•   Port St. Lucie, FL |
  • 6905 LTC Parkway
  •   Main: (772) 410-5624   |  Fax: (772) 468-8375

We are Proud of the Quality Services We Provide 

At Interim HealthCare of Port St. Lucie, we care about our community - striving to improve the quality of life of our neighbors by providing the full continuum of care within the comfort of their own home. Through a team of Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Social Workers, Aides & Caregivers and Volunteers, we provide a broad array of in-home care services. We are also part of Interim HealthCare, a national company that has been in the home care business since 1966 and continually invests in better ways of caring for people - so you benefit from the most current innovations in home care measures.

About Us in Port St. Lucie


Our Philosophy of Care

Our HomeLife Enrichment® standard of care brings value and purpose to the lives of our clients. By looking beyond the basic needs, we can provide holistic care services that encompass the mind, body, spirit and family. We believe in enriching home life so that people are not only safe and independent but living with dignity, purpose and self-worth.  

By working closely with your family, our qualified team will understand your individual situation and develop specific protocols and activities designed to turn each day into a comfortable flow of engaging, fun and interactive activities. At the very core of this approach is the gift of empowerment, so patients and their families feel in control of their own destinies. After all, a little independence goes a long way.

To our Patients, We Promise to:

  • Enrich your life with every interaction
  • Respect and honor all of your healthcare choices 
  • Treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve
  • Provide patient and family centered care, communicating clearly with all involved
  • Deliver the highest level of physical, social, emotional and spiritual care


About Us Interim HealthCare of Mercer County

Meet Our Staff

In our fast-paced world, it can sometimes be hard to make connections. That’s why we think it’s important you get to know us too!

Patrick M. Topp, RN, MHSA - Executive Director

Patrick has been an RN since 1991, to augment his BS in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida.  He entered into the home health industry in March of 1994 working in the Orlando, Florida market until February of 1999.  At that point Patrick relocated to Milwaukee, WI where he remained in the home health space until relocating back to Florida in November of 2021 to lead Interim HealthCare of the West Palm Beach and Port St. Lucie.  Patrick has held positions from a field case manager, Business development, Regional Clinical/Operational Director, Executive Director and CEO of home health care agencies.  Patrick resides in Port St. Lucie, FL which is close to his hometown of Vero Beach, FL.  His philosophy for operating a team in the home health space is based on providing excellent clinical care, phenomenal customer service and exceptional clinical outcomes that is based on our patient and client needs.  

Cary Friedlander - VP of Sales Operations

Cary attended Kent State University and majored in Business and Professional Speaking. He graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science with a graduate degree in Mortuary Science. He worked for Hewlett-Packard as Director of Marketing for their Medical Products Group in Andover, MA. After moving to South Florida, he assumed the position as Director of Sales and Marketing for Pie Medical, NV, in charge of North and South American dealers and distributors. In addition, he worked for GE Medical as the Senior Sales Specialist in their Ultrasound Division. In 1990 he was asked to join the administrative team at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, FL. He held the position as Director of Physician Services until 1997. Mr. Friedlander joined Outreach Senior Healthcare as the Vice President of Marketing and held that position for six years. He was then was hired by the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine as the Director of Marketing for Palm Beach County prior to joining the National Pain Institute in 2009. In July of 2013 he joined Memory Training Centers of America as Regional Vice President for Southeast Operations. For the past seven years Cary has been working in the Home Health care industry and is currently the Vice President of Sales Operations at Interim HealthCare of West Palm Beach and Port St. Lucie. Cary is an active member of the Palm Beach County Medical Reserve Corps since 2008. He served for six years in the military reserve as a member of the 107th Armored Cavalry, Ohio Army National Guard, and was trained as a Tank Commander and Armored Recon Specialist.

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Trellawney Christian - Director of Business Operations

Trellawney Christian’s healthcare career started as the Front Desk Manager for a Neurosurgeon’s office. She’s worked as the Director of Finance at Abbey Delray and currently is the Director of Business Operations at Interim HealthCare. She holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Masters degree in Business. She enjoys serving patients’ needs, meeting the company’s financial goals and developing employees’ skills.

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Lee Borellis - Transition Care Manager

Graduating from Notre Dame with a BS in Chemical Engineering Lee started his career as a process engineer for Dow Chemical. After a few years he returned to graduate school and, on a Dow Scholarship, got an Master’s in Business at Purdue University. Returning to Dow he worked as a marketing rep in Houston, moving to New York as a senior rep working with corporate accounts. He then worked as a Chemical Analysts’ for Bankers Trust in NYC, subsequently returning to the Chemical industry with Tenneco Chemicals as a Product Manager, then Director of Marketing for PVC products. With his experience in business and plastics, he started a building products plastics fabrication company, Ultra Building Products, which he later sold to venture cap firm Care Free Products.

After a brief retirement, he returned to business, starting a new home health nurse registry – Treasure Coast Home Health Care. Selling this business to Caring People, after a brief period with them, he went to work for Interim HealthCare as a Transition Care manager – his current position.

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Misty Kartner - Business Development Representative

Misty has over 18 years of diverse experience in healthcare roles. She has a background in nursing, sales, and agency management. She specializes in business development and management. She goes out of her way to help make sure that everyone from clients, family members and team members are happy and considers making sure that her team members have everything needed to be successful her greatest role. She is always available for her team, patients, or family members to talk, assist, get advice or to just get frustration off your chest.

Being an Army wife, daughter, and mother, she is strong advocate for the veterans of her community. She makes sure that veterans get every assistance that is available to them. 

She loves her job, her team and helping people. She feels it is her greatest joy to give back to her community seniors and veterans in need.

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