"We’ll help with the cooking, the cleaning, the nursing, for an hour, a day, or however long you need us!"
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Greg & Rita - Owners 1994
Rita started with Homeward Bound in 1994 under the previous owners. Then, in 1997, she and her husband Greg took the leap and purchased Homeward Bound. Rita was originally a social worker and has dedicated her live to helping others. Greg has his background in management. He spent many years of his life managing grocery stores for Kroger. Since taking over at Homeward Bound, Greg and Rita have both focused on providing a client-centered atmosphere.
Katie started with Homeward Bound as an office assistant in 1998. Since that time, she has progressed from a CNA, LPN, then staff RN, and now as our Director of Nurses for the entire agency. Katie first received her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration Management from UW-Platteville before receiving her Associate Degree in Nursing from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. She then completed her Bachelor Degree in Nursing from Viterbo University. Katie manages and supervises all nursing aspects of the agency.
Lynn started with Homeward Bound as an intern while getting her Associate Degree in Human Services in 1999. She did such a wonderful job she was hired on as a staff supervisor. She also has a background as a CNA and services the following communities and surrounding areas:Platteville, Potosi, Cuba City, Benton, Hazel Green, Mineral Point, Muscoda, Blue River and all of Richland County.
Misty has worked with Homeward Bound since 2001. She has been in the health care field for over 17 years starting as a CNA, and now works as a staff supervisor. Misty arranges care with clients and supervises direct care providers in the homes. The area she covers includes, but is not limited to: Monfort, Lancaster, Cassville, Bloomington, Boscobel, Dodgeville, Blanchardville, , Barneveld, Hollandale, South Wayne, Argyle, Highland, Linden.
Since being hired in 2011, Jaime has taken on a full time role as one of our staff RNs. She earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in 2009. Jaime visits all clients in the 7-county area that the Grant County office nurses serve.
In 2011, Dawn was hired on as a part-time staff RN. Dawn received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in 2007. She has grown to love her position as a home health nurse. She also serves a 7-county area of clients.
Since being hired in 2001, Mary has been working in the Home Health department as an administrative assistant. Mary is a Certified Coder and is responsible for coding, plans of care, medical records, and more.
Pat started with Homeward Bound in Prairie du Chien November of 1997 as a receptionist and later moved to payroll and billing. In 1999, she was promoted to her current position as Service Coordinator. Her responsibilities consist of providing office management, supervision of other staff, working closely with contractual agencies and she is responsible for development and maintenance of all services provided from the Crawford and Lancaster offices.
Shell Lee – Service Coordinator/Branch Manager
Shell Lee started with Homeward Bound in 1995 after obtaining her Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Winona State University. She started as a staff supervisor and was promoted in 1996 to her current position as the Service Coordinator for the Sauk County office. Shell Lee also is the Branch Manager and deals with the management and supervision of all staff including the nursing department.
Barb – Staff Supervisor
Barb was hired in 1997 to work as a staff supervisor for Homeward Bound. She has a background in Marketing and Business Administration. She manages care for clients in some of the following areas: Reedsburg, Baraboo, Mauston to Necedah, Wonewoc, Union Center, including all of Western Sauk county and most of Juneau county.
Debbie – Staff Supervisor
Debbie became part of the Homeward Bound team in 2010 and brought with her 27 years of health and human services experience. She has an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy. Debbie has used her personal experience of caring for family with special needs when working with her Homeward Bound clients. She services clients in Baraboo, southern Sauk County, all of Columbia County, and north to Wisconsin Dells.
Kate Livingston – Staff RN
Since 2002, Kate has been working as a Staff RN out of our Baraboo location. She has over 15 years of health care experience as a nurse. Kate received her Bachelor Degree in Nursing from Viterbo University. Kate has the most experience with Homeward Bound of any of our RNs.
Darlene - Administrative Assistant
Since 1991, Darlene, or as we like to call her, “Dar,” has been a part of Homeward Bound. First, as a CNA, and then later, in 1996, she was hired for her current position. She has over 25 years of health care experience and does a little bit of everything for our Baraboo office.