Catching Up with Carers: Farnborough Carer Nicky

Join us as we delve into the care journey and life of Nicky, a Care Professional from Home Instead Farnborough, Farnham & Fleet

Nicky stands as a shining example among the truly exceptional care professionals at Home Instead Farnborough. Consistently surpassing expectations, she has made her indelible mark during her three years with us. Nicky’s unwavering dedication and impressive commitment go beyond the responsibilities of her role, highlighting that for her, caring for others is more than just a job—it’s a genuine calling. Her outstanding contributions reflect the high standards of excellence we uphold at Home Instead, and we are privileged to have Nicky as a valued member of our compassionate team.

Nicky’s journey in the field of healthcare began in Cape Town, South Africa. Throughout her career, she has consistently been dedicated to the well-being of others. Her previous role was with the national office of palliative care, overseeing operations for 100 hospices across South Africa. In this position, she had the unique privilege of serving as the personal assistant to the CEO, a distinguished professor of palliative care.

Nicky’s connection to the importance of palliative care became even more profound when she supported her late husband through his battle with cancer. This firsthand experience not only deepened her understanding of the challenges faced by patients and their families but also fueled her passion for making a positive impact in this critical field.

Upon retiring from her position, Nicky’s journey led her to the United Kingdom, where her daughter suggested a fulfilling opportunity with Home Instead Farnborough. Recognising the importance of personalised care, Nicky chose to become a  Care professional with us, this decision aligns perfectly with her rich background in healthcare and her desire to continue making a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need.

Nicky brings a wealth of experience and compassion to her role, driven by her personal and professional commitment to enhancing the quality of life for individuals requiring care and support. Her diverse background and dedication make her a valuable asset to the Home Instead Farnborough team as she continues to contribute to the well-being of others in her role as Care Professional.

Smiling elderly person with glasses, short hair, and a patterned shirt against a plain background. - Home Instead

“ To care is to preserve their dignity, respect their wishes and treat them with compassion and empathy “

Nicky’s narrative is a tribute to the incredible team of Care Professionals we have here at Home Instead Farnborough, Farnham & Fleet, and her commitment to excellence reflects the values that we hold dearly. As we celebrate stories like Nicky’s, we are reminded of the transformative influence that compassionate care professionals have in shaping the well-being and happiness of those they serve. Home Instead Farnborough, Farnham, and Fleet are truly fortunate to have such remarkable individuals preserving our testament to providing the highest quality of care.

If, like Nicky, you would like to make a positive difference to your own life, and lives within your community, contact us today at 01252 758 716 !  We have a wide variety of opportunities available here at Home Instead Farnborough, Farnham & Fleet.