Meet Our Staff
Family Services Director
Kim Dingus has been the Family Services Director since 2007 and performs the in-home assessment to determine if your needs require companion or hands-on/personal care. After the determination is made, she decides who will help support you in your home. She will ensure your care plan needs are being met by Stay At Home. Kim is in charge of hiring new employees and conducts the orientation and training of caregivers as well as their annual evaluations. She oversees all aspects of assignments and scheduling.
Kim has lived in Wake Forest for twenty-five years and enjoyed many active years with the Wake County Public School System and PTA. She is a Certified Companion Aide, a Certified Hospice Companion Aide, and has completed the Alzheimer’s North Carolina Course “Accepting the Challenge: Providing the Best Care for People with Dementia.” Kim is also the instructor of the Dementia Friendly @ Work training program for Wake Forest businesses and organizations on behalf of the Senior Information and Networking Group of Wake Forest (SING-WF).
Since 2010, Tara Hooper, RN, has been the Agency Nursing Director. She performs an initial nurse assessment to determine the client’s appropriate level of care. Tara oversees each caregiver who provides personal care services and visits each client on a quarterly basis to evaluate quality of care and client satisfaction. She processes all insurance claims for our clients with long-term care policies. Tara also monitors each caregiver for skills and training compliance.
Kia Bobbitt joined the Stay at Home Senior Care team in 2016. She has years of prior agency and office administration experience, having worked for Home Choice Health Care, Wake County Hospice, Community Home Care and Hospice, and Clayton Urgent Care. In her role as scheduling administrator, Kia schedules caregivers to accommodate client needs and ensures that all care plans, calendars, and client information are current. She assists with the caregiver screening/hiring process as well as office management. Kia lives in Raleigh, and has three children. She is also a CNA and a phlebotomist, with a degree in health science.