We are so proud of our wonderful, hard-working Angel employees who routinely go beyond the call of duty. We feature these employees each month in our Home Care News by Angels newsletter. Read why they are so special...
Taye J. is one of our newer Angels who has proven to be
a true asset to our company. She has been consistent and reliable, and
is always pleasant on the phone and in person when communicating with
the office staff. She's also diligent about following clients' plans of
care, as demonstrated by her thorough completion of weekly duty sheets.
Additionally, we appreciate her willingness to pick up fill-in
Lois A. has been on our Angel team since November 2018. She possesses a particular trait which we desire in our caregiver employees—she communicates with us on a consistent basis—very important for employees who work in the field. She’s also an exceptionally hard-worker, taking on many fill-in cases, even those which require significant travel. Lois has a great attitude and is a team player!
Judith W. has been with Visiting Angels since May 2018. She’s a Star Angel who is eager and willing to work with challenging and difficult assignments. She is also willing to travel to out-of-the-way locations. She performs her job professionally, all while remaining positive, respectful, and with a marvelous sense of humor!
Joel J has been one of our favorite Angels since 2014. He treats our clients with the utmost respect. He takes the time and energy to understand each client’s personalities and tries to figure out ways that allow clients to thrive. For example, on his most recent assignment, he created an art studio in our client’s home so the two of them could share their love of art together. Joel has also been described as patient, calm, and positive.
Iris M is a very attentive and caring aide. She treats all clients with the same care and professionalism—whether on a long-term assignment or on a fill-in assignment for only a day. One client recently commented that she was an excellent caregiver and would love to have her as a fill-in again in the future.
Carla A. has been an outstanding Angel since August 2016. Carla is a friendly aide whose skills and professional attitude demonstrate that tough assignments are never an issue for her. She rarely calls out, turns in duty sheets on time, is very thorough in her care of our clients, and is a nice person to be around. Clients comment positively on her exceptional care.
Alice N.has been one of our go-to live-in/fill-in caregivers since February 2017. She has not only gone the extra mile for our clients, but for the office team, as well. For example, when we needed several back-to-back assignments recently, she accepted them graciously. Many of our live-in clients have requested having her back again when they need a fill-in because of her friendly professionalism.
Babajide has been one of our live-in Angels since August 2017. Clients have commented on his engaging way with them—he takes the time to really get to know them; he truly cares about them, personally. He is professional and efficient with providing personal care. Babajide is eager to work, and has recently done last-minute hourly and live-in fill-ins at times when we needed an Angel urgently. We truly appreciate Babajide’s care and willingness to do what it takes to make sure our clients are happy!
Barbara has been with Visiting Angels since November 2018. During this time, she has been a star Angel! Procedure-wise, she’s on point: she’s on-time to assignments, turns in her weekly duty sheets (required by ALL aides), and rarely calls out. Clients have commented on her pleasant demeanor, likeable personality, and willingness to do above and beyond what is asked of her. Barbara has proven herself worthy of handling challenging assignments in a professional way.
Gloria has been one of our outstanding live-in caregiver employees for over 11 years. She has continually met and exceeded our clients’ expectations through the years. She is patient, understanding when things don’t go as planned, and flexible. Her caring professionalism has turned prospective live-in clients—who were initially hesitant about having someone living with them—into clients who are happy for her company.
Inora has been one of our loyal Angels since 2014. Inora is hard-working, punctual, and consistently turns in the required Duty Sheets each week. She is always willing to accept new assignments with pleasure and rarely calls out. Clients and staff alike appreciate her pleasant, quiet, reflective personality.
Elba Z. is not only a great caregiver employee who our clients appreciate, but she is also reliable, friendly, and eager to help out in a pinch. Recently, we had an assignment that needed to be filled quickly. Elba jumped in even though it meant she had to rearrange her personal schedule in order to help us out. She is very easy to talk to and is a genuinely nice person--terrific attributes for a professional caregiver!
