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A tradition of great caregiving means that we take care of our own as well as we take care you and your family. 

Home Instead, Inc. ​ recognizes regional CAREGivers of the Year and one special CAREGiver who shows exceptional dedication is the recipient of the national award — The Mary Steibel CAREGiverSM of the Year Award.

This program inspires CAREGivers to strive for excellence. It creates a sense of pride and rewards their hard work, compassionate care and service to others.

May 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Donna

May 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Donna

Our May CG of the Month is a true flower in our garden of CG’s.  Please welcome Donna S. to the COM family!  Donna has worked for Home Instead for the past 8 months. When she’s not assisting her clients, she enjoys spending time at the beach, or going down the Alafia River in her canoe. She has 2 children, and 4 grandchildren, and loves being a Grandmom.  She feels she is making a difference in the lives of her senior clients, and has been described by them “as a member of the family.”  Thank you Donna for taking such good care of “our” family members!


April 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Joan

April 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Joan

Our April CareGiver of the Month is a ray of sunshine to her clients- Joan H.! Joan has been with Home Instead for almost 2 years-she is a woman of faith and feels it’s her calling to “help people.” Joan frequently goes over and above to provide care to her clients, and they often express their appreciation and love for her. She has 2 adult children, and in her off duty hours likes to read and do crossword puzzles. We are proud to recognize Joan as our CG of the Month- congrats Joan!


March 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Frida

March 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Frida

It’s time for March Madness but we’re calling it March Sweetness in honor of our CAREGiver of the Month, Frida!

Frida has been with Home Instead for the past year, and originally hails from the Dominican Republic. She has been in the US for the past 20 years and has 3 children, ages 26, 19 and 8. Frida likes to travel, and her next planned trip is to Mexico. Frida embraced her love of Caregiving when she cared for her own mother, and has been praised by clients and families alike for her kind demeanor, and sweet smile. Frida tells us , “ I love my job!”.

Thank you Frida, for being our March CareGiver of the Month.


February 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Marleny

February 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Marleny

February is the sweetest month, and we certainly have the right CareGiver to be recognized this month- Marleny T.   Marleny has been with Home Instead since 2015, and has consistently accepted the challenge of working with memory impaired, and dementia clients. She is originally from Columbia, and raised her children here in the US. Marleny feels she was called to work with elderly folks, and prays before each shift for guidance and direction to help her clients. She has a sweet demeanor and soft accent that her clients all love.  Thank you Marleny, for being our sweetheart for February!


January 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Sandra

January 2017 CAREGiver of the Month - Sandra

Welcome to 2017! We’re starting off the New Year, with a relatively new CareGiver of the Month for January, Sandra A.  Sandra has been with Home Instead since July of 2016, and was chosen to be our COM due in part to her enthusiasm, and willingness to work.  She is well liked by staff as well as her varied clients. Good job, Sandra!


December CAREGiver of the Month - Adriana

December CAREGiver of the Month - Adriana

We are ending 2016 with a wonderful newcomer to the Home Instead family – Adriana is our CareGiver of the Month for December! Adriana has been with HISC for only 3 months, but was chosen due her willingness to accept shifts, and the high praise she is receiving from her clients.  She is a native of Columbia, and has been a CNA for approximately 6 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, has a 16 year old son, and likes to play ping pong, travel, bowl, and likes to cook. Thank you Adriana for being part of the Home Instead team. Merry Christmas!


November CAREGiver of the Month - Fay

November CAREGiver of the Month - Fay

As we  enter into this season of Thanksgiving,  we are so pleased to nominate a very special caregiver for COM for November- Fay B! Fay has been a dedicated Home Instead for over 5 years, and is well-liked by her clients and families. She not only provides wonderful care to her clients, but one family also shares how much they appreciate her care of their pets!  We love our Fay, and celebrate this honor she so richly deserves. Congrats Fay!


October CAREGiver of the Month - Nehemi

October CAREGiver of the Month - Nehemi

October has arrived with a mighty wind… not Hurricane Matthew, but our Caregiver of the Month, Nehemi!  Nehemi has been a CG for almost a year with Home Instead, and has helped provide care for a variety of clients.  She has always been praised for her attention and caring by her clients, and her willingness to go the extra mile. She describes herself as quiet and shy, but we see a loud and mighty heart! She loves the color purple, and wears her Home Instead colors proudly. Thank you Nehemi, for being as asset to the Home Instead team.


September CAREGiver of the Month - Mendi

September CAREGiver of the Month - Mendi

​Home Instead is so happy to welcome CareGiver Mendi as our CareGiver of the Month for September! This honor is long overdue for Mendi, as she has been a dedicated and faithful employee for almost 10 years! She is a busy mom to 2 sons and 1 daughter, as well as her four-legged "kids", Scooby, Candy and Scrappy. She enjoys the beach, spending time with her family, and likes to cross stitch.  Her clients praise her easy going attitude, and welcome her sweet smiles. , Mrs. H., a current client,  says it all-"we just love her!". Thank you Mendi- we love you too!​


August CAREGiver of the Month - Maggie

August CAREGiver of the Month - Maggie

​It’s August, and definitely beach weather- perfect for our CareGiver of the Month, Maggie S. Maggie loves the beach, and plans to spend her upcoming 34th wedding anniversary celebrating on St. Pete Beach. She likes to cook, and work in her flower garden when she’s not happily providing care for her HISC clients. Maggie keeps a close eye on her clients, and they appreciate her care and attentiveness. Maggie is a mom to 5 children, and a grandmother too!  Thank you Maggie for being a great CareGiver for Home Instead!


