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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. 

We reward our local CAREGivers with CAREGiver of the Month and CAREGiver of the Year awards to show our appreciation for all they do. Home Instead, Inc. also 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.

 
We are thrilled to introduce our outstanding award winning CAREGivers:​

Diana

Diana

​Diana joined the Waco office of Home Instead Senior Care in January 2015.  She came to us with a lot of caregiving experience and has demonstrated caregiving excellence in all of the clients that have been assigned to her.  Diana has a very giving and kind heart and is a great example of a caregiver "Living Home Instead" in all that she does!


Margot

Margot

Margot joined Home Instead Senior Care in March 2015.  She has worked for a couple of clients for the months she has been with Home Instead and they have both commented how Margot is a Godsend with everything she takes the initiative to do for them and how they did not know what they would do without her.  They have said that everyone likes her (one said even the cats love her!) and that she is very nice and pleasant to be around.  We appreciate all that Margot does for her clients and consider her a valued member of our CAREGiving team!


Darlene

Darlene

Darlene is from the Valley Mills area and joined Home Instead Senior Care in April 2013.  Darlene has worked for a number of our clients since she started and has consistently worked hard and provided excellent care.  Her current client has mentioned more than once during our Quality Assurance Visits that Darlene is very friendly, is a hard worker, and does a great job taking the initiative to get everything done for him.  We appreciate all that Darlene does for her clients and consider her a valued member of our CAREGiving team!


Denise

Denise

​Denise has worked for Home Instead Senior Care in Waco for 7 years and has always provided excellent care for all of her clients.  One of her clients refers to Denise as his "angel" because of how she brightens his day when she comes to care for him.  We have been blessed with having Denise on our CAREGiving staff and appreciate all that she does for her clients!


Loretta

Loretta

​Loretta has worked for Home Instead Senior Care for the past 3 years and this is the second time she has received this award.  During her time with us, Loretta has already worked over 6000 hours which reflects how much she cares for her clients and her desire to be there for them when needed.  Loretta came to us with a lot of caregiving experience and is also one of our certified Alzheimer's CAREGivers.  We are fortunate to have CAREGivers like Loretta and appreciate all that she has done for her clients!


Yvonne

Yvonne

​Yvonne has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since January 2015 and previously worked as a staff nurse at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System in the Waco and Temple areas.  Yvonne has a huge heart for her clients and has been very flexible to work whatever hours are necessary to meet her clients' needs.  She is well-loved by her clients and their families.  We appreciate Yvonne and all that she has done for her clients!


Sadie

Sadie

Sadie has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since October 2014 and has a lot of experience caring for the elderly and is also retired from the VA Hospital.  Sadie has already worked for a number of our clients and we have received a number of comments from them and their families on how much they appreciate the way she puts her heart into her work as a caregiver.


Marva

Marva

Marva White has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since August 2010 and came to us with a great deal of experience working as a CNA at some facilities here in the Waco area.  Since she has been with Home Instead, she has worked for a number of clients and is very compassionate about helping all that she serves.  Her clients love her and we appreciate all that she does for her clients!


Donna

Donna

​Donna Hoelscher has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since January 2015 and in this short amount of time has already worked for at least 8 of our clients and has shown a great amount of energy and passion in the work she does.  She has also been very flexible in helping out in any way she can, and has been loved by each of her clients.  Thank you Donna!


Jennifer

Jennifer

​Jennifer joined Home Instead Senior Care of Waco in September 2015 and since then has been a great example of a CAREGiver who serves her clients with a huge heart and goes above and beyond every day!


Janie

Janie

​Janie Burnett has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since February 2014 and has done a great job for her clients since she started with us.  Janie came to us with many years of nursing experience and joined us out of a desire to help others as much as she can.  Her heart for others has shown brightly in the help she has provided many clients in this first year with Home Instead Senior Care.  Her clients and their families have expressed appreciation for all that Janie has done for them!


Glenda

Glenda

​Glenda Moss celebrates her 3rd anniversary with Home Instead Senior Care this month and has already worked over 5,000 hours in this short amount of time.  Glenda is one of our Alzheimer's Certified CAREGivers and has worked very hard in the past month, helping our office start services for 3 new clients in addition to the clients she had already been serving.  Glenda is well-loved by her clients and we appreciate her flexibility and the heart she has for her clients!


Van

Van

​Vandolyn "Van" Woodard has worked for Home Instead Senior Care for over 7 years and has worked over 10,000 hours in her service to our clients during this time.  In the past year, Van has definitely earned this award through her excellent service and hard work reflected in the compliments she has received from her clients and their families.  She has always been one of our "go-to" caregivers and are blessed to have her on our caregiving staff!


Bonita

Bonita

​Bonita Eckardt has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since September 2014 and has done a great job for her clients since she started with us.  Bonita has a big heart for helping others and has a history of community service, including helping adults and children with different disabilities as well as establishing a clothing pantry. A client family member mentioned how they all love Bonita and appreciate the initiative she takes to help his mother and how she always looks for things to do for her.


Dorothy

Dorothy

​Dorothy Sachell has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since April 2013 and has done a great job for her clients since she started with us.  Dorothy worked as an RN for many years before coming to Home Instead, so her experience has been a great asset in her care for our clients.  Dorothy's clients and their families love her and always ask for her if they need additional help and Dorothy has been very flexible to go the extra mile for them.  We appreciate Dorothy and all that she has done for her clients!


Dionne

Dionne

Dionne Tucker-Hill has worked for Home Instead Senior Care for over 5 years and came to us with experience as a Certified Nursing Assistance. With this experience as well as her becoming one of our Alzheimer’s Certified CAREGivers, Dionne has been able to serve a variety of clients with different needs. She has been very dependable and her clients have mentioned how they appreciate her hard work and cheerful personality!

Lois

Lois

​Lois has been with the Waco office of Home Instead Senior Care since 2008 and has always been very dependable and served her clients with a lot of heart.  We appreciate Lois and her service with Home Instead all of these years!


Kim

Kim

Kim has worked for Home Instead Senior Care for 6 years and lives in the Woodway area. Kim works as a substitute school teacher and does a great job managing her schedule so that she can also serve her Home Instead clients. During her years working for Home Instead Senior Care she has worked for a variety of clients and can always be depended upon to work hard and take good care of them. We appreciate Kim and all that she does for her clients!


Sherrell

Sherrell

Sherrell has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since January 2014 and lives in the Hewitt area. Sherrell is a retired school teacher and has volunteered for a number of organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and her church. Sherrell’s clients appreciate her upbeat attitude, hard work, and her dedication to improving their quality of life!


Van

Van

Van was in the first group of CAREGivers that we hired when our office was opened in September 2007 and has always done a great job for our clients. She has worked for one client in particular for many years and has helped the client and her family through a tough time this month while she goes through Rehab at a local facility.


Joy

Joy

Joy has worked for our Waco office since June 2013 and is originally from New York but has loved living in Waco for 5 years now. She enjoys the outdoors, tennis and golf and is a NY Giants fan! Joy has a big heart for her clients and this is reflected in the many good comments we have received from them and from family members on how much she has helped them.
 

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