Maleekia C. uses her love of people to great advantage as a professional CHHA. Her cheerful enthusiasm is infectious! She’s also very adept at accompanying clients to doctor visits, not only with skillful safety supervision, but also by taking detailed notes during the visit for future reference. She is truly an Angel who has a passion for her profession and it shows!
Rose A. is a friendly Angel who has a great sense of humor; clients look forward to her cheerful personality. She rarely misses a shift, and if she does, she lets us know in advance. Rose is a professional who is eager to continually learn and grow in her career.
Amelia Y. chose to become a professional CHHA because she loves working with people. She has a warm smile and an agreeable nature—perfect qualities for an outstanding Angel caregiver! She has a kind, helpful personality which clients and staff greatly appreciate. Amelia is reliable, dependable, and rarely calls out.
Jackie H. is a motivated and determined Angel. She frequently takes last-minute assignments with a good attitude. Clients have remarked that they enjoy her sense of humor and appreciate the responsible way in which she approaches her job.
Paula E. is a star performer and displays many qualities of a model Angel. She’s punctual, rarely calls out, is detail oriented, returns her duty sheets to the office every week without fail, and very much cares about our clients.
Donna K., an Angel since 2016, has consistently gone
above and beyond for our clients and for our company. She has graciously
accepted assignments that have required extensive traveling, just to
ensure our clients are cared for. She truly understands the importance
of companionship. Donna is respectful and faces obstacles without
complaint. She makes a great home health aide because she treats our
clients as family.
Joanne B.'s strong work ethic and caring nature reveal her loyalty and professionalism to our clients and to Visiting Angels.
Joanne forms strong bonds with our clients as a result of her kindness,
helpful nature, and warm demeanor. Her dedication to our clients and to
her caring career has made her a valued Angel.
Delores M. is the type of Angel that everyone loves.
She is friendly and always has a smile on her face. One of our clients
even commented that she is like a ray of sunshine every time she walks
into a room! Delores consistently does everything and more to make sure
our clients are happy.
Tatiaira P. is a wonderful
Angel who cares very deeply about our clients. She is intuitive with
clients’ needs and does a marvelous job. She is always willing to go the
extra mile—staying late if needed without complaint. One of our clients
said she didn’t know what she would do without Tatiaira. Our client
also said that Tatiaira does everything that is asked of her with a
smile on her face.
Kwame O. has been a reliable and dependable employee caregiver with
Visiting Angels since 2012. Kwame is one of those unique people who goes
about his day smiling and without complaint, not even realizing what a
positive impact he has on our clients’ lives. He is in tune with
clients’ needs and is well beloved by both clients and office staff
Yan D. has been with Visiting Angels since March 2017.
During this time, she has been an attentive, prompt, and helpful CHHA
who rarely calls out. Recently, a client’s daughter commented that Yan
has gone above and beyond to ensure her mom is happy everyday, and that
Yan makes sure her mom has everything she needs before leaving at the
end of the day.
Shushana F. is one of those angels who quietly and
effectively goes about her job without a lot of people taking
notice...that’s only because Shushana works overnight shifts. Sushana is
a bright star on those dark nights, quietly but efficiently caring for
our clients and keeping them comfortable. Shushana rarely calls out and
has an outstanding record with Visiting Angels.
is one of our live-in caregiver employees who has gone above and beyond
for our clients. She truly cares about our clients; she makes sure they
have a clean, comfortable, and safe environment, makes sure they are on
time to doctor appointments, and provides for their wants and needs.
She has been described as kind, patient, and a well-mannered
representative of Visiting Angels.
