Meet Our Team
Here at The Gables of Cottleville, our team values dignity, respect, and honesty above all. We are committed to building trusting relationships with our residents and their families.
Tim and his wife, Janice, have been co-owners of a ComForCare Home Care franchise since 2008, providing non-medical, in-home care to individuals and families throughout the St. Louis and St. Charles County region.
The services include a Medicaid division to ensure that no one is beyond receiving help in their home.
In addition to his role at the Gables, Tim and Kurt Smith created a partnership to offer The Gables of Cottleville to area residents. They are committed to providing individuals and families with an option to care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
Janice Effinger, MBA LNHA
Director of Operations
Janice earned her MBA from Webster University in 2004. She held various management positions at Western Union Financial Services in St. Louis, MO. She left her position as Director of Money Transfer Services after twelve years of service. She worked at other local area businesses prior to her work at Western Union.
As co-owner of ComForCare Home Care from 2008 to 2016, Janice held the position of Director of Operations. In this capacity, she oversaw the private duty and Medicaid services and supervised nursing staff, caregiver staff, and administrative staff to ensure compliance with state and corporate policies and excellent quality of care.
Janice has a passion for providing the best care possible for seniors and persons with disabilities. She was the primary caregiver for her mother, father, and sister during serious illnesses through end-of-life care. She knows the importance of aging in place and living in a home-like environment.
Barbara Bailey, MSW
A graduate of George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, Barbara has been in the field of medical social work for 30 years.
She specializes in hospice and home care and is committed to educating the community on Alzheimer’s disease. Barbara leads many Alzheimer’s support groups.