Amanda Bandkowski

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Bandkowski
Bandkowski
Bandkowski

Amanda Bandkowski
Luther Manor
4545 N. 92nd St., Wauwatosa
Age: 29
Hometown: Wauwatosa
Education: Associate degree in occupational therapy assistant from Milwaukee Area Technical College
Current position: Manager of adult day programs
Previous position: Program manager of adult day program, Milwaukee Center for Independence

What are your job responsibilities?
“I oversee two adult day programs: Wauwatosa, the main campus, and also a location in a church in Grafton – St. John’s Lutheran Church. It’s the day-to-day operations, so it’s overseeing my staff at both locations, helping to get clients in the door, doing biannual reviews of each client just checking up on their goals, meeting with the care team, spending time with staff, make sure we’re following all of our state regulations.”

Who takes advantage of adult day programs?
“Individuals living in their home that just need a little bit of extra care or just need time getting out of their home and interacting with others. They meet other people, socialize, do activities, go on outings, get out of the house.”

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