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CAREGiver Awards & Recognition 

At Home Instead®, our success revolves around our CAREGivers℠ – and we know it! We celebrate CAREGivers year-round in many ways: a note of appreciation, recognition in our employee newsletter, perhaps an impromptu office party.
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Home Instead CAREGiver of the Year Award

CAREGiver appreciation is baked into our DNA. We sincerely value the passion and talent each CAREGiver brings to our mission day in and day out.

To thank our CAREGivers for all the amazing things they do, we nominate a person for our national Mary Steibel CAREGiver of the Year award. 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.


2020 CAREGiver of the Year: Maria “Dani” F.

“When I have a client, I always put myself in their place. I take care of them the way I want to be taken care of or the way I’ve cared for my family. Everything I’ve gone through in my life – losing mom and dad, losing my husband – this job gives me strength to keep going and lets me know that life is truly worth living,” said Maria.

Meet Our Outstanding CAREGivers

Muriel L

Muriel L - CAREGiver of the Month of November 2021

Muriel is one of our outstanding Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of her clients every day!

She Builds Trust by being reliable and dependable to her clients

She Takes the Lead by ensuring her clients are safe and cared for like her own

She Shares Her Heart by engaging and encouraging her clients each and every day
Leora R October

Leora R. - CAREGiver of the Month of October 2021

Leora is one of our outstanding
Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of her clients every day!
She Builds Trust by engaging with her clients in a professional manner
She Takes the Lead by ensuring her clients are safe and their needs are
met without asking
She Shares Her Heart by connecting with her clients and ensuring they are receiving great quality care each and every visit.
Thank you! We appreciate you!
Kehinde S September

Kehinde S. - CAREGiver of the Month of September 2021

Kehinde is one of our outstanding
Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of her clients every day!
She Builds Trust by committing to
her clients and ensuring they are
properly cared for
She Takes the Lead by ensuring her clients are safe and their needs are
met without asking
She Shares Her Heart by
connecting with her clients and fostering good relationships through
love and care.
Thank you! We appreciate you!
Zalak P August

Zalak P. - CAREGiver of the Month of August 2021

Zalak is one of our outstanding
Home Care Heroes who enhances
the lives of her clients every day!
She Builds Trust by always
committing and following through
with shifts and ensures punctuality
She Takes the Lead by ensuring her
clients are safe and content with the
care they’re receiving
She Shares Her Heart by always
making those around her feel loved
and supported.
Thank you! We appreciate you!
Diane L July

Diane L. - CAREGiver of the Month of July 2021

Diane is one of our outstanding
Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of her clients every day!
She Builds Trust by always
communicating with her clients and
office staff
She Takes the Lead with ambition to make a difference in her client’s
lives
She Shares Her Heart by always making those around her feel loved
and supported.
Thank you! We appreciate you!
Jennifer Y June

Jennifer Y. - CAREGiver of the Month of June 2021

Jennifer is one of our outstanding
Home Care Heroes who enhances
the lives of her clients every day!
She Builds Trust by always being
reliable and ensures she attends her
shifts
She Takes the Lead with her
amazing work ethic and dedication to
her clients
She Shares Her Heart by always
making the people around feel
comfortable and secure.
Thank you! We appreciate you!
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Kingsley E. - CAREGiver of the Month of May 2021

Kingsley is one of our outstanding
Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of his clients every day!
He Builds Trust by always being
reliable and picking up shifts
He Takes the Lead with his amazing
work ethic and dedication
He Shares His Heart by always
making the people around him laugh
and smile.
Thank you! We appreciate you!
Chaima CGOM

Chaima H. - CAREGiver of the Month of April 2021

Chaima is one of our outstanding Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of her clients every day!

She Builds Trust by always being reliable and professional

She Takes the Lead with her amazing work ethic. We can always count on her!

She Shares Her Heart by always showing compassion for the clients she serves.
Thank you! We appreciate you!

Muriel L. - CAREGiver of the Month of March 2021

Muriel is one of our outstanding Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of her clients every day!
She Builds Trust by being reliable
and professional
She Takes the Lead by always being
involved with her clients care plans
and care needs
She Shares Her Heart by showing compassion and dedication to all of her clients and the Home Instead
team!
Thank you, Muriel!
We appreciate you!
Kelly Lamoureux

Kelly L. - CAREGiver of the Month of February 2021

Kelly is one of our outstanding Home Care Heroes who enhances the lives of her clients every day!

She Builds Trust by always being on time for her shifts

She Takes the Lead by reporting client concerns when they arise to the office

She Shares Her Heart by being compassionate and dedicated to all her clients

Thank you, Kelly! We appreciate you!

Chantal - CAREGiver of the Month of January 2021

Chantal has been with working with us since March 2017!
She BUILDS TRUST by always going to her clients with an upbeat attitude.

