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Tina Hodgson is proud to bring Nurse Next Door senior home care services to Chatham-Kent and Leamington, Ontario neighborhoods, providing compassionate 24 hour senior home care services for your loved ones.
Nurse Next Door serves the neighborhoods of: Chatham, Chatham- Kent, Leamington, Blenheim, Dresden, Wallaceburg, Tilbury, Ridgetown, Bothwell, Mitchell’s Bay, Erieau, Merlin and all townships between!
Owner, Tina Hodgson brings a passion for community engagement, relationship building, workforce development and employee engagement. Her education and work experience background is in business: with an undergraduate and masters degree in business (MBA) as well as a project management designation (PMP). She is excited to combine her experience and passion of making lives better all while following her dream. She has been blessed to spend most of her career locally in Chatham. The first decade of her professional career, she started in the telecommunications industry and loved the experience of starting a business from the ground up. For the next eighteen years, she worked in the natural gas industry, most of those years leading a team of people, while she raised her family with her husband.
She loves the community in Chatham and has always been a part of it. In the past fifteen years, she was actively involved in two very large projects getting started: she was a board member and the original Chair of the New Building Committee for the Blenheim Kent Golden Eagles Gymnastics Club, where her children did gymnastics, for 8 years. She applied for grants, fundraised, worked with the municipality and recruited volunteers. Through the extraordinary efforts of local people, the club is now in a beautiful new building that they can grow in! She was also the original Chair of the United Way CK Amazing Race and held the role for the first 3 years since its inception. This annual event ran for 10 years to raise funds for the Chatham-Kent United Way. She feels so lucky to be part of a small town community and have such amazing opportunities to get involved!
A few years ago, Tina’s mother had a fall and fractured her pelvis in two places. Almost everyone she chatted with in the community had their own story of a loved one needing care and experiencing the stress of not only managing their own day-to-day life as well as being a caregiver for that loved one. As a daughter, she wanted to do everything she could to make sure her mom was taken care of and know that others feel the same for their loved ones. Nurse Next Door gives that peace of mind to people.
Tina chose Nurse Next Door because their philosophies aligned. She is the most excited about having a team that will make a point of creatively removing barriers so their clients are able to do the activities they once loved.
Her Care Team will be bringing Nurse Next Door’s unique concept when it comes to elderly home care, which is “Happier Aging”. This is what drew Tina to Nurse Next Door’s brand in the first place. To Tina, Happier Aging means: “loving and laughing at every chance! Infusing things that make me happy into my every day life, and appreciating the unexpected moments that life brings my way.”
Our goal is to give families peace of mind while allowing seniors to maintain their dignity and remain as independent as possible. Nurse Next Door guarantees this by sticking to the brand promises of the “Perfect Match, Fast and Easy Access, 24/7 Accessibility and Service, and Managing Everything Every Step of the Way.” Caregivers go through an extensive hiring process complete with a discovery session before their first visit. We make sure that qualified caregivers are hired who fit the core values of our company. Our caregivers are more than task-oriented as they also strive to build relationships with clients and help them achieve their goals when it comes to senior home care.
We do senior
home care differently.
We make it possible for seniors to live in their own home. Nurse Next Door’s extraordinary family of nurses and caregivers can take care of your loved one so you can get back to being a daughter or son.Services We Provide
Live 24/7 Scheduling Support
With fast, easy access, we’re always just a phone call away.
Licensed & Insured Caregivers
Find the perfect match. All in home caregivers are kind, trained and insured.
Continuity of Care
You’ll always be covered by a familiar caregiver, even with a tricky schedule.
Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
Get total peace of mind with caregivers experienced in accommodating age-related challenges.
No Long-term Contracts
You should never feel ‘stuck’. Short-term or long-term, all home care assistance is flexible.
Ongoing Case Management
We manage every step, including planning and monitoring physical and emotional health.
Comprehensive Home Care
Our caregivers provide everything from housekeeping and cooking to personal care and medication reminders.
Regular Care Updates
Caregivers record cognitive and physical observations during every visit to keep you well-informed.
Find a caregiver and get back to living your life.
Our in-home caregivers build relationships and encourage independence. Matched specially for your loved one, they're flexible, supportive, and passionate about helping Mom or Dad live more comfortably.
Licensed and Insured
Their care allows me to run the rest of my life, you know, because I have a full-time job and two 16-year-olds who need to go places. Nurse Next Door has taken the burden off of me. There's really no other way we could have managed it.”
Your help and assistance in this challenging period is greatly appreciated. Our entire family extends our thanks for all you have done.”
Overall, what she gets is care, honest-to-goodness care. I get the peace of mind of knowing that my mother is with a company that sincerely cares about her. They give you basic respect, dignity and the tender loving care that all of our parents want and that we want for our parents.”
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