Johnny W. has been one of our outstanding Angels for
nearly a year. In that time, he has been consistently reliable and
dependable. He’s also well-liked by our clients and other caregivers,
too. Our office staff appreciates that Johnny is very willing to
accommodate extra shifts and last-minute schedule changes.
is a friendly, outgoing Angel. Recently, a client commented that she
had never had a happier caregiver than Shamira, that it was obvious that
she enjoys her job. Shamira is flexible and always tries to accommodate
the requests of the Care Management Team as well as those of our
Edith C. has been a versatile go-to Angel. Not only is she willing to
accept assignments in both Mercer and in Burlington counties, but in the
past few weeks, she has accepted every fill-in assignment we have
offered—without complaint. Edith is pleasant and always seems to have a
positive attitude. She has a genuine empathy for our clients, and really
cares about keeping them happy. Edith is a wonderful member of the
Arnell Y. is one of those special Angels who is always
willing to accept fill-in assignments. She makes a concerted effort to
check in with the office every day. She is reliable, trustworthy, and
cares a great deal about the clients she cares for. Always with a ready
smile, she pitches in and does whatever is necessary to ensure our
clients are well taken care of!
Joy A. has just celebrated her 3 year work anniversary with Visiting Angels. Joy is a happy person and is always willing to go the extra mile for our clients. Joy also frequently accepts fill-in shifts when other caregivers are unable to go to their shifts, which we greatly appreciate.
Henrietta G. has been a live-in aide with Visiting Angels for a year now, but her reliability and work ethic make it seem much longer! She bonds well with clients and communicates frequently with the office. We are fortunate to have Henrietta as one of our “go-to” caregivers for our live-in clients.
Nathalie F. has been on our Angel team since September 2017. Not only do our clients appreciate her, but the office staff does, too. Over the Memorial Day weekend, she was willing and able to do 3 fill-in assignments in a row! It’s so helpful, especially on a holiday weekend, to have special “go-to” Angels like Nathalie who are willing to step-in at a moment’s notice. We also appreciate that she responds to office requests within an hour.
Judith W. is one of our star newer Angels who has not missed an assignment by calling out. She is a hard-working employee who currently cares for 3 of our clients. While most of our Angels prefer to work closer to their own homes, Judith has been willing to travel to assignments throughout both Mercer and Burlington counties, which we greatly appreciate!
Dee P is a hard-working aide who has demonstrated reliability for over 2 years. She is a consistent worker who continues to impress us with her dependability. Our clients adore her spirit of generosity and warmth. She is regularly on time and rarely calls out. Dee is an asset to our team; her long-term commitment to our company and to our clients demonstrate this!
Paule A has been a star Angel since she came on board over 7 months ago. She is habitually on time to her assignments, regardless how early in the morning they may start. She is flexible, hardworking, and cares for multiple clients—some on the same day. She’s ready to work with a smile on her face! Her cheerful, caring, dependable demeanor has proven that she’s a great team player.
Aline D. celebrated her 7th anniversary with Visiting Angels in March. For the past 2 years, she’s been working with one particular client. In these 2 years, she’s been consistently on time and has had infrequent call-outs. Clients admire her focus and dependability; she does what is she is asked and more! She has shown loyalty and dedication with her many years of service at Visiting Angels.
Jeilyn F. has only been working for Visiting Angels less than a year, but has proven herself to be kind-spirited, driven, and hardworking. She has shown flexibility with her schedule in order to meet the needs of our client for whom she is providing care. She has gone above and beyond to make sure he is comfortable and content. Our client speaks highly of Jeilyn and that’s no doubt due to her positive attitude and work ethic.
Patricia L. has a cheerful, positive outlook which
brightens our clients’ days. She has been a dedicated Visiting Angels
employee for 7 years, and has routinely shown an eagerness to work. She
puts her best foot forward on every assignment. In her current
assignment, our client has remarked that she treats him as though he
were family, and shows much care in all she does.
Maria E. has been one of our steadfast Angels since
2016. She is flexible and willing to accept additional assignments, even
in a pinch at the last minute. She goes out of her way to form
connections with our clients and does her best to fulfill any special
requests our clients may have regarding their care.
Nicole G. has been a dedicated Angel since 2016. She
currently works with 3 clients, all with whom she happily shares her
professional affection and attention. She takes the time to learn our
clients’ likes and preferences, then incorporates those details into her
interaction with the clients. She’s hard-working and is always ready to
pick up additional assignments when offered.
