Our AngelsAll of our caregivers are qualified, experienced, and dedicated.
Celtic Angels puts tremendous emphasis on the intangible traits of our caregivers. These traits include having a strong desire to help people, being caring and loving and also having a family experience of caring for a loved one. All of our caregivers have extensive work experience and qualifications that are associated with home health care.
Maria Burke has worked in the home health care field for 28 plus years and founded “Cetlic Angels Inc.” in 2005. As a registered nurse, Maria felt with her experience and knowledge she could provide exceptional care with a personal touch and create a community of care for her patients. Her philosophy has always been to do more than expected and measures her company’s success not by numbers, but by the quality of its services and the relationships with clients and their family members.
Emma is responsible for our human resource needs including pre-screening all prospective new hires who wish to join the Celtic Angels family. She meets our candidates personally and conducts in-depth interviews. She checks all references thoroughly and organizes all in-service activities.
Elaine leads the client care team. She ensures all our clients and their families receive the very best care. She has a formal background in the home care field for more than 13 years. She’s been with Celtic Angels since 2007, serving as the client care manager. Her responsibilities focus on each individual client so that their needs are met and solves any problems that may arise. Her direct contact with family members has long since been a comfort and valuable asset for our clients.
As a registered nurse, Christal is our RN client care manager in Needham. She has a deep knowledge of patient care in the home health care setting. She also achieved a certificate for clinical research from Boston College. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in nursing. She’s worked for industry giants likes Johnson and Johnson and is dedicated to her patients.
As an LPN, Sheila is invaluable at addressing all medical and scheduling issues during weekend hours. Serving as a nurse for more than 25 years, she is ideal as our “on call” nursing supervisor, because not only is she extremely knowledgeable about medical and clinical issues, but is highly adept at coordinating care givers’ skill sets.
As Administrative Assistant, Kate manages all the personal touches Celtic Angels is well known for especially birthday cards, flowers, and gift baskets in order to acknowledge clients life, caregivers birthdays, donations for non-profit organizations to support the local community and more. Prior to working at Celtic Angels, Kate worked for MIT for many years.
Paula handles all incoming calls, and general inquiries about our company and the services we offer. She manages our scheduling software and coordinates all supplies and other clerical duties for our Needham office.
As an LPN, Mary case manages and performs nursing visits with all our clients. She is a strong advocate for our clients with their medical care team. She develops proper care plans that are tailored to each individual patient, depending upon their unique set of needs. She is a great resource not only for our patients but also our patient’s families.
Angela is responsible for all caregiver scheduling in our Needham office. She is an expert at managing a multitude of tasks simultaneously and ensures that our clients and their families have the caregivers on-site when needed.
Gary manages our payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger duties. He is a veteran; serving as a 2nd Lt in the US Army and Captain in the Army Reserves. He handles all billing activities for veteran’s authorization; long term care accounts; and accounting software. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration.
Elizabeth is typically the first point of contact for people who call or drop into the Weymouth office. She answers and directs all phone calls to the appropriate staff member; greets clients and visitors, manages the office’s data entry activities and office supply ordering. She formerly worked at General Dynamics in the Marine Operations department as administrative assistant to the Vice President.
Kerri is a licensed social worker who is part of our clients and their families ‘total care team’ to assist with case management, grief counseling and overall therapeutic services. Prior to joining us, Kerri worked in a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility and served as Program Director in a group home for developmentally disabled adults. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services from Salve Regina University in Newport RI.
Maxine has two tracks; helping to manage personnel including policies and procedures, benefits, orientations, maintaining employee personnel records, new hire background checks and on-going training She also spearheads our caregiver recruitment efforts by attending various job fairs, managing jobs postings, sourcing, interviewing and hiring.
Our Patients Say It Best
“I love the Angels. I remember when they first arrived; I was very nervous but the Angels were so nice and helpful. Within no time we were old friends. I don’t know what I would do without them!” (Maureen Twohig, Needham MA)
“Everyone Marie has brought to us has been a true Angel.” (M.Harold, Quincy MA)
“The Angels take care of me like a daughter would.” (Margaret Lind, Milton MA)
“I can sleep at night now, knowing one of the Angels are watching over me.” (T. Landers, Dorchester MA)
“I’m not afraid anymore – one of the girls is always here with me. I’m never lonely. The girls take me anywhere I want to go.” (E. Shagorny, West Roxbury MA)