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CAREGiver Awards & Recognition 

At Home Instead®, our success revolves around our CAREGiversâ„  – and we know it! We celebrate CAREGivers year-round in many ways: a note of appreciation, recognition in our employee newsletter, perhaps an impromptu office party.
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Home Instead CAREGiver of the Year Award

CAREGiver appreciation is baked into our DNA. We sincerely value the passion and talent each CAREGiver brings to our mission day in and day out.

To thank our CAREGivers for all the amazing things they do, we nominate a person for our national Mary Steibel CAREGiver of the Year award. It’s a small way to show how thankful we are to them for demonstrating compassion and exceptional care to the seniors and families they serve.


2020 CAREGiver of the Year: Maria “Dani” F.

“When I have a client, I always put myself in their place. I take care of them the way I want to be taken care of or the way I’ve cared for my family. Everything I’ve gone through in my life – losing mom and dad, losing my husband – this job gives me strength to keep going and lets me know that life is truly worth living,” said Maria.
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CAREGiver of the Month Apr 2021: Andrea B. (Oakwood)

Congratulations to Andrea B. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Oakwood office for April 2021. Andrea has been a dedicated CAREGiver since February 2020. Everywhere she goes all of her clients and families love her. Due to a change in condition, she had to leave one client who did everything in his power to try to keep her as his CAREGiver. Her clients say she is kind, considerate, and thorough. One client said how wonderful she was and they do not know what they would do without her. We are also lucky to have you on our team!
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CAREGiver of the Month Apr 2021: Rachelle R. (Brecksville)

Congratulations to Rachelle R. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Brecksville office for April 2021. Rachelle is fairly new with us and has been a dedicated CAREGiver since January 2021. She is just one of those people who loves to help others! She is dependable, reliable, and always willing to go to clients no matter how far the distance is. One of her clients was in the process of passing and Rachelle wanted to be there to soothe the client. She is known for her smoothness and adaptability. We are grateful to have you as a part of our team!
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Core Value Standout Apr 2021: Patricia H.

Congratulations to Patricia H. for being chosen as our Core Value Standout CAREGiver for April 2021. Patricia has been with us since 2014 and had received nothing but great reviews! She recently had to part with a client whom she was with for six years and who considered her like a daughter. Pat always provides exceptional care to all her clients and makes an effort to go above and beyond. Client Care loves how she is reliable, dependable and says all of the families love her. Thank you for being a part of our team!
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CAREGiver of the Month Mar 2021: Chanelle D. (Oakwood)

Congratulations to Chanelle D. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Oakwood office for March 2021. Chanelle is always reliable, flexible and professional. She showed a tremendous amount of compassion and commitment as one of her clients recently declined and passed away. She was helpful not only to the client but the family as well during that very difficult time.
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CAREGiver of the Month Mar 2021: Steve B. (Brecksville)

Congratulations to Steve B. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Brecksville office for March 2021. Steve is known as being Mr. Reliable! He often stays late, handles difficult situations, and never complains. Steve treats his clients like they are his family, always making sure they are well taken care of. He recently helped a client with Dementia feel welcome in her new surroundings.
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Core Value Standout Mar 2021: Glenda H.

Congratulations to Glenda H. for being chosen as our other Core Value Standout CAREGiver for March 2021. Glenda also experienced the loss of her client. She provided excellent care, spending her personal time to make sure her client was comfortable in her final days. The client's family said, "There is not enough money or words to describe how valuable she is. Glenda is an angel on Earth!"
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Core Value Standout Mar 2021: Laura P.

Congratulations to Laura P. for being chosen as one of our Core Value Standout CAREGivers for March 2021. Laura experienced the loss of her client who she stuck by until the very end. The client needed extra hours and she was more than willing to increase her work hours and take them. The family mentioned how grateful they were for her patience and tenderness and that she became like family. 
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CAREGiver of the Month Feb 2021: Latia H. (Oakwood)

Congratulations to Latia H. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Oakwood office for February 2021. Latia has been a dedicated CAREGiver since November 2019. She receives many compliments from her clients and their families. She often thinks outside of the box and goes above and beyond to make sure all of her client’s needs are met. Latia is always professional and happy to help whenever she can. We are lucky to have her as one of our CAREGivers!
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CAREGiver of the Month Feb 2021: Dorothy J. (Brecksville)

Congratulations to Dorothy J. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Brecksville office for February 2021. Dorothy has been a dedicated CAREGiver since February 2020. Dorothy is always reliable and professional. Her clients often tell us how wonderful she is even when dealing with difficult situations. She truly cares about all of her clients and is often recognized for making a positive difference in their lives. We are lucky to have you on our team!
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Core Value Standout Feb 2021: Veronica S.

Congratulations to our February 2021 Core Value Standout, Veronica S. who has been with us for almost 2 years. Veronica has shown she honors God in all she does since she started here. She is dedicated to enriching the lives of her client. She works with passion, commitment, and enthusiasm. She is always smiling and ready to help whenever they need her. We are so very thankful that Veronica is part of our family and has made such a positive impact on her clients.
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CAREGiver of the Month January 2021: Natosha B. (Oakwood)

Congratulations to Natosha B. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Oakwood office for January 2021. Natosha has been a dedicated CAREGiver since last year August 2020. She may be in her rookie year but she's no rookie when it come to providing smooth flawless care for her client. Natosha has already built a reputation as being friendly, nice, efficient, and easy to work with. Our leadership often says the client who gets this CAREGiver is truly the lucky one. We are also lucky to have you on our team!
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CAREGiver of the Month January 2021: Doneille M. (Brecksville)

Congratulations to Doneille M. for being chosen as CAREGiver of the month for our Brecksville office for January 2021. Doneille is also fairly new with us and has been a dedicated CAREGiver since last month, December 2020. She stands out for the encouragement she gives and the positivity she promotes. One of Doneille's clients insist that only she assists her because she has set the standard for care so high. The client also mentioned she is getting stronger and stronger each day because of the support she receives from Doneille. We are blessed and grateful to have you as a part of our team!
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Core Value Standout January 2021: Lisa W.

Congratulations to Lisa W. for being chosen as our Core Value Standout CAREGiver for January 2021. Lisa is fairly new with us and has been with us since December 2020 and is someone that already shows she encompasses many of the company’s core values. Lisa sacrificed her vacation to be there for her client during the holidays so he wouldn't be alone or have to be someone unfamiliar. We are so thankful to have you as a part of our team, for going above and beyond and being so dedicated to your client. Thank you!