Home First® Heroes
Two weeks ago, Seabury Caregivers Le’Shea and Maxine decided to live at work to care for a resident who had tested positive for COVID-19 as well as the other residents of Seabury’s Home First® program. Maxine cared for the ill resident while Le’Shea cared for the other residents - to lessen the likelihood that others would become infected. For 14 days Maxine and Le’Shea cooked meals, monitored medications, cleaned and disinfected, and took turns sleeping at night. They always ensured that one of them was awake to ensure the safety of all. On Friday, May 1, Seabury employees and friends gathered to thank them as they were able to leave Home First® and go home to their families for the first time in two weeks. To see the video of their departure click here.
Maxine and Le’Shea successfully cared for residents and kept other caregiving staff healthy by not exposing them to the virus. They are true frontline heroes and we salute them for their selfless service. As a result of the Maxine and Le'Shea's hard work, the resident is now recovered and doing well. Maxine and Le’Shea are also healthy and back at work after some much-deserved time off. They are incredible examples of what we have seen from all our employees, and so many other heroes in this difficult time.