Right at Home Wins Caring Star Award Two Years In A Row!
Right at Home is proud to announce that we are the 2019 winner of Caring.com’s prestigious Caring Star Award! The Caring Star Award is based on real reviews from our past and current clients who have shared testimonials about how Right at Home has helped to improve the quality of their lives.
Right at Home is the ONLY Home care agency in Northwest Indiana to win the award two years in a row! We are part of an elite group of three agencies in the entire state of Indiana to win the award two years in a row, and one of only six agencies in the state of Indiana to win the award in 2019.
“We are incredibly honored and excited to receive this award for the second year in a row," said Marc Sokol, Owner of Right at Home – Northwest Indiana.“What makes it especially gratifying is that the only way to win the award is if your clients are super happy with your services and take the time to say so, which ours did!”
Caring.com is the premier website that families visit to read reviews of home care agencies. We invite you to read our reviews on Caring.com today! There you can read the wonderful stories and other testimonials about our caregiving services from families just like yours.
Right at Home Supports World Cancer Day
Caregiving Support and Resources
February 4 is World Cancer Day. The campaign theme “I Am And I Will” is a call for individuals and communities worldwide to take action to help reduce the burden of cancer. Aging is one of the biggest risks for cancer.
Seniors and their family members can take the following measures to help prevent cancer and join the fight against it:
--Screen for early detection.
--Be intentional about staying healthy.
--Seek professional home care assistance for at-home cancer recovery.
--Connect with national cancer resources, including:
- The American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org, 1-800-227-2345
- Cancer Care, www.cancercare.org, 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
- Cancer Net (American Society of Clinical Oncology), https://www.cancer.net,1-888-651-3038
- The National Cancer Institute, https://www.cancer.gov/resources-for, 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
- The U.S. Administration on Aging, www.eldercare.gov, 1-800-677-1116
- The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation https://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/SupportGroups.html, 1-877-GO-KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
- The United Way, www.liveunited.org, check your local phone listing
For information about local cancer resources and caregiving support, contact Right at Home of Northwest Indiana, a leading provider of in-home care and assistance, at (219) 682-1977.
Please join us in congratulating our December 2018 Caregiver of the Month, Bettye Ferguson! Bettye is one of our live-in caregivers and works with her client for four full days per week. She is dedicated to ensuring her client receives exemplary care, both physically and mentally. Bettye's client is in a wheel chair and her diligently encourages regular exercises to maintain his strength and mobility.
Bettye Goes the Extra Mile for Her Client
Knowing that travel can be difficult for her client, Bettye reached out to the office for a list of home doctors so he can receive medical care at home, including physical therapy services. She also brings joy to her client daily by playing games with him, watching his favorite movies, and making his favorite meals. Bettye’s client and his family regularly praise Bettye for her dedication and the wonderful care she provides.
What We Love About Bettye
One of the many things our clients and office staff alike love about Bettye is her positive attitude and constant smile. She genuinely loves caring for people and does a wonderful job of it. And, as one of our best caregivers, Bettye never misses a clock-in or out, diligently turns in her care notes weekly, and keeps the office updated on changes in her client’s condition. Bettye, a huge thank you for delivering the gold standard of care to your client and for being an outstanding caregiver.
Rewarding Dedicated Caregivers
As a reward for earning the Caregiver of the Month award, Bettye will be awarded a $100 bonus, given Right at Home apparel, have her name engraved on the Caregiver of the Month plaque in our office, and receive company-wide recognition.