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!
March 2022 CAREGiver of the Month: Jennifer
Jennifer has been part of the Home Instead team for nine months. She has provided exceptional care since day one and has received continuous compliments from her clients. We have repeatedly been told how helpful, kind, wonderful and great she is and the service she provides! Jennifer graciously accepts new clients into her schedule and learns their routines with ease. It can be an uneasy situation for a new client to allow a CAREGiver (stranger) into their home, but Jennifer is always patient and really gets to know the client and their needs and preferences. She has built strong connections with each one of them and their family members. We are grateful to have Jennifer on the Home Instead team!
February 2022 CAREGiver of the Month: Theresa
We had the privilege of surprising Theresa with the February CAREGiver of the Month Award! Theresa has been part of the Home Instead team for over eight years! She strives to provide consistency for her client. Theresa helps to schedule her client’s appointments and always provides follow up with the office afterwards. Her communication is an important part of providing quality care to her client. She shows great care for her client’s well-being. Theresa is flexible and rearranges her schedule to meet her client’s needs. Theresa is a hard-working CAREGiver and we are grateful for all that she does to serve her clients. Keep up the great work Theresa!
January 2022 CAREGiver of the Month: Brielle W.
Congratulations Brielle on being our January 2022 CAREGiver of the Month! Brielle has been a dedicated part of the Home Instead team since August 2021. She continuously demonstrates compassion and commitment to each one of her clients. Her bright smile and positive energy are encouraging to everyone that she encounters. Brielle is patient and caring and always goes above and beyond to provide exceptional care for her clients. She immediately reports concerns or changes in her client’s health to ensure their immediate needs are being met. She has also been flexible and open to helping new client’s when unexpected changes occurred in her regular schedule. We are grateful to have Brielle on the Home Instead team and thank her for her professionalism and positive attitude at work. Keep on Shining Brielle!
2021 CAREGiver of the Year: Deborah B.
Congratulations to Deborah for being our 2021 CAREGiver of the Year! Deborah has been an outstanding part of the Home Instead Family since 2018. She is genuine, compassionate, caring, and hard-working. Deborah’s sweet personality has allowed her to build strong bonds with each one of her clients. She has made a positive impact on so many clients over the past four years. In speaking with Deborah, it is also evident that her clients have made great impressions in her life as well. Deborah gives endlessly and goes above and beyond for each one of her clients. She receives compliments from clients on a regular basis and is always being asked to return. We are grateful for Deborah’s dedication and are proud to have her on the Home Instead team! Thank you for being a wonderful representative of a Home Instead CAREGiver.
December 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Cheryl W.
It is with great pleasure that we recognize Cheryl as our December CAREGiver of the month! She has been a part of the Home Instead family for one year. Cheryl is extremely hard working and committed to each of her clients. She is also flexible with her schedule, regularly assists with last minute fill ins and is always willing to help a new client. Cheryl’s positive attitude and cheerful personality provide great joy to her clients. One client even joked about kidnapping Cheryl and having her live with them forever! Cheryl is a fast learner and jumps right in with the day’s tasks, being sure to meet each one of her client’s needs. We are so grateful to have Cheryl on our team and admire her professionalism and positive attitude that she presents in all situations. Keep up the great work!
November 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Roxanne H.
Roxanne has been part of the Home Instead family for over five and a half years! Through the years she has been committed to her client’s, continually providing compassionate and quality care. Roxanne goes above and beyond to make sure that her clients are safe, happy, and maintaining a healthy routine. She has built trusting relationships with each one of them and it shows through the continuous compliments that she receives about the service she provides. We are grateful for Roxanne’s dedication, professionalism, and compassionate care that she provides daily. We couldn’t be prouder to recognize her as the November CAREGiver of the Month! Thank you for all you do!
October 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Deborah B.
We are excited to recognize Deborah as our October CAREGiver of the Month! Deborah has been part of the Home Instead family for three and a half years. She has been committed and has provided compassionate and individualized care to her clients since day one. Deborah’s genuine and upbeat personality has helped her form close bonds with all her clients. She maintains great communication with the office, relaying updates, and important information about her clients. Deborah is also flexible and often helps by filling in last minute shifts. We are so grateful for her dedication as a CAREGiver and are proud to have her on the Home Instead team! Thank you for being a wonderful representative of the Home Instead CAREGiver position!
September 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Keri R.
Keri has been with Home Instead for four months and has already made a huge impact on multiple client's lives. Keri started with a "willing to learn" attitude and immediately took on clients with a higher skill level than she's ever worked with before. Keri has succeeded with every client she has been paired with and has received numerous compliments about the exceptional care she provides. She is continually acknowledged for her natural, sweet, and calming demeanor. We are grateful to have Keri on the Home Instead team! **CONGRATULATIONS**
August 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Susan H.
