© 2018 by Helms Home Care

 

1697 N. Highway 16

Denver, NC 28037

704-802-9625 (P)

888-502-5390 (F)
service@helmshomecare.com

Helms Home Care - from our clinical nursing team to our office staff, we are all compassionate about exceeding the expectations of our clients.

Executive Staff

Hailing from upstate Pennsylvania, Laura received her Nursing degree from Queens University, and also has a Biology degree from UNC-Wilmington.  Prior to co-founding this agency, Laura enjoyed a variety of work experiences as a RN in pediatric nursing, ortho/post op nursing, home health nursing, and pain management/case management.   Laura's positive attitude, outgoing personality, and strong desire to ensure patient satisfaction is the platform on which Helms Home Care has built its success! When she is not focusing on her patients, Laura enjoys running and working out, playing with her two boys at home, Crue (6) and Teek (4), and watching sports with her husband!

Agency Owner & Director of Nursing

LAURA P. HELMS, RN, BSN

Chris comes to Helms Home Care with a B.S. in Marketing and Economics from Appalachian State University.  His prior management experience while at ScentAir Technologies has helped to develop his passion for growing businesses with process based, goal oriented development and excellent customer service.  When not working, Chris is spending time with his wife Kelley and son Harrison in Fort Mill SC, enjoying the quiet life or rooting for his favorite teams the Carolina Panthers, St. Louis Cardinals, App. State Mountaineers, or Kansas Jayhawks.  He and his wife are also avid supporters of Autism Speaks and All Play Together Fort Mill, and participates in many charitable opportunities to grow awareness and inclusion for special needs children.

Agency Administrator & Director of Operations

CHRISTOPHER M. GANT

Originally from Mt. Holly, Shari is an NC native that came to Helms with 13+ years combined business, finance, and nursing experience. Originally graduating with a business degree in Information Management, Shari worked in finance before pursuing a nursing degree and finding her calling. Shari's diverse business and nursing experience makes her an ideal fit as our ADON. Shari loves to sing, listen to music, and enjoys playing and watching sports with her husband of 12 years and her two children, Landon and Layla.

Shari is charged with overseeing our Care Coordinations teams as well as training, management and continuing education for our field staff of 250+ RNs.

Assistant Director of Nursing

SHARI BLACKMON, RN, BSN

Care Coordinators

A North Carolina native, Lana came to Helms with years of experience in management and finance in the legal field and the insurance field, all within medical malpractice and personal injury. She is married to her husband Kelley, and has one handsome little 5 year old son.  She loves the lake in the summer, hunting whitetail on their family land, riding 4-wheelers with her husband and son, working out, and curling up by the fireplace with a glass of wine.

Lana is the team lead for our short-term infusion therapies team which include IV antibiotics , cardiac medications, TPN, Solumedrol, hydration, and line care. Lana take great pride in upholding Helms' mission to provide superior care and service to our patients.

Care Coordination Team Lead

LANA N. SHANK

Born in Los Angeles but raised in North Carolina, Daniela comes to Helms with great customer service experience and speaks Spanish. After 7 years in the veterinary field Daniela has enjoyed being able to actually talk to patients. She is enthusiastic, motivated and truly enjoys working with our partners and patients to ensure the highest quality care.  Daniela has two furry children, Tom and Wendy, and a handsome fiancé, Brock. When she is not wedding planning you'll find Daniela going to local car shows, watching scary movies, or enjoying local fare.

Daniela is part of our short-term infusion therapy team and concentrates on intake and initial contact/scheduling with new patients. Daniela is training to further her clinical knowledge and take on additional care coordination duties.

Care Coordinator

DANIELA HERRERA

Keely comes to Helms with a life-long enthusiasm for customer service and healthcare. Previously certified and successful as an optometric technician, Keely’s passion for excellence and care for her clients has led to continued growth within the company. Keely resides in Cornelius with her husband of 6 years and adorable rescue dog, "Goose."

Keely is our team lead for our specialty infusion therapies. Keely specifically manages IVIG, Cimzia, Alpha-1, Soliris, and Exondys patients.

Care Coordinator Team Lead

KEELY THOMPSON

Raised in Charlotte but native to El Salvador, Stephanie helped Helms expand and improve our services to Spanish-speaking families and patients. Stephanie came to Helms fresh out of high school and has grown her professional skill-set through hard-work and and her eagerness to learn. Stephanie's integrity, faith, and work ethic have been opportunistic as she and Helms continue to grow.  Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys dancing, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Stephanie is a care coordinator on our specialty team and manages chemotherapy, SQIG, Entyvio, Remicade, Actemra, Sandostatin, Fabrazyme, and Radicava patients among others.

Care Coordinator

STEPHANIE ELVIR

Born and raised right in our backyard, Tara has been in Lincoln county for most of her life. Tara has always enjoyed healthcare and comes to Helms as a CNA with experience in pediatrics, home health, special needs, and senior living. Tara is married to her husband Ricky and has a beautiful 10-year old daughter Madison and cute Yorkie named Jack. Tara enjoys hunting, family time and fills her nights and weekends with studying as she is working toward a degree in medical billing & coding.

Tara is the newest addition to our specialty infusion therapy team and stays busy managing IVIG, Hemophilia, and HAE patients.

Care Coordinator

TARA SHIRLEY

Dana Miller

Care Coordinator

Office Staff

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Lab Results Coordinator

LAUREN SMITH

Diane comes to Helms with a background in 911 communications and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry previously.  When not at work, Diane enjoys spending time with her family or practicing her photography skills

Compliance

DIANE TOPE

Kao Thao joins Helms with a rich experience in AR, AP, and collections work.  She comes from a large family and enjoys the holidays as they are always big celebrations.  She also loves golfing, and riding her Harley when the weather is nice.

Finance Assistant

KAO THAO

Deb has 20 years’ experience in health care administration and grew up in the Charlotte region.  In addition to finding great nurses to bring into the Helms Home Care family, Deb loves summertime and can always be found by the sound of her flip-flops.

Human Resources

DEBORAH TOMLINSON

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Clinical Lead & Training Resources

SHERRILL BATTS, RN

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Compliance & Data Analyst

MORIAH KOCH

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Auditor

BROOKE BISHOP

Deloris, or Dee as she goes by, comes to Helms Home Care with 10 years’ experience as a medical receptionist.  She is an NC native, has 2 children and 2 wonderful granddaughters.  She enjoys going to and volunteering at her church, singing (if you listen closely, you may hear her singing around the office from time to time), and going to car shows with her father and drag races with her uncle.  Dee also loves trips to the mountains with her husband spending time sitting on the river banks fishing, or in her case attempting to fish

Receptionist

Deloris Jones