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"It's not the building alone, but the staff that is the heart of it all which gives this profession and Hennis Care Centre the warmth and personality it has."

-Harry D. Hennis



With that said, you'll always feel like family amongst our employees.

 

 

David Hennis

David Hennis

Owner/President

About

 

David Hennis David is one of the third generation of the Hennis family. He has worked as licensed administrator at Hennis Care Centre since 1980. He also grew up in the business working as an aide, in dietary, maintenance, and laundry. David received his BA degree in education from West Liberty State College. He is past president of the Ohio Health Care Association and still an active board member. David is co-owner of Hennis Care Centre of Dover and owns