Meet the Team
At a young age, Audrey wanted to be a Social Worker. Before completing her courses, she moved to Alberta from Ontario and began working in accounting in the Oil industry. She worked there for 27 years before moving back to Ontario to be with her parents who were both in Long Term Care. She went back to school and began working in a Nursing home in the food services industry. Her Mother had worked as a nurse in Long Term Care so upon moving to Victoria in 2017, Audrey decided to begin working in home care as a companion. She enjoys giving her clients the independence they deserve while helping them maintain their dignity in aging. She treats her clients as she would have wanted her parents to be treated.
Dalila comes to Care & Company with a background in nursing from Brazil! She finds joy in caring for people in all walks of life and truly wants to make their lives better. Her calm and caring personality make her a great caregiver and her patience shows when she has to handle a difficult sitution.
Debbie is originally from Jamaica and moved to Canada in 1991. Before coming to Victoria she lived in London, St Lucia , & Miami. Debbie enjoys travelling, meeting people, photography and architecture. She also worked for Princess Cruises which gave her the opportunity to visit many countries. Prior to joining Care & Company she worked for 4 years at a nursing home. She found working with seniors very rewarding and always loves to hear their stories and hopefully in some small way bring some joy to their day. She has two daughters and two grandchildren who live here in Victoria. When she is not busy caring for her clients, she hosts international student who are in Victoria taking English classes. She has done this for over 20 years and loves to learn about their lives, families and culture. Some of her other hobbies include hiking, reading, cooking, gardening, organizing and watching movies.
Diana has been working for the Company since 2020 and has been a wonderful addition to the team. She is a trained health care aide and works with our overnight clients remaining awake in case they need assistance thorough the evening. Her kind and caring nature make her the perfect caregiver to assist someone through a bout of confusion or concern.
Dorjee is originally from Tibet. In her words, she loves to share the power of care to make a difference in the lives of her clients. Dorjee provides live-in care to her wonderful clients.
Elena carries over six years of education in sports, exercise and wellbeing, including a degree in Physical Education and Sports. She participated in the 2014 Sochi Olympics in moguls and is a certified personal trainer.
She loves to find ways to help her clients stay active, obtain healthy habits, prevent injuries, maintain a healthy weight, improve self-care, and achieve goals. She firmly believes that exercising and self-care should fit your current life and schedule, not the other way around.
Elizabeth enjoys supporting seniors to remain at home as long as possible. She was born in Williams Lake and has lived in Victoria for most of her life. She is married with two wonderful adult daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the acoustic guitar and singing. She also likes walking her little black dog along the waterfront. Elizabeth has a background working as a dietician and also provides nutritionist services to some of our lucky clients.
Elizabeth is a current nursing student at Camosun College working towards becoming a registered nurse. She is very passionate about caring for people and seeing excellent and kind care being delivered in homes. She is thankful for the work she gets to do with Care & Company and for the relationships she gets to build with our wonderful Clients.
Hana is a trained Health Care Aide and loves caring for people. She works with overnight clients as well as clients throughout the day. She is well versed with clients with dementia and her calm nature is what everyone truly appreciates.
Judith is an experienced care professional with a passion for taking care of the elderly and individuals with special needs. Judith has been with Care & Company for over 1 year now and works providing overnight care to our Clients.
Leigh loves working with seniors and in home care because her history is in Medical and Palliative nursing. She loves working with seniors has an understanding of the challenges facing them in their lives. She enjoys helping them navigate through their days or just helping them live enriched lives. Her own struggles with cancer three times has also given her empathy for others and she appreciate finding the joy’s in every day, so she enjoy bringing that to her profession today.
Linda has worked over 40 years in Healthcare. She worked as a Ward Clerk, LPN and Recreational Therapist. After she retired, she realized she still had a lot to offer people so she went to work for Care and Company as a private companion. Linda has been with Care & Company since 2014!
Michelle joined Care & Company in April 2021. Upon starting, she completed the Introduction to Caregiving Course offered by the Company. She comes from a service based background, supplemented by years of volunteering , which has enabled her to put her deep passion for helping people into action. Working with our Clients has been very rewarding and it brings her great joy to brighten their day! She says working with Care & Company affords her great flexibility to do meaningful work and to spend time with her husband and son.
Mike has had over 30 years’ experience working with people with disabilities. He did a home share, living with a man who had Cerebral Palsy and some emotional difficulties for over 20 years. He also provided respite to family’s living with family members with challenging behaviors and special needs. He found the work very fulfilling. He currently works with the Company providing companionship to seniors and loves what he does!
Randi travelled the world on Cruise lines as a hairdresser and lived in the Uk for many years. She came home to help her Mother nurse her Father who wasn’t well. She has always enjoyed making people feel and look good. She has compassion, patience and an easy-going attitude which allows her the honour to care and aid seniors.
Shirley has been with Care & Company for over 3 years. She has provided live-in support to many of our clients, some to the end of their lives. She is compassionate, caring and treats her clients as if they’re her own family. She brings her great sense of humour to her work as well, making all her client laugh and enjoy the time they spend with her. She truly is a wonderful addition to the team!
Susan has lots of hand-on experience working with a wide variety of clientele. She is kind, empathetic and compassionate in her approach to care and loves to work with clients needing extra support to enhance their lives. She provides hourly and overnight care to our clients.
Tim is Care & Company’s handy man, providing services to all clients as needed. He previously worked full time as a house painter and before that for an international charity in their communications department. Tim enjoys helping people to resolve problems.
Vaclav provides overnight and hourly supports to our Clients. He loves to work for individuals with various physical/mental disabilities who need a little extra assistance. He is empathetic, reliable and a hard worker. He says working in the health care industry brings him personal satisfaction from helping those in need.
Wade has worked in the past as a baker and a driving instructor. He has spent lots of time working and conversing with seniors in his past professions and truly has a passion for improving their lives in any way he can assist with. He provides companionship to our clients, taking them on outings and learning about their history.