Debbie Gann, CSA*: Director
Email Debbie Phone: 360-734-3849
Debbie, working in healthcare since 1987, has become a recognized advocate for the rights of seniors choosing to remain independent in their own homes. She joined Home Attendant Care in 1997, and worked to establish the company’s reputation for fast responses and quality in-home care. Debbie naturally assumed a leadership role in the company followed by majority ownership in 2006. Today she oversees the day-to-day direction of HAC, has served as the treasurer of Alzheimer’s Society of Washington and serves on the board of Elder Service Providers of Bellingham. Debbie continually strives to educate seniors and their families about health care issues and teaches classes at Whatcom Community College and Skagit Valley Hospital. Because of her contributions to the local community, Debbie was selected as the Whatcom Women in Business 2009 Professional Woman of the Year. Outside of her passion for caregiving, Debbie enjoys camping, playing soccer, cooking and entertaining friends. She is often seen accompanied by her dog, Rugby, whom you may occasionally find asleep on her desk.
*Certified Senior Advisor
Sharon: LPN, Clinical Director
Email Sharon Phone: 360-734-3849
Sharon, our Clinical Director, is an LPN who figured out early in her career that home care is where she belonged. She is passionate about helping people stay at home for as long as they desire. Sharon has worked as a Home Health Nurse and Case Manager for home care agencies in both Skagit and Whatcom counties for nearly 30 years. She is excited to continue her involvement with HAC clients and their families in a new way, providing support, encouragement and training to caregivers and staff. “Quality of life for our clients is of utmost importance to me and I am excited to be part of a team that will help seniors to remain in the comfort of their homes while enabling them to continue to do the activities that they enjoy.” Sharon lives in Ferndale with her husband and 2 small dogs and they have two grown daughters whom they dearly love.
Client Care Services
Rebecca: RN Client Services Coordinator
Email Rebecca Phone: 360-734-3849
Rebecca originally worked at Home Attendant Care from 2006-2010. She then went on to get her RN degree as well as a Bachelor Degree in Community Health. Rebecca then rejoined the Home Attendant Care and Home Attendant Nursing team this past January. All of her training and clinical skills are an asset to our clients and a source of support to our care team. She is someone who finds joy in helping others and is a wonderful addition to our team.
Xan: Scheduling Coordinator
Email Xan Phone: 360-734-3849
Alexandra started with Home Attendant Care and Nursing in November 2017 as our Receptionist / Administrative Assistant. In August of 2018 she was promoted to the role of Scheduling Coordinator after showing us her compassion and dedication to our clients and caregivers. Xan (pronounced Zan) previously worked at a local Animal Hospital where she dedicated about 10 years to the care of animals. She is thankful and excited for the opportunity to work with our outstanding caregivers and the seniors we serve here at Home Attendant Care. When she isn’t at work she enjoys camping, hiking and anything to do with the great outdoors here in the Pacific NW. Most of her family lives close by and Xan loves spending time with them. She can also be found at home catching up on some of her favorite shows and snuggling with her furry friends.
Home Attendant Nursing Case Manager
Adele joined Home Attendant Nursing in 2017.
After Hours Support Staff
Because of the nature of the work we do, we feel it is imperative to be available to those we serve, whenever a need may arise. At Home Attendant Care and Nursing you will always be able to speak with one of our local staff without having to go through an answering service. Evening and Weekend coverage is provided by a wonderful team of professionals. Both Katie and Tara are dedicated to helping our clients and caregivers whenever the need arises. We are so appreciative for their commitment and compassion.
Administrative Support Staff
Tami: Administrative Assistant
Tami took on the role of Receptionist / Administrative Assistant in November 2018. Tami has many years of office experience from owning her own service company to working at the Opportunity Council. That experience combined with many years as an in home care giver makes Tami a perfect choice for this position and our caregivers enjoy her ever present smile and supportive attitude. Tami loves her 2 white golden retrievers and spends many hours walking and hiking in the area.
Elisabeth: Bookkeeping Assistant
Elisabeth joined our team in 2018, after spending a year traveling around the US. She had previously spent 8 years in the veterinary field, running the front office for a local clinic. She is pleased to be working in our family business and is enjoying her new role. When not at the office, she is typically spending time outdoors camping, hiking or just enjoying all that the Pacific NW has to offer.
Rugby: Valued Team Member
Rugby was born on Mother’s day in 2008 and has been part of the Home Attendant Care team ever since. Caregivers love giving him treats in exchange for seeing his repertoire of tricks. He also helps to spread joy to the office staff especially in times of stress.