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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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Our Promise

Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

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

Meet Our Team

About Us

Patricia Strickland, General Manager, Owner

Patricia Strickland, General Manager, Owner

Prior to opening the Home Instead Senior Care office in Port St. Lucie, FL, Patricia was a professional CAREGiver for the Home Instead Senior Care office in Vero Beach, FL where she took care of seniors with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses. She is also an experienced CNA. Patricia meets with potential clients and explains our services to them. Patricia works closely with clients and their families to develop the best care plan to suit clients needs and situations. As a hands-on owner, Patricia is always available to talk to clients or family members and resolve any concerns. Patricia is determined to ensure that we exceed client's expectations!

Kimberly Lebel, Client Care Manager

Kimberly Lebel, Client Care Manager

​Kimberly works with all our CAREGiver applicants through the entire hiring process. She is responsible for background screening, fingerprinting, drug screenings and new employee orientations. “As a previous Caregiver, I know it takes exceptional people who love and enjoy seniors to be good Caregivers. It is my goal to make Home Instead Senior Care stand out above the rest by hiring and training our Caregivers to give the highest quality service to our clients."

Ann Beaudoin, RN, Quality Care Coordinator

Ann Beaudoin, RN, Quality Care Coordinator

Ann is a registered nurse with 23 years of skilled care, training and management experience, both in the clinical and home health care settings. She is dedicated to providing the highest level of professional care and compassion. Ann has extensive experience in geriatric knowledge to include dementia and Alzheimer's training. Ann's passion is to help make a difference in our seniors lives and to help them to remain in their home as long as possible, safe and comfortable. She is committed to quality and continuity of care.

Judith Fitzgerald, RN, Quality Care Coordinator

Judith Fitzgerald, RN, Quality Care Coordinator

​Judy works hard to maintain the high quality of service our clients have come to expect from Home Instead Senior Care. She visits clients regularly and communicates with their family members. Judith says "Family members like to know that we are their eyes and ears and will let them know of any concerns."

Sharon Lee, Human Resources Coordinator

Sharon Lee, Human Resources Coordinator

​In August 2015, Sharon started working as a companion with the Home Instead Senior Care and then was promoted to a Certified Home Health Aide in October 2015. During that time, she was awarded CAREGiver of the Month multiple times for her outstanding performance in home care. In July 2017, Sharon was promoted to Human Resources Coordinator. Her CAREGiver experience combined with her 33-year military career helps her enjoy a position managing the complete CAREGiver Experience from recruiting to retention. Her primary responsibility is to hire compassionate and caring CAREGivers that serve our seniors with integrity. She manages the onboarding process with assistance from Office Assistant Tammy Huttemeyer, including an in-depth screening and training program that results in care team with the perfect heart to work with seniors. Sharon also manages the Home Instead on-going training programs, both in-house and on-line.

 Amie Carlisle, Staffing Coordinator

Amie Carlisle, Staffing Coordinator

​Amie Carlisle is our Staffing Coordinator. Amie's goal is to have the best possible match between Client and Caregiver. Schedules can change whether it's a family visit, occasional sickness, a planned vacation or a last minute family emergency. With our team of exceptional Caregivers, Amie's able to ensure that we meet or exceed client's expectations and always have the best Caregiver's available.

Tammy Huttemeyer, Receptionist / Office Assistant

Tammy Huttemeyer, Receptionist / Office Assistant

​Tammy is usually the first person potential clients and CAREGivers speak to when contacting our office. Her up-beat and sunny personality shines through and she makes callers and new CAREGivers feel welcome and appreciated. Tammy also assists with the hiring process for new CAREGivers including fielding employment inquiries and moving applicants through the onboarding process.

Mike Strickland, Owner

Mike Strickland, Owner

​Mike manages marketing and finances for Home Instead Senior Care and as an owner, he's always available to help. He remembers getting a call late one evening from a concerned family member calling from Hawaii who had been unable to get through to her father all day. At 11pm, he was in his car on the way to the father's house when he got the call that she'd been able to get through. "It's situations like this that make you realize the difference Home Instead Senior Care can make for families. Our client's daughter was relieved to have someone locally to help and we were more than happy to provide that service."

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Port St Lucie, 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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