Meet the Team

Andrew

Andrew

Caregiver

Andrew joined Care & Company in June of 2022. His goal is to attend nursing school next year as he has a passion for caring for people, especially seniors. He provides hourly and overnight support for our clients and hopes to gain more experience through his work with the company.

Audrey

Audrey

Caregiver

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

Dalila

Caregiver

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.

Dawn

Dawn

Companion

Dawn has been with Care & Company since January 2018 providing high-level companionship. She is kind, fun loving and has a good sense of humour. Her clients love her and she enjoys bringing joy to their lives. Dawn loves to take her clients for a walk or drive, spending time learning about their lives and listening to their stories.

Debbie

Debbie

Caregiver

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

Diana

Health Care Aide

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

Dorjee

Caregiver

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

Elena

Caregiver/Personal Trainer

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.

Elena has taken many courses on working with seniors specifically and also supports our clients providing care support. Her compassion and calm demeanour make her a fantastic caregiver and a wonderful trainer.

Elizabeth B

Elizabeth B

Caregiver/Nutritionist

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 T

Elizabeth T

Health Care Aide

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

Hana

Health Care Aide

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.

Harpreet

Harpreet

Health Care Aide

Harpreet is a Registered Nurse from India and is working on obtaining her designation here. She is passionate about elderly care and likes to bring comfort to her clients and try to manage things according to their needs so that they can enjoy this period of their life. She is a good listener and enjoys learning about her clients needs in order to provide the best care possible.

Jesika

Jesika

Caregiver

Jesika joined the team in May of 2022 to assist with some care coverage over the summer while she’s off from school. She has worked in care homes in the past and has a passion for helping people. She has been a wonderful addition to the team!

Judith

Judith

Health Care Aide

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.

Kunle (Kay)

Kunle (Kay)

Caregiver

Kay is an experienced caregiver and considers himself a foodie. He loves cooking all types of dishes from around the world and loves helping people remain in the comfort of their own homes. He provides overnight and care support to his wonderful client base.

Leigh

Leigh

Caregiver

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 D

Linda D

Companion

Linda joined the team in May of 2022 and her clients love her. She has a positive and upbeat personality as well as a willingness to help no matter the situation. She is patient and understanding which is a great asset for a companion.

Linda V

Linda V

Companion

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!

Melissa

Melissa

Companion

Melissa joined the team in May of 2022 and is already proving to be a wonderful addition to the team. She provides companionship support to her clients, taking them for drives, assisting them with meals and more. She is kind and understanding and enjoys working with people.

Melody

Melody

Health Care Aide

Melody is proud to be born and raised in Victoria and has been a caregiver for over 10 years. Her vast experience creates a trusting and caring environment for all her clients. She is a true chameleon and seems to be able to get along with everyone we place her with. In her spare time she enjoys art, history, music and gardening.

Michelle

Michelle

Companion

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

Mike

Caregiver

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!

Nancy

Nancy

Caregiver/Community Liaison

Nancy has been employed with Care & Company since June 2020 and has grown very close to her clients. She feels a sense of joy knowing she’s made a difference in their day, especially when they tell her how much they look forward to her visits with them. Nancy is our Community Liaison, so on top of her Caregiving role, she helps with business development and promoting Care & Company in the community.

Robyn

Robyn

Companion

In addition to being a companion, Robyn is an elementary school teacher that loves building relationships and connecting with people. Home-care is a wonderful opportunity to provide companionship and create moments of joy for another person which is the reason she highly values and enjoys the time she has with clients.

Randi

Randi

Caregiver

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

Shirley

Caregiver

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!

Steve

Steve

Companion

Steve joined the team as a companion but is also providing support to those in the community needing transportation to and from appointments. He drives our wheelchair accessible van as well as our Yaris and will assist anyone in need. He’s driven clients to the airport, to the hospital and around for errands. His outgoing personality makes him a joy to be around and it shows through his work.

Susan S

Susan S

Caregiver

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

Tim

Mr. Fix It Handyman Services

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

Vaclav

Health Care Aide

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

Wade

Companion

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.

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