Our Caregiver Recognition Program is used to recognize those caregivers who go above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients. They are the hard-working, dedicated, compassionate staff that help us achieve our goal of providing Quality Care Beyond Compare and we are happy to give them the recognition they deserve.
Caregiver of the Year
2022 Caregiver of the Year
Congratulations to our 2022 Caregiver of the Year, Andre Thomas!! Andre was chosen for his exceptional reliability and kindness towards everybody he interacts with. His consistent care throughout the year has played a huge part in the Agency’s growth. We have heard nothing but great things about Andre and the care that he provides, his quality of care is truly beyond compare! Keep up the great work, Andre! We are so thankful to have you as a part of our team!
Caregiver of the Month
March 2023 Caregiver of the Month
Ashley is always early for her shift and is excellent at keeping her clients’ home tidy and clean. The client's family has repeatedly praised Ashley for the care she provides. Ashley has been a caregiver for 7 years and loves assisting her clients with anything they need. Ashley would like to continue working in home care and helping people as it makes her truly happy. During her spare time she likes to do some rock painting for a Facebook group. Thank you, Ashley, we truly appreciate your dedication to your clients!
February 2023 Caregiver of the Month
Andrea was chosen because she is always advocating for her clients and she goes above and beyond to make sure their environment is safe and clean. Andrea has been a caregiver for 4 years and loves enjoying a day outside with her clients when the weather is nice. She also loves to cook with her clients. Andrea would like to remain in the healthcare field and continue to make sure those she cares for are always happy and safe. In her spare time Andrea likes to relax, put on a good movie, and eat some great food! Thanks Andrea for all of your hard work! We are so grateful to have you on our team!
January 2023 Caregiver of the Month
Kate was an integral part of helping one of our clients be successful at home before transitioning into a new position that allows her to support and assist multiple members of our community through our partnership with the Cayuga County Office of the Aging. She is personable, attentive, and kind and we have received many compliments from the family of her client, as well as from the Office of the Aging, regarding her skills and the care that she provides. Kate has been a caregiver for 6 years and she loves the opportunity to help others and make a positive difference in their lives. Kate’s future goal is to move up in this field and become a Service Coordinator. During her spare time Kate loves to spend time with her family, especially her son. Thank you, Kate, we appreciate all that you do for your clients!
December 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Dannielle was chosen for her reliability and the quality of care she provides to her clients. When Dannielle is called upon, she steps up to the plate without hesitation. She goes above and beyond for her clients consistently and has proven she is reliable as she did not call out for the whole year of 2022! Dannielle has been a caregiver for 14 years and loves to help people in need. In the future, Dannielle wants to continue to help more people in the community and continue to provide the quality care she does! In her free time, Dannielle also loves to spend time with her family! Thank you Dannielle for all that you do for your clients. We are grateful to have you on our team!
Kayli Moore Griffith
November 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Kayli was chosen for her reliability and dedication to her clients. When Kayli is called upon, she steps up without hesitation to assist. She truly cares for her clients, and it shows every day with the compassionate care she provides. Kayli has been a caregiver for 6 years and loves helping people. Kayli would like to further her career in the nursing field and go to school to become an RN. In her free time, Kayli loves to spend quality time with her kids. Thank you for all that you do for your clients, Kayli! We are truly thankful to have you on our team!
October 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Sue was chosen for her dedication to her clients, as well as her outstanding dependability. This is a direct quote from a client’s family member regarding Sue, “I personally appreciate Sue’s compassionate care that she provides Mom consistently. Her commitment to her responsibilities as well as her overall work habits are admirable and commendable in every way. She exemplifies a sense of ‘duty’ and flexibility to the needs at hand.” Sue has been a caregiver for 30 years and loves the opportunity to provide care to those who need it. Sue loves what she does, especially working one on one with her clients to make a difference in their daily lives. In her free time, Sue enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter. Thank you, Sue, for providing great care to all your clients! We are so happy to have you as a part of our team!
September 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Andre was chosen for his reliability, as well as his nearly perfect attendance since he started with us in 2019. Andre is well-loved by both of his clients whom he has worked with for several years. During this time, he has had a positive impact not only on the clients, but also their families. Andre has been a caregiver for 20 years and finds joy in providing care to his clients that depend on him. Andre would like to continue what he is doing as he truly loves his job. When Andre has spare time, he enjoys spending it at home relaxing and watching TV. Thank you, Andre, for all your hard work! We are so fortunate to have you on our team!
August 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Ivey was chosen for her continued dedication to her clients and the Agency. Ivey’s communication with the office staff is outstanding, and we truly appreciate her reliability! Ivey has been a caregiver for 5 years. She is very thankful for the opportunity to help keep her clients in their own homes and involved in their communities. In the future, Ivey hopes to continue serving the healthcare community in the legal field by becoming an attorney. In her spare time Ivey enjoys going to the mall, going out to eat, and taking walks while listening to her favorite music. Thank you, Ivey, we appreciate all that you do for your clients!
July 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Hughnisha was very motivated to receive Caregiver of the Month and spoke with her supervisor about how to do so. Over the last several months, Hughnisha has accomplished all the goals she set for herself, and it did not go without notice! Her attendance is outstanding, as well as her dedication to her clients. Hughnisha has been a caregiver for 5 years, and loves assisting her clients with whatever they need to make them happy. Hughnisha’s future goal is to become an RN, and during her spare time she loves spending quality time with her family. Thank you Hughnisha for all your hard work! We are grateful to have you on our team!
June 2022 Caregiver of the Month
DeVon was chosen for the exceptional care he provides to his clients. His reliability and positive attitude have an amazing effect on his co-workers, as well as his clients. DeVon has been a caregiver for 6 years and loves to bring a smile to his client’s faces when they need it most. DeVon’s future goal is to grow within the company, and to continue helping others as much as he can. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with friends, watching sports, and doing outdoor activities as much as possible! Thank you, DeVon, we are so grateful for all your hard work!
May 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Cheri was chosen for stepping up and helping her client and client’s family member during a difficult time. Cheri has been a caregiver for 20 years, and her favorite thing to do with/for her clients is cook and bring them happiness. Cheri’s future goal is to continue helping people maintain their independence in the community. Thank you Cheri, for providing great care to all of your clients! We are so happy to have you as a part of our team!
April 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Mike was chosen for his reliability, dependability, and willingness to help his client maintain independence. Mike has been a caregiver for 15 years total, and 7 years with Access. Mike loves to help people, and when he has a spare moment to himself, he loves to sleep. Mike’s future goal is to win the lottery and retire early. Thanks, Mike, for all your hard work and dedication! We are so happy to have you as a part of our team!
March 2022 Caregiver of the Month
Paula was chosen for the care and compassion she gives her clients every day. Her clients and their family members have stated multiple times how attentive and hardworking Paula is, and we could not agree more! Paula has been a caregiver for over 10 years and loves caring for her clients and making them feel special. Paula’s future goal is to relocate after her youngest child finishes school. During her spare time she likes to go clubbing and dancing with friends. Thank you, Paula, we truly appreciate all you do for your clients!