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CAREGiver recognition for excellent service

CAREGiver Recognition

Carol joined Home Instead as a CAREGiver in March 2018. From the moment she joined us, we knew that Carol was a compassionate person, family orientated and a great communicator. She has been a great team player and describes herself as “a happy go lucky person”, which certainly has had the right effect on her clients as she seems to gain their trust and confidence and she is also well thought of by their families too.

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Senior CAREGivers of Home Instead Southampton

Senior CAREGivers

We have successfully recruited our first round of Senior CAREGivers! Our Senior CAREGivers will be assisting Kerry, our Head of CAREGiver Experience in carrying out support visits and supervisions with our whole CAREGiving team.

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CAREGiver Recognition Award for Outstanding Home Care

CAREGiver Recognition

Myra has a wealth of work experience and also personally cared for a close relative for 30 years, as well as being a community carer and more recently working in a care home for a short while.

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CAREGiver Recognition for Outstanding Home Care Service

CAREGiver Recognition

CAREGiver Recognition! Catherine was a qualified nurse and then spent over 15 years as a community midwife and was attracted to join us because she was keen to be involved in a service that aims to provide tailored care with consistent clients thus increasing her job satisfaction.

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CAREGiver Recognition Award for Outstanding Home Care Service

CAREGiver Recognition

Another one of our fantastic CAREGivers going above and beyond! Well done Emma! Emma was previously a nurse and joined the Home Instead family in December 2018.

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wonderful  care - the best

CAREGiver Recognition

And more CAREGiver recognition! This time Theresa! Theresa joined Home Instead over 3½ years ago and her amazing caring, calming, reassuring nature is a true inspiration. Theresa has supported many clients during her time with Home Instead, building wonderful trusting relationships and engaging with them to ensure they feel valued and at the heart of every visit. She has a knack of spreading sunshine, laughter and smiles wherever she goes. Theresa knows how vital it is to get to know the client’s as individuals and pick up on the little things that can make all the difference to their day. Theresa is a little ray of sunshine with her infectious smile, warmth and fun. We wish we could bottle her as she inspires us all and we are very proud to have her on our team. Congratulations Theresa, you are a star!

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care mum would like

CAREGiver Recognition

CAREGiver Recognition! This time Anna, a fantastic CAREGiver who joined us in Sept 2018. Anna was matched with a male client who is living with dementia and as his journey has progressed, he has had difficulty sleeping at night. Anna sits up with her client on overnight visits to enable his wife, who is his main carer to get some rest. Anna does this at least 3 times a week and has always taken this in her stride. Anna has a wonderful, calming and reassuring nature and this helps her client to appear at ease and comfortable and this makes all the difference to him and is also a huge relief to his wife. She has peace of mind that his needs are met during the night and he is being well cared for. Anna is so conscientious in her role as a CAREGiver and her only thought during her visits is for her client’s needs. She is patient, kind, considerate and treats her client with dignity, respect and compassion. Anna, you have embraced the role of CAREGiver, taken the lead and shared your heart. You have demonstrated outstanding dedication to CAREGiving and embody the culture and values of Home Instead. We are so proud to have you as part of our team and thank you for making such a difference. Well done and congratulations Anna! Here she is with Luisa and Trish and Sarah from Home Instead National Office

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Photo of CAREGiver Award

CAREGiver Recognition

It seems we celebrate outstanding CAREGiving every day, such is the wonderful care our team provide day after day. All our CAREGivers are outstanding but we are recognising Carolyn, a long standing CAREGiver. Carolyn has been a Home Instead CAREGiver for nearly 4 years and had never done anything similar in her working capacity before. Carolyn has fond memories of supporting a dear male client living alone, where she cooked him breakfast every day she visited and knew exactly how he liked his bacon and eggs. She supported him until he was transferred to a hospice where she visited him in her own time. There have been a number of other clients that she has supported where her positive impact has made a huge difference. Recently, Carolyn really ventured outside of her comfort zone. She was introduced to a lady shortly before she started to deteriorate and her needs increased dramatically to end of life care. We didn’t know if Carolyn would continue to support her because of the unique situation but there was absolutely no hesitation and Carolyn was in fact willing and keen to step up to the challenge. Carolyn was absolutely amazing with the client. We are so proud of you for your achievement and well deserved recognition. Well done and congratulations Carolyn.

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Memory Cafe

Easter Crafts at the Memory Cafe

Great fun this week at our Memory Cafe with everyone joining in to produce some wonderful creations!

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Client Visit

A Visit from Barbara

We love it when clients come to see us at our office! Barbara has arrived with her CAREGiver Jan and we were so pleased to see her, especially Bailey. Thank you for visiting us Barbara!

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CAREGivers are caring

CAREGiver Recognition

Celebrating great CAREGiving

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