Fatimat Shittu is Avila’s Caregiver of the Month for November, 2023!

Avila Home Care congratulates Fatimat Shittu as our November Caregiver of the Month! Fatimat is a “hidden hero” and has a very special way of caring for her clients. A recent client shared how Fatimat has a unique gift when it comes to encouraging his dad to take his medicine, and praised Fatimat for the complete trust their family has in her. Fatimat is very kind and experienced, which allows her to work wonders in challenging situations. She’s proactive and communicative. Thank you for serving Avila’s clients and their families so well, Fatimat, and congratulations!

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