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SHAKITA RANDLE LEWIS

Shakita LewisShakita Randle Lewis was inspired to a career in home care by her father, who lived with diabetes for many years before his passing. Watching and helping her mother provide care for her father led to Ms. Lewis’ own passion for helping others. Having obtained a diploma from the Southwest Georgia Institute of Education in 2000, she decided to make the shift to health care and became certified as a CPR and first aid instructor and a certified nursing assistant. From 2007 to 2013, she worked as a certified nursing assistant in Albany, Georgia, working with the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in this capacity from 2008 to 2010. Subsequently, Ms. Lewis became a care manager with PruittHealth Home First in Albany, where she remained from 2014 to 2017.

Before Ms. Lewis’ father passed, he told her to devote herself to caring for other people, do what she loved and follow her dreams. It was this motivation that led to her establishing S & S Private Home Care, LLC in 2017, where she currently serves as the owner and administrator. In these roles, her day-to-day duties involve interviewing clients who are applying for program services, interviewing potential employees to ensure they meet the standards of care she wishes to provide to clients, managing payroll, and ensuring that her business complies with local and state regulations. Today, S & S Private Home Care provides a range of services to clients, including personal care, companionship, skilled nursing, light housekeeping, errand assistance, transport to and from doctor’s appointments, respite care and first aid.

Ms. Lewis’ mission with S & S Private Home Care is based on the line from Matthew 20:28, “The son of man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Her years in home care have led to many memorable moments, she fondly recalls a client who became something like a second grandmother to her and taught her much in the time they spent together. Presently, her goals for the company include adding lab testing services for drugs and COVID-19 and expanding and developing new programs geared toward children in need of home care. To benefit her own skills, Ms. Lewis has joined Albany State University, where she is pursuing a degree in registered nursing. She expects to graduate in 2025.

Above everything, Ms. Lewis’ favorite part of her work is making people smile. She loves listening to the stories she is told and is frequently met with praise for her work. She had one client tell her that they wished they could have Ms. Lewis with them full time, while others have compared her to an angel or said things like, “Where have you been all my life?” Standing out for the purity of heart she brings to everything she does, she notes that she lives with her heart and lets God guide her. Ms. Lewis feels incredibly blessed and overjoyed to have grown S & S Private Home Care into the successful business it is today. She is deeply grateful to her amazing staff and strongly believes that she would not be where she is today without them.

Born to father Lawrence Randle and mother Louise H. Randle, Ms. Lewis considers her greatest motivation throughout her career to be her husband and their children, Sojour T. Williams and Elijah L. Randle. Their continued support has kept her inspired and motivated alongside the ever-present influence of her mother, whom Ms. Lewis considers to be her queen. Proud to have grown so significantly in leadership ability, Ms. Lewis loves being a source of motivation and encouragement to others and would advise young and aspiring professionals to follow their dreams and never give up.

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8 Replies to “SHAKITA RANDLE LEWIS”

  1. Mrs Lewis is always professional in everything she does. One thing that speaks well about her is her kindness and willingness to help someone in need. Many times doing these acts with out any recognition. Mrs Lewis certainly deserves this honor.

  2. Mrs Lewis is a woman who wears many hats from volunteer work to charity to handling a full work load and still outstanding Family oriented individual she stands for everything she was nominated for and so much more it’s an Honor to say I know her and witnessed this Honor That she has been given
    Job well done Mrs .Lewis I’m proud of You

  3. Ms. Lewis is one of a kind! Her generosity speaks for itself, she is so inspiring and has nothing but kindness to offer.

  4. Mrs.Lewis is a hardworking, smart, kind, loving person. If there is anything she can do to help you she will do it. Shakita has a heart of gold. There is no better person than Shakita. She goes above and beyond to help anyone. Mrs Lewis is a God send. Thank you for all you do for me.

  5. Congratulations, Mrs. Lewis, on your high honor and accomplishments. Your determination to follow your dreams and achieve your goals and your admiration for quality patient care is unmatched. Thank you for being you and providing your community with the dedicated services of S & S Homecare.

  6. Shakita is a very kind hearted person that will go above and beyond for you if she can.
    Shakita is one of a kind.
    I congratulate her.

  7. Mrs.Lewis, is a bright and intelligent woman who have inspired other young ladies to succeed there dreams she’s such and inspiration to all those she’s come in contact with,I’m proud of you and blessed to have you as my daughter congratulations.

  8. Job well done!!! It’s with great pleasure to see that you have reached and accomplished your goal, hard work pays off with determination anything is possible. Mrs. Lewis keep excelling.

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