BrightStar Care of San Fernando Valley Recognizes Employee with 2017 West Region Caregiver of the Year Award at Surprise Reveal

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Olivia Michel, 2017 Caregiver of the Year Finalist for West Region was nominated by San Fernando Valley Family

When local resident Olivia Michel reported to work on September 11, she received the surprise of her life! Olivia was selected among thousands of caregivers nationwide as the West Region Finalist for the Caregiver of the Year … but she didn’t know it until she walked into work to a surprise “reveal event” at the BrightStar Care office in Van Nuys. The event was complete with a trophy, sash, cake, speeches and local news cameras.

Each year, thousands of families around the country have the opportunity to nominate their BrightStar Care caregiver for the national home care franchise’s Caregiver of the Year award by providing a heartfelt testimonial about the outstanding and devoted services delivered to their loved one. San Fernando Valley resident Olivia Michel, an experienced caregiver, was nominated by Carol Mass, daughter of BrightStar Care clients. In her nomination letter, Carol writes “Olivia is part of a team that takes care of my parents, 24 hours per day. My father is 95 years old. He has prostate cancer, and suffered a fall with hip replacement last year. My mother is 84, is in good health but has some memory lapses. My parents are able to live in their own home and function very well with the help of Olivia — we are so grateful.”

Olivia works as a caregiver for BrightStar Care, a home health care agency providing medical and non-medical services to San Fernando Valley families, as well as supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care of S. San Fernando Valley is a part of a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations. BrightStar owner, John Mason says Oliva is “an exceptional caregiver who embodies all the core values of BrightStar by providing a higher standard of care. We are very proud to have Olivia as part of our team of caregivers who provide care 24/7 and honored to be able to recognize her work with this prestigious award.”

About BrightStar Care of S. San Fernando Valley

BrightStar Care of S. San Fernando Valley is located at 900 Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 515 in Van Nuys. Owned and operated by local resident, John Mason., BrightStar Care creates unique, personalized plans of care for each client. There is RN oversight of every client and a professional care teams of well-qualified, experienced caregivers who deliver expert, compassionate, and personal care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The local franchise currently provides care for approximately 50 clients and employs over 50 caregivers and nurses. Proudly serving San Fernando Valley including Winnetka, Encino, Reseda, Tarzana, Woodland Hills, Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, North Hollywood, Northridge, Granada Hills, West Hills, Chatsworth, and Valley Village, California.

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