Lawrence, MA – Jane Rizza, a 28 year employee of HomeCare, Inc., has been awarded the prestigious Home Care Aide of the Year award from the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts, a non-profit trade association of more than 200 home care agencies that promotes home care as an integral part of the health care delivery system. The award is in recognition of her exceptional skill and commitment and for the high level of caring she provides to patients and their families. The award was presented at the Home Care Alliance Showcase and Star Awards event on Tuesday, June 14, at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy.
“Jane is kind, empathetic and compassionate,” said Theresa Petrie, RN, BSN, Vice President for HomeCare, Inc. “She has a strong work ethic and excellent home care skills. We are so proud that she has been recognized for her dedication to her profession and to our agency.”
HomeCare, Inc. is a private, non-profit home health agency serving more than 110 communities in Northeastern Massachusetts, the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire. As the largest provider of home care services in this region, HomeCare, Inc. offers specialized, supportive programs for homebound individuals and education and prevention services for elders and families. HomeCare, Inc. paraprofessionals provide personal care, meal preparation, medically supervised supportive care and assistance for frail elders who wish to remain at home and in the community.
Ms. Rizza lives in Raymond, New Hampshire with her husband and family.
HomeCare, Inc. is an agency of the Home Health Foundation and affiliated with Home Health VNA and Merrimack Valley Hospice.