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.
What makes her a great CAREGiver: Every home Elyse enters, clients love her because of her work ethic, personality and ability to bring laughter into the home (she has an infectious laugh that makes people smile). Moreover, Elyse is enthusiastic about her job and isn’t shy to share it.
What sets her apart: Elyse has an outstanding ability to cope with change, which is an important part of the CAREGiver role. She handles change with understanding and patience. This ability to accept and seamlessly adapt with change is part of the reason that Elyse has willingly helped in so many different cases when urgent or pressing needs arise.
What makes her a great CAREGiver: Denny goes above and beyond in her commitment to her clients and team members. Clients Alice and Bob have stated that Denny is more like a daughter to them. With either client or teammate, Denny has been a team player who continually puts others’ needs before her own.
What sets her apart: Denny became a CAREGiver during the 2017 holiday season — a big change in her career path. She came to us with a desire to help others. Starting with her first shift, she has made a huge impact on our clients and has excelled in her new role. She is a tremendous asset to our great team!
What makes her a great CAREGiver: Linda demonstrates kindness and calmness, using a soft-spoken approach.
What sets her apart: Linda continually goes above and beyond for each of her senior clients. A testament to that is a personal note that we recently received from one of them.
Client testimonial: “I really appreciate all that my CAREGiver...has done for me. She has given me the gift of encouragement and hope in a difficult time, ever since a fall in my house last November. She helps me with exercises, which has made me stronger. And my health has improved! She was such a comfort when my cat...was sick. She is so compassionate, very kind and sympathetic. She brightens my entire day by her presence. What a blessing she has been to me! There are so many things I couldn’t have done without her, especially being able to stay in my house and become more independent ...”
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