Mesa, Sun Lakes, SaddleBrooke and the Southeast Valley (Change Location)
Care Professional Awards & Recognition
At Home Instead®, our success revolves around the work of our Care Professionals – and we make sure they know it! We celebrate Care Pros year-round through: notes of appreciation, recognition in our employee newsletter, flowers, extra time off, and even impromptu office parties.
Do You Know Someone With A Caring Heart?
We all have that someone who is a natural born caregiver. If you know a friend or family member that would make an outstanding Care Pro, someone who would easily receive a standing ovation from Home Instead, please share the career opportunity - we’d love to meet them!
Juliane - September 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Client Care Lead Megan states, “Juli is just amazing! We receive nothing but wonderful feedback from EVERY client we send her to. She goes above and beyond and we are so lucky to have her on the team!” Michelle states, “It is fascinating to see someone that can just walk into a home and instantly fit in and get the job done to the highest degree. Thank you, Juli!”
Christine - September 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
According to Christine’s client, “She is exceptional! Does everything I need right away and never needs told twice. She is very kind and conscientious too.” Per Cierra, “Christine is amazing. I always enjoy interacting with her, so I can only imagine how much the clients enjoy having her in their homes. She’s very caring, smart, professional – and all the other traits that make one a great Care Pro!”
Jennifer - August 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Per Megan, “Jennifer is always willing to go the extra mile for her clients to make sure that all of their needs are met. She is always a pleasure to talk to and I know that her clients feel the same way. We are very lucky to have her.” Per Office Manager Patricia, “Jennifer has stood out since day one. She is always up to expanding her knowledge and never backs down from a challenge. I know that whatever client she accepts, she is going to take care of them with the utmost care and attention.”
Janae - August 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Per Cierra: “Janae is such a team player! She is so quick to help out or be flexible with her schedule when asked. She works with a wide range of clients and can adapt to any client’s home and level of care. Most importantly, Janae is quick to call with updates on her clients and asks good questions. She always checks with office when faced with a tough judgment call to ensure she is doing the right thing for her clients and we really appreciate her for this. We are very fortunate to have her on the team.”
Angela - July 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Per Service Lead Megan, “Angela is always willing to go the extra mile for any client we have sent her to. She is very dedicated to providing the best care she can and is always willing to help when we need her.” Per client’s daughter, “What can I say, her name fits her personality. She is just an angel. She gives me piece of mind knowing my parents are well taken care of. She is so sweet with my mother and has helped get my father to all of his many appointments and procedures. She is just absolutely wonderful.”
Kelsey - July 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Per client’s daughter, “Oh my goodness, Kelsey’s kindness is what stands out to us. She is so genuinely caring, loving, thoughtful, dependable… she’s just really a special soul.” Per Service Lead Cierra, “Kelsey is an outstanding Care Pro. She’s always there for her client, always on time, and always keeps in touch with the office. We are lucky to have her!” Office Manager Patricia adds, “She won a flat screen tv at one of the caregiver Christmas parties! I remember being so excited because she deserved it.”
Jeanne - June 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Jeanne F began with Home Instead November of 2022. Client’s daughter states, “She puts me at ease because I know my parents are well taken care of. She treats my parents like family.” Service Coordinator Matt states, “Jeanne is a wonderful care pro; she is truly passionate about helping seniors, is dependable, and always ready to go the extra mile.”
Rose - June 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Rose became part of the Home Instead family October 2014. Client’s daughter states, “Rose has been working with my dad since he first started receiving care, almost a decade ago! She’s developed her care to fit his needs as they changed. I am glad she’s receiving this recognition and I hope many praises come with it; she is very deserving.” Service Lead Cierra states, “Rose is the definition of ‘caring’. She is truly a beautiful person and we are lucky to have her.”
