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A tradition of great caregiving means that we take care of our own as well as we take care you and your family. 

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.


Dan is our December Caregiver of the Month - 2018

​Dan D. is a very busy guy and he cares a great deal about our seniors! Dan is great at reporting and following up about his clients. His flexibility as well as his punctuality are greatly appreciated.  Dan also makes great chocolate chip cookies! Way to go, Dan on being our December 2018 Caregiver of the month.  Congratulations!!

Christina - November 2018 CAREGiver of the Month

Christina is our November 2018 CAREGiver of the Month! She is willing to take on and embrace new challenges and our families love and respect her.

Christina’s reporting of updates always keeps us informed of any changes with our clients. She also takes advantage of training offered to continue her professional development. Christina, thanks for taking the lead, sharing your heart and building trust with us as well as our clients and the families you serve.

Congratulations Christina!!

October CAREGiver of the Month - 2018

Wilma is a great reporter – she speaks up when something concerns her, or her client’s health changes. She is always on time and willing to go above and beyond for her clients – like going in early/staying late when needed, offering to pick up necessary equipment for her clients, and training new caregivers to the case to help them succeed and keep her clients happy. Always very kind, and you can see how much she truly cares for her clients wellbeing and happiness.  Wilma continually reflects the company’s values by taking the Lead, sharing her heart and building trust with all she is in contact with.  Congratulations Wilma!

September CAREGiver of the Month - Sept. 2018

Our clients love Valerie. She has been with Home Instead for almost 3 years. Valerie goes to work every day. She is always on time.  The daughter of client said that “Valerie seems to care for mom, and she doesn’t treat her shifts as just a job.” She comes to trainings, she asks for time off well in advance, which makes our Schedulers love her, too.
Thank you, Valerie, for taking the lead, sharing your heart and building trust with our clients and staff.

August CAREGiver of the Month - 2018

Lynda has been a long term caregiver who exhibits our values of  building trust, sharing her heart and taking the lead.  She is consistent, nurturing,  positive and grateful, reports in a timely manner any changes.  When she is introduced to new clients she interacts directly with them upon arrival. Congratulations Lynda!

July CAREGiver of the Month 2018

Valerie has consistently given her best to our clients.  She is tenacious and thorough in her care, is a great communicator, participates in training and has the respect of her peers.  Thank you Valerie for taking the lead, sharing your heart and building trust with our clients and staff.​

June Caregiver of the month 2018

​Tish is our June CG of the month!  She goes out of her way to give the exceptional caregiver experience to her clients.  She is a good reporter, rarely calls out and manages her clients gift card program as if it’s her own money.  We are proud of Tish and the care she provides her clients. Thank You Tish for your outstanding service.

May Caregiver of the Month 2018

​Jim Thornton – also known as Jimmy T.  Jimmy T is a thoughtful, caring and thorough caregiver.  His clients enjoy his cooking and conversations.  He is requested as a caregiver from multiple clients and clients to be.  His reputation in the community is what draws these new clients to Home Instead. Thank You Jim for your caring and exceptional service to our clients.

April CAREGiver of the Month 2018

Tori  is a very talented CAREGiver who excels with our difficult clients.  Tori has added a new responsibility as a trainer to our Home Instead CAREGivers.  She is knowledgeable, compassionate and skilled.  Tori can handle any situation with grace and takes the lead as she serves our clients.  Congratulations Tori you are a GEM!

March Caregiver of the Month 2018

Barbara has proven to be a reliable, trustworthy and consistent CAREGiver for Home Instead.  She treats each of our clients with love and attention. We appreciate all Barbara does for her clients and for us. Thank you for sharing Your heart Barbara!

FEB Caregiver of the Month 2018

Will H. – Will is a long-term CAREGiver of Home Instead who can be sent to any client.  He is hands on and is especially adept with difficult cases.  He excels with our end of life clients and has a gift of relieving family stress when serving our clients. He is engaging and thoughtful.  We are proud of Will and his skills as a caregiver.  Congratulations Will!

