About Us

We are a family owned and care customized business!

Our Founder

Terri and Vincent Sajkowski founded Always Responsive Home Care to fulfil their dream of helping seniors remain at home as they age. They established the organization as a result of Terri’s extensive work caring for local seniors as a professional Registered Nurse in Gerontology, Home Care, and Hospice. Terri is known for her caring, compassionate nature, and expertise in Home Care. She is devoted to all her Clients and strives for them to live out their best life in the comfort of their own home.

Terri and Vincent also love the fact that they employ compassionate Caregivers, whom they respect and make sure they are always supported. They love that they are not only helping their Clients, but providing rewarding careers for their team allowing them to do what they love. Improving the well-being of others is the most rewarding gift they can give the world.

“After working for many years as a Hospice Nurse, I encountered numerous different Home Care agencies. I learned that by adding my nursing clinical expertise and spending time training and orienting the Caregiver, the care my Client received greatly improved. The Caregiver also had improved confidence and job satisfaction. Let's face it, needing a Caregiver is hard enough, so making sure your have the right agency supporting you is paramount.

I knew that I wanted to make a difference on a larger scale, so in 2010 I decided to open my own Home Care Agency. I am so proud of the wonderful organization I have created, but I could not have done it without the support of my husband Vincent, and my dedicated professional staff. Both my husband and I are truly humbled and honored to work with such wonderful, kind and giving people. We all look forward to working together and we all share the same commitment and goals of caring for our Clients as if they were our own family.

I am blessed with 3 wonderful sons and my greatest joy in life is being a Mother and caring for others. If you are searching for care for a loved one, please give us a call. We will do everything we can to make sure your loved receives the BEST possible care and becomes a part of our Always Responsive Home Care Family."
– Terri Sajkowski, RN BSN Owner and Founder


Terri Sajkowski, RN BSN CMC

Founder, President & Geriatric Care Manager

Vincent Sajkowski

Founder & Chief Financial Officer

MaryBeth Gesell, RN BSN CMC

RN Supervisor & Geriatric Care Manager

Gary Monteleone, RN

RN Supervisor

Kelley Tsang, RN BSN

RN Supervisor

Francesco Mazza, RN BSN

RN Supervisor

Shannon Blair

Executive Director

Malissa Buck

Human Resources Manager

Brian Neues

Human Resources

Amanda Wirth

Client Care Coordinator

Krystal Simmons

Client Care Coordinator

Victoria Beake

Client Care Coordinator

Kaitlin Breig

After Hours Client Care Coordinator

Kristyn Bially

Admissions Coordinator

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Our Caregivers

All of our Caregivers undergo an intense and rigorous screening process. Because of our high standards and excellent reputation we attract the "Most Elite" Caregivers in the industry.

All of our Caregivers must possess the following credentials to even be considered as a candidate:

  • Active NJ Certified Home Health Aide Certificate
  • 2 years or more of caregiving experience
  • Verifiable professional references
  • Verifiable personal references
  • Clean background check
  • Health Physical cleared for active work
  • Tuberculosis screening & testing
  • Proof of MMR Vaccination & titers
  • Personality/psychological screening
  • Lengthy and thorough 2 person interview
  • License verification
  • Covid-19 Vaccinations Provided & PPE
  • DMV check and car insurance verification
  • Document verification for work authorization
  • Drug Screenings
  • Annual Flu Vaccinations Provided
  • We also offer our Caregivers a generous salary, paid sick time, medical benefits, employee recognition, ongoing training and job advancement and much more-we love our Caregivers!

Once the Candidate has made it through our screening process and is hired, they will then begin our Company Training & Orientation to make sure they thoroughly understand their role. This also allows us to see them in action and assists us in our selection and matching process with our Clients.

We then provide on-site RN orientation of the care plan and continued support for entire length of care. Our Registered Nurses provide monthly supervision and oversight of all our Caregivers.

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Our Agency

We are one of New Jersey's largest non-franchised family owned home care providers. We provide the most reputable compassionate care professional in the industry by setting our core standards over and above state requirements.

Always Responsive Home Care has all of the following credentials so that you can rest assured knowing your loved one is protected.

  • NJ State Licensed by the Division of Consumer Affairs since 2010
  • Medical Director on Staff
  • CHAP Accredited since 2016
  • Professional & Dishonesty Bond
  • Comprehensive Liability Insurance
  • Auto Insurance Rider Insurance Protection
  • Workman's Compensation Insurance
  • All Caregivers are OUR employees; we handle all payroll and taxes
  • Health Benefits for all our employees
  • RN Supervisions monthly
  • RN training and orientation
  • Caregiver replacement for call outs or emergencies
  • 24/7 on-call, 365 days a year
  • Strict Infection Control Protocols
  • Flu & Covid Vaccination Provider for Employee Health
  • Long Term Care Insurance Submission
  • A+ Better Business Rating
  • 5 Star Real verifiable testimonials
  • Member of New Jersey Home Care Association
  • Member of National Alzheimer's Society
  • Continual Communications of any Changes in Care
  • Family Education & Trust
  • Proactive Planning

We will gladly provide valid and up to date proofs of our licensure, accreditation, and insurances upon request.