Donna - May 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Service Lead Megan states, “If I need help with anything, I call Donna first! She is typically booked up with all the clients that request her, but she is very accommodating to ensure clients have the care they need.” Clients know that when Donna is coming to care for them, they have nothing to worry about. Everything is taken care of to the upmost standard. When Donna is not working with clients, she enjoys cooking Italian food, bowling, playing golf, and volunteering her time at no kill shelters. ~CONGRATS DONNA!~
Tina - May 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Service Lead Cierra states, “Tina is an absolute gem and we are very lucky to have her. She cares deeply for her clients and the feeling is definitely mutual. Her clients never stop singing her praises!” Client contact says, “Tina is just wonderful. She’s thorough, caring, and always on time. My wife loves her and asks me about 50 times between her shifts ‘when is Tina coming back.’” When Tina is not with a client, she enjoys church, walking, music, reading, and socializing with friends and family. ~CONGRATS
Ruth Ann - April 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Ruth Ann is originally from Arizona. She joined the Home Instead team in October of 2022 and has been taking great care of her clients ever since! Service Coordinator Lead Megan states, “Ruth Ann is a wonderful Care Pros and wonderful person. She shows every day how much she cares about her client’s, and they absolutely adore her. She is reliable and always willing to help whenever she can. We are very lucky to have her!”
Harold - April 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Harold is originally from Ohio. He joined Home Instead in June of 2021. Service Coordinator Michelle states, “He is an amazing Care Pro and loved everywhere he is sent.” His client states that he is so thorough with everything. He says that he couldn’t be happier (and his house couldn’t smell cleaner) because of everything Harold does. He states Harold is “one of the best, if not the best, employee we have.”
Phyllis - March 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Phillis joined the Home Instead team in March of 2019 and has been taking great care of her clients ever since. One client’s daughter states, “It’s always a good day when Phillis is here. She is kind, caring, engaging, a good friend to my mom, lovely, calming and just a blessing.” Service Coordinator Andrea says, “She is helpful and willing to go above and beyond to help our clients out.” We are so grateful to have her on our team!
Abamilki - March 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Abamilki is originally from Ethiopia. He has been on our team since August of 2022. Lead Service Coordinator Cierra states, “When Ahmed joined the team, he jumped in with both feet and has done pretty much anything we’ve asked of him – he has worked with a variety of clients and makes a great impression anywhere he goes. He is an incredibly accommodating Care Pro and clients are instantly comfortable around him. I think Home instead is very lucky to call him one of our own.”
Kelly - February 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Kelly is from Fresno, California and joined the Home Instead family in July of 2022. One of her clients states, “She is so observant and takes it upon herself to figure out what we need. She is so sweet and has such a calming nature. We just love her to pieces!” Lead Service Coordinator Megan states, “Kelly is always so pleasant and willing to help whenever and wherever she can. Her clients absolutely adore her and she is such an asset here!”
Kay - February 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Kay is from Minnesota and joined Home Instead in April of 2016. Her client states, “Kay is such a terrific person to have in our home, she has a caring way about her. She deserves this recognition.” Lead Service Coordinator Cierra says, “Kay is absolutely in the right profession. She is skilled, caring, empathetic, and fun to be around. Clients love her – perhaps too much. I often have multiple people who all want her the same day! But it’s a good problem to have, she makes our clients happy.”
Jeff - January 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Sun Lakes Office)
Jeff joined the Home Instead team in January of 2019. The spouse of his client states, “Jeff is a super advocate for his clients and all of their care needs. He knows the routine and can jump in and do whatever is needed without needing to ask any questions. He is always smiley and so pleasant to be around. He is simply indispensable!” Service Coordinator Megan states, “Jeff has such a huge heart and gives his everything to any client he goes to. He constantly goes above and beyond and we are SO FORTUNATE to have him as a part of our Home Instead Family!!
Petra - January 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Mesa Office)
Petra is originally from the Federated States of Micronesia. She joined the Home Instead team in October of 2021 and has been taking great care of her clients ever since. Service Coordinator Michelle states, “Petra is truly a wonderful care professional and is so helpful everywhere we send her. She is always so willing to help and puts her whole heart into each and every client’s home she goes into. Petra is an amazing care professional and such a big help to us and her clients!”
2022 Care Professionals of the Year - Clara P. & Margaret K.
Margaret and Clara are both exceptional Care Professionals who embody the Home Instead values of Building Trust, Taking the Lead, and Sharing their Hearts. Margaret stated it best when she said, “To serve people is to serve our Lord and that is what I was put on this earth to do.”
Thank you for all you do! It is an honor to have such wonderful caregivers as a part of our Home Instead Mesa & Sun Lakes, AZ Family!