Chantal TAKES THE LEAD by working hard to make sure that she does all tasks to the best of her ability.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by always going to her clients with a smile.

Chantal, thank you so much for all that you do!

 

Pauline C. - CAREGiver of the Month December 2020

Pauline has been with working with us since September 2018!
She BUILDS TRUST by always making sure to keep her clients safe.

Pauline TAKES THE LEAD by keeping her clients activated during her visits.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by with her kind and gentile attitude!

Keep up the amazing work Pauline!

June L. CAREGiver of the Month of November 2020

June has been with working with us since April 2016!
She BUILDS TRUST by always going above and beyond to make sure the client’s needs are met.

June TAKES THE LEAD by being prompt and reliable.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by showing her caring attitude.

Thank you, June, for all your hard work and dedication!

Caroline L. - CAREGiver of the Month of October 2020

Caroline has been with working with us since May 2020!
She BUILDS TRUST by always trying to ensure the clients feel included.

Caroline TAKES THE LEAD by always having a positive attitude.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by her good humor and laugh!

Thank you, Caroline, for the great care you provide to our clients!

Julie B. - CAREGiver of the Month of September 2020

Julie has been with working with us since 2014!

She BUILDS TRUST by always being consistent.


Julie TAKES THE LEAD by helping out wherever she can.  


Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by her genuine joy for caring for others.!

 

Thank you so much Julie for all that you do!

Trevor B. - CAREGiver of the Month of august 2020

Trevor also joins us through our HSW program. He has made the transition from labourer to CAREGiver seem easy.
He BUILDS TRUST by always doing his best.

Trevor TAKES THE LEAD by ensuring the client’s always have a meaningful visit.

Lastly, he SHARES HIS HEART by being flexible and going the extra mile.

Thank you so much Trevor, we hear nothing but good things from your clients!

Gail T. - CAREGiver of the Month of July 2020

Gail has been working with us since 2019!
She BUILDS TRUST by always being reliable.

Gail TAKES THE LEAD by getting clients where they need to go.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by using her many years experience to provide the best care.

Thank you so much Gail!
Jessica Carson CG of the Month of June 2020

CAREGiver of the Month of June 2020

Jessica is one of our HSW's. After receiving the training she has done nothing but excel in the roll of caregiver

She BUILDS TRUST by always wearing a smile.

Jessica TAKES THE LEAD by going above and beyond for her clients.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by making those around her smile and join in with her laughter!

Thank you so much all of the laughs and smiles! Keep up the amazing work.

Estelle L. - CAREGiver of the Month of May 2020

Estelle has been employed with Home Instead Senior Care since January 2019. Estelle goes above and beyond for her clients.

She BUILDS TRUST by always providing consistent care.

Estelle TAKES THE LEAD by always making sure all of her clients needs are met, and by monitoring and being aware of changes in her clients.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by treating her clients like family!

We are so happy to have her as a part of our team!

Thank you so much Estelle and keep doing what you do best (CAREGiving)!
Hannah Pitt Cg of the Month of April 2020

Hannah P. - CAREGiver of the Month of April 2020

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Lillian D CGOM March 2020

Lillian D. - CAREGiver of the Month of March 2020

Lillian has been employed with Home Instead Senior Care since November 2018. Lillian is an amazing example of someone who is kind and caring.

She BUILDS TRUST by always arriving on time and always being reliable.

Lillian TAKES THE LEAD  by being flexible to accommodate her clients needs.

Lastly, she  SHARES HER HEART  by being passionate about providing quality care.

We would not be the same without CAREGivers like Lillian who always bring a positive warm attitude to every visit.

Way to go Lillian!
Chantal T CGOM Feb 2020

Chantal T. - CAREGiver of the Month of February 2020

Chantal has been employed with Home Instead Senior Care since May 2019. Chantal is hard working, and an amazing example of someone you can rely on.

She BUILDS TRUST by always providing care with a smile.

Chantal TAKES THE LEAD by always being aware of her clients needs and being on top of everything.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by doing her best everyday!

We appreciate everything Chantal does!

Thank you so much, and keep up the amazing work!
Helen L CGOM Jan 2020

Helen L. - CAREGiver of the Month of January 2020

Employed with Home Instead Senior Care since 2016, Helen has shown her loyalty and dedication working with her clients at Home Instead Senior care. With her witty attitude and relaxed demeanor, she puts smiles on the faces of her clients and the office staff, making her an absolute pleasure to be around!

She Builds Trust by ensuring that her client's needs are met by going above and beyond.

She Takes the Lead by advocating for her clients to ensure they are getting the best care possible.

And finally, Helen Shares her Heart by caring for her clients as if they were her own family, and by doing her absolute best for everyone, each day.

Helen is a very valued, loved, and appreciated member to the Home Instead Senior Care Team. She continues to be a dedicated member, bringing smiles for everyone no matter the day.

