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A former Berry House employee who was accused of having sexual contact with one of the residents of the group home has been sentenced. Fond du Lac County Circuit Court Judge Peter Grimm sentenced Jennifer Wenger, 30, to a total of three years probation for public fornication, two counts of resisting or obstructing an officer, disorderly conduct and bail jumping. If she does not adhere to the conditions of her probation on all of her convictions, she could spend a total of one year and nine months in custody with two years of extended supervision. Wenger was also charged with second-degree sexual assault by employee of care or service residential facility in July, but that charge was dismissed.

Sherry Keen, CEO of the Windsor Elms will be retiring from the long-term care facility in March after 15 years of service.

Cynthia Sterba, who has been the interim executive director of the Ottawa Retirement Village for three weeks is ready to tackle the necessary changes for the 105-bed retirement home.

Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) has appointed Catharine Gapp as Chief Executive Officer.

Element Lifestyle Retirement Inc has appointed Greg Condon as Vice President of Operations.

The John Noble Home’s new administrator is Jennifer Miller. A facility jointly established and overseen by the City of Brantford and the County of Brant on Mt Pleasant Road at Veterans Memorial Parkway, the 156-bed long-term care home’s committee of management selected Miller in part for her 24 years of experience in healthcare.

The Ontario College of Nurses isn’t releasing the name of the facility where Susan Muzylowsky was employed between October 2008 and September 2014. Muzylowsky was a registered practical nurse until she resigned in December 2015. Before a discipline committee at the college Monday, she admitted to abusing residents, some sexually, over an eight-month period.

After being pushed out kicking and screaming five years ago from Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC), Keiko Nakamura has managed to run another organization — this one with 80 years of service — right into the ground. Nakamura has announced she is walking away as CEO (finally) of Goodwill of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario (TECNO) after failing to find investors who would contribute $2 million to her newly-hatched scheme to resurrect the organization under a new name.