Meet our office team who are dedicated to providing you with the best care possible.
President & CEO
Having worked through all the office team roles herself, and even taking on a few caregiving shifts herself, Katherine understands every aspect of the company. A background in Social Work and 19 years as a self-employed hairdresser augments her natural ability to help and work with people. As the CEO, sharing her vision inspires her staff with the same passion she has to help older adults and people with disabilities.
It is Katherine’s vision and passion to provide exceptional care and go beyond her client’s expectations. Caring for her mother after she was attacked in a brutal home invasion brought the caring experience to a personal level and served to infuse her with an even greater passion to assist our vulnerable population. Read more here. Katherine expressed, “This business is so rewarding knowing the company makes a difference in peoples’ lives every day!”
As the Operations Manager for Comforts of Home – Care, Jen’s crucial role in our team is to oversee the day to day operations of our company. She started out as a caregiver and was brought into the office as a Staff Coordinator. Her previous experience as a chef on large teams brings a wide understanding of supervising people and knowing how to get a job done. Now, as Operations Manager, she brings a full understanding of the business to her job!
Along with a natural talent for being a nurturer, Jen enjoys being able to make a difference in people’s lives. She’s proudly born and raised in Winnipeg and is a Certified Red Seal Chef. Jen is currently expanding her already diverse skills as a member of Toastmasters.
Client Outreach Coordinator
Kimberley is a Client Outreach Coordinator at Comforts of Home – Care. She enjoys meeting our clients for the very first time to help determine the best care plan possible. She is passionate about the individual needs of each client follows through to make sure each client receives the experience she promised them.
She loves being part of a team that makes such a positive difference in the lives of others! Adept at multitasking and looking at the big picture, Kimberley has over 20 years of experience in management and has also facilitated at conferences.
“I lead with my heart, always searching for a better way to help,” Kimberley says. She has a soft spot in her heart for seniors — her grandmother passed away in March 2017 at 97 years old, and Kimberley fondly talks about her as a loving, funny, and filter-free character.
Kimberley lived in various cities in Ontario before moving to Winnipeg in 1997. She has a BA in English/Theatre, took Leadership Training at Ryerson University, and did Training & Development at Red River College.
Client Outreach Coordinator
Chelsea is a Client Outreach Coordinator with Comforts of Home – Care. She is passionate about our clients and ensures they have appropriate care in place to enrich their quality of life. She enjoys working closely with facilities, individuals and their families providing assessments to develop person centered care plans that best suits their needs.
She is driven to help others and understands the importance of having the right care in place. Since having her mother at a young age suffer with Dementia, Chelsea understands first hand the challenges that are associated with the disease. “Watching my mother go through the different stages of dementia, and having her in a care home I can personally can relate to other families and the struggles they may be feeling. “Chelsea completed CPI’s Dementia Capable Care course in 2017 .
Chelsea is originally from Edmonton, AB but from a young age has been calling Winnipeg her home . Her professional background includes Business Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Dementia Care, and Community Support.
Shan’s role at Comforts of Home – Care is an Human Resources. She hires all our amazing caregivers.
Since joining us in January 2011, her background with our company has also included working in Human Resources and as an office manager — she’s a real team player, which balances beautifully with her independent streak!
Watching her own mother age and become more dependent on others has given Shan a soft spot in her heart for seniors and their families. Her sincere desire to help other people and her caring nature makes her an important part of our team.
Born and raised in southern Manitoba, Shan spent 2 years at Briercrest Bible College and moved to Winnipeg in 2002. Shan brings with her 12 years of experience in the Home Care industry and started working as a companion in the community with seniors, before moving on to administrative and HR duties.
Quinn is one of our Staff Coordinators here at Comforts of Home – Care. She connects caregivers with clients and keeps track of clients and caregiver information to help ensure everything keeps running smoothly.
A devoted worker with a kind and empathetic heart, Quinn has a positive outlook on life and makes clients and caregivers alike feel more at ease.
Quinn understands firsthand how challenging it can be for seniors to not have their independence: her own grandmother was in a personal care home but had no caregiver to fill the hours. Her favourite memory is taking her out for her favourite meal of Chinese food. Sometimes the everyday moments are the ones that mean the most!
Born and raised right here in Winnipeg, Quinn brings to Comforts of Home – Care a variety of diplomas, including Community Support Worker, commercial baking, and training in CPR, NVCI, and MHF
Aundrea is a Staff Coordinator and Caregiver at Comforts of Home – Care, and she brings a lively energetic personality to our team! Born and raised here in Winnipeg, she is currently enrolled in the Robertson College for Community Support Worker (completion date May 2022).
After seeing how difficult it was for her mom and family to handle things when her father was diagnosed with cancer, she knew she wanted to be a home care provider… and provide the compassionate support so needed for other families going through challenging times.
As Office Assistant for Comforts of Home – Care, Rebecca provides support to all our staff members and helps keep on top of the day-to-day operations of the office. She’s an important part of keeping the office on track!
Rebecca started out as a caregiver before transitioning into her role as Office Assistant. With a background of her Commerce degree from the U of M and experience in managing her own business (including 20+ years of teaching piano lessons to children), Rebecca excels at organization skills and working with others in a team.
Rebecca’s family was lucky enough to live on the same block as her grandmother for about 10 years when her children were young. She would always be there when her grandmother needed any help! Born in Calgary and raised in Oakbank, Rebecca has now been living in Winnipeg for the last couple decades
Jenna handles billing and payroll here at Comforts of Home – Care: she creates invoices for clients and takes care of all payroll needs for our caregivers. She loves being organized and has experience working as an administrative office assistant, as well as working with family managed home care. Jenna brings to our team a thorough understanding of care programs and WRHA compliance requirements.
Born in Neepawa and raised in Winnipeg, she has a heart for the struggles that elderly people and their families face, and a desire to make a difference for them—so she is well-positioned as part of our team!
Kristan handles accounting, billing, and payroll for Comforts of Home – Care. With a background in accounting (plus business administration from Red River and legal administration from Robertson College), she is well-equipped in her role!
When her grandfather lost his independence quickly due to illness, Kristan spent a lot of time helping with his care, and saw first-hand the holes in many elderly care systems. She has strong values that all seniors (as well as their families) deserve the best, most ethical, and most understanding care and support, which led her to join our Comforts of Home – Care team.
Born and raised in Vermilion Bay, Ontario, Kristan is a compassionate helpmate by nature and feels good knowing that she’s offering her gift to others.
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