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Home Instead Senior Care
Las Cruces

I want to thank you so much for your attention to detail and let you know how very much we appreciate the flexibility of your staff. Every caregiver you have sent our way has been especially wonderful, professional and most of all caring. We find the caregivers easy to work with and enjoy their company as much as my mom does.

 

— Elizabeth

Call us today at 575-522-7133

Our Team

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Our Home Care Support Team

Jan Wimsatt, Franchise Co-Owner, has had a passionate desire to work with seniors in the community since June, 1996.  The office support staff has also been carefully selected for their commitment to the mission of the company, and their desire to serve clients in maintaining independence with dignity and safety.  When you need assistance for yourself or a loved one, our caring staff is on-call 24/7 to address your concerns, answer your questions and provide prompt service.


Business Co-Owner: Jan Wimsatt

Jan brings 17+ years of experience in the senior care business to the Las Cruces office.  Her dedication to service motivates her to create an environment where quality is first with Clients, CAREGivers and the community.  She strives to create greater awareness in the Las Cruces area regarding senior issues, challenges and needs.  Jan currently co-facilitates a family caregiver support group, is a member of the Mesilla Valley Healthcare Consortium, serves as Board President of Prison Family Services, Secretary of Hospitality Club of Las Cruces, and as Secretary of the New Mexico Chapter of theNational Private Duty Association. On a national level she serves as one of two Western states representatives on the Home Instead Senior Care Franchise Exchange Council.


Business Co-Owner: Ron Wimsatt

Ron has been involved in Home Instead Senior Care since its inception in September, 1996 and has worked full-time in the business for the past 8 years.  Ron oversees the administrative aspects of the business including bookkeeping, invoicing and payroll.  In addition, Ron is on the Legislative Committee for the New Mexico Chapter of the National Private Duty Association, and is instrumental in the orchestration of each years BE A SANTA TO A SENIOR program.


CAREGiver Staffing Manager: Ann Marie Vasquez

As a Home Instead Senior Care client or CAREGiver you will soon become acquainted with Ann Marie by telephone. Any time you need to change your service schedule Ann Marie will assist you. She is responsible for scheduling a professional CAREGiver with our clients. Ann Marie does an excellent job of matching the best CAREGiver to meet our client’s needs. Her patience and dedication to our promise of compatibility between CAREGiver and Client make her an excellent Staffing Manager.


Community Service Representative: Ariel Kannady

Ariel has a variety of Home Instead Senior Care experience having performed several jobs in her tenure with us.  Prior to her current position she has been a CAREGiver, Administrative Assistant, and a Client Care Coordinator. She is dedicated to delivering excellent customer service to everyone she meets. Her experience puts her in a unique position to manage care and work beneficially with people in the community, clients, and CAREGivers. Ariel also oversees our annual Be A Santa To A Senior Program.


Client Care Director: Faith Lester

Quality care is the cornerstone of Home Instead Senior Care. Faith has a CAREGiver's heart and comes to us with a great deal of experience working with seniors and managing their care. She began her career as a CAREGiver. For the most recent four years prior to coming to Home Instead she served as the Executive Director of a residential care facility specializing in the care of individuals afflicted with Alzheimer's disease. Faith is very skilled at assessing situations and developing workable solutions that achieve a high level of care while preserving dignity and respect.

 


Client Care Manager: Dona Martinez

Dona comes to us with a lot of experience and attention to detail. She has been a CAREGiver and Staff Coordinator before becoming a Client Care Coordinator. Dona is able to keep an open communication with clients, clients families, and CAREGivers. She is very dedicated to finding out clients needs and making sure that they are happy.

CAREGiver Development & Training Coordinator: Patsy Salas-Ladd

Patsy's mission is to find, screen, hire, train, grow, and retain our professional team of CAREGivers. She performs a thorough interview, reference checks and criminal background check on each potential CAREGiver. In addition, she facilitates an extensive training program for our CAREGivers.focus is to ensure our high standard is met with every applicant.


Administrative Assistant: Dawna Sue Walter

Dawna Sue provides a vital staffing support role by assisting with staffing assignments, maintaining care schedules, and with keeping open and timely communication with clients and CAREGivers.