Caring Angels in the Greater Fairfield, CT Area

Meet Visiting Angels Dedicated Staff of Caring Angels in Fairfield and Brookfield

 

At Visiting Angels, we believe that providing compassionate care services starts with having an outstanding team of caring angels. Our group of knowledgeable and experienced office staff and caring angels all have one thing in common, an unwavering commitment to providing you and your family with the best care possible! Learn more about the staff at our Fairfield, CT and Brookfield, CT offices.  

Fairfield Office:

Owner:

Thomas Dolan

Community Relations and Marketing Manager:

Sheila Jaworowski

Client Service Coordinators: 

Krista Grant

Additional Support Staff:

Rita Johnson - Office and Hiring Manager

Carole Anne Delvecchio - Registered Nurse

Michelle Mascolo - Office Manager and Finance

Lisa Pienaar- Hiring and Human Resource Manager

Nicole Believe - Office Coordinator

Jessica Tran - Office Coordinator

Brookfield Office:

Owner:

Senior Manager of Operations:

Nancy Woolfrey 

Client Service Community Liaison:

Marita Ferguson

Client Service Coordinator:

Renee Skidmore - Office Coordinator

Additional Support Staff:

Michelle Mascolo - Office Manager and Finance

Lisa Pienaar- Hiring and Human Resource Manager

Carole Anne Delvecchio - Registered Nurse

Nicole Believe - Office Coordinator

Jessica Tran - Office Coordinator

 Meet Our Staff!

Thomas Dolan - Owner 

Owner, Tom Dolan, obtained the Visiting Angels of Brookfield office in January of 2012, from Patricia Werlau and the Fairfield office from Robert Melcher in December of 2016. Following a rewarding career leading global enterprises within the service industry, Tom is professionally dedicated to building upon the high service standards that Ms. Werlau and Mr. Melcher were known well for. He is highly involved in the day-to-day operations of both offices, keeping him personally in tuned with the needs of his valued clients, their families, and his caring angels staff. Tom and his family are residents of Fairfield, CT. He is actively involved in his local church, St. Pius X Church in Fairfield, as well as in supporting his family and those with in the community. He has a passion for volunteering in school and local city programs and enjoys skiing, fishing, and golfing (with varied success). Tom's family has experienced many of the same challenges his clients face first hand; with Dementia, chronic illness, and end-of-life stages of loved ones.   

Nancy Woolfrey - Sr. Manager of Operations, Client Service Coordinator 

Nancy joined Visiting Angels in July of 2015, as Senior Manager of Operations and is a knowledgeable Client Service Coordinator. She currently lives in Southington, CT and oversees the day to day operations in our Brookfield, CT office. She has a BA in Business Management from Stetson University and has had a successful career as a Human Resources Administrator before joining our team of caring angels. Her caring spirit allows her to easily relate to family members who are doing their best to secure the best care services available for their loved ones. Nancy is dedicated to building long and lasting relationships with both our clients and caring angels team.

Marita Ferguson - Client Service Coordinator 

Marita joined our caring angels team in 2011 as an experienced Client Service Coordinator. She is passionate about diligently working with our clients and their families to find the perfect caregiver match for each given situation. She recognizes that finding the right caring angel for each case will help to ensure that our clients experience the best quality of life at home. She can be credited with enhancing client engagement by tailoring specific activities to our clients interests. Her educational background is in the social sciences, with a music concentration. She currently holds a BA in Social Work from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU). Recently Marita has been acting as the community liaison between our client families and our office staff. The majority of her time is spent conducting in home assessments, managing plans of care, and overseeing quality assurance in client/caregiver relationships. Marita has held several important social service positions in her 28 year career, before joining Visiting Angels. These positions included a role as a Geriatric Care Manager and a Social Worker for individuals suffering from developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries. She also has extensive experience working with the probate court system, end of life planning steps, and estate planning. She is one of the most thoughtful members of our firm, who can always be counted on to recognize important staff achievements and client special occasions. Marita has 3 daughters and currently lives with her husband in Bethel, CT 

Glenda Espana - Client Service Coordinator 

Glenda joined our caring angels team in October of 2018. She is a valuable asset to our staff. Her work experience includes three years in the field of Human Health Service and an educational background in Human Services/Pre-Social Work, in which she attended college for two years. Glenda is Bilingual and has previously worked in the home care agency environment as a Community Services Specialist, specializing in cases which involve caring for the needs of those who have traumatic brain injuries. She has been a CNA for the past six years and enjoys working with seniors in her community. She currently lives in Danbury, with her two children.                                                                                                                                                                                             

Michelle Mascolo 

Michelle has been a member of our caring angels team since 2008 and is our Office Manager serving both the Brookfield and Fairfield offices, providing vital support to our clients, their families, and our caregiving team. Michelle has an Associate’s Degree from Johnson and Wales University in RI and a Bachelor's Degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. She oversees essential functions involving the timely and accurate processing of invoices and payroll. Michelle also aids in managing calls to our offices and providing other caring angels team members support, as required.  

