Local Sawbridgeworth lady Sam Jones , has been awarded the accolade of ‘CAREGiver of the year 2013’ by her employers and clients at Home Instead in Sawbridgeworth, for her unfaltering dedication to the clients she looks after this year.
Having previously always worked in a local community as well as living in France. Sam changed direction to become a CAREGiver in October 2012 caring for her clients in their own homes. Her role includes, personal care, home help and companionship as well as working with one client assisting Sam looking after her horses.
Commenting on the award, Business Manager of Home Instead in Sawbridgeworth David Bassett said: “Congratulations to Sam, who is very deserving of this title. She is a very kind and caring lady and has become a trusted companion to her clients and their families. Sam always goes that extra mile, she really does make a difference to peoples’ lives. Here at Home Instead Sawbridgeworth we aim to become the UK's most admired care company through changing the face of ageing. I want to thank the whole team for their continuous hard work and support. THANK YOU!”
Alison Boggas Care Manager of Home Instead also commented, saying "Sam has only worked for Home Instead since October last year, she shows dedication and commitment to her clients and other CAREGivers. Sam has achieved her dementia specialist’s award as well as working though her QCF training. I’m really pleased that she has received this award. We have a great team here and would like to say a Big THANK YOU for all of your hard work".
Home Instead services include personal care such as assistance with bathing, dressing, eating and medications; home help covering all aspects of day-to-day housework, shopping, meal preparation and household duties; and companionship services that can involve everything from escorting clients on visits or appointments to simple conversation and good company.
Our services are also applicable to those with learning and physical disabilities - and we are able to provide comprehensive, specialised home care for individuals who face these challenges. We are approached directly by the families of those with special needs and also work with medical and social agencies, charities and care groups.
For more information on joining the team or on the services provided, please call the Sawbridgeworth office on 01279 721443 or visit www.homeinstead.co.uk/sawbridgeworth