Experience, compassion, patience and stability are the qualities needed to ensure excellent care for our elders who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, autonomy and other health risks. At Manoir Oka, we are fully aware of health concerns and issues and our senior’s needs and interests matter to us. We proudly introduce our team:
In 2007, during his college studies, Cody volunteered at Manoir Oka with a desire and passion to help seniors with cognitive losses and to focus and assure meaningful quality of life for them. Overall, his concern was for the physical and mental well-being of our elders. In 2012, Cody completed his bachelor’s degree, in law, at Université de Sherbrooke and is a member of the Barreau du Québec. His education, experience and inspiration gave him the opportunity to skillfully manage Manoir Oka in January 2015. Cody continues to go to conferences and workshops concerning neurodegenerative diseases, as he believes that all employees at Manoir Oka should have practical and theoretical knowledge on this topic.
Director of Nursing
In 2016, Samuel obtained his diploma in nursing at Cégep de Saint-Jérôme and went on to pursue his bachelor’s degree in nursing at Université du Québec en Outouais. His career path has allowed him to remain current with emphasis in the fields of dementia and geriatric care. He also plays a coordinating role in the care and services provided by Manoir Oka and the staff. His three years of experience in cardiac medicine allowed him to perfect his interventions in the awareness of acute care. Samuel’s perspective on nursing gives his patients and their families an advantage. He is conscientious, attentive and is greatly appreciated for his compassion and personalized approach towards our residents.
The Manoir Oka wouldn’t be what it is today without the hard work, determination and skill put forth by Raynald and Nadine for nearly 20 years. Prior to establishing the Manoir Oka in 2000, both Nadine Bonnet and Raynald Jean practiced nursing for over 30 years in hospitals and clinics, during which they acquired skills in various medical specialties, including surgery, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, intensive care and neurology.
Raynald has worked as a nurse both in Europe and in Canada. He acquired his extensive experience at renowned hospitals and clinics such as Centre hospitalier universitaire Vaudois (Intensive Care unit), Clinique Médico-chirurgicale de Génolier (Intensive Care) and Institut Lavigny in Switzerland (Neurology), as well as the Montreal General Hospital (Intensive Care unit and Operating Room). Raynald passionately managed the Manoir Oka until passing the torch to Cody, his son-in-law, in 2015. Although retired from nursing, Raynald still loves to spend time helping and discussing with our residents.
After completing her studies in France, Nadine worked in various institutions and hospitals, including the Neurology department at Institut Lavigny in Switzerland, the Surgery department at Clinique Cécil de Lausanne, the Intensive Care unit at Centre hospitalier universitaire Vaudois, and in Cardiac Surgery at Clinique La Résidence du Parc in France. Nadine acted as Director of nursing for over 18 years, during which she insured our excellent quality of care. Today, Nadine is retired from nursing but she remains readily available to give precious advice on all sorts of matters, which is always very appreciated, especially by her sons-in-law, Samuel and Cody.
Annie joined our team in 2003 and she distinguishes herself, among other qualities, by her leadership and professionalism with our residents and their families.
Maryse joined our team in 2009 as a beneficiary attendant. Since 2014, she practices as a nurse at Manoir Oka. This experience has allowed her to acquire strong organizational skills and an excellent attention to detail.
Audrey joined our team in 2017 and knows the importance of work well done with an excellent sense of analysis.
Ginette joined our team in 1991 and is adored for her enthusiasm and the energy she brings to Manoir Oka.
Melanie joined our team in 2001 and is known for her compassion and human approach towards our residents.
Susy joined our team in 2002 and is loved for her personal customized approach and team spirit.
Karine joined our team in 2002 and is appreciated for her organizational skills and efficiency.
Guylaine joined our team in 2003 and brings positive energy and happiness to all our residents.
Gisèle joined our team in 2004 and she is known for her reliance and responsibilities.
Sylvie joined our team in 2007 and her dedication to our residents is an example for everyone to follow.
Chantal joined our team in 2010, and is adored by residents, especially for her cheerful disposition during activities.
Sylvie joined our team in 2011 and is known for her dedication and compassion to our residents.
Josée joined our team in 2013 and is a leader among her peers with an excellent sense of analysis.
Sandra joined our team in 2015 and is appreciated by residents and colleagues for her honesty and sense of observation.
Kim joined our team in 2013 and her versatility is reflected in her excellent work as a beneficiary attendant and as a cook.
Caroline joined our team in 2017 and her work is characterized by her playfulness and respect towards our residents.
Lucie joined our team in 2001 and is known for her rigorous organization and her meals are well appreciated by our residents.
Mélanie joined our team in 2015. Her integrity and love of life are felt throughout the residency.
Simonne joined our team in 2017. She is known for her attention to detail and is well liked by our residents for her cheerfulness.
Charlie has been visiting Manoir Oka since he was a puppy. He amuses himself by making all our residents laugh.