JOY – a feeling of great pleasure and happiness; that is what defines our Caregiver of the Month for August, Shirley! Shirley has been with Home Instead for 2 years now, serving as a treasured companion to her client. Shirley is truly a gem to work with, always a beacon of sunshine and smiles. In her spare time, Shirley loves spending time with her family, going shopping and attending church! Thank you Shirley for everything you do for the seniors in our community, YOU ARE WONDERFUL and so deserving of this recognition.
Let's hear it for our March Caregiver of the Month, Widney!! Widney started working with HISC in March of 2017. It has been 3 years of happy clients for this amazing Caregiver! Widney is a kind, hardworking Caregiver whose clients adore her, proclaiming how great she is. The clients are not the only ones to sing her praises, the office staff is also happy to be working with her as she is always quick to step up when someone needs help, and to fill in where needed. Join me in congratulating Widney, we are so lucky to have her on our team!
Happy New Year, and hats off to our January Caregiver of the month Nathchare! Nathchare has been with HISC for almost a year, and we could not be happier to have her on our team. Both the office staff and her clients are continually grateful to have such an amazing, helpful, hardworking and compassionate person around. The office staff have stated that she is "Always quick and ready to help.", and Nathchare's clients have only good things to report they state their appreciation and contentment openly, stating things such as "She is so kind to my mother." Everyone join me in congratulating Nathchare, a Caregiver who embodies everything HISC stands for!
November is a month
for being thankful, and here at Home Instead Senior Care we are thankful for
Caregivers like our November Caregiver of the month, Shay. Shay personifies
what HISC strives to be. She is a sweet, caring and thoughtful Caregiver. She
has been with Home Instead for a year and a half and has had an enormous impact
on her client’s lives during that time. They have nothing but positive things
to say about her. Things like, “She hustles to get things done.” And “She is
very attentive to my needs”. We are lucky to have such a compassionate,
hardworking Caregiver on our team! Congratulations Shay!!
Shouting from the rooftop for our August Caregiver of the
Month, Margie. She has been with the company 10 months and WHAT a difference
she has made. In her short time with Home Instead she has received numerous
accolades from client’s, their family members and the office staff. Margie’s
compliments include: “Thank you for sending Margie to us… she is the
very best caregiver!”, “We want you to know how absolutely wonderful
Margie is with Mom and our entire family!” and “Margie finds things to do
without being told.” With a big heart and a beautiful smile on her face, there
isn’t anything Margie can’t do. Congratulations on being COTM.
Summer is here, and it is HOT, HOT, HOT. Keeping things hot with her warm heart is our June caregiver of the month, Diana! From the moment she joined the team, Diana has been making a difference in the lives of our seniors, their family and the office staff. She is calm, quiet and caring and her families can't say enough great things about her. Through her tenure here she has received countless compliments, such as, "She is always impeccable when she arrives. Even when my husband is sleeping, she is in the room right by his side. She makes sure he has everything he needs. I can't see being without her at this point and I hope she stays as long as she can." "The bond that has developed between the two of them is nothing short of phenomenal! We are so grateful." When Diana is not working, she enjoys time with her family, walking at the park and reading. Thank you so much Diana for making the Home Instead Senior Care team better with your care. You deserve this and so much more!
April showers bring May flowers, and who do we want to shower with compliments this April, MARTHA R.!! Home Instead Senior Care has had the privilege of working with this outstanding caregiver for 8 years now. With her kind heart, amazing spirit and pleasant demeanor, Martha is such a joy to have on our team. To her clients, she goes above and beyond and works diligently to care of their needs. Thank you Martha for making a difference in the lives of our seniors and congratulations on being caregiver of the month.
It’s February and love is in the air, especially for our Caregiver
of the Month, Camille. Since joining our Home Instead family, a year ago,
Camille has left an imprint on the hearts of those around her. Client’s
describe Camille as a wonderful person and a joy to work with. She has a way of
knowing just what to do and predicts what to do next. Camille is a blessing and
leaves her client’s feeling very pleased with her caregiving abilities. Camille
is also praised by her fellow caregivers. They boast about Camille’s dedication
and her love for the job. Congratulations Camille for being an asset to Home
Instead, for your continued dedication to your client’s and for becoming the
newest caregiver of the month! We are so proud of you!
Home Instead is delighted to add a wonderful CareGiver to
our August 2018 roster. Agnes M. has been providing services to Home
Instead clients for over a year. Agnes is originally from Hungary, and has been
in the US for 15 years. She is married, has one son, and enjoys time with her
family camping, and riding their ATV’s. ( Be careful Agnes!) She loves her work
because she feels she makes a difference helping her clients, and wants to
bring joy and happiness to them as well as quality care. One of her
clients describes Agnes as an “encourager, always helping me look for the best
in my day.” Home Instead is proud of Agnes, and wants to recognize and
encourage her. Thank you Agnes!
The summer officially starts in June, and we have a new
shining star to add our roster of 2018 CareGivers! Please welcome Erica as our
COM for June. Erica has been with Home Instead for almost 7 months, and says
she’s glad to work for a Christian based company that cares about their
clients, and their CareGivers. She is a busy mother of 7,( mostly young
adults,) but still has 2 teenagers at home. Family time, and time with her 4
grands is her favorite pastime, but she also finds time to enjoy live
jazz, shoot pool, and cheer on the Atlanta Falcons. Erica has garnered praise
from many clients, and they always ask if “she’s coming back!” Thank you
Erica for being an outstanding HISC CareGiver. Congrats!
Welcome to Springtime in Florida! Sunny days, beautiful
temperatures, and a happy, bright Caregiver of the Month for April- Evies M!
Evies enjoys family time with her 13 month old little girl, and spending “girl”
days with her Mom and daughter. Evies says giving one-on-one attention to her
clients is very important and rewarding. She is enthusiastic and full of
energy, and her clients appreciate that aspect of her personality. Evies also
loves her 2 dogs, Daisy and Papa. Thank you Evies for being a great Caregiver,
and welcome to our Wall of Fame!
started at Home Instead in August of 2017. Since her first day, she has
exemplified what a truly outstanding caregiver looks like. She has a heart of
gold and a soft touch. She has taken on some of our most challenging cases with
ease. Mona, congratulations on caregiver of the month. You are an amazing wife
and mother, an asset to Home Instead and one of the many reasons we all do what
our final COM for 2017, we have a true Christmas angel to
recognize. Helen P. has been with Home Instead since April 2017, and
originally is from Venezuela. She has 2 adult children, and 2
grandchildren, Alexander and Victoria. Helen feels she is drawn to her
vocation of caring for her clients as she was unable to provide care for her
own family she left behind in Venezuela. Her clients all praise her
giving spirit, and one of her current clients shared that Helen went over and
above by decorating her home for Christmas “for the first time in many
years.” We are proud to welcome Helen to the roster of exceptional Home
Instead CAREGivers. Merry Christmas Helen, and great job!
are proud to welcome CareGiver Chris W. to our Wall of Fame for October COM!
Chris feels God has sent him to be a blessing to others, and got his start
caring for seniors when he was able to be a caregiver to his parents and wife
before they passed. Seeing a client smile is very heartwarming to him.
Chris is a music lover, plays drums, has 2 grown children and 7 grands, and 2
great grands! Chris has a quiet, friendly demeanor, and is well-liked by staff
and clients. Thank you Chris, for your caring heart, and for being part of the
Home Instead family. Congrats!
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!
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!
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
Thank you Frida, for being our March CareGiver of the Month.
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
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!