Meet our office team who are dedicated to providing you with the best care possible.
Gurpreet (GK) Khaira, M Engg, MBA
Vice President, Home Health Care
Gurpreet’s focus is on building out company’s home care business unit. Gurpreet has assisted companies in developing systems and processes for digitizing the pharmacy workflows, efficient processing and data management. With over 25 years of experience in transportation and logistics, Gurpreet is leading the last mile delivery of prescription, clinical services and home health care. Gurpreet has held multiple executive positions in both large Canadian Railways. Gurpreet is passionate about precision, efficiency and customer service. He holds a Masters of Engineering and MBA from university of Manitoba.
Director of Homecare Operations
As the Director of Homecare Operations for Comforts of Home – Care, Jen’s crucial role is to oversee the day-to-day operations of our company by supporting and leading the entire office team. She brings with her a diverse set of skills, and is responsible for company growth and expansion, including adding new services.
Jen started out as a caregiver in July 2015 and was brought into the office as a Staff Coordinator in September of that year. Exactly one year later, she was offered the position of Operations Manager, before being promoted to her current role in June 2022.
With a deep understanding of Comforts of Home – Care, Jen excels at developing policies and procedures which help with the day-to-day operations of the company. Her previous experience as a professional chef for 15 years taught her many invaluable skills, including working in a strong team environment, time management, leadership, and training.
Jen’s granny was her best friend growing up—she taught Jen how to forage for foods, which they would then bring to the kitchen and spend hours cooking, baking, and canning. Although she has since passed away from dementia, Jen carries on that love of being in the kitchen.
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 lived in Calgary for 8 years in her 20s while pursuing her culinary career). Jen completed the Professional Cooking Program at SAIT, is a Certified Red Seal Chef, and holds a certificate in Conflict Management Skills.
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
As a Client Outreach Coordinator with Comforts of Home – Care Chelsea is passionate about the clients she serves, 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 one on one 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 so individuals can thrive in their environment where ever that may be. Since having her mother at a young age suffer with Dementia, Chelsea understands first hand the challenges that are associated with being a Caregiver and the disease. “Watching my mother go through the different stages of dementia, I can personally relate to individuals, families and the struggles they may be feeling. ” Chelsea completed CPI’s Dementia Capable Care course in 2017 .
Originally from Edmonton, AB Chelsea has been calling Winnipeg her home from a young age. 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.
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.
Leo is a Staff Coordinator at Comforts of Home – Care, and responsible for scheduling caregivers with clients—to ensure we have the right caregiver matched up for each client’s needs.
Leo was born and raised in the Philippines. She has a strong connection to caring for seniors: When her mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Leo was working abroad, so she travelled home consistently to take care of her mom and do everything to provide her with the support and compassionate care she needed.
Bringing to the team an educational background with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and currently taking post-graduate studies in Human Resources, Learning and Development, Leo has a great combination of admin experience, hands-on knowledge, and practical education to support her in her role
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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