Samantha initially began her relationship with Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver for our clients in 2017. In 2019 she joined the Home Instead office team as our Quality Assurance Case Manager supporting clients and families. Sam's natural advocacy and people skills come in handy as she also trains and supports our personal care staff and provides ongoing quality assessment visits for our personal care clients. She came to us with 13 years of care and coordinating experience with the developmentally disabled population in MA and NH.
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Caitlin works to ensure that seniors are able to stay at home safely and that hospitals and rehabilitation communities are able to keep readmissions low. As an advocate and resource for families, Caitlin is always pursuing education and opportunities to address the growing needs within the senior community. She is empathetic to the challenges faced in caring for your loved ones. With many resources at hand, she can provide families the support needed to keep seniors engaged, safe and independent in their homes. Caitlin works collaboratively with our Community Relations Coordinator to deliver our community education programs and maintain provider relationships!
Molly is responsible for the retention of our CAREGivers. As the Employee Relations Coordinator, she oversees the communication and engagement of CAREGivers through effective development, goal setting, surveying and problem resolution techniques. She coordinates with the scheduling department to ensure proper staffing for client's needs and maintains relationship touch points with each CAREGiver throughout their employment, providing guidance and support along the way. Molly holds a Master's degree in Organizational Management.
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The Community Relations Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment
of CAREGivers and Clients through a variety of methods. For CAREGivers, the CRC
will perform activities that drive applicants to our website and office and
will be responsible for interviews, hiring and administration. For clients, the
CRC will provide support to and perform duties related to Sales and Marketing,
such as researching and pursuing new referral sources and enhancing and
maintaining relationships with existing referral sources as well as performing
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Nicole Wadsworth is responsible for the coordination of our Home Instead office. She is the first impression to all who call our office or enter our door. She works closely with every department. the function of all client scheduling as well as overseeing assignments of new clients. She works closely with our case managers and home care consultants to ensure proper CAREGiver match and to strategize each new client's schedule. She directs our Advanced Scheduling as well as internal operations related to availability and overtime. Nicole makes quality assurance calls to clients to ensure that services are meeting our client's needs and she has the ability to ensure that necessary changes to the client assessment are made.
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Maria is responsible for supervising the function of all client scheduling as well as overseeing assignments of new clients. She works closely with our Case Managers and Home Care Consultant to ensure proper CAREGiver match and to strategize each new client's schedule. She directs our Advanced Scheduling as well as internal operations related to availability and overtime. Maria also has an extensive background in music and plays the piano, violin
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Annelise is our Scheduling Coordinator overseeing all of our client schedules as she pairs just the right fit CAREGivers to our Clients! She enthusiastically helps our clients and our CAREGivers with their scheduling needs! While talking with CAREGivers throughout her day, Annelise provides support and direction to them while collaborating with each client team to ensure that communication flows smoothly to all involved. Annelise enjoys spending time with her family and teaching equestrian.
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As our Registered Nurse Liaison, Katie works collaboratively with our Case Management department, visiting clients with more extensive needs and collaborating with other providers that are in the home. Her focus is to ensure that our CAREGivers are trained for each situation and that our care plans accurately reflect client needs within our scope of practice. She is able to recommend safety modifications to prevent falls and provide education to clients and CAREGivers to assist with successful outcomes. Katie has a Master's degree in Business Administration and a Master's of Science in Nursing Leadership. She is committed to quality care and truly has a dedication to elders.
Home Instead CAREGivers are the foundation of our company. They are
the first line of service which is why we pride ourselves on only
hiring the most experienced and qualified CAREGivers in the industry. We
go above and beyond the hiring requirements mandated by the state when
screening our caregivers. Caregivers are thoroughly screened before
hiring through a state wide criminal background check, a national
criminal background check, Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services Abuse
check, DMV checks, previous employment and reference verification, and
Pattie is responsible for the execution and organization of Alzheimer's training programs for CAREGivers. Known for her abilities as an innovative educator and organizer, she works with caregivers, family members and community professionals to provide education in order to ensure the continued excellence in dementia training that Home Instead is recognized for globally. Pattie is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and has experience supporting those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Each quarter we choose a recipient for the Academy of CAREGiver Excellence (ACE) award. The ACE Award is given to a CAREGiver that builds trust, takes the lead and shares their heart.
This quarter, our ACE recipient is Barbara G. Barbara exhibits all three of our guiding principles- Build Trust, Take the Lead, Share Your Heart. She has gone above and beyond to improve the quality of life for her clients. Barbara has a skill set that allows her to work with clients that have varying needs and challenges. Her dedication to living Home Instead really shines through all her interactions with the office staff, clients/families and other CAREGivers. Barbara always demonstrates that providing extraordinary care has a lasting effect on her clients and their ability to live their best life at home. Barbara is said to be knowledgeable, exhibits enthusiasm, and dependable. Since joining us in August of last year, Barbara has worked over 1,700 Hours!
As we answer the telephone 24 hours a day to ensure that all Client and CAREGiver needs are met in a timely fashion, our On Call Coordinator may be one of the friendly voices that you hear after regular business hours, on the weekends or during holiday hours when the office is otherwise closed. We're happy to assist any and all Client & CAREGiver needs while on-call.
"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.