both professional and personal experience caring for others. She has worked in custodial care at the hospital for years, and was inspired to join our team after caring for her own parents. Bev is kind, caring, and compassionate. She will go above and beyond to meet the needs of her client.


Bev is a team player! She has taken on extra responsibility and worked long hours to care for her client this past month. Thank you for your hard work and commitment to Home Instead.

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CAREGiver of the Month June 2021 - Sheilagh H.

Sheilagh has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead since March, 2017.  We are honored to have Sheilagh on our team. Prior to joining Home Instead, Sheilagh worked in customer service for many years. She has a diploma in Human Services and has worked as a Healthcare Support Worker. Sheilagh describes herself as practical, people oriented and outgoing.

Sheilagh is kind and compassionate and provides high quality care to all clients she visits with. One of her clients, Mr. G has said that Sheilagh is truly a nice human being and the best caregiver he has ever had!

Thank you so much Sheilagh for your hard work and commitment to our Home Instead clients.
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CAREGiver of the Month May 2021- Michael W.

Michael joined our Home Instead team in October of 2020. Michael’s dedication and commitment to caring for older adults is outstanding. Michael cares for many different clients with Home Instead with a high level of compassionate care.

Michael builds trust with his clients by being reliable and dependable. He always shows up on time and never misses a shift! We can always count on Michael to pick up extra shifts when needed.

Michael takes the lead in the caregiver role by being a team player. He demonstrates leadership while working with his client Mr. G. Michael proactively addresses clients needs and goes above and beyond to contribute to their overall quality of life.

Michael’s client and his family Mr. T especially enjoy Michael’s company. Another client, Mr. G says that Michael works hard during each and every shift, and never sits down! Michael makes sure to maintain his clients dignity at all times.

Thank you Michael, we appreciate you!
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CAREGiver of the Month April 2021- Eudora B.

Congratulations to Eudora B. for earning CAREGiver of the Month of April! Eudora has been part of our Home Instead team since November 2019. Eudora has always shown true dedication to all her clients. She has a handful of clients that she visits on a weekly ongoing basis. Eudora’s clients look forward to her visits.

She has received many compliments two of her regular clients Mr. C and Mr. C! After her very first visit with Ms. K, her family called to request for Eudora to visit again. In addition to visiting her regular clients, Eudora has been very helpful with filling in extra visits with whoever needs care. She is reliable, and we know that can always count on her when we need her! Eudora has a very caring heart, and throughout the pandemic she has shown what it means to be an amazing CAREGiver. Eudora is outgoing and conversational. She is compassionate and a great listener.

Thank you, Eudora, for all of your hard work. We truly appreciate you!
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CAREGiver of the Month March 2021- Ashley F.

Ashley joined Home Instead in November 2020. Ashley’s interest in working with seniors was sparked from a young age. Her
grandmother used to work in home care, and she would go with her to visit with clients. Now that Ashley is older, she is inspired to help seniors stay happy and healthy in their homes.

Ashley is very caring, empathetic, and will go above and beyond to help others. Every client that she visits with gives amazing feedback and requests for her to visit again. She is extremely reliable and is always willing to visit with any client needing care,
even at the last minute. Ashley says that she enjoys the company of her senior clients, and feels that it is a pleasure to go to work every day!

We are proud to have Ashley as a part of our Home Instead team. We want to thank Ashley for all of her hard work and commitment to Home Instead.
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CAREGiver of the Month Febuary 2021- Eileen P.

We would like to congratulate Eileen P. for earning CAREGiver of the Month of February! Eileen started working as a CAREGiver with Home Instead at our PEI office before joining our team in Halifax, and we are so lucky to have her. Eileen has been caring for seniors for over 30 years, and brings with her experience and skill.

Eileen is a very kind and compassionate individual. She made an instant connection with her clients who feel grateful for her
care. Eileen is extremely reliable, and will go out of her way to provide care for her clients. She will often cover any shifts needed, even at the last minute. She has never turned down any shifts requested of her!

We are proud to have Eileen as a part of our Home Instead team. We want to thank Eileen for all of her hard work and commitment to Home Instead. Congratulations for earning this award, Eileen!
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CAREGiver of the Month January 2021- Manny K.

Manny has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead since November 2020. Manny has over 5 years of experience caring for others. She started working as a caregiver in India, and we are so happy to have her on our team! Manny has a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry from the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, and has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Cape Breton University in Sydney, NS. In the future, Manny aspires to continue caring for others and become a doctor!

All of the clients that Manny visits with fall in love with her kind and caring nature. One of Manny’s client’s Mrs. M.’s daughter has said “Manny is so good with my mom! She makes my mom feel comfortable, and we would love to have her every day.”

Thank you so much for all that you do for your clients, Manny. We are so lucky to have you on our team!