We are excited to recognize Susan as our August CAREGiver of the Month! She recently celebrated her four-year anniversary with Home Instead and we can’t thank her enough for the time and commitment she has given to her clients. Susan has shown great perseverance through some difficult client experiences and unexpected changes in her schedule. She has been flexible and open to taking on new clients to fill her schedule. Susan approaches every day with a smile on her face which helps to set the tone for her client’s day. Thank you for all that you do and keep up the great work!
July 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Jennie S.
Jennie has been part of the Home Instead family for nine months! We are excited to already recognize her as a CAREGiver of the month. Here are just a few of Jennie’s stand out qualities: Genuinely Compassionate – Flexible & Adaptable with her Schedule – Always Punctual – Great Communicator – Attentive to Client’s Individual Needs. Jennie’s compassion shows through to everyone that she meets. She is always a pleasure to be around, and her clients greatly appreciate the attentive care that she provides. Thanks for all you do, Jennie!
June 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Jodi S.
We are excited to recognize Jodi as our June CAREGiver of the month and congratulate her on celebrating her 5-Year Anniversary with Home Instead! Jodi provides compassionate and consistent care to each one of her clients. Her patience and attention to detail have been recognized by multiple clients and their families. Jodi is always willing to accept new clients and takes the time to build relationships with them, knowing that it is not always an instant match. Jodi’s presence is always calming, kind and respectful regardless of the situation. Thank you for the quality care that you provide to all your clients, Jodi! We are so grateful to you on the Home Instead team!
May 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Stacy S.
Stacy was part of the Home Instead family a few years ago and we were so grateful to welcome her back just over a year ago! Stacy’s passion for people shows through in the attentive care that she provides to her clients. We are always receiving compliments from clients and their families for the care that Stacy has provided! “This couldn’t have been a better match!”, “Stacy is excellent and so very qualified!”, “She is an angel, a blessing and provides constant and great care.” Stacy has provided great comfort to her client’s and their families during difficult times. She has also encouraged and connected with her clients to help enhance their daily lives. Stacy always has a smile on her face and spreads joy everywhere she goes.
April 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Donna S.
We are excited to recognize Donna as our CAREGiver of the month! She has provided dedicated service to her clients over the past 2+ years. She has built bonds with each of them and has made great impacts on their daily lives. Donna is always flexible and helps with last minute requests. We truly appreciate all that she does for her clients!
March 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Lana M.
We are so excited to present the March CAREGiver of the Month Award to Lana! Lana has been with Home Instead for over a year and has provided consistent, quality care to her clients. She has connected with each of her clients on a personal level and has guided them through life with dignity and respect. Lana’s patience and dedication are two of her strongest qualities! Thank you for being an extraordinary part of the Home Instead CAREGiver team, Lana!
February 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Susan V.
Home Instead was proud to recognize Susan as our February CAREGiver of the month! Susan will be celebrating her two-year anniversary with Home Instead in April. We are so grateful for the consistent, quality care that she provides to her clients. Susan has met challenges with a caring and professional attitude and has shown great flexibility in her schedule. Thank you for being an extraordinary addition to the Home Instead team!
January 2021 CAREGiver of the Month: Sarah A.
Sarah has been with Home Instead for over a year and has been providing consistent, extraordinary care to her client whom she has been with since day one. Sarah’s client absolutely adores her and can’t express enough of how much she truly appreciates their time together. They are a perfect match! Sarah’s bubbly personality, caring heart and motivating spirit have all helped to enhance her client’s life at home. Sarah’s dedication to her clients is extraordinary. She goes above and beyond to make it to her shifts and has exemplified this multiple times, most recently during a large snowstorm that we endured. Congratulations and thank you for all you do, Sarah!
2020 CAREGiver of the Year: Paula G.
Congratulations to Paula, our 2020 CAREGiver of the Year! We had the honor of surprising her with the award after work. Paula was presented with her bonus and a scrapbook full of sentiments from office staff and clients. Paula originally joined our team in January 2014 and left for a short time but returned to Home Instead in April of 2017. Paula's commitment to her clients is unwavering. She has professionally worked through difficult situations, including losing longtime clients. Paula eagerly took on new clients and was willing to fill in as needed. Paula has received numerous compliments from her clients about how kind, and caring she is as a CAREGiver. Several clients have asked her to return after just one shift. Paula has a heart for others, and she lives the Home Instead vision every day! She is always helpful, always caring and always professional! Thank you to Paula and all our amazing CAREGivers for enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families.
2022 Regional Care Pro Recognition
This year Home Instead chose 5 Regional Care Professionals who truly stood out, demonstrating compassion and exceptional care to the older adults and families they work with. Being named a Regional Care Professional of the Year is one of the profession’s highest honors and Home Instead’s highest accolade for our more than 100,000 Care Professionals worldwide. We thank these incredible Care Pros for their dedication and service.
Standing Ovation Care Pro Recognition
A standing ovation is considered the highest form of praise and recognition, taking applause to the next level. Each month, we celebrate Care Professionals who have gone above and beyond in their roles and lift them up with a Standing Ovation. We thank these incredible Care Pros for their dedication and service.