2023 Caregiver of the Year: Kendra Yanik 

We are proud to announce Kendra Yanik as the recipient of Family First Homecare’s 2023 Caregiver of the Year award. In the dynamic realm of healthcare, where compassion meets proficiency, Kendra emerges as an extraordinary and selfless nurse dedicated to providing exceptional care that goes beyond the call of duty. 

About Kendra

As a Critical Care Transport (CCT) nurse, Kendra exhibits exceptional skills in handling trach, vent, Gtube, and IV procedures. Her proficiency not only saves lives but also instills hope and comfort in countless patients and their families.  

What truly sets Kendra apart is her role as a top preceptor and training nurse. She not only excels in her own practice but also shares her wealth of knowledge and experience with the next generation of caregivers. Kendra’s consistent and outstanding leadership and mentorship positively impact the professional development of many within the caregiving community, shaping the future of homecare. 

Despite facing personal and family challenges this year, Kendra’s resilience and strength have been nothing short of inspirational. She continues to prioritize her patients’ well-being, often sacrificing her personal time to ensure they receive the best possible care. Juggling a family of six children and two grandchildren while excelling in her career exemplifies her incredible dedication and determination. 

A Role Model in Caregiving

Kendra’s compassion, expertise, and unwavering dedication to both her patients and her family make her a true role model. She embodies the values and qualities that Family First Homecare holds dear, making her a deserving recipient of the 2023 Caregiver of the Year Award. 

In the world of caregiving, where each day brings new challenges and triumphs, Kendra stands as a guiding light. Her story reminds us that true caregiving goes beyond skill – it’s about heart, compassion, and an unwavering commitment to making a difference. Join us as we celebrate Kendra’s great achievements! 

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