Vancouver’s Consumer Choice Award-Winning Home Care Company 18 Years in a Row

Tara Trethewey

Tara Trethewey, B.H.K., M.OT
Owner & Executive Director

After receiving her undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics, she completed a Master of Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is now a UBC clinical faculty member.

Tara started her occupational therapy career working in community- and clinic-based vocational rehabilitation programs for clients with mental illness, orthopaedic injuries and chronic pain.



In 2015, Tara founded Evergreen Rehabilitation Services, a division of Evergreen Nursing Services to provide community Occupational Therapy services with a specialty in traumatic brain injury and mental health.

In October 2016, Tara transitioned from being the Director of Rehabilitation Services to Executive Director and is responsible for the business development, quality assurance and governance of both the Nursing and Rehabilitation Divisions.

For professional development in the area of palliative care, Tara has attended VCH’s Foundations Course and 4-hour Shift Care Nurse Orientation, and completed Victoria Hospice’s Palliative Care: Medical Intensive Course in January 2017.


Kaley McIntosh

Kaley McIntosh, MA, MN
Director of Nursing

As a Registered Nurse, Kaley has 5 years’ experience working in home care in Australia and has recently returned to Canada. Kaley joined our nursing team as the Client Care Supervisor in July 2021.

Prior to working in home care, Kaley has many years of experience as Director of Care in residential care settings in both Canada and Australia.



Prior to working in home care, Kaley has many years of experience as Director of Care in residential care settings in both Canada and Australia.

She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of British Columbia, followed by a Master of Arts in Health Services Management at the University of Manchester. In 2009 Kaley obtained a Master of Nursing at the University of Sydney and successfully completed the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination in 2010.

Kaley believes in providing exceptional care to clients and encouraging individuals to live life to its fullest. Kindness, honesty and laughter are the backbone of her belief system. She strives to provide clients and their families with the highest level of care possible through open communication and respect.


Laura Roberts

Laura Roberts, BScN, CHPCN(C)
Palliative Support Nurse

Laura completed her Bachelor's degree in Nursing at the University of Ottawa in 2017. Her nursing career started with a love for oncology care, working in Medical Oncology and Hematology at The Ottawa Hospital. She found great purpose in caring for people undergoing chemotherapy and radiation, managing the complexities that come with it. More importantly, bringing joy to people's otherwise very difficult days.



Working for many years within the Oncology program, Laura developed a passion for high quality and compassionate palliative care. She began consulting in Palliative care, expanding her knowledge past oncology and working within all areas of an acute care hospital as a palliative care clinician. With the itch for more knowledge, Laura also expanded her palliative work to the pediatric population working in two pediatric hospices over the past 4 years.

Laura moved to the West coast in 2022 to explore more of what nursing has to offer as a career. She worked as a travel nurse at The Fred Hutch Cancer Center in BMT, getting back to her oncology roots for a while.

Since landing in Vancouver, her passion for palliative care continues and works in pediatric palliative care and is excited to be joining the Evergreen team as the palliative care support nurse.

Laura has her Canadian Nurses Association certificate in Hospice and Palliative care and has attended palliative care educational sessions with Vancouver Coastal Health.


Miracle Osalumese-Ojiake

Miracle Osalumese-Ojiake
Care Coordinator

Miracle is a dynamic healthcare professional with a global perspective, holding a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Monash University, South Africa.

Her educational journey led her to Canada in 2022, where she chose Waterloo as the destination to pursue her postgraduate studies.



Recently, in 2024, Miracle relocated to Vancouver, to join the Evergreen team expanding her horizons and enriching her experience in diverse healthcare landscapes.

With a Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Administration and Service Management, Miracle possesses a solid foundation in both theory and practice. Her academic achievements are complemented by hands-on experience and a genuine passion for making a meaningful impact in healthcare.

During her tenure as a Nursing Coordinator in Waterloo, ON, for over a year, Miracle showcased her ability to streamline care services, ensuring optimal efficiency and client satisfaction. Beyond her professional endeavors, Miracle is deeply committed to addressing healthcare disparities and promoting equitable access to services.