"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.
Mildred has been in healthcare for 20 years and enjoys every aspect of caregiving. She has worked in assisted living and nursing homes over the past several years. She has always had a heart for seniors and desires to make a difference in their lives. Helping them makes her happy because she never had the opportunity to take care of her own parents.She has meet many wonderful people through her work. Mildred’s received her education at Ottawa University, receiving her Master’s degree in Human Resources and Healthcare as her area of concentration.She has a 9-year-old daughter who means the world to her. She also loves her job at Home Instead Senior Care, and loves being able to help both clients and caregivers.
Natasha Callier has been a CAREGiver for Home Instead Senior Care for close to ten years. During her time as a CAREGiver, she has developed knowledge and experience of the trends of our aging population. The notable relationships she had with the clients and their families further sparked a desire for her to do more. This passion driven work led her to pursue education in Geriatrics and Education in Business Management in hopes of someday continuing work in this well needed industry.As she continues her education she was also promoted to Lead CAREGiver about a year ago. She was very successful in this position doing hands on training with CAREGivers in each client’s home. Now she feels it is a privilege to have been promoted again to Client Care Coordinator for Home Instead. Her efforts are concentrated on training CAREGivers to adapt to the personality and the care needs of each individual client and family, building relationships with the goal of providing the best quality of life for Seniors.
One of the newest members to her team, Leesha is currently experiencing Alzheimer’s / dementia first hand in her grandmother. She wished the best and safest choice was to have kept her in her home because that is what her grandmother would have wanted.She works hard with each CAREGiver, learning their strengths and weaknesses, to make the best match for each client we serve. Her motto is “I want the CAREGiver and the client to both be successful.” As well as “Will work for coffee!”
Training Coordinator, she facilitates the initial training for all new
CAREGivers. The training includes topics such as understanding the aging
process, building lasting relationships, and recognizing and communicating
physical and emotional needs that may change throughout a client’s care. With
the goal of ensuring clients remain safe and engaged in their homes, CAREGivers
attend ongoing training including specialty services such as understanding Alzheimer’s
and other dementias as well as personal care training.
Karyl’s parents who live out-of-state needed in-home care, she turned to their
local Home Instead Senior Care, appreciating the quality CAREGivers Home
Instead Senior Care provides. The enjoyment Karyl feels with each opportunity
to mentor and serve seniors and staff is a gift she attributes to her parents
who are responsible for shaping her heart.
Casaundra Ernst was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas where she still lives with her two wonderful kids. She came to Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver. She quickly was able to adapt to the individualized needs of the clients she served. She was able to quickly learn how to deal with even the toughest clients. She now works as Administrative Assistant/Lead CAREGiver for the office. The love and skill she had as a CAREGiver for her clients make her a great fit for Lead CAREGiver. Much of her position involves training CAREGivers in the client’s homes so that every individual clients’ needs are fully met. She enjoys helping others and their families in time of need. Her past work in customer service support makes her a great asset to the Home Instead Senior Care team.
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