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​​​​​​​​​Care Team Culpeper, VA; quality care for seniors​​

Caring is Pers​​onal To Us​

​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 (540) 825-7180 to get help setting up a CAREGiver​, care team or home care for a family member.

Care Team Culpeper, VA​

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 quality care, compassion and devotion.

Local Professional Caregivers​​

Karl Karch - Franchise Owner

Karl Karch - Franchise Owner

​Karl holds a bachelor's degree in management engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., and an MBA in finance from Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. Prior to starting his home care business, Karl held various senior management positions, including CEO of a $70 million multi-plant printing company. His involvement in organizations includes: Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice, the local Alzheimer Association Advisory Council, member of the board of directors of Partners In Aging, Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, Board of Directors of NAIFA, former treasurer of the Fredericksburg AARP, former member of the Board of Directors of the Health Care Council of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Rappahannock Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow. Karl is a Certified Senior Advisor and is passionate about senior issues and gives presentations to a variety of local organizations. Since January 2007, he has been writing articles for the Senior Care section of the Front Porch Fredericksburg, a monthly community magazine serving the city of Fredericksburg, and the counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, and King George.​​


Roberta Karch - Franchise Owner

Roberta Karch - Franchise Owner

​Roberta brings many years of caring for others, personally and professionally. She is an elder in the Presbyterian Church and has been a deacon and trustee. Some of her other service duties include: Big Sister in the Big Brother/Big Sister program, vocational skills lab teaching assistant in a special education school, privately tutored special needs students, United Way volunteer, member of Association for Retarded Citizens, and volunteer at homeless shelters. She attended New River Community College.

One program she is particularly proud of is "Be A Santa To A Senior." This community service effort provides gifts to seniors who live alone and are often overlooked during the Christmas holiday.

Gina Mullins, Community Liaison

Gina Mullins, Community Liaison

Gina brings 25+ years of experience in marketing and management to her position. 

A Culpeper County resident for 20 + years, Gina is active in her community. Gina served as Committee Chair for the past 3 Tri-County  Alzheimer's Walks, Committee Chair for the 2014 "Senior Prom"  and   is a recipient of the 2013 Culpeper Town Police        Community Service Award.

Gina enjoys spending time with her family, and "Steeler" football.  

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Janet Platt, RN

Janet Platt, RN

Janet has been an RN for 30 years.  Married for 29 years, the family has lived in Culpeper for the past 11.  Janet has 4 children, 3 sons and 1  daughter.

Janet loves cooking, reading, and  family outdoor activities — especially hiking.

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Carolyn Sachs, RN

Carolyn Sachs, RN

Carolyn attended Madison College and graduated from George Mason University with a BSN.  With 25 + years of experience, Carolyn brings a wealth of knowledge to her position.

Carolyn and her husband have 2 daughters in college.  

In addition to spending time with her husband and family, Carolyn likes to read, crochet, knit and paint.

 

 


Cara Currier, Client Care Coordinator

Cara Currier, Client Care Coordinator

Originally from Oregon, Cara transferred to Virginia  from Ohio.  She was a Caregiver for Home Instead in Ohio for 6 years, and in the Fredericksburg office for 9 months before  becoming the Client Care Coordinator in the Culpeper office. 

Cara has  2 children, both in college. 

Cara enjoys spending free time quilting, scrapbooking and exploring the  Virginia countryside with her husband.

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Cindy Goforth, Human Resources Manager

Cindy Goforth, Human Resources Manager

​Cindy joined the Home Instead team in the fall of 2014, bringing a wealth of knowledge in human resources management. Previously employed in the human resources department of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Cindy gained significant expertise in the areas of benefits and payroll. She is a Spotsylvania County resident. In addition to being an avid tennis player, Cindy is learning to play golf and enjoys spending time with her family.​​​


Addell Washington, Office Supervisor/Recruiting & Retention Coordinator

Addell Washington, Office Supervisor/Recruiting & Retention Coordinator

Addell brings 30 + years of    experience in many areas of business management, finance, real estate and recruiting to her  position.  She received her AAS in Business Management/Office Technology from Northern Virginia Community College..

Addell lives in Culpeper and is very proud of her 3 children.  Addell enjoys home remodeling projects, crafting and giving back to her community.

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Karen Corona, Billing & Payroll Specialist

Karen Corona, Billing & Payroll Specialist

Karen is a Fredericksburg native and lives in Spotsylvania with her husband, young daughter, and cat.  She joined HISC in 2007 as the Receptionist.  In 2013, Karen graduated from Germanna Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Business Management.  Prior to joining HISC, she was a Human Resources Assistant at Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, an Assistant Manager at Taco Bell, and a Courtesy Desk Associate at Walmart. She enjoys cooking, reading, watching movies, working out, and spending time with her family. ​​


Jessica Miller, Staffing Coordinator

Jessica Miller, Staffing Coordinator

Jessica is a hometown girl and has lived in Culpeper County her entire life.   As a CNA for seven years, Jessica has worked as a residential counselor for people with special needs.  Simply stated, “I want to make a difference in the lives of our clients”!

In her spare time, Jessica likes to swim, kayak, hike, camp, visit amusement parks and enjoy cookouts with friends and family.   


Dana Cantrell, Administrative Assistant

Dana Cantrell, Administrative Assistant

Dana moved to Culpeper 10 years ago and loves it! With over twenty-five years of work experience, the last five years in the healthcare industry, she brings a wealth of experience to Home Instead.  Dana is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in HealthCare Management or Administration.

Along with raising two daughters, one in college and the other in middle school, taking care of Maxine, a Shichon, Dana enjoys women’s soccer and Washington Redskins football. Go Redskins!


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