Claudette H. joined our Visiting Angels team in
2017. She has a compassionate, caring nature which is an important part
of being a successful caregiver. When a client’s husband was recently
hospitalized, for example, she provided not only physical support to our
client, but was also a comforting emotional support during a difficult
time. She is consistently eager to go the extra mile with clients.
Peter B. is one of our longtime Angels, having been
with us since 2013. Peter’s dedication is extraordinary-he currently
drives over 1.5 hours from his home to our client’s home every day! Our
client’s family member has commented on how he takes pride in his
profession of providing care, and shows much patience while doing so. We
appreciate your loyalty and kind-spirit, Peter!
Shennel C. is an amazing Angel team player! She
strives for excellence when taking care of our clients and has always
been willing to lend a helping hand with fill-in assignments. Shennel
shows wisdom when working with an array of client types, and doesn’t shy
away from new and different situations.
Susan R. has been a devoted Angel since 2016. Susan
has historically been flexible and eager to take on more assignments,
even in a pinch. In fact, she was willing to drive an hour from her home
to do a fill-in! She has a great spirit and caring personality, even
when given challenging assignments. Clients have always been impressed
with how involved she is with their care and at how she continually
looks out for them.
Shandel A. is a newer Angel who has a big heart and
humble spirit. He’s very professional, on time, and consistently keeps
the Care Management Team informed and updated about our clients. He
treats each client as he would his own family member and ungrudgingly
goes the extra mile for every client.
Natacha L. has been one of our dedicated, loyal
Angels since 2014. We can always count on her reliability, her
consistent attendance, and her eagerness to take on more permanent and
fill-in assignments. A client has recently commented that she’s very
friendly, is always smiling, and happily performs her duties. Keep up
the awesome work, Natacha!
Nancy C. is one of our newer Angels who is making a
positive impact. She’s working with a client who had previously been
resistant to receiving help with her activities of daily living (ADLs).
According to the family, Nancy’s kind, professional demeanor has changed
that resistance; their mom is even going on walks, which she had
previously refused. We appreciate Nancy’s gentle persuasion!
Joel J., a loyal Angel since 2014, has been doing an
excellent job on a very unique and challenging assignment recently. He
continually represents Visiting Angels very well with his
professionalism and positive attitude!
Josephine B. is a newer Angel who has been with one
of our clients since his first day of service in February. Josephine
demonstrates calming patience with difficult situations. The family has
recognized this and has remarked, “Josephine has the patience of a
saint!” The family really appreciates Josephine and her help with their
Michelle D. has been one of our loyal employees
since November 2011. Recently, a client’s family member (who had
experienced problems with other home care agencies in the past) remarked
that Michelle is “fabulous and amazing,” takes good care of her mother,
and is always smiling. We greatly value Michelle’s good nature and
Lyndsey B. recently celebrated her 2-year
anniversary with Visiting Angels. We so appreciate her loyalty to both
our company and to our clients. She’s a very compassionate aide and goes
out of her way to make sure every client is well taken care of!
Monica B. is well-liked by every client she
services. She’s always willing to help the Care Management Team and
accepts additional assignments with very short notice. We especially
love that she always has a big smile on her face! She recently started
service with a client; the client quickly gave feedback that he likes
her very much and believes it will be a long-term association!
Ophelia C. has been one of our very special Angels
since 2008. She has been a live-in caregiver employee for the same
client for 9 years. She has been an amazing home health aide and has
been extremely loyal and hard-working through the years. Ophelia is
truly an Angel!
Kumba G. has been with Visiting Angels since 2015.
Kumba is always punctual for her assignments and is a natural caregiver
at heart. We are happy to have her as a member of the Visiting Angels’
Fatumata B. is a newer employee to Visiting
Angels, but she’s proven that’s she’s meant to work in the caregiving
profession. Fatumata has gotten outstanding praise from our clients who
have remarked that she is a great fit for the home care field; the work
required seems to come naturally to her. She is a true Angel at heart!
