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CAREGiver Awards & Recognition 

At Home Instead®, our success revolves around our CAREGiversā„  – and we know it! We celebrate CAREGivers year-round in many ways: a note of appreciation, recognition in our employee newsletter, perhaps an impromptu office party.
Home Instead Caregiver helps senior man button shirt at home

Maria S. - September 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Maria CGoM September 2021

Maria has been dedicated to helping people since 2012 and has proven to be an exceptional CAREGiver. For some people, English is not their first language and therefore, Maria’s bilingual skills makes her invaluable. She can better communicate with those who need specialized assistance. Extra kudos to Maria for making the wonderful food we enjoyed at the In-Service earlier this month. It helped transform our meeting into a “Fiesta”! This is yet another way Maria goes above and beyond. Always performing at a higher level outside of the assigned tasks, she makes time for all the extra little things that make a person’s day that much brighter. Thank you, Maria. You truly do make a difference!

Hortensia R. - August 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Hortensia CGoM August 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Hortensia Ramos for AUGUST 2021! Hortensia is an invaluable CAREGiver. She is highly skilled in all areas of caregiving and has an amazing work ethic. When she’s not working continuously at one of her two Caregiving jobs, she is busy pouring her ALL into taking care of her family. Hortensia wants only the best for everyone she helps. She looks for ways to help improve their lives beyond the regularly assigned tasks, by taking the lead and always seeking to learn what more is needed. Most of all, Hortensia has a truly caring HEART which is something that can never be trained. Thank you Hortensia.  You truly do make a difference!

Lisa T. - July 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Lisa CGoM July 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Lisa Tate for JULY 2021! Lisa is one of our company’s most valuable CAREGivers. She works constantly, not only picking up fill-in shifts, but also helping to coordinate coverage when there’s a vacation coming up amongst other CAREGivers. She goes above and beyond what the tasks say to do for clients, going as far as providing “Pizza Nights” at her own expense, (even though not necessary), but out of the kindness of her own heart. It’s things like that which consistently make Lisa stand out and make people feel so grateful to have her loving care. Thank you Lisa. You truly do make a difference!

Shelli H. - June 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Shelli CGoM June 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Shelli Hatt for JUNE 2021! Shelli is so loved by all, both office staff and the people she cares for by frequently going above and beyond! Always volunteering to go out of her way, rearranging and extending her schedule to get people to last minute appointments or helping out with other last-minute requests. Going so far as to check on people she cares for on her own time when an unexpected crisis arises, even putting aside her own personal life challenges, Shelli gives of herself to others whole-heartedly. Thank you Shelli. You truly do make a difference!

Lia U. - May 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Lia CGoM May 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Lia Uluave for May 2021! Lia is very devoted to her clients, she takes the responsibility of caring for them seriously. Lia is one of the most willing CAREGivers if we are in a bind to get a difficult shift covered. Lia has a fun personality and quickly becomes a favorite with the families When she calls the office or we call her, she is always happy and makes us smile. We can always depend on Lia to shows up to all her shifts and is always on time. Thank you Lia. You truly do make a difference!

Liz H. - April 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Liz CGoM April 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Liz H. for April 2021! With a genuine, caring heart and gentle approach, Liz always shows up for people with a smile on her face, ready to be the light in someone’s life! Her attention to detail when writing her care-log notes has been noticed by all and extremely helpful to other CAREGivers who come onto a shift following her. She leads by example! Liz is known for being a true life-saver, especially for people’s family & friends who live out of town –- Liz’s opinions and updates are invaluable and they fully trust Liz with their loved ones. We trust her too which is why she deserves this honor. Thank you Liz. You truly do make a difference!

Courtney C. - March 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Courtney CGoM March 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Courtney C. for March 2021! Courtney has that rare, genuine caring spirit that cannot be taught. With her enormous skill-set and undeniable desire to help people, Courtney has really saved us multiple times on weekends. It has meant so much to our Office Team that she is so willing to help out in a last-minute pinch! No matter what the circumstances, Courtney always shows up with a smile on her face, ready to roll -- a true hero. Thank you Courtney.  You truly do make a difference!

Salote A. - February 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Salote CGoM February 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Taloata Salote A. for February 2021!Salote is a genuine spirit, always there for people when they need her the most. Salote’s work-ethic is rare -- she doesn’t hesitate to help at the last-minute, even if it means picking up another 24-hour shift. Always dependable and professional, Salote is trustworthy. She cares deeply for people and loves surprising them with her remarkable hand-crochet blankets! A true gift is one that comes from the heart and Salote knows how to share that gift with others. Thank you Salote. You truly do make a difference!

Julie L. - January 2021 CAREGiver of the Month

Julie CGoM January 2021

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Julie L. for January 2021! Julie came to us in June of 2019 and hasn’t been seen without that amazing smile on her face ever since! Julie’s passion for helping people is undeniable. She joyfully jumps at the chance to help cover last minute fill-in shifts when needed and provides consistent, top-notch care to everyone she sees. We are honored to have someone with us who has such a beautiful spirit and embodies Home Instead’s Core Values. Thank you Julie.  You truly do make a difference!

Shona V. - December 2020 CAREGiver of the Month

Shona CGoM December 2020

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Shona V. for December 2020! Shona came to Home Instead in May of 2013 and has been a consistently reliable and well-respected Caregiver ever since. Shona has an extraordinary passion for helping people and always goes above and beyond to ensure others are well taken care of. Due to Shona’s ability to share her heart and form bonds, one particular person has been with her for 7 years straight! We are so proud to have someone with such integrity who shares our vision of what excellence in Home-Care looks like. Even when times are tough, Shona will always have a smile on her face and strive to create sunshine for someone else. Thank you Shona.  You truly do make a difference!

Vivi M. - November 2020 CAREGiver of the Month

Vivi CGoM November 2020

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Vivi M. for November 2020! We all just LOVE Vivi and her beautiful spirit. She is thoughtful, considerate, hard-working and always jumps at the opportunity to help people. Vivi went the extra mile last month to help Olive when her power went out. Vivi and Olive had to go to a hotel for 3 days. Not only did Vivi pack up and move all of Olive’s essentials for living, she also thought to bring a photo of Olive’s sweet husband who had passed away and other familiar items to keep Olive feeling secure about being out of her home. Vivi cares for people unconditionally. No matter what’s going on, she always has a smile on her face (even though now with masks we can’t see it :šŸ˜Š! Thank you Vivi.  You truly do make a difference!

Tami H. - October 2020 CAREGiver of the Month

Tami CGoM October 2020

We are pleased to award CAREGiver Of The Month to Tami H. for October 2020! Tami joined Home Instead in January of 2018 and has been consistently reliable ever since, giving one-hundred percent of herself to everyone she cares for. Since day one, Tami has always been dependable, flexible, trust worthy, honest and has demonstrated a high level of performance with the utmost integrity. Most important of all, is Tami's ability to share her joyful HEART. Clients absolutely love Tami and she treats them like they're her own family. By loving others, Tami has enriched the lives of so many, because she really does care. It is an honor having Tami as part of our Home Instead family. Thank you Tami.  You truly do make a difference!