As Office Coordinator, Melissa's role is to ensure the support of all the staff in the office.
Melissa helps with all daily task activities like staffing, billing, payroll, recruitment, and training. Melissa has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
from Friends University in Wichita, KS, and after 12 years in the food service distribution business, she transitioned into Senior Care Services. Melissa started as a CAREGiver at Home Instead Senior Care and a few months later she transitioned into the office as the Staff Coordinator.
Melissa is native from Puerto Rico, and moved to Wichita in her early 20's. In her free time, Melissa spends time with her family, visiting Puerto Rico, gardening and cooking.
As a Home Care Consultant, Kara's ensures seniors or anyone who works directly with seniors knows about Home Instead and the services we offer that allow seniors to remain in their homes or wherever they call home for as long as possible. Kara's passion for helping people came from her 11 years in retail management. She graduated from Fort Hays State University with degrees in English Literature and Communication Studies. In her free time, Kara enjoys jogging, cooking, reading, and spending time outdoors with her family.
As Client Care Coordinator, Whitney provides ongoing customer service and support to the seniors we serve to ensure a quality service for every client to remain in their home and as independent as possible. Whitney's life experience with her own grandparents and the needs they had helped to guide her towards helping others, particularly seniors. Whitney holds a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services from Emporia State University. She is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and certified in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Whitney spends much of her free time with family and friends, being outdoors, gardening, and volunteering.
"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.