Our Adult Family Homes Care Team

Meet our experienced care team.

Joseph Spada

Joseph Spada, LPN, CGCP

Founder: Joseph Spada, L.P.N., founder, is a Certified Geriatric Care provider and geriatric nurse of 25 years with extensive background and expertise in long-term care. Born in Sicily and raised in Geneva Switzerland, his health career started at the University Hospital in Geneva, Switzerland where he served in orthopedics, rehabilitation, and the emergency room.

Mr. Spada also volunteers his expertise and guidance to seniors and families, helping them to make informed decisions with all matters relating to elderly care. He manages and supervises the care and operation at Spada homes.

In his words, Joseph notes that...

"...adult family homes have become the new standard for long-term care. Most seniors like the home setting, and the high degree of personal attention is unmatched. And adult family homes offer one of the most cost-effective long-term care option - a wise choice during these economic times."

Read more about Joseph.

Susanne Almeberg, NA-R

Adama Koi , NA-R

Adama is very familiar to the AFH environment and has completed all the DSHS required training. She has been working at Spada Homes since August of 2013, and we are thrilled to have her on our team.

Gale Wald, RN


Gale Wald, RN

Gale Wald has been a Registered Nurse for many years and has had a long career at Northwest Hospital in Seattle. She now works has an independent nurse consultant.

Gale does most of our resident assessments, provides nurse delegation to our staff, and covers for other nursing care needs as necessary.
Gale ads to Spada Homes' overall level of quality care by bringing professional nursing services and consulting.


Fatou Sonko, NA-R

Fatou recently joined Spada Homes at Alicia Park. She is caring, attentive to details, and very sharp in identifying health issues that need attention - we are thrilled to have her on the team!

Fatou recently completed her Nursing Assistant Certification and continues to go to school during the week for her nursing pre-requisites.

Monica Kiamba, NA-R

Monica (aka Mona) has worked for Spada Homes since early 2008 and is our main caregiver at the Alicia Park location. Besides the qualifications mentioned above, Mona completed her Dementia specialty training.
Mona is a warm and loving caregiver - always a big smile and even bigger heart!
We consider Monica a great asset to Spada Homes and one of our key staff.

Sara Hassan, NA-R

Sara is a great addition to our Wedgwood adult family home and we thrilled to have her! She is gentle, patient, attentive to resident's needs, and loves her work with the elderly.

Senait Tedla, NA-C (Certified)

Senait has worked at Spada Homes since 2010 as a Nursing Assistant, mostly night shift. She also works in assisted living facilities. Additional qualifications include Dementia specialty training.
Senait is part of Spada Homes' back bone of quality care.

Peter Makosi

Peter Makosi, NA-C (Certified)

"Since gaining employment at Spada Homes, I have experienced and learned a lot. The quality of care and attention given to the residents is amazing. Individual preferences and care are extremely important and the management and staff go an extra mile to exceed residents expectations. I am happy to be a part of the team that has made Spada Homes so great. Peter."

Peter completed his Certified Nursing Assitant training (NA-C) and dementia specialty training, among other courses. He has cared for parents in his native Kenya and worked as a chef in a large UK hotel kitchen. Peter is doing an amazing job of preparing meals that are specific to our clients' preferences. Peter is eager to help our residents and we are thrilled to have him on our team.

Paul Kiamba, NA-C (Certified)

Paul is our all-around helper! Paul works several night shifts and helps daily during dinner and evening hours. He also manages Christmas lights, grocery shopping, and moving supplies from one location to the other.