Congratulations Helen!
Nancy Cg of the Month Dec 2019

Nancy H. - CAREGiver of the Month of December 2019

Nancy has been employed with Home Instead Senior Care since May 2019. In such a short period of time, she has shown her devotion by building trust, taking the lead and always sharing her heart.

She BUILDS TRUST by always treating clients and their families as if they were her own. She treats the clients with respect, dignity and compassion, and always arriving with a smile.

Nancy TAKES THE LEAD by ensuring she has the necessary transportation to arrive at her clients promptly and consistently. Whether it is a beautiful sunny day or an extremely blizzard, you can expect Nancy to be there.

Lastly, she SHARES HER HEART by exhibiting a caring, gentle and supportive approach to all clients. She will go above and beyond to ensure client wishes and needs are met.

Nancy's personality does not go unnoticed! We are lucky to have her as part of the Home Instead Senior Care Team!
Michelle H CGOM Nov 2019

Michelle H. CAREGiver of the Month of November 2019

Congratulations Michelle H for being selected November's CAREGiver of the Month!

Michelle has been a valued member of our CAREGiver team for many years now. She is confident and has an excellent work ethic that certainly contributes to her success as a Home Instead CAREGiver.

Michelle willingly takes on our most challenging seniors that require extra patience, confidence and exceptional personal care skills. She BUILDS TRUST with all her clients and their families time and time again. Staff from seniors residences have commented on Michelle's exceptional level of care for their residents.

TAKING THE LEAD is especially important when working within a Home Instead CAREGiver team or at a residence. Michelle alerts others about changes in care needs and reports any concerns. She is very focused on providing the best possible care.

Michelle has such a good heart. Everyone of her seniors become like family to her. She takes the extra time to make all feel special in everything she does. SHARING HER HEART so willingly and her gentle caring nature is what makes Michelle such a gifted CAREGiver.
Celeste Denis

Celeste D. - CAREGiver of the Month of October 2019

Celeste has been employed with Home Instead Senior Care since February 2019. Celeste is an example of a CAREGiver that lives Home Instead everyday rain or shine.

She BUILDS TRUST by always arriving on time and where she needs to be. With an ability to make any Senior feel at ease which is fantastic as she helps so many of our clients get around town.

Celeste TAKES THE LEAD  by having her day organized from start to finish but is still able to adjust for the betterment of the clients she is working with. Even if that means a last-minute change.

Lastly, she  SHARES HER HEART  by exhibiting a caring, kind, and supportive personality Paired with her focus on making a connection with her clients but also with the family relationships as well.

We would not be the same without CAREGivers like her who always have a smile on their faces.

Way to go Celeste!
Taylor P

Taylor P. - CAREGiver of the Month of September 2019

Employed with Home Instead Senior Care since July 2019, Taylor has excelled in the field, with her natural talent for caregiving. Taylor easily builds strong bonds with our clients, with her kind and caring attitude. She demonstrates the best traits of a caregiver, by approaching each day on a positive note, being empathetic, and by her ability to stay calm during emergencies or challenges.

She builds trust by ensuring that she brings the same kind and caring attitude to each visit and provides each client with the same quality care.

She takes the lead by taking the time to build strong bonds with each client and meeting any challenge head on with a calm mindset and kindness.

And finally, Taylor Shares her heart by making sure each client experiences her compassion and drive to ensure all their care needs are met.



Taylor's hard work has not gone unnoticed, and we are all so happy she has become a part of the Home Instead Senior Care team. Keep up the great work Taylor!

Noella T. - CAREGiver of the Month of August 2019

Noella has been employed as a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since April 2017. She has found her passion within the community and the elderly population, her willingness to make a difference does not go unnoticed.

She Builds Trust by effectively communicating and openly expressing her thoughts, feelings and concerns to the office when it comes to her clients and their wellbeing. She Takes the Lead by her steady willingness to learnnew skills and applying the skills to her daily visits with each client. She Shares her Heart by creating a unique individual bond with each client which allows Noella and her clients to work together with ease and comfort.

We are very happy that she is part of our Home Instead Senior Care team!
Lynn H

Lynn H. - CAREGiver of the Month of July 2019

Employed with Home Instead Senior Care since September 2016 , Lynn has always demonstrated a positive and genuine attitude. With her ability to communicate with each individual with a gentle approach and empathy, Lynn ensures a she builds strong bond with our clientele so that they are able to remain in the comfort of their own home by allowing them to feel the trust and continuity of routine which allows them to continue daily living with ease.

She builds trust by ensuring that he treats all clients with the utmost respect that they deserve and remains transparent as a CAGEGiver with the client.

She takes the lead by taking his time to adjust his care and approach to each individual and their specific needs.

And finally, Lynn Shares her heart by making sure he gives equal care and conversation time to his clients