Our Caregivers Are Special People
Our caregivers are special people. They take joy in their ability to make a difference in the lives of their clients. Our goal is to assist our clients to live happily and independently in their home. Our purpose is one of love and compassion. We understand that each person is different; that is why we ensure compatibility with assignments.
Our caregivers undergo an extensive screening and training process:
- Verified licenses and certifications
- Detailed background checks
- Employment verification
- Reference checks
- Impeccable service history
Our AstraCare caregivers, go through the highest-level background checks, which include state-based check and employment history checks, as well as a state and federal fingerprint-based checks. AstraCare adheres to strict policies pursuant to Section 435.04, F.S., mandating Level 2 security background investigations be conducted on employees holding positions of responsibility or trust.
Meet Our Dedicated Team
Thank you for visiting our web site. I am proud to be the owner of AstraCare Nurse Registry and In-Home Healthcare Services. My team has over 20 years of nursing experience not only in-home health care but also in hospital, rehabilitation, assisted living, and long term care. I pride myself every day for the difference we make in people’s lives. My commitment to you and your family is steadfast. I will do everything possible to ensure that we pair you with a caregiver that is a perfect fit for your family. She or he will understand your needs, respect your culture, and work diligently to ensure your comfort and well-being. You can depend on me to provide consistent quality care. One of our registered nurses will be pleased to make a home visit and assist you in working through your needs to determine a plan of care for you or your loved one. This plan includes a complete nursing assessment with recommendations for services we can provide in the comfort of your home. You will appreciate the professional and efficient reception you will receive when working with AstraCare’s staff.
Director of Nursing (RN)
As a Registered Nurse (RN) for over 30 years, I’ve dedicated my career to provide optimum care for my patients. My passion is to help our seniors receive excellent care and I love being part of this team! My extensive experience has allowed me to work in many different fields of medicine such as; medical-surgical, recovery room, IV therapy, outpatient clinic, oncology, hospital administration, and in-home care. AstraCare gives me the opportunity to integrate my years of experience to provide guidance, support, comfort, and care. I love the one on one, hands on approach and the opportunity to educate my patients and their families to ensure their wellbeing and safety. Being your nurse gives me great joy!
Client Services Manager
Hi, I am Sivan and I am the Client Services Manager at AstraCare. My responsibility is to ensure that our clients are happy, and I am here to serve, whatever the need! I am the one to call if you need any assistance with care coordination, billing inquiries or just general questions. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Services from Florida State University. I started my career in social services working with adults with disabilities and transitioning into this field felt like a natural fit. I enjoy helping people in their day-to-day life and nothing makes me happier than seeing our clients enjoy their independence in their own homes with a nurturing caregiver! On a personal note, my own father has Parkinson’s disease and receives in-home care. I am so grateful the for the difference a good caregiver makes to all our lives and the comfort and peace of mind I have knowing that he is well cared for! I like to make each client and caregiver I work with feel that they are heard and cared for. AstraCare is a wonderful company to work for, we are a community and heart driven organization, and I am proud to be part of this team!
Community Relations Director
Hi, I am Richie Dufour and I am the Community Relations Director at AstraCare. I am a passionate healthcare professional who has been in healthcare over 27 years. I am devoted to caring for seniors whether it is providing services for Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Care, and Home Care Services. I am known in the community as a resource for families in their healthcare journey, guiding them with information, and exceptional caregiving services. I am also known in the healthcare community amongst physicians, social workers, and case managers across Broward and Palm Beach County. Nothing makes me happier than finding the perfect caregiver for you to enjoy living independently in your home. You are not alone in this journey – I am here to help.
Hi, I’m Jocelyne and I have been a part of the AstraCare Team for 5 years! I am the HR manager and it’s my responsibility to select only the very best caregivers for our clients. We’re like a family at AstraCare and I enjoy working closely with each caregiver to ensure they have everything they need to deliver impeccable service. It matters to me that each caregiver feels a level of comfort whenever they call the office for support. I have a passion for Latin dancing in my spare time you’ll find me training to be a professional dancer. Working at AstraCare makes my days that much more meaningful. We’re a great team!
Accounting and Administration
Hi, I’m Diana. My position at Astracare is in Accounting and Administration. I am here to ensure that your billing is correct and that you are satisfied and confident that we are giving you the best care and working as your liaison with your long term insurance or directly with you. I have worked in accounting and customer service for the past 18 years and am now a part of the wonderful and caring team at AstraCare. I have an amazing husband and two talented young sons. It was my privilege to care for my father-in-law for the past 6 years, recently passing at the incredible age of 99 years. Having him in our home was one of the most rewarding and loving experiences I have had. It is without a doubt the most important and valuable aspect of senior care to have a loving, warm, attentive, nurturing care giver to assist with daily needs. It provides families with the peace of mind and comfort that is not only wanted but needed. I am so proud to be part of AstraCare knowing that they provide excellent care and service and are always here to not only meet but exceed your expectations.