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: 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.
Katie: Care Coordinator
Email Katie Phone: 360-734-3849
Katie (Katie J) is our Care Coordinator at the Bellingham location. Her past experiences in a senior/memory care community, as well as her personal upbringing are an asset to our caregivers as well as our clients and their loved ones. “I was raised by a family that believes in keeping the grandparents in the home and to care for them as a group. Working for Home Attendant Care allows my personal beliefs to be a reality in my work life. I couldn’t be happier doing what I do as their Care Coordinator.”
Jen: Scheduling Coordinator – all counties
Email Jen Phone: 360-734-3849
Jen helps schedule client services, monitor customer satisfaction and support our caregivers. Jen is a kind and compassionate person who loves helping others and has even done some recent work as an independent caregiver. She is passionate about making sure our clients are well taken care of and our caregivers have all of the information and tools they need to make their jobs a little easier. When away from HAC, she likes to garden and read. She is a photographer as well and loves to travel. She has raised her 3 children and is now enjoying her new career.
Home Attendant Nursing Case Manager
Email Adele Phone: 360-734-3849
Adele joined Home Attendant Nursing in 2017.
Brenda: Finance Manager
Email Brenda Phone: 360-734-3849
Brenda joins our team as Financial Manager with over 15 years bookkeeping experience. She’s excited to meet every one of our caregivers and hopes to make a positive difference at Home Attendant Care.
Xan: Administrative Assistant
Email Pam Phone: 360-734-3849
Alexandra is our new Receptionist / Administrative Assistant. 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 new experience of working with our caregivers and clients 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 her in town 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.
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.