"I am continually struck by the professionalism, high level of caring and exemplary caregivers that I have met from Home Instead. My mom couldn't live without them, and neither could I.
Home Instead Senior Care in Melbourne, Florida is locally owned and operated by sisters Marge Thompson and Laura Purcell, who both know the blessings and challenges of caring for an aging family member first hand. Marge has a background in banking and finance and Laura worked with the State Attorney's office for many years. Both of them are living their dream as owners of Home Instead Senior Care in Melbourne.
Cathleen comes to Home Instead Senior Care from a twenty-one year career in education. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where she earned both her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Master's Degree in Reading Education. Cathleen brings a wealth of effective leadership abilities into the caregiver arena. In her most recent position as a Literacy Director, she was responsible for guiding schools to meet and exceed increasingly higher standards of learning. As a current adult caregiver for her father and leadership expertise, she brings both the management and compassion to serve our senior citizens.
Tami is our financial wizard and is one busy lady...! She deals with many of our office financial responsibilities including billing, payroll and being the contact person for all Long Term Care Insurance accounts. Originally from Ohio, Tami moved to the Space Coast with her two girls a couple of years ago, and has found that she really enjoys living so close to the beach...! With her friendly and caring manner Tami is a real asset to our Home Instead Melbourne team.
Joana is the Team Lead Scheduler for Home Instead Senior Care, scheduling the right CAREGiver to cater to the needs of each and every client of Home Instead. Originally from St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Island, Joana moved to the States to further her education and career. While living in Florida, Joana went to school to become a Patient Care Technician. She started her journey at Home Instead as a CAREGiver, but quickly made her way up the chain as the primary scheduler.
Jane is a registered nurse with 25 years of skilled care and management experience, both in the clinical and home health care settings. She is dedicated to providing the highest level of professional care and compassion. Jane has extensive experience in geriatric knowledge to include dementia and Alzheimer's training. Jane's passion is to help make a difference in our seniors lives, a heartwarming and rewarding journey.
Bobbi comes to us from Connecticut, and she has now made Micco, Florida her new home. Healthcare has always been a passion of hers with years of experience in Skilled Facilities, Hospitals, and Dialysis, but she's found her heart in Home Care. After caring for her mom, Mary, with Lewy Bodies Dementia she has dedicated herself to be an advocate for our home care community.
was born and spent the first years of her life in Ohio, until she made the trip
down to Florida with her family. She has since made it her home. She is a new graduate of EFSC and is now working towards her Bachelors. She works to assist
all staff with projects, updating social media sites for the
company, and has the pleasure of working in the same office as her
mother, Tami. Emily is very excited to help improve the company and the
lives around her, as well as her own, through this opportunity.
She is a Florida Cracker, born on west coast in
Brooksville, family moved to Orlando when she was a teenager, she has been in
Melbourne since April 1, 1978. Has two grown children, a Daughter and a
Son. She also has one Granddaughter and one Grandson from her Daughter, and
all three of them are attending college at this time. She came to work at
Home Instead Senior Care on April 8th, 2015 as our welcoming receptionist. We are very happy to have Louise on our team.
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