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“I was so grateful to have you” – James and Carl

“I was so grateful to have you” – James and Carl

David was super great, very helpful and used wonderful techniques. Lynette was very good and so kind. Chelsea was amazing, so helpful, and really spent the time James needed and then some. She also has wonderful techniques. Vicki had good bathing skills as well. Pam was the best nurse I’ve ever encountered. Gallagher just has absolutely the best people working for them. I would change nothing. They are wonderful. I wish I could thank the discharge nurse at Mercy who suggested Gallagher. I’d never heard of you and I was so grateful to have you.

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Gallagher’s Summer Picnic 2016

Gallagher’s Summer Picnic 2016

This year, we held our annual company picnic on Sunday, July 24th, at Scott Township Park. The whole event lasted from 12PM to 6PM, with tasty food being served between 1PM and 3PM.

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Like most events held by Gallagher, there were many prizes to be won and fun to be had! In fact, there were over 43 gift baskets up for grabs. Some of the prizes included wine, gift cards, spa visits, tanning, lottery tickets, food, home decor, and a Keurig.

gallagher annual picnicThis year, we used a raffle system to award out prizes. Each employee in attendance got a certain number of tickets depending on how many years they have been with us. Additionally, tickets were available to purchase if you wanted to increase your odds. Ticket prices were 1 for $1, 7 for $5, and 15 for $10. All of the money from these sales was donated to Toys for Tots.

Thanks to everyone’s generosity, we were able to collect $546 for this charity! IMG_1286smaller

There were also many fun activities for the whole family, including games and face painting!IMG_1272smaller

One game even involved feeding each other watermelon!

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Overall, the picnic was an astounding success and everyone seemed to have a great time! Special thanks to Halyna Smereka, Kim Rosser-Boehm, Lisa Stiller, Michael Kuten, and Susan Reich for planning this awesome event.

To see many, many more photos of this event, check out the Gallagher Home Health Services Facebook page!

 

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Gallagher Grabs Top Workplace Award for Third Year in a Row

Gallagher Grabs Top Workplace Award for Third Year in a Row
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Diane Karcz, president and founder of Gallagher Home Health Services, celebrating at the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces reception.

Gallagher Home Health Services is pleased to have been nominated as a Pittsburgh Top Workplace for the third year in a row. The accomplish marks their fourth Top Workplace nomination in the past five years.

This year, Gallagher was ranked 10th of of 30 in the mid-size company category, which includes companies with 150 to 399 employees in the region. This was their second year in this category, and once again they were the only home health agency to make the list.

The program, sponsored by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, relies on a survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics. Overall, 1,373 employers in the Pittsburgh area were invited to take the survey, with 137 actually participating. Of those employers, 32,104 employees were invited to take the survey, with 19,920 actually participating.

At the time of the survey, Gallagher had 214 employees, all of which were provided with an electronic or paper survey to fill out. 118 employees ended up responding, with an overall response rate of 55 percent. These employees answered 24 questions based on seven different factors, including sections on alignment, effectiveness, connection, managers, leadership, basics, and employee engagement.

Many employees would recommend working at Gallagher Home Health Services to others, while others feel that working at Gallagher helps them to reach their full potential. Employees also take pride in the strong values and ethics of the company and believe their pay is fair for the work they do.

Gallagher would truly like to thank each and every one of their employees for making this award a possibility. Without their dedication, hard work, and passion for their jobs, the company would not be the success it is today.

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August Anniversaries for Gallagher Employees

August Anniversaries for Gallagher Employees

We value each and every one of our employees. That’s why it brings us such joy to celebrate employee milestones! The following employees have contributed at least one year of service to our company, and we would love to commend them for their efforts. Congratulations to all and thank you for your hard work!

SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Leslie Schuman 8/3/2009 HHA
Shannan Meckler 8/10/2009 RN – Homecare
Tia Taylor 8/10/2009 HHA
Shawnell Wiles 8/10/2009 HHA
Jayce Barkasi 8/31/2009 Oasis Coord.
FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Cynthia King 8/22/2011 RN – PRN
Jennifer Brawdy 8/29/2011 RN – PRN
FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Pamela Bernosky 8/20/2012 QPM
David Prezioso 8/20/2012 PT – Rose
TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Kimberly Nanz 8/11/2014 HHA
Allison Mccool 8/20/2014 HHA
Jamal Simmons 8/27/2014 HHA
ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Roderia Davidson 8/5/2015 HHA
Tyonna Kirk 8/5/2015 HHA
Darcie Faller 8/10/2015 Clinical Supervisor
Sondra Wallace 8/10/2015 Clinical Supervisor
Anne Dinardo 8/17/2015 RN – Rose
Tisha Fiore 8/17/2015 OT – Clover
Eloise Tatum 8/18/2015 HHA
Ann Hess 8/24/2015 HC CORD
Michele Hess 8/31/2015 Receptionist

 

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