Our Experienced Team of Caregivers

AV Home Care Services is fortunate to have a board of directors that is committed to our charitable mission, involved in the business of serving others through the work of agency oversight and guidance.

Nurses

AV Home Care nurses provide assessment and care management.

This means that they follow each client over time, making changes to service plans as needed and generally being a valued resource of information and help for the client and family.

AV Home Care nurses also train and supervise our in-home staff, coaching them to address the unique needs of each client safely, efficiently and thoroughly.

About Licensed Nurse Aides (LNA's)

Home health aides have completed the LNA course and passed its associated exams in order to be licensed by the NH Board of Nursing.

They are required to have continuing education yearly in-home health levels of care.

LNA’s are skilled at assistance with personal care, including:

  • Bathing, dressing, grooming
  • Toileting
  • Oral hygiene
  • Ambulation and transferring (bed to chair, for example)
  • Assisting with therapist-prescribed exercise regimes
  • Shampooing and hairstyling
  • Medication reminders and assistance
  • Respite Care (for caregivers to get a break)

About Homemakers

Homemakers have received training that is based on standardized models of home care practices.  They are skilled in assisting at-risk clients and families in the management of their households.

There are many levels of support to include housecleaning, routine errands, shopping, meal preparation, companionship/respite.  The client’s service plan is person-centered, meaning that the client’s specific needs and wants to determine what services they receive.

Current Board of Directors

  • Berni Hallgren, RN, Chair
  • Laurie Bryant, RN, Co-Chair
  • Karen Eichler, RN, Treasurer
  • Claudette Moynihan, Secretary
  • Marge McClellan, Cindy Morin, Candice Santy, Louise Valliere RN, Members At Large

Administrative Staff

  • Tara MacKillop, MS, Executive Director
  • Barbara Patry, Finance Director
  • Lisa Farnum, Client Services Coordinator
  • Stephanie Villeneuve, BA, Payroll Coordinator
  • Susan Kelley, RN, Nurse Supervisor
  • Jocelyne Corriveau, RN, Nurse Supervisor
  • Lucie Demers, RN, Nurse Supervisor

In-Home Staff

Licensed Nurses Aides, Homemakers, and Companions