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Home Care Benefit 

Personalized in-home care can help people age in place safely with dignity and independence. We provide our person-centered “home care” no matter where “home” is. From the family home to senior communities to rehab facilities and beyond, we are able to bring the care aging loved ones need to wherever they call home.
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Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

Our Promise

As a locally owned business, our team offers friendly, responsive service right in your neighborhood. Families love our team because we:
  • Do what we say we’re going to do – each and every time
  • Solve care problems using compassionate, person-centered solutions
  • Engage in thoughtful relationships with the families we serve
  • Give back to our community

About Us

Meet Our Team

Carolyn Quintanilla, MGRM & Franchise Owner since 2007

Carolyn Quintanilla, MGRM & Franchise Owner since 2007

Carolyn's role and focus is to inspire our employees to:
  • Become the best version of themselves
  • Provide opportunities for growth and enrichment that will benefit them in their lives and futures
In providing these opportunities, she ensures that her team is able to provide the best care possible to our clients and families.  Carolyn embodies a spirit of service which is present in her desire to care for the community through our daily work and outreach programs like 'Be A Santa to a Senior' and 'Happy Cards'.   Her quote from Martin Luther King Jr. says it all - “Not everybody can be famous. But everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service”.

 

Kristen Haeseker, Branch Director, onboard since 2015

‚ÄčAs Branch Director, Kristen oversees the day-to-day office operations while leading the Key Player Staff to care for Clients and develop strong Caregivers.  Her motto is, "Hurt Never, Help Ever" in the care of Clients, Families, Caregivers, and Staff.  If you have questions or comments about our service, you can reach her directly at kristen.haeseker@homeinstead.com.

Michelle Bryant, Client Care Manager, onboard since 2012

As Client Care Manager, Michelle oversees all aspects of Client care starting with the very first phone call through their last day in our care.  Being client-focused means the following for her, "Quality means doing it right when no one is looking." - Henry Ford  You can reach her directly at michelle.bryant@homeinstead.com

Tammie Fearon, Service Manager, onboard since 2017

As Service Manager, Tammie oversees the labyrinth of scheduling, intricate billing & payroll cycles, and our on-call team.  Her favorite quote from Mark Twain is "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything!" You can reach her directly at tammie.fearon@homeinstead.com

Michelle Duke, Human Resource Coordinator, onboard since 2021

As HR, Michelle oversees all aspects of Caregiver onboarding, accountability, and compliance.  Her personal life phrase is 'In and with kindness, always be truthful'.  You can reach her directly at michelle.duke@homeinstead.com

Candace Kersey, Scheduling Coordinator, onboard since 2020

As a Scheduling Coordinator, Candy assists Clients in creating the flow of shifts needed to meet their care needs.  Her mindset to accomplish the job is "Go the extra mile, it's never crowded" - Wayne Dyer.  You can reach her at candace.kersey@homeinstead.com

Katie Lucas, Home Care Consultant, onboard since 2020

‚ÄčAs our Home Care Consultant, Katie spends time building relationships with Referral Providers and letting Citrus County know about our services.  Her heart believes the following about Home Instead - "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."  - Margaret Mead  You can reach her at katie.lucas@homeinstead.com

Lauren Maxson, Client Care Coordinator, onboard since 2021

Lauren is involved in ensuring quality care is consistent for our clients.  She has a heart for care and lives by the motto - "Today is one more day to make a difference - James Mann"  You can reach her directly at lauren.maxson@homeinstead.com

Tiffanie Robinson, Recruitment Coordinator, onboard since 2021

Tiffanie serves as our Recruitment Coordinator by reaching out into the community and finding us the best Caregivers possible.  She quotes Wayne Gretzky as inspiration, "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take".  You can reach her directly at tiffanie.robinson@homeinstead.com 

Rachel Shramek, Engagement Coordinator, onboard since 2020

As Engagement Coordinator, Rachel serves as our Caregiver advocate.  She agrees with John Maxwell when he says, "Teamwork makes the dreamwork." and desires that each Caregiver we hire finds their home with us.  You can reach her directly at rachel.shramek@homeinstead.com

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Lecanto, FL possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in the community. It is our ultimate goal to forge extraordinary relationships between our clients and their CAREGivers.

When you or an elderly loved one is ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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