Meet our team at Extendicare Guildwood
There are many people you will meet who make up our team of qualified, experienced and dedicated health care professionals. We hire the best possible care and service providers – dedicated and caring individuals who promote quality of care and quality of life every day and for every person who lives at our home.
Pinky Virdi, Acting and Jonathan Scott, Assistant, Executive Director, is responsible for the overall management and operations of our home, and serves as the home’s Quality Lead. This individual can assist in answering any and all questions, especially those related to policies, procedures and the culture of our home.
Michelle Minkoo, Director of Care (DOC), is responsible for supervising the nursing team and can answer any resident care questions including those related to nursing practice, personal care and care plans and routines.
Dr. Kapil Kholi, Medical Director, is the lead physician responsible for the coordination of clinical services in the home. This individual can assist in answering questions related to medical care, convalescent care, chronic disease management, medications, end of life care and more.
Gursimran Dosanjh, Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Lead, oversees the home’s Infection Prevention and Control Program by leading the planning, development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of the home’s program, supported by regional Extendicare IPAC specialists and Extendicare’s IPAC community of practice which set evidence-based best practices in Infection Control.
Arun Kumar, Quality Improvement Lead: Each home has a Quality Lead(s) who support and focus on quality of care, resident safety and quality improvement initiatives. The Leads partner with quality consultants from Extendicare’s head office to drive improvements in quality and innovation based on evidence and best practices in seniors’ care and Extendicare’s Quality Program.
Attending Physician - Dr. Venu Tadiboyina
Program Manager - Sandy Griffin
Dietary Manager - Ferdausi Pervin
Quality Risk Management Coordinator - Donna Rowley
Social Worker - Alex Berlin
Office Manager - Lisa Warner-Roberts