Meet the Team

Always Best Care Baton Rouge Team

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Shonda Harkins Boudet


Shonda Harkins Boudet is a native of Port Allen and a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy. She holds a BA in Psychology, an Associate degree in Nursing, a certification in Care Management for Geriatrics, and a certification in PAC, which is a specialized dementia care training program. She has owned and operated Always Best Care since 2010, offering home care to seniors in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas.

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Shannon McClendon

Director of Operation

Shannon McClendon is our Director of Operations and a Registered Nurse with 20 years experience in a variety of nursing areas. She is client-focused, motivated, and dedicated to exceptional client service. She oversees the daily operations of Always Best Care to ensure the team is meeting the needs of the clients & community.

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Darleen LeBlanc

Director of Business Development

Darleen LeBlanc is our Director of Business Development and a Licensed Practical Nurse. Daily, she facilitates communication and combined efforts among clients, caregivers, and office staff in order to achieve positive outcomes and service satisfaction. Darleen works closely with our office staff, caregivers, and clients to ensure that our services are always being delivered with a servant’s heart and attitude.