Talented professionals with a common vision

As a strong team we are striving to be leaders in resident-focused care in our community. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures well-rounded care for all entrusted to us.

Joy Scott, RN MAL CHE

Administrator

I feel honored to serve the Residents, Staff and Families of Salem Manor as their Administrator.  I came to Salem in September of 2018.  Since then we have undergone quite a bit of change, especially renovations.  Our home offers kind, compassionate care and some of our team members have been here for many years.   We have a strong family council and great participation in our resident council.

Amanda Colyer

HR Advisor

I am involved with the Human Resources aspect of our organization.

Paula Paradis

Administrative Assistant

I am new to Salem Manor, and am filling the role of Administrative Assistant. I look forward to getting to know all the staff and residents of my new work family.

Tracey Schriver

Office Coordinator

My role as Office Coordinator at Salem Manor is to assist families with setting up a Trust Fund for their loved one and ensuring that their monthly statements are accurate and delivered on time. I will also be producing the quarterly newsletter starting in September 2019.

Pastor Dieter Gohl

Chaplain

The Chaplain is responsible for coordinating, evaluating and implementing spiritual care programs, which includes providing one-on-one spiritual care services to residents, including palliative care visitations, conducting Bible Studies, Hymn Sing and Sunday church service.

Dr. Alan Brilz, MD, CCFP

Facility Medical Director

Dr. Brilz functions as the medical director for over twenty family physicians providing care to our residents at Salem Manor.  Originally from Medicine Hat, Dr. Brilz is proud to provide service to a community with similarities to his hometown and works as a family physician with a broad scope of practice.  Many of our physicians at Salem Manor also hold privileges at the nearby Leduc Community Hospital, and are associated with the Smyth Associate Clinic, L.A. Medical Clinic, Griffiths Medical Clinic, and Corinthia Medical Clinic here in Leduc.

Deb Grovet, RN

Director of Care

Nursing Care is under the direction of our Director of Care.  Staff RNs, LPNs, and RPNs are responsible for addressing any concerns our Residents may have, and will contact the Physician when health related concerns arise.  They are on duty 24 hours per day. Health Care Aides provide the day-to-day care under the direction of the Staff Nurse.

Deann Bennett, BSc RN

MDS/RAI & In-service Coordinator

As the RAI-MDS & In-Service Coordinator, I am responsible for resident assessments & care planning, as well as staff development and continued education, both are imperative to high standard resident care.

Cecil Ali, BSW

Social Worker

The Golden rule: Treat others the way you want to be treated! Working as part of Salem Manor`s interdisciplinary team, Social Worker supports residents and family with the psycho-social adjustment to Long-Term care. Social Worker’s role in the provision of resident care includes: building relationships; assessment; crisis intervention; advocacy; and resources finding. Also responsible for connecting with families regarding admissions, tours and Care Conferences.

Melanie Prokop, RecT

Recreation Therapist

“The word recreation is really a very beautiful word. It is defined in the dictionary as ‘the process of giving new life to something, of refreshing something, of restoring something.’ This something, of course, is the whole person.”

Bruno Hans Geba

Maria Kupreeva, MSc RD

Clinical Dietitian

It takes a village to ensure optimal quality care for all our residents. I work closely with all interdisciplinary professionals at Salem to obtain swallow studies, determine and administer specialized nutrition, seek meal options that are both nutritious and delicious as well as educate residents on managing their health-related concerns by the means of proper diet and nutrition.

Anne Kindarchuck, MSc OT

Occupational Therapist

Our Rehabilitation Department provides exercises, walking/standing program and range of motion. We assist with equipment provision (private or government funded), including wheelchairs, walkers, mattresses, footwear and pressure gradient stockings. As an Occupational Therapist, I work closely with our interdisciplinary team to ensure that our residents are safe, including falls and restraint tracking. I am proud to be a part of the Salem Manor family!

Sagar Tilekar

Food Service Supervisor

With the help of an amazing team, we provide balanced nutritious meals and great meal service every day via organizing the bi yearly menus, sourcing nutritious food  and procurement.

Greg Ritz

Maintenance Supervisor

A head of the maintenance department is responsible and accountable for maintenance, responsible for the way equipment runs and looks to achieve the required level of performance.