Administrator, McCormick Home
Tanya Pol, McCormick Home Administrator, has worked in long-term care for more than 25 years and is passionate about promoting resident-centred care in a warm and caring environment. She attended the University of Guelph and received an Applied Science Degree with a major in Gerontology. She also obtained her Long-Term Care Management certificate through the Canadian Healthcare Association in 2007. Tanya also served as a surveyor for CARF (Commissions on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), an international accreditation body. As the Administrator, Tanya oversees the operation of the home to ensure all needs are being met and that the daily operation is in compliance with the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007 set out by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Areas of Expertise:
- Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
- Ministry of Health inspections
- Admissions/placement process
- Quality indicators
Karen Johnson, MSW, RSW
Director, McCormick Dementia Services
Karen Johnson is the Director of McCormick Dementia Services, which operates Ontario’s largest adult day program specializing in dementia care. Karen earned Masters and Bachelor of Social Work degrees from King’s University College, and she has several years of experience working with the older adult population in long-term care homes and community service settings. Karen is passionate about working with those who have dementia and understanding their related behaviours, as well as supporting formal and informal caregivers. She is also the Chair of the SWLHIN Adult Day Program Network and Co-Chair of the London and Middlesex Behavioural Supports Ontario Geriatric Cooperative.