LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--24Hr HomeCare is honored to announce that April Stewart, Program Director of its office in Orange, California, has received the Lilian O’Brien Homecare Supervisor Award. The award honors a first-line office supervisor who has made outstanding contributions in motivating staff to achieve excellence in home care service and is presented by CAHSAH, the California Association for Health Services at Home.
“You cannot work in the respite care field for as long as April has without being truly passionate about our children and our community. She is constantly fighting for more resources, improving the knowledge of her caregiving staff, discovering and re-discovering the needs of her clients and enhancing the services her team provides to provide the community with better care,” says Stephanie Medina, Vice President of Disability Services, “I cannot think of a person who is more deserving of this award.”
April started her career with 24Hr HomeCare in 2013, serving as an Account Manager at its Torrance office and seamlessly assisting clients with their evolving needs. In 2014, Stewart was promoted to Director of Respite Services, opening and leading the company’s first office in Orange. In this role, Stewart established a new CPR program for care providers, in addition to coordinating the translation of hundreds of documents into her clients’ spoken languages. The spirit of giving April and her staff possess spurs 24Hr HomeCare’s Orange office to continue to bring new innovations to the Respite Care industry.
April was recognized at CAHSAH’s Annual Conference in Rancho Mirage on Tuesday, April 25th, along with other standout individuals who have made significant contributions to the home care community.
24Hr HomeCare is a Los Angeles-based company that provides high-quality, customized, professional caregiving services to seniors and children and adults with developmental disabilities, allowing them to continue full, active and healthy lifestyles. Founded by David Allerby, Tyner Brenneman-Slay, and Ryan Iwamoto in 2008, 24Hr HomeCare has expanded to thirteen locations throughout California, Arizona, and Dallas, hiring over 3,000 employees. Services include assistance with personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, and transportation services. In 2014, 24Hr HomeCare was listed by Forbes Magazine as the #24 Most Promising Company in America, and in 2016, the company was named to the INC 500/5000 list for the fourth consecutive year.