July CAREGiver of the Month - Carmelle

July CAREGiver of the Month - Carmelle

Home Instead is delighted to welcome CG Carmelle to our wonderful group of CareGivers of the Month, for the month of July, 2016. Carmelle is a very special lady, with a sweet, quiet demeanor, outstanding work ethic, and well-liked by staff and clients alike. In addition to her role as a CareGiver, Carmelle is a busy mom, and currently is finishing her AA degree in Nursing. She enjoys reading, and hiking in regional State Parks. We’re not sure when she finds time for any outside activities with her busy schedule, but she’s always ready and willing to provide outstanding care to her clients. Thank you Carmelle, for being our July COM!


June CAREGiver of the Month - Cindy

June CAREGiver of the Month - Cindy

We are halfway thru the year for 2016, and are happy to announce our June CareGIver of the Month- Cindy M.  Cindy has been with the Brandon office over 7 years, and is delighted to be selected as this month’s recipient. She enjoys mosaic pottery work, playing with her 2 dogs, and also works part-time as a Realtor. Her clients love her, and she is well known for her southern culinary skills.  We are proud to have Cindy recognized as our June COM.


May CAREGiver of the Month - Tylise

May CAREGiver of the Month - Tylise

We have a new flower to add to our garden of CareGivers!  HISC is pleased to welcome CG Tylise as our CareGiver of the Month for May. Tylise represents the best qualities of Home Instead CG’s. Her calm, soothing voice, in addition to a pleasant demeanor, make her a perfect fit for her elderly clients, especially her Alzheimer’s clients. Family members praise her care, her concern, and competency. Tylise has recently decided to take up fishing, and states she will not give up until she “ hooks the big one!” We hope you catch one soon! Thank you Tylise, for being a great CG.


April CAREGiver of the Month - Ferbelia

April CAREGiver of the Month - Ferbelia

April is the start of Spring, and we have the perfect CareGiver for this month. Say hello to Ferbelia, one of Home Instead’s happiest CareGivers! Ferbelia has been with the company for over a year, and walks in with a smile and great attitude to her clients every single day.  Her clients all praise her for her work ethic, and sweet spirit. She is the Mom to 4 children ranging in age from 26 to 15, likes movies and shopping, and sings in her church choir. We are proud to welcome her to this elite group.


March CAREGiver of the Month - Tameka

March CAREGiver of the Month - Tameka

Home Instead happily recognizes Tameka as our CareGiver of the Month for March!  Tameka has shown herself to be dependable, outgoing, and very well-liked by her clients. She enjoys her family, and is a great crocheter- even making a current client a beautiful quilt for Christmas- in her favorite colors! We are proud to have Tameka as a CareGiver for HISC.


February CAREGiver of the Month - Zebe

February CAREGiver of the Month - Zebe

We are so happy to announce our February  CareGiver of the Month! We think it’s appropriate that our very own Zebe is this month’s CG, as she fits the criteria as a true sweetheart to her Alzheimer’s client, and a much appreciated asset in our Brandon office during this month of love. Zebe has been with Home Instead for over 2 years, and is our in-office Administrative Assistant. She has 2 children, and loves spending time with her son at his soccer games, and shopping with her newly married adult daughter. She  is always ready to “Share her Heart”. Congrats Zebes!


January CAREGiver of the Month - Janet

January CAREGiver of the Month - Janet

​We are starting off 2016 with the January CG of the Month- Janet N! Janet has worked for Home Instead in more than one locale, and has provided wonderful care to her clients, keeping one Alzheimer's client  happy at home for  almost 3 years. Janet enjoys her job, and takes pride in providing the best care possible. We are proud to start the year off with such an exceptional CareGiver as  Janet. Congrats Janet! Keep up the good work!


December CAREGiver of the Month - Shaquilla

December CAREGiver of the Month - Shaquilla

It is the final month of 2015, and last but not least, Shaquilla T. has been chosen as our CG of the Month! Shaquilla is an HHA, and has been a CareGiver for Home Instead for over 18 months. She's one of our very quiet  CG's, but goes about her work with diligence and determination. Her clients praise her for her sweet spirit, and going the extra mile. Shaquilla is a Mom, friend, and daughter, and Home Instead considers her an asset to our team. Thank you Shaquilla!


November CAREGiver of the Month - Donesha

November CAREGiver of the Month - Donesha

​Home Instead Senior Care is proud to welcome Donesha K. to our roster of wonderful CareGivers. She has been selected as the  CG of the Month for November! Donesha has been a CG for one of our early Alzheimer’s clients for over a year- she has been steadfast in providing excellent care, and stimulating activities to keep her client active and engaged .She participated in the Art for Alzheimer’s with her client, and continues to encourage her client’s newfound love of painting with watercolors.  They are trying  to grow zucchini’s on the back porch! Donesha is the proud mom to 2 young children. Thank you, Donesha - for sharing your heart.


August CAREGiver of the Month - Tyronda

August CAREGiver of the Month - Tyronda

​We are happy to welcome Tyronda to the Home Instead family by naming her CareGiver of the Month for August. Tyronda was chosen due to her friendly smile, willingness to work, and family members telling us how much their loved ones were able to relate to her. She is an asset to our team. Good job, Tyronda!


July CAREGiver of the Month - Kimberly

July CAREGiver of the Month - Kimberly

​Kimberly W. is our CareGiver of the month for July. Her clients describe her as kind, understanding and always greets them with a smile. Kim has been with Home Instead since March of 2015, and we appreciate her care, her ability to “think outside the box” and dedication she brings to her clients. Keep up the good work, Kimberly!


June CAREGiver of the Month - Denise

June CAREGiver of the Month - Denise

​Denise has been a CareGiver with Home Instead for almost 2 years. Her sweet spirit and willingness to go “the extra mile’ has been recognized by her clients as soon as she is on a case. Words like “hard worker, good cook, and the best ever!” are why Denise is our CareGiver of the month for June. Way to go, Denise!


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