Staff Biographies

Meet Our Team

Steve Warner / Owner
Steve is owner and President of Home Care Solutions.   He is committed to expanding the legacy of excellent live-in care that began over 20 years ago.  Steve’s leadership guides the decisions for Home Care Solutions, its Clients, partners, and the communities in which we serve.

Julie Hanson / Finance Manager
Through her marvelous organizational abilities and her compassion and dedication to Home Care Solutions’ mission.  Julie is focused on finance and compliance for HCS.

Christine Petterson / Service Coordinator
Christine Petterson is our Service Coordinator. As the Service Coordinator, Christine is responsible for marketing Home Care Solutions in the community and sharing information about our services. She also assists in coordinating the H.H.A.’s schedules making sure our Client’s and caregiver’s needs are being met.

Jodi Melsness, RN / Director of Nursing
Jodi is the Director of Nursing at Home Care Solutions. She is the primary decision maker both for the employees we hire and the cases we accept. She performs our assessments, develops Client Care Plans, and promotes continuity of safe, appropriate care through care management. Jodi teaches, trains, and supervises our professional and paraprofessional clinical staff.

We are grateful for Jodi’s vast experience, intuition and expertise in patient care which translates to confident, compassionate and fair choices for all of us. Jodi contributes greatly to our success – taking great pride in providing the quality of care that makes Home Care Solutions the shining star in home care.

Nicole Wacker, RN / Asst. Director of Nursing
Nicole is the Assistant Director of Nursing.  She conducts supervisory visits, medication set-ups and performs our assessments and promotes continuity of safe, appropriate care through care management.  Assisting Jodi in any avenues as needed.

Jean Jenson, Sherrie Lewis, Cassie LaFave: RN/ Visiting Nurses

Jean, Sherrie, and Cassie Visiting Nurses. They assist the Director of Nursing in doing supervisory visits, medication set-ups, and provide “on-call” coverage. Their years of experience as nurses in multiple settings add a unique dimension to our clinical department.

Claire Lish/ Quality Assurance Supervisor
It is Claire’s responsibility to ensure that the level of service the staff of Home Care Solutions provides meets our agency’s high standards. Her duties include: scheduled and unannounced home visits, Client chart audits, coaching and training our caregivers to increase their skill levels, assisting the Nurses during new employee orientation, and assisting management staff in identifying new and better ways of maintaining the excellent quality services Home Care Solutions is known for.

Darlene Asher / Staffing Coordinator
Darlene is responsible for staffing the Home Health Aides with our Clients. She is the contact person for questions regarding scheduling and time off. The caregivers, Clients and Client’s families have frequent interactions with Darlene regarding the schedules and she is also available to handle any concerns or issues with the ‘matching’ of our caregivers with the Clients. She is very helpful and resourceful and will do everything she can to create a schedule that meets everyone’s needs.

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