Lakeya K. has been with Visiting Angels since 2013.
She has an effervescent personality and passes her bubbliness onto her
clients! Lakeya helps improve the quality our clients’ lives
continually. We’re grateful to have her at Visiting Angels!
Gloria A. just celebrated her 9-year anniversary
with Visiting Angels. We congratulate Gloria on her many loyal years of
service. She has always displayed kindness and love toward our clients
through her words and sincere dedication. She’s a prime example of the
kind of “Angel” we all would want with us.
Marie B. has been one of our lovely Angels since
2014. A client’s family gave her recent praise, stating: “Marie is
extremely punctual, has a joyful spirit and a positive demeanor with an
attentive approach in her one-on-one dealings with our mom. Marie is a
consummate home health aide, one who is conscientious, taking pride in
all that she does.”
Esther R. has been with Visiting Angels for nearly 5
years and gets nothing but praises from our clients. One of them
remarked, “Esther was great; professional and kind. Great job, Esther!”
Another family said, “She is great in all she does. We’re very happy
Claudette H. is one of our most experienced home
care employees, having worked in the health care field for over 15
years. She’s a great representation of Visiting Angels; our clients
thing so, too. One client recently said, “[Claudette] is very competent;
she knows what she is doing.”
Hawa D. has been one of our Angels for over 5 years.
When one of our live-in aides needs time off, she’s our go-to fill-in
live-in aide. Our clients have often requested her by name; they
appreciate her knowledge and confidence in her job abilities. She’s a
hard worker and takes initiative. Thank you for all you do, Hawa!
Shayla R. regularly exceeds our expectations by
going above and beyond, whether it’s with her assigned long-term case or
with fill-in assignments. She’s always spreading her natural bubbliness
with the office staff and with the clients on her assignments. We wish
we could duplicate her! She’s a great aide who has been in this field
for over 18 years. We’re glad you’re at Visiting Angels, Shayla!
Kwasi B. has been a solid employee who has been
with our company since July 2009. We can always count on Kwasi to
provide superior client care and are so proud of his long service. He is
currently with 3 clients who all are happy to see him when he arrives!
Carla A. is beloved by both our clients and by our
office staff. She always has a smile when she comes into our office. Our
clients have nothing but good things to say about her. Thank you for
your kind and patient nature, Carla!
Ben W-S. has been with one of our clients, Mr. C,
for over 6 months. The family says great things about Ben…that he’s a
professional, and that one can tell that caring for people is his life’s
work. They report he treats Mr. C as if he were his own family member.
Keep up the good work, Ben!
Aeysha G. was one of our holiday Angels! At the last
minute over the recent holiday weekend, Aeysha accepted a fill-in
assignment. We appreciate Aeysha’s willingness to help a client in need,
especially for a hard-to-fill holiday shift.
Gertrude A. took a fill-in assignment at the last
minute, literally. We are grateful that she accepted, but are very happy
that she didn’t hesitate and had a great attitude when we approached
her with the assignment. This makes our job so much easier!
We also shine the spotlight on Natalie J. who takes
on every case we offer to her–despite the distance. Even better, every
client she has visited has given her praise for her service!
George A. is one of our faithful live-in aides who
has been on his current assignment for over 2 years. Our client adores
him and said he wouldn’t change a thing about him!
Johnnie F. has been a special Angel this month by
taking several fill-in assignments with only a moment’s notice for each
one. It’s great to know that we can depend on Angels like Johnnie!
Esther B. recently received praise from a client’s
family declaring, “She was the biggest sweetheart over the past year.
Your agency was great for picking her. My mother loved her!”
Denise T. received a similar sentiment from a client’s daughter: “Denise is wonderful! She is just what Mom needed!”
Thaera I.’s care of our client in Browns Mills meant
so much to our client and her family. Thaera displays attributes we so
appreciate in our Angels: compassionate, competent, and kind.
