The Caring Heart award was created many years ago by Don Wells Sr., the original owner of our local Home Instead Senior Care office. Don always looked for the best in people and wanted to recognize those CAREGivers that showed exceptional compassion when caring for their clients; thus creating the Caring Heart award.
Betty is a perfect example of a compassionate CAREGiver that does her work with a "Caring Heart". Betty serves a client that often needs a quiet environment and lots of reassurance that she is safe. Betty has become an expert on interpreting her client's needs and meeting those needs by delivering a tranquil environment or saying the perfect words. The client's brother says, "Betty is patient with her, exceedingly kind, and seems to know instinctively when to assist [her] with a task or when to encourage her to do the task herself. When my sister suffers anxiety attacks, Betty is able to calm her with soothing words and gentle caresses. [She] trusts Betty, who returns that trust with affection and respect. I thank God that my sister's world has Betty Hughes in it". We are grateful for the talents Betty uses to make a positive difference in this client's world. Betty's "Caring Heart" is what makes her an awesome CAREGiver and this year's recipient of The Caring Heart award.
Bill is our CAREGiver for the recognition of Above and Beyond. Bill arranges and rearranges his personal schedule around one of his client's son's schedule that changes weekly. Bill is so flexible and willing to help this client have the care he needs every week no matter the time of day. Thank you, Bill, for going Above and Beyond to provide care for this client every week.
Tish has been successfully serving Home Instead Senior Care clients for almost 3 years now. Tish has had 1 or 2 clients consistently for several months faithfully tending to their needs and making their time together as uplifting as possible. Thank you, Tish, for putting a smile on your clients' faces and bringing joy to them every day you are with them.
Some CAREGivers smile easily, and Kara is one of them. Her smile comes across during phone calls too. Kara is often called by her scheduler to accept extra assignments with one of Kara's clients. Kara helps cover as many of those open assignments as she can to ensure her client has a familiar face and someone who knows the client's routine. We are grateful for Kara's Helping Hands and easy smile.
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