Jan Caregiver of the Month 2018

Robert has consistently exceeded our expectations as a CAREGiver.  He serves our clients with care, compassion and preserves each client’s dignity with love.  He can work with any client’s needs.  During the recent fires, Robert came to the office offering to help with any client’s needs, had total availability and accepted all our emergency tasks.  We are proud to have Robert affiliated with our company!

Kitty ~ CAREGiver of the Month July 2014

Kitty ~ CAREGiver of the Month July 2014

​It is bittersweet we announce Kitty as our Caregiver of the month for July 2014  as she is amazing and loving and loyal and dedicated and so very humble -and because she Is so wonderful she s been offered her own church in Kansas as she is a Presbyterian minister ! Congratulations Kitty we will miss you but understand you have a higher calling and we wish you only the best this world has to offer !!! With love and prayers , your home instead family

Jackie ~ CAREGiver of the Month June 2014

Jackie ~ CAREGiver of the Month June 2014

​Caregiver of the month Jackie for being so loyal and truly building friendships with her darling clients who aren't always so darling 

~ hey we all have our days right- but no matter what Jackie is there with a smile in her face and ready to brighten up their days ! Jackie jumps when ya need her to and quick to respond! For this Jackie is caregiver of the month May 2014! Thank you for sharing your  Jackie!

Joyce~ CAREGiver of the Month May 2014

​We call Joyce the Dementia whisperer as she has a real gift for working with Alzheimer’s & dementia patients. She has such a rare soothing & comforting way that engages clients she cares for . Joyce takes the time to learn about her clients history so she can engage them and provide a higher level of quality of life. Where many have failed- Joyce has succeeded! WE honor her gift of working with dementia clients & for that we are proud to make her CAREGiver of the month May 2014 ​

John ~ CAREGiver of the Month - April 2014

John ~ CAREGiver of the Month - April 2014

​Humor is the best medicine- that’s Johns prescription of care with his clients. John shares his skills and great wit with all those he cares for. As a Home Instead Caregiver . He has been  loyal for years with those families he helps care for & is a  trusted caregiver / more like family member at this point.  He  has learned what the clients expects and can tolerate and what can brighten their days! For this John is Caregiver of the Month


Beverly ~ CAREGiver of the Month - March 2014

Beverly ~ CAREGiver of the Month - March 2014

​Beverley H. Is a “delight to have” says her client. The family is so impressed with her they often just call to tell us this several times a month. She keeps the house “Spik & Span” says her client Mr. F and cares for him as if she was his own daughter. The care & dedication to the client she serves is remarkable and for this~ Bev. Is March 2014 CAREGiver of the month!

Jessica ~ CAREGiver of the Month - February 2014

Jessica ~ CAREGiver of the Month - February 2014

​Jessica is always creating experiences for each client she cares for. In conversation with them she finds out their hobbies, likes etc & then creates activities to do with them that they enjoy. She making sure her client’s isn’t just counting the years; she’s making sure they are LIVING them! Way to go Jessica we are so proud to call you one of OUR Home Instead CAREGivers! 
We love how she has mastered the art of taking a “selfie” with her clients & sending to us so we can see them in action!

Donna E. ~ CAREGiver of the Month - January 2014

Donna E. ~ CAREGiver of the Month - January 2014

​Donna is a lively 87 year old and has worked for our Home Instead office in Sonoma County since Jan.2, 2006 and prior to that she worked with the HISC office in Roseville, CA.       When asked said about Donna, CARE manager Theresa said  “ I could call her at 4am for an emergency and she’d not only answer the phone, she’d go out & care for the client in need. She LIVES Home Instead by responding like a loving family member rather than a hired hand”.Donna lives a very young at heart life (she went sky-diving for her 85th birthday!) and live Home Instead every day.​

Congratulations to Donna - Our January 2014 CAREGiver of the Month!

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