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Home Helpers® Tom Carroll Nominated for “Volunteer of the Year” by the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter

Chester Heights, PA - June 24, 2009 - Thomas C. Carroll, a VP and partner with the Chester Heights, PA Home Helpers® office, was recently nominated for “Volunteer of the Year” by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association for his contributions to the development of their early on-site family caregiver program.  He received the 2008 “Caring Hearts – Helping Hands” award for Outstanding Volunteer Service.  Carroll also facilitates a monthly Alzheimer Family Caregiver Support Group in the Chester Heights Home Helpers office.  And, he was a major force behind Home Helpers contribution of over $10,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association as a Presenting Sponsor for their Annual Family Caregiver Conference. 

Marilyn Dyson, the Association’s Support Group and Volunteer Services Coordinator for the Delaware Valley Chapter, read the following during the June 16th presentation of the awards:

“Every year the staff of the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter nominates exceptional volunteers.  These people have made outstanding contributions to the Chapter.  They support Memory Walk, advocacy, public relations and educational activities.  Each one of them makes a difference not only in their world but for their community and the Delaware Valley as a whole.  One person who is an outstanding volunteer is Tom Carroll.  He has served the chapter for three years in various capacities. 

Tom has been an integral part of assisting the Chapter in the last two years.  He helped to develop an increased support group presence in Delaware County and most recently served as a co-facilitator for the new Media Early Stage Support Group. He is also serving on the Chapter’s new Program and Services Advisory Committee.  He has represented the Chapter at numerous speaking events, lending his Social Work expertise to educate our caregivers.  For the past 2 years, Tom has secured more than $10,000 from his company, Home Helpers, for corporate sponsorship.”

Carroll is a partner and VP of Client Relations for the Home Helpers office in Chester Heights, PA which provides service to Western Delaware County, Eastern Chester County, and the Main Line.  He is responsible for maintaining the quality of client care and developing programs to attract and retain the same level of Conscientious Caregivers that have made Home Helpers a leading provider of non-medical companion care.  He joined the Home Helpers’ management team in 2006.  

A licensed, Master's prepared Social Worker with over 15 years of experience in the field, Carroll has a wide variety of professional experience that includes expertise in the areas of child welfare, behavioral health, homecare and geriatrics.  In addition he has had extensive training on the aging process and issues impacting the elderly, including Medicare and Medicaid. Most recently Carroll was the Triage Clinician for Crozer-Keystone Health System's (CKHS), Department of Senior Health Services where he was responsible for the Senior Support Line.


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