CAREGiver of the Month - Sarah W

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"Just Right"

Sarah can be described as caring, patient, and loving. She has a big heart and gets along with everyone. Sarah loves pets and has a small beagle. She loves to cook and was recently praised, by her client's family, for preparing a full month's menu of healthy and nutritious meals for the client. Her hobbies include crocheting, cooking, gardening, and fishing. Sarah has a degree in Culinary Arts and was a pharmacy technician. Sarah found her caring spirit at a young age when she provided care for her aunt who had trouble getting around. Sarah loves helping others and loves being able to make a difference in their lives.  

Sarah has a passion for working with seniors. This passion led her to Home Instead Senior Care and she honestly feels that Home Instead is the right company for her. Sarah shares her heart with her client by doing craft projects together and by trying new recipes together. Sarah says that "being able to provide assistance to my clients in their homes, and helping them with anything they need, is the best aspect of my job". Sarah builds trust with the office staff, as well as her client, by being reliable and professional at all times. She enjoys working with all of the office staff and states that everyone is nice and helpful. She feels that she has an amazing relationship with her clients and loves being able to help. Sarah was very excited that she was chosen to be caregiver of the month and feels that it's an awesome accomplishment. Her goal is to eventually advance within the company.

Kim, who is one of our Client Care Coordinators, recently accompanied me on a surprise trip to present Sarah with her Caregiver of the Month award during her shift. We were able to successfully plan our surprise with the client's family and share her special moments with them. Sarah had the biggest smile on her face as we presented her the award, and the client was just as excited. The client stated that "Sarah is the perfect caregiver and has become like a granddaughter to me". She stated that "Sarah is young and exciting. She has lot of great ideas, and cooks like a gourmet chief". The client's daughter mentioned that Mom is a completely different person since receiving our services and having Sarah as a caregiver. Sarah takes the lead with her client and makes sure she's eats, gets to all of her doctor's appointments and remains active. She plans various activities that the client can easily perform with the arthritis in her hands.

Prior to receiving our services the client was told she could not be left alone anymore, and she was very worried about being able to connect with someone. However, with a smile, she shared with me that Sarah is "just right".

The staff at Daytona Beach Home Instead Senior Care is honored to present to you, Sarah White our choice as March 2017 CAREGiver of the Month.


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