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At Your Service 24/7 in Wilmington, NC

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (910) 342-0455 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.
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Tammy - Nurse Director

Tammy - Nurse Director

tammy.godusi@HomeInstead.com​​

Tammy is the Nursing Director of Home Instead Senior Care and a Registered Nurse with over 25 years of medical experience.  Her background has been in hospital Medical-Surgical, Orthopedics and Case Management.  After receiving her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Barton College in Wilson, NC she concentrated her career in Geriatrics and Case Management. She obtained her Certification in Case Management after realizing she loved assisting patients and families through the healthcare system.  In addition to nursing, Tammy is the mother of 3 boys and has lived here in North Carolina for 30 years.


Amir - Long Term Care Insurance and VA Benefits Specialist

Amir - Long Term Care Insurance and VA Benefits Specialist

​Amir can assist with understanding Long Term Care Insurance regarding home care planning. Amir has a MBA and has worked in the health field for the past 6 years.  He is more than happy to assist you with a no obligation consult in your home or at the office. Utilizing your Long Term Care insurance can be confusing, but we are here to help you better understand the process and plan for your home care needs.  Amir is always happy to answer any questions- give him a call today at 910-342-0455!


Ann Rostan - Assistant Director

Ann Rostan - Assistant Director

​Ann is always happy to assist our caregivers and families with their home care needs and services.  She may be busy training caregivers in the home or helping families coordinate care and services but she is always passionate about what she does!


Kristdel Vestal - Operations Manager

Kristdel Vestal - Operations Manager

​Kristdel Vestal is the Operations Manager at Home Instead Senior Care.  Kristdel graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in Social Work. Kristdel has worked for the past 8 years in home care and truly loves working with Seniors and their families.  Kristdel enjoys living in Wilmington with her husband and 2 sweet dogs.  


Client Care Coordinators

Client Care Coordinators

​Maggie, Patti, Lindsay, Chelsea, and Deanna are our great Client Care Coordinators!  They are here to help families with their care needs, assist with the transition to home from rehab or nursing facilites and to answer any questions regarding home care planning. They have had extensive training in Alzheimers and Parkinson Disease and understand the importance of proper home care to support your loved one. They truly want the best care for you or your family member.

Please call for any home care questions.  They can plan a visit the same day!


Destiney Allen - Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

Destiney Allen - Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

​Destiney is our hard-working, dedicated Caregiver Recruiter and Retention Coodinator.  She is always happy to answer your questions regarding how to apply for a caregiver position and the rewarding benefits of working for Home Instead.


MaryAnn Turano - Recruitment Coordinator

MaryAnn Turano - Recruitment Coordinator

MaryAnn worked in New York in advertising for Newsday for 32 years and took care of her Mom and her Mother-in-Law.  She worked as a Caregiver for 4 years and now works in the office. Some of her responsibilities include opening the office and getting it ready for the day, incoming calls, reviewing caregiver inquiries, scheduling applicant interviews,  handling caregiver expirations and reminders,  and much more. When not on the job, MaryAnn enjoys traveling with her husband and being with her family.​


CAREGiver Coordinators & Nursing Staff

CAREGiver Coordinators & Nursing Staff

​Home Instead of Wilmington has a dedicated team of CAREGiver Coordinators and Nurses that invest quality time & effort training our field staff. They are the coaches behind everything we do! Their skilled experience and education allows them to provide hands-on training to our CAREGivers in the classroom and in clients' homes.  They ensure the care our clients receive is from trained, knowledgable, and experienced CAREGivers.  We are the ONLY Home Care company in Wilmington that provides ongoing field coaching and support to our caregivers.


Scheduling Team

Scheduling Team

Dani, Solana, and Carly make up our compassionate and hard-working scheduling team. These three ensure that all of our clients are matched with experienced and well-trained CAREGivers. ​


Monica Hughes - Administrative Assistant

Monica Hughes - Administrative Assistant

Monica Hughes is our Administrative Assistant and Billing Specialist. She is able to answer all questions concerning billing, long term care, veterans benefit information, and payroll. Monica graduated from East Carolina University with a Masters in Business Administration. ​


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