Comfort Care & Resources a home and community based long term care provider, has hired their long term care consultant, Danielle Wheeler. Wheeler will now be working directly out of the office as an Associate Director of Care, alongside resident Director of Care, Michelle Steffy.
This hire comes in a time of great need for the company due to rapid growth, as more and more seniors require care. Wheeler’s particular areas of focus will be on training, quality assurance, client advocacy and coordination for both home care and The Brookside Homes (an alternative to living in a nursing home).
On the promotion of Wheeler, The CEO of Comfort Care & Resources, Jim Fetzner states: “Danielle’s skill and potential for contribution became evident through her work with us as a Long Term Care Consultant… This lead to the decision that her skills, experience, and talents would be utilized to their fullest potential in a leadership position—as we continue to experience tremendous growth.”
When asked about how she felt about her new position, Wheeler claims: “I am extremely excited about this new job. I have many plans for our Brookside Homes especially.”
A contributing factor in this promotion was Wheeler’s previous experience as a leader in a local nursing home. “A very large part of my [previous] job was to provide in-service and performing competencies. I plan to utilize my experience in those areas to make sure our staff is always at the peak of their game.” Says Wheeler.
Starting the position, effective immediately, Wheeler was required to go back to school. She was asked to attend classes in order to obtain her Personal Care Home Administrator license. “I love to learn, and I especially love it when I am able to competently and efficiently provide care to my clients. This is what I want to share with our entire staff!”