© 2005-2006 Capitol Guardianship Services
Staff of Capitol Guardianship Services
Co-Director (Leesa Camerota)
- Oversees all aspects of the operation of the agency.
Provides feedback and decision making on complex matters.
Prepares documents for court reports. Participates in local
and statewide meetings, and gives presentations at industry
trainings to stay aware of changes in the practice of fiduciary
(Janet Franklin) - Reviews
court reports, financial reports and care management notes for all
clients. Meets with clients, family and other professionals as
necessary to coordinate services to meet client needs. Reviews
and signs all checks issued from client accounts. Attends
court hearings and handles legal issues pertaining to clients
medical and care services for all clients. Assigns staff,
coordinates schedules, directs actions and reviews reporting to
ensure the day to day needs of each client are met. Reviews
medical records and confers with health care professionals.
Handles emergency medical matters, complex care decisions and in
home staffing arrangements. Communicates with family members
on the status and changes in the health and wellness of their
relative. Prepares care plans, annual reports, POLST forms and
medical consent documents.
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(Amiee Schmidtke) - Handles all computer transactions related
to collection of income and payment of bills for all clients.
Tracks all transactions and valuation adjustments on investment
accounts and other assets. Monitors spending and balances of outside
entities holding client funds. Produces quarterly or annual
accounting reports. Coordinates preparation of annual tax
returns as necessary. Provides documentation as necessary for
Care Manager (Chrissy
Pidone) - Provides clients with on-site visits. Provides or secures the goods or
services clients requests for personal satisfaction. Arranges,
attends or transports clients to medical appointments. Reviews
care facility and medical facility charts. Coordinate
relocation of clients when necessary. Researches residential
options, medical or care professionals, social services,
recreational opportunities, and personal needs resources.
Prepares visit notes and provides information to senior staff on
changes or concerns in the health and welfare of the clients.
& Edward Gardner are principals of Guardianship
Services of Seattle. Ed and Tom consult regularly with staff of Capitol