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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.

CAREGivers in multiple boxes

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!

Connie - January 2023 Standing Ovation Care Pro of the Month 

Connie Standing Ovation CGoM January 2023

A standing ovation is considered the highest form of praise and recognition, taking the celebratory aspect of applause to the next level. In addition to our Care Pros of the month, we like to celebrate the Care Pros who have gone above and beyond in their roles and lift them up with a Standing Ovation. Our very own Connie G. was nominated for this month. Congrats Connie!

Holly - January 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Holly CGoM January 2023 (Muskingum County)

Holly has been with her client since we started services with them. They have a special bond together and Holly is a stabilizing force for her client. Thank you for showing wonderful care to your clients, Holly! We are so glad to have you on our team. 

Marsha - January 2023 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Marsha CGoM January 2023 (Licking County)

Marsha has been a backbone at her client's home and the family relies on her as if she were part of the family. We are so proud of you, Marsha! Thank you for serving with a compassionate heart. 

Bill - December 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Bill CGoM December 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations to Bill for being awarded Care Professional of the month for December! Bill is wonderful at communicating updates about his clients. He isn’t afraid to ask for help or guidance to provide the best care he can and has been very reliable. Thank you for making a difference!

Anishia - December 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Anishia CGoM December 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Anishia for being awarded Care Professional of the month for December! Anishia thrives on being helpful and is passionate about providing quality care for both clients and family members. She has done a wonderful job of building trusting relationships with other Care Professionals and with our clients. Thank you for making a difference!

Se - November 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Se CGoM November 2022 (Muskingum County)

Se often puts others' needs before her own. Her clients love her and have called her a "blessing". Let's all give a big CONGRATS to this wonderful Care Pro of the month for November. Thank you for making a difference!

Valerie - November 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Valerie CGoM November 2022 (Licking County)

Valerie is fiercely loyal to her clients and has a reputation of being trustworthy. She does a great job of caring for her clients and has been with Home Instead for over 16 years! Let's all give a big CONGRATS to this wonderful Care Pro of the month for November. Thank you for making a difference! 

Viktoria - October 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Viktoria CGoM October 2022 (Muskingum County)

Viktoria is dependable, has a great sense of humor, and is a hard worker. She has been known to cancel personal events just so she can help her clients. Let's all give a big CONGRATS to this wonderful Care Pro of the month for October. Thank you for living and leading with a servant's heart!!  

Megan - October 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Megan CGoM October 2022 (Licking County)

Megan is always willing to help where can and goes out of her way to help. Her clients adore her caring personality. Let's all give a big CONGRATS to this wonderful Care Pro of the month for October. Thank you for living and leading with a servant's heart!! 

Nicole - September 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Nicole CGoM September 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations to Nicole for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us! 

Connie - September 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Connie CGoM September 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Connie for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us! 

Laura - August 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Laura CGoM August 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations to Laura for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us! 

Sue - August 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Sue CGoM August 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Sue for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us!

Brandi - July 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Brandi CGoM July 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations Brandi for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us! 

Carolyn - July 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Carolyn CGoM July 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Carolyn for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us!

Barb - June 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Barb CGoM June 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations to Barb for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us! 

Waite - June 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Waite CGoM June 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Waite for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us!

Tina - May 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Tina CGoM May 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations Tina for being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us! 

Anni - May 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Anni CGoM May 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Anni on being selected as Home Instead Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us!

Lori - April 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Lori CGoM April 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations Lori for being selected as Muskingum County's Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us! 

Lisa - April 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Lisa CGoM April 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Lisa on being selected as Licking County's Care Professional of the Month! We are so blessed to have you on our team. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are special to us!

Shelley - March 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Shelley CGoM March 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congrats to Shelley on being selected as Muskingum County's Care Professional of the Month! We hope you enjoy getting to know Shelley better in her interview:

What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years?

Never stop learning and appreciation and gratitude for the small things in life is so important.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy embroidering, reading and taking walks outside

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Caring, persistent and compassionate.

What do you love most about being a Home Instead Care Professional?

Helping others, getting to know our clients and assisting people so they can receive the care they need. It's so easy to become attached to clients because of the strong relationships you build over time.

What drew you to Home Instead?

I used to care for my mother and that opportunity made me realize that I want to help others in the same way.

Karra - March 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Karra CGoM March 2022 (Licking County)

Congrats to Karra on being selected as Licking County's Care Professional of the Month! Karra is adventurous and very friendly! We hope you enjoy getting to know Karra better in her interview:

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy spending time with my kids, crafting, and just overall being a social butterfly

What is your biggest piece of advice to other Care Professionals?

Pay attention to the little details when at your clients home. Take note of what their likes and dislikes are--no matter how big or small! This will help build a trusting relationship between you and your client.

What drew you to Home Instead?

My previous job was not flexible enough and I wanted to find a job that would allow me to stay home with my kids. Home Instead was the perfect fit for my needs and lifestyle.

What word(s) would you use to describe yourself?

Positive. I try my best to enjoy every single day and to have a positive mindset.

What do you like most about working at Home Instead?

I love the special bond you build with your clients.

Jean - February 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Jean CGoM February 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congrats to Jean on being selected as Muskingum County's Care Professional of the Month! She has a strong faith and is often referred to as "jean-jean the joking machine" by clients. We hope you enjoy getting to know Jean better in her interview:

What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years?

Obedience is a good skill to learn.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy making jewelry and reading scripture.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Spunky, faithful, and obedient. 

What is your best piece of advice for other Care Professionals?

Go with what your heart is telling you. Do what you think is best.

What drew you to Home Instead?

I wanted to be a foster parent but it never happened so I started wondering about how I could find another way to help others. I heard about Home Instead on the radio and I thought it sounded like the right fit.

Terry - February 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Terry CGoM February 2022 (Licking County)

Congrats to Terry on being selected as Licking County's Care Professional of the Month! Terry is adventurous and very friendly! We hope you enjoy getting to know Terry better in his interview:

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy flying! I have a certificate for the FAA and would like to practice flying a little more. Someday I want to fly over the entire span of the Appalachian mountains. 

What is your biggest piece of advice to other Care Professionals?

Be early to your first assignment and read the assessment before you arrive. Make sure your first introduction is top notch!

What drew you to Home Instead?

There was a time period when I was caring for my wife. It was a hard time but I learned to know the importance of having quality care for your loved ones.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Inquisitive, energetic, and traveler.

What do you like most about working at Home Instead?

I enjoyed the high quality and efficient training we received. It's nice to know that Cathy is there for us if we need to have any training refreshers.

Donna - January 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Muskingum County)

Donna CGoM January 2022 (Muskingum County)

Congratulations to Donna! We're so blessed to have you on our team! Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are so very special to us! 

What do you love most about being a Care Professional?

Every day is an adventure! I also really enjoy feeling needed and like I’m making a difference in other people’s lives.

What advice do you have for other Care Professionals?

Remember to always put your client first before the task at hand. We are a guest in their home.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I enjoy spending time outdoors.

Corinna - January 2022 Care Pro of the Month (Licking County)

Corinna CGoM January 2022 (Licking County)

Congratulations to Corinna! We're so blessed to have you on our team! Thank you for your dedication to your clients and the incredible care you provide every day. You are so very special to us! 

What do you love most about being a Care Professional?

I love being able to provide essential care for those in need. I enjoy making my client's day better and to just be there for them.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Loyal, friendly, and dependable.

What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years?

It is important to take things day-by-day and to look at life positively and not through a negative mindset.