Our Case Managers
Janice Hamel has a Master’s degree in social work with over 16 years experience working in the field and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She has an extensive background in individual and family counselling, working with complex social issues and a variety of mental health issues. In addition, she has experience working in palliative and end of life services and facilitating bereavement support groups. All this experience makes her a great resource not just for Clients but for their family members as well.
Helen Paddinge has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and was a Licensed Practical Nurse for 27 years. With her 27 years of nursing experience as well as psychology background, she is very well versed on all aspects of senior care. She has also worked over 8 years doing case management for several government agencies and was an instrumental part of the Vancouver Coastal Health Education Council, which developed guidelines for Dementia and Palliative Care education for caregivers.
Leah Sikorski has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and over 5 years experience working as social worker with the vulnerable population. In her role as a social worker, she was responsible for assessing and ensuring the safety and well-being of her clients and advocating for their best interests and as a result, has developed expertise in a wide range of areas including family violence, child development, mental health and addiction. In addition, she has extensive experience working alongside medical professionals and various government and non-government agencies both in the community and hospital settings.