Home Care Assistance Names Dean Phillips 2014 Caregiver of the Year at the Annual Convention
Dean Phillips of Home Care Assistance Indianapolis was recognized as Caregiver of the Year, outshining more than 4,000 caregivers across North America
(Palo Alto, CA – October 7, 2014) Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care, is proud to announce that Dean Phillips of Home Care Assistance Indianapolis is the recipient of the company’s 2014 Caregiver of the Year Award. This prestigious award is presented each year to the caregiver who best exemplifies Home Care Assistance’s values and core beliefs, embodying the company’s mission to change the way the world ages. Dean was honored at Home Care Assistance’s Annual Convention held in San Diego. His tremendous compassion for his clients, commitment to helping them regain a remarkable level of independence despite physical limitations, admirable professionalism and glowing client reviews set him apart from over 4,000 caregivers across North America.
“Dean exemplifies the ideal caregiver, embodying compassion, understanding and creativity,” said Michael Rothenberger, owner of Home Care Assistance of Indianapolis. “Not only does Dean treat his clients as if they are his own family members, but he takes their wellbeing to heart and helps them realize the level of independence they can still achieve. He continues to go above and beyond what is expected of him, truly caring for others.”
Dean has had a distinguished career at Home Care Assistance of Indianapolis since joining the company. Over the past two years, he has provided outstanding support for his clients. One client’s story is especially heart-warming. Suzy, who initially refused home care, grew to love Dean within the first hour of meeting. He encouraged her independence and motivated her to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle that included regular walks. Dean’s ability to go the extra mile in encouraging his clients has changed Suzy’s life in the most positive of ways.
Dean’s own personal experience with his mother is what initially inspired him to become a caregiver. “My mother had become ill with a brain tumor and I became her full-time caregiver,” said Dean. “I grew closer to my mom and I realized how rewarding it felt to help her. Caregiving is the most fulfilling experience of my life and I’m so grateful for the opportunity to change lives.”
The Caregiver of the Year Award Ceremony marked the end of the 2014 Home Care Assistance Annual Convention, where Home Care Assistance franchise owners and corporate staff gathered to celebrate the company’s commitment to changing the way the world ages through high-caliber in-home care and community education. Home Care Assistance prides itself on taking a proactive approach to health and wellness. The company’s proprietary Balanced Care MethodTM, based on rigorously studied lifestyle factors that contribute to healthy longevity, is a core part of its caregiver training model and care program. Home Care Assistance caregivers are bonded, insured, covered by workers’ compensation and screened for criminal backgrounds and driving histories to ensure that clients receive the best care from the most qualified caregivers. Care plans are tailored to clients’ individual needs and preferences and clients are expertly matched to provide the most enriching client – caregiver experience.
To learn more about Home Care Assistance, please visit www.HomeCareAssistance.com, or call at 1-866-454-8346. The Home Care Assistance of Indianapolis office is located at 12525 Old Meridian Street, Suite 130, in Carmel, Indiana.
ABOUT HOME CARE ASSISTANCE
Home Care Assistance is the leading provider of home care for seniors across the United States and Canada. Our mission is to change the way the world ages. We provide older adults with quality care that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Our services are distinguished by the caliber of our caregivers, the responsiveness of our staff and our expertise in Live-In care. We embrace a positive, balanced approach to aging centered on the evolving needs of older adults. A 2014 Franchise500® and Inc. 5000 Company, Home Care Assistance has received numerous industry awards including Entrepreneur’s Fastest-Growing Franchises and Franchise Business Review’s Top 50. For more information about Home Care Assistance and our services, visit homecareassistance.com.