Newmarket & Aurora
(905) 997-3731 or 1-855-983-4663

Meet Your Newmarket Ontario Caregiver Team

Ash Walani
Business Owner, Marketing Director
Ash Walani comes with a very diverse background, one that ranges from fine arts/graphic design, to sales and marketing, management and business development. Walani is also a published author with his first book available now called The BOOK on WOW. How to blow away your clients and everyone else in your life. He is an accomplished digital designer, and multi-media artist.

As the owner of AW Creative Media, a successful Canadian print and design firm, he has consulted as a sales executive both in advertising and marketing for well over 20 years with a great deal of work experience inside the medical equipment industry. As soon as you meet him, you will feel his energy, authenticity and passion, and his true interest in people.

Ash has experience in leading teams and growing business. He has a passion for harnessing the client experience and developed his "Wow" brand dedicated to helping improve customer service and experience over the past decade. He now looks to dedicate this passion to transforming in-home healthcare where he sees a great need for individually focused care planning and believes Right at Home Canada allows the tools to provide just that.
Tammy Elliott
Tammy Eliott
Caregiver and Community Relations Manager
Tammy was drawn to the Home Care Industry because of her passion for serving older adults.  It was through her time volunteering as a Meals on Wheels Friendly Visitor, that she realized a career in Caregiving is where she belongs.  Tammy spends half her time at Right at Home in a Caregiver role and the other half building strong relationships between community partners and the local Right at Home Care Office.  She enjoys giving energizing talks on ways to avoid caregiver burnout as well as providing hope to individuals with mobility challenges.
Diedre Rankine
Care Coordinator
Diedre has been a steady force on our After Hours team for more than a year now. We are thrilled to welcome her to our Care Coordination team as she comes with years of experience, skill, and a familiarity with our client and care teams. We could not be happier to have her on board to help our clients.
Pat Lapointe
Client Relations/Office Administrator
Pat joins us to support our administrative requirements. Her many years of experience in this field allows her to be efficient in the day-to-day requirements of an office. She has worked for over 10 years with volunteers in cancer care and is able to support our clients in both English and French. During our warm summer weekends, you can always find Pat in an Ontario provincial park enjoying the water and hiking with her dog Boo.
Katie Sochaski
Care Coordinator
Katie has been with RAH since 2015. She is passionate about our mission and enjoys working with our caregivers, clients and families. She has training in HCF Hospice & Palliative, as well as Gentle Persuasive Approach. Her 18 years in management has provided her with the tools to assist with anything that comes her way, assisting with scheduling and maintaining the pieces in the background. She is an amateur photographer and loves spending time outdoors and with her family as much as possible.
Crystal Cole
Crystal Cole
Care Planner Manager
Right at Home Newmarket is proud to have Crystal Cole as our primary Care Planner Manager. Crystal has more than a decade of experience as a personal support worker for home care services in Newmarket, Ontario. She has dedicated her time to improving the quality of life for individuals by managing professional home care services that help patients remain independent in their home.

Caledon Specialized Home Care Team Leaders

Our specialized team focuses on more complex scenarios that include, Cancer Care, Dementia and Alzheimers Care, and Motor Vehicle Accident Support.

Dani DePetrillo
MVA Specialist
Dani's 15 years of experience running interdisciplinary Health and Wellness Centres for one of Canada’s largest health care companies brings her tons of insurance and MVA expertise prior to joining Right at Home. She is our Chief Operating Officer at our Corporate level, yes. But her intricate knowledge of Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance Legislation makes her the perfect person to handle this specialized work. She manages every single MVA referral into our Right at Home system personally. It allows her that opportunity to still connect with the community, and gives our clients, their legal counsel, Occupational Therapist and Case manager the peace of mind knowing they are in expert hands.
Our Team - Karen
Karen Platt
Dementia Care Specialist, Programs Specialist
Karen joined Right at Home Canada with over 20 years of experience in social services and healthcare. She has spent much of her career focused on building and managing programs for the aging population, medically fragile individuals, palliative care, and individuals with disabilities. Her passion for quality care, commitment to individualized care and leadership in aging in place combined has made her an integral member of the Right at Home Family. One of her major focuses has been the building and implementing of Right at Home's robust dementia care program.
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