Lisa Pienaar - Hiring Manager

Lisa has grown significantly in her career since first starting as a CNA with Visiting Angels on our caring angels team in 2003. From there she developed into a Programming Coordinator in the skilled nursing field among various facilities in the Danbury, CT area. As a CNA, Lisa has worked in Rehabilitation Centers, Area Hospitals, and Assisted Living Facilities across several states. She worked most recently as the Director of Career Services at a career learning institute in Danbury, CT, where she helped to place students with agencies in the area. Her diverse skill set in home care makes her an invaluable asset to finding the right care givers for our caring angels  team and has afforded her the opportunity to reach out to prospective candidates and significantly grow our employee directory.

Carole Anne Del Vecchio - Registered Nurse   

Bringing more than thirty five years of both nursing and educational experience, Carole Anne provides vital nurse oversight to both our clients and caregiving team to ensure that the correct level of home care is being providing for each case. Her knowledgeable insight provides clients and their families with peace of mind and is a critical aspect of our teams commitment to providing the highest quality in care. 

Jessica Tran - Office Coordinator

Jessica recently graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor's of science in Health Promotion Studies and a minor in Psychology. Jessica worked at Danbury Hospital for over two years as a dietary aide through Morrison Healthcare. She has gained experience with the elderly and those with dementia through the hospital. Jessica currently assists the Visiting Angels staff members with long term care insurance claims for both the Brookfield and Fairfield office and with whatever help is needed. She hopes to further her education by getting a Master's degree in healthcare administration in the next few months. She started as an office intern in May 2020 and has joined our team as an office coordinator. In her free time, she enjoys being with family and loved ones.

Renee Skidmore - Office Coordinator

Renee is a recent graduate of Western Connecticut State University with a bachelors of science in Health Promotion & Exercise Sciences with her concentration in community health. Renee found her passion for working with seniors as an internet at our agency. Now as an office coordinator, Renee helps develop schedules, supports the office staff, and reviews long term care insurance claims. In the future she hopes to pursue getting her masters in Health Administration. Renee currently resides in Sandy Hook with her dog, Gunner.

Nicole Believe - Office Coordinator    

Nicole joined our team of caring angels in September of 2015 as one of our experienced Coordinators. She has gained experience in human resources, business, and marketing since graduating in 2005 Western Connecticut University with BA's in both Graphic Design and Photography. She found her most rewarding prior employment experience to be working with seniors who were experiencing the challenges of Dementia at various stages in an assisted living facility. She has a strong commitment to improving the lives of Visiting Angels clients by providing them with personalized home care services and activities. Nicole also supports Visiting Angels with digital marketing efforts and community event participation.   

Sheila Jaworowski - Client Service Coordinator 

Sheila has been part of the caring angels team since March of 2018, following a career as Respiratory Therapist. Her love for working with the senior population caused her to leave the hospital setting behind in favor of working in home care. Her work experience has also allowed her to gain experience on the facility side, by working in Assisted Living and as a Senior Advisor with a national senior referral agency. In her free time she enjoys traveling to new places, spending time with her loved ones, and cooking. 

Rita Johnson - Client Service Coordinator, Hiring Manager 

Rita joined our caring angels team in 2014 as both a Hiring Manager and Client Service Coordinator for the Fairfield, CT office. She manages caregiver recruitment, billing review, schedule management, and troubleshooting responsibilities. Rita's work experience extends to both the fields of Admissions and Marketing in various roles, for area nursing homes. She comes from a diverse educational background, including a Masters Degree in Health Care Administration, a BA in Human Services, and an Associates Degree in Mental Health. In her free time, she loves watching her daughter play basketball. 

Contact Visiting Angels of Fairfield

Contact us today for a free in-home consultation to learn more about our home care services and caring angels with one of our experienced staff members! Evening and weekend scheduling is available!  

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