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Caregivers of the Month for September, 2017

By Greg Scheck

Maisa  was hired back in July of 2014.  She is one of our On-call CG’s and is a certified nursing assistant.  Maisa came on board to Home Helpers ready to work, and make a difference in peoples' lives.  Her calm demeanor and confidence as she meets new clients really puts them at ease.  She is always professional, putting the client's needs first.  She looks at challenges with a logical approach, and shares her insight with our staff.  She knows our clients well, and is always ready to stop by for a friendly visit.  Maisa also makes herself available to her peers if they need to talk or ask a caregiving question. Maisa is a strong and determined individual and we all feel blessed to have her on our team.  Congratulations Maisa!

Jennifer has been with Home Helpers since April of 2011.  Jennifer is one of our On-call Caregivers.   She is a certified nursing assistant.  Jennifer, always the professional, walks into each new assignment like she has been there before.  She pays attention to detail and listens to her clients.  She always tries to figure out a way to handle difficult situations, and reaches out for help when needed.   Jennifer has a sense of humor and tries to look at the positives rather than dwell on the negatives.  Her hugs are meaningful and with purpose.  Her smile can light up the room, and her calm demeanor can put out a fire!  Congratulations Jennifer!

Gina has been with Home Helpers since February of 2013.  Gina is one of our On-Call Caregivers and also does Scheduling. Gina is a Certified Nursing Assistant.  Gina is also a Certified Hospice Volunteer and Palliative Care Caregiver.  Gina has a calming approach which works well with our clients.  She comes across as a caring family member who has popped in for a visit but who will then give you a full shower and make you breakfast!  She communicates concerns to the staff and thinks through problems to come up with a solution.  Clients love her and want her back.  Congratulations Gina!

Cristina has been with Home Helpers since December of 2014.  Cristina is often the point of contact for caregivers to reach out to and get instant support with a new client or existing client whose condition has changed.  Cristina has high moral integrity, sincerity, and compassion well beyond her years.  Her energy and her spirit are contagious.  She has a great sense of humor and often brings a smile or even laughter to our client’s when it is needed most.  Cristina is flexible and dependable.   Congratulations Cristina!

Shamina has been with Home Helpers since April of 2014.  Shamina displays a gentle spirit with a spark who makes things happen!  She does an excellent job of communicating to the team about her shifts and home visits.  Clients often ask if she can be their ongoing caregiver.  She has learned a lot on her own and is always hungry to learn more!   She is very professional, kind and caring, and our clients love this about her.  Shamina has a charming nature about her , as well as, an “approach in neutral” way about her caregiver.  Shamina is always able and willing to jump in when necessary.  Congratulations Shamina!