Meet the Team

Diane Mathis

Owner and Administrator

My name is Diane Mathis, my Husband Bill Mathis and I started Always Best Care over 10 years ago in San Diego, California. I am a Mother of six and grandmother of 3. I was born and raised in San Diego, and have been a nurse for nearly 30 years with most of my experience in Physical Rehabilitation and Home Health. I enjoy providing exceptional care to my patients by employing only the most caring and educated staff. As a Nurse and having an aging parent and family members myself, I have experienced both sides of caring for and educating our senior population. I personally understand the difficulties that come with making life changing decisions for our patients and their families. Our goal is to be a source of information as well as caring for your loved one’s healthcare needs.

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Bill Mathis

Owner/President

My Name is Bill Mathis. Diane and I have owned and operated ABC San Diego for more than 10 years. My previous career was in Information Technology as a Chief Technology Officer for more than 20 years. I found the senior industry to be a lot more satisfying and heartwarming that I sometimes wonder why I took the long way around.

I oversee the business from keeping us Medicare compliant to bringing in new Insurance companies. I network a lot in San Diego and Always Best Care is a name most have heard.

We provide a full line of services from free daily calls to Medicare certified Home Health and everything in between. If it’s senior services you need, look no further. Dedicated to Exceeding Your Expectations…Always

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Danielle Baldino

Clinical Manager

Originally from Wolcott, CT, Danielle graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Saint Joseph. She served for six years as an Officer in the Navy Nurse Corps, primarily as a psychiatric nurse, from 2011-2017. During this time she also received credentialing as a Certified Wound Care Nurse and ANCC Board Certification for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. She is currently working on her Masters of Science in Nursing. In her free time she enjoys volunteering, yoga, reading, writing, stand up-comedy and cooking. Her Navy travels took her from Camp Lejeune, NC to San Diego, CA where she decided to stay and join the ABC Family!

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Vianna Bonaventura

Home Health Intake Specialist

Hello my name is Vianna and I have been with Always Best Care for 2 Years.  I always knew I wanted to be in the health care industry and help people in need; soon after high school, I graduated from Kaplan College and was certified as a Patient Care Assistance Technician. I cared for clients as a Certified Nursing Assistant for 7 years and was promoted to the Home Health Department as an intake specialist. I thoroughly enjoy coordinating quality care for our clients through our team of skilled professionals, and take great care in managing these schedules to ensure a smooth and prompt experience for each patient.

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Linda Padilla

Scheduling  Supervisor

My Name is Linda Padilla. I have over twenty years of experience in the healthcare industry. I have worked with Medicare HMO’s, Assisted Living ,Home Care and in hospital settings before coming to  Always Best Care.

I recruit and hire our care staff team. They Always have compassion and understanding while maintaining quality of care and the correct services for each individual client. I staff each client with the Best care provider to match the needs of the service plan and the compatibility to build a lasting caring relationship for both. With the daily changes in scheduling and client needs I always receive with great pleasure to assist those that need a little more. During my off time I enjoy painting, reading and spending time with my twin granddaughters.

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Jerry Bond

Billing and Payroll Specialist

My name is Jerry Bond, and I am the Billing and Payroll Specialist for Always Best Care: non-medical. I have been a part of the ABC family for over 5 years. My job is to make sure that your account is accurate Always so that you have one less thing to worry about. I understand the importance of assisting you with your financial concerns and work hard with the staff to provide you with the best possible experience you can have with non-medical in-home care. In my off time I enjoy being with my family and my dog Mickey.

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Anita Gould

Community Liaison

My name is Anita and I am a Community Liaison. I have been in the senior health care industry for 25 years. I work with clients and their families to determine the best solution to their current needs and situations. I can provide clients living at home with non-medical caregivers who can assist with all acts of daily living. In the event a client is no longer able to live safely alone in their home, Always Best Care offers free Assisted Living Placement services. There are over 700 different senior living locations throughout San Diego, it is my goal to match my clients with the most appropriate living option based on their individual needs, desires, and budget. I take pride that I am one of the few placement agents in San Diego that personally tours clients and their families. We will visit different communities to help you make an informed decision on which senior housing option is best suited for you or your loved one. I look forward to working hard to help you find the best solution for you and your family!

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Lauren Brown

Community Liaison

My name is Lauren and I am a Community Liaison for Always Best Care in San Diego. I have been in the health care industry for over 5 years and have developed a passion for advocating for clients who are in need of assistance. I specialize in helping clients smoothly transition back to their homes from hospital and skilled care settings, and take pride in ensuring they are well informed about all the services Always Best Care has to offer, as well as other resources they may not realize are available to them. I hold a seat on the board for the San Diego County Council on Aging, and frequently participate in wellness events with this and many other non-profit organizations throughout the year; staying active within the community allows me to gain access to local senior resources and keep a beat on the pulse of the industry. I look forward to assisting you with your home health and home care needs!

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