mission, core values, history & executive team
About Circle of Care, St. Louis: Everybody Matters
We provide a Circle of Care which promotes independence, dignity, health, and wellbeing for seniors, adults with disabilities, veterans, and caregivers. Through each life stage, we provide seniors and adults with disabilities in our community with programs and services that promote their independence, dignity, health, and wellbeing.
For their caregivers, we strive to ease the confusion and anxiety of caring for a loved one in their later years. By administering programs supported by government funding, along with the generosity of individuals and community partners, we work to improve the quality of life for those whose lives we touch.
We envision a world where people enjoy enhanced physical and mental well-being and actively manage their own care. We see improved access to care in rural and urban areas with the delivery of optimal outcomes for our clients, employees, and communities.
Our MISSION is to promote, support and advocate for the independence, dignity, and wellbeing of seniors, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them in a manner that values diversity, reflects the communities we serve.
We believe that well-being and quality of life are defined by the individual.
We maximize independence by building on individual strengths, interests, and abilities, and helping people achieve their best life.
We treat each person with dignity and respect.
We value our constituents’ right to self-determination and we join with them to help them use their voices for self-empowerment.
Our entire team is committed to these six principles:
Character. Willingness and determination to do the right thing, in the right way at the right time.
Creativity. Willingness to “think outside the box”.
Enjoyment. Ability to balance professionalism and levity.
Legacy Focused. Understanding that what we leave behind is as important as what is being done today.
Passion. Intrinsically driven by a strong enthusiasm for what we do.
Loyalty. Total commitment to the mission and values of the organization.
We value our communities and are committed to supporting a diverse population.
We strive to create an environment that reflects the communities we serve where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic and whole selves to Circle of Care, St. Louis.
We respect and value diverse life experiences and challenges.
We take pride in putting the health, safety, and independence of our clients first. We understand that one size does not fit all, so our services are customized to meet the unique needs and desires of each client. We realize the need for individualized care plans that change as do the needs of those for whom we provide care. We also understand and believe that our clients want to direct their own care and have a say in the way that care is delivered.
We not only want to make a difference in each of our client’s lives but, to impact the community we serve, support the system in which we operate and be a collaborative driving force for positive change in the home care industry. It is our commitment to our legacy.