It’s always a happy day in the office when one of our clients sends
us a note praising one of our Angels. A client’s daughter-in-law wrote
to tell us that Jumah V. did an excellent job cooking, cleaning, and making our Tabernacle client’s life brighter with her presence. Thank you, Jumah!
As she was literally walking into her own home, our office called Tory H.
to ask if she could do an emergency fill-in assignment, as one of our
clients needed assistance that moment. Tori gladly accepted, turned
around, and went directly to our client’s home.
Mekee K. is being complimented this month on her
friendly, agreeable attitude. Whenever the office calls her, she is
always pleasant and willing to help.
Marie M. and Ladie A. are assigned
to the same client. Both Angels are eager to fill-in or adjust their
work schedules in order to accommodate any schedule tweaks they or our
client may request. This helps ensure our client receives continuity of
care, and doesn’t need to adjust to a new Angel each time one of them is
unavailable. We truly appreciate this team’s flexibility and
Despite juggling a full-time college schedule and a full work schedule with Visiting Angels, Nana K. is always ready to rework her schedule, when possible, to help us with last-minute fill-in assignments.
Alison has been incredibly flexible and willing to
move her personal schedule whenever possible to accommodate our
last-minute requests for fill-in assignments.
Ashley received the ultimate compliment from the son
of the client for whom she’s assisting. He said that although his
mother’s memory is very poor, she remembers and eagerly waits for Ashley
on the days she comes. Ashley also accompanied his mother to a movie;
while his mom can’t remember what movie they saw, she remembers the
“life experience” of being with Ashley.
For the past few months, Donna R. has taken on extra
overnight shifts with a client. She is replacing one of our other aides
who had to leave the country suddenly due to a family emergency.
Movita S. has just celebrated her 5-year anniversary
with Visiting Angels. In those 5 years, Movita has always been willing
to adapt to client schedule changes to assist the clients. She has shown
true dedication and loyalty to Visiting Angels through the years.
Despite a very hectic schedule, Lillian G. manages
to balance it all very well and is always very helpful in doing the best
she can to accept last minute fill-in assignments.
Becky C. has happily accepted last-minute fill-in
assignments, even on holidays, so that our clients would not have to go
without care and to also help the employees for whom she was replacing.
Patience Y. has often rearranged her personal
schedule to cover a co-worker’s shifts for a mutual long-term client.
Our client’s family was so appreciative that they gave her a lovely
flowered plant for Thanksgiving.
Vickie D. has accepted a variety of long-term cases
that require her to drive a good distance between cases each day, which
isn’t ideal. However, she’s been positive and cheerful about it, and
treats each assignment as though it were the first one of the day.
Marie Lynn D. has been with Visiting Angels a long
time. She works overnights and happily agrees to work as many hours as
our client needs; our client’s family is very pleased, as a result.
Last year, we reported that Doris J. helped save Mrs. C’s life by performing the Heimlich maneuver. Once again, this diligent Angel helped keep Mrs. C from choking.
Grace O. noticed that our client was looking very
pale and was extremely lethargic, so she strongly urged the client’s
family to take him to the ER. The client is now recuperating in the
hospital and will be returning home soon.
Evelyn accepted an urgent assignment even though it
was a longer distance from her home than we normally ask our home care
employees to drive; she understood our client’s serious need for care.
Anya Y. eagerly stepped up to become “lead aide” by
orienting other aides on an assignment for a long-term client whose care
needs progressed from several hours a day to 24 hours per day.
Hawa D., a fill-in aide on a live-in assignment,
agreed to stay an extra 24 hours when the regular aide had a personal
matter and couldn’t return as scheduled.
Thaera I. cut her vacation short by almost a full day so that a fill-in aide who was covering for her could accept another assignment.
Even though Judy works overnight shifts for a
client, twice this past month she has been willing to readjust her free
time during the day in order to accommodate the client’s need for extra
They were very good with the way they select people...
They were very good with the way they select people...