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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.

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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!

Invite your friend to text ‘CAREGIVER’ to 306.988.1030 to start an application.

Care Professionals of the Year

This year Home Instead chose 10 Care Professionals who truly stood out, demonstrating compassion and exceptional care to the older adults and families they work with. Being named a 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.

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Standing Ovation Care Pro of the Month

Nancy Barboza is our Standing Ovation Care Pro for March 2024.

Nancy has a quiet demeanor which helps to put our clients at ease. Nancy brings peace of mind to both the client and client’s family. Nancy is open, honest, and professional. Her docile personality helps to establish trust with the client and client’s family.

Nancy is an active listener. Her listening skills help her to better assist our clients with their needs. Nancy has a gentle way of encouraging our clients to do what is best for them in this vulnerable time of their life. She ensures our client feels a part of the plan of care.

Nancy has good communication skills she makes sure the office is informed of any pertinent information. Nancy helps our clients to feel safe and independent in their home. Blessings!

Local Home Instead of Lubbock 2022 Care Pro of the Year Award

Care Professional appreciation is more than a National award. Here at your local Lubbock Home Instead we honor our own special Care Pro of the Year!

We cannot thank our Care Pros enough for all the amazing things they do!

2022 Care Pro of the Year: Linda Tiberke

Linda joined our Team of Professional Caregivers in September 2013.

Linda has a passion for caring for others, when she came to Home Instead Senior Care in 2013, we knew immediately that Linda was going to be a wonderful Care Pro and that she had come to the right place.  Linda is kind, caring, compassionate, and she’s always dependable.  When Linda goes to our client’s home, she makes sure that her mind-set and attitude are in the right place.  Linda makes sure that the client knows that she is there to help make their day a better day. Linda builds good relationships with our clients, client’s families, staff, coworkers, and medical professionals.  Linda is always ready and willing to help our clients in whatever the need may be.  Linda has cared for our clients in the early stages when all they need is transportation and our clients that need a higher skill of care.  Linda is a joy to be around she always makes everyone feel special.

We are so grateful to have Linda as a part of our great Team of Care Professional’s