Payroll June Calendar & Human Resource Updates

Payroll Reminders: Home Assist Health is paperless for all time and attendance.  Please use the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) that has been provided to you.  This is a State mandated system and failure to properly use this system  will include but not be limited to delay in pay and disciplinary actions.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office today 602-795-7620. Pay dates by month:         June                   …

Compassion in Action Awards

We have launched our newest recognition program where members of our staff nominate their peers for various “Compassion in Action” awards. Our inaugural winners are below. Congratulations and thank you for your extraordinary work for our organization! Read more details on their specific nominations below. Outstanding Service Excellence Award– Recognizes an employee who has consistently demonstrated exemplary performance within their program and has excelled in supporting the programs and services. Awardee: Marissa Sarmiento – ” Quite honestly, Marissa exemplified the …

EatWELL – Refresh with a natural agua fresca

Warm weather calls for refreshing food and drinks! With just 4 ingredients, you can create a homemade, natural fruit juice that is ideal for a warm spring day. PITAYA AGUA FRESCA Recipe and photo adapted from the recipe blog at mondaycampaigns.org INGREDIENTS: · 3 fresh pitayas (dragon fruit) · 6 cups water · ½ cup cane sugar or agave · 2 limes DIRECTIONS: 1. The first step is to cut the pitayas in half and scoop out the flesh with …

LiveWELL – Practicing self-care for your mental health

Self-care encompasses doing things that contribute to  your overall well-being emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. NIH shares simple practices that you can incorporate into your lifestyle to ensure you are being mindful of your mental health. Please see below for three simple ways to practice self-care for your mental health: 1. Set goals and priorities: Look at your list of goals and to-do list items and prioritize the ones that are the most important to accomplish. If your plate is …

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma associated with these struggles. It’s also a great opportunity to discuss mental health with those you care about. Having open, honest discussions is the first step to strong mental health. How Can Mental Health Awareness Help?  1) Bring Awareness to Mental Health Symptoms Mental health awareness initiatives help those who are suffering to understand how the symptoms of …

May Caregiver of the Month

Home Assist Health is proud to announce our May Caregiver of the Month, Luis Estrada! He has been an integral part of providing compassionate care to our members here at Home Assist Health. Luis consistently focuses on his members and makes each one of them feel like family. His journey as a Home Assist Health caregiver began in June of 2021. The passion for helping others runs in the family and he credits his mother with his decision to become …

Payroll May Calendar & Human Resource Updates

Payroll Reminders: Home Assist Health is paperless for all time and attendance.  Please use the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) that has been provided to you.  This is a State mandated system and failure to properly use this system  will include but not be limited to delay in pay and disciplinary actions.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office today 602-795-7620. Pay dates by month:         May                 …

EatWELL – Healthy Spring Salad

When spring rolls around, fresh veggies and fruits are a refreshing treat! This simple salad mix is a tasteful combination to enjoy as a meal or appetizer. STRAWBERRY SALAD WITH BASIL, ARUGULA, AND BLACK RICE Recipe and photo adapted from the recipe blog at feastingathome.com INGREDIENTS: · 4 cups cooked black rice (can sub wild rice, quinoa, or farro) · 1 pound strawberries, stemmed and quartered · 4 scallions- sliced · 1/4 cup basil ribbons · 1/2 cup chopped Italian …

LiveWELL – Spring Self-Care

Are you over the winter blues and want to spring ahead to a better mindset? Here are three ways to boost your mood right now! 1.  Listen to an uplifting podcast: Turn off the negativity and turn on an uplifting podcast that inspires you to put your best self forward. 2.  Practice alternate nostril breathing: Slow down your breathing and speed up your pathway to positivity. Practice deep breathing to calm your nervous system and push out anxious thoughts. Here’s how everydayhealth.com describes alternate …

April Caregiver of the Month

Congratulations to Home Assist Health’s caregiver of the month for April 2022, Rebecca Lewis!  She has been an active caregiver since 2004 when she was exploring her options for a new job. She has worked with several members from a variety of different backgrounds. She is always willing  to work with any member that needs help and she treats them all as though they were her family, not just another client. Rebecca is always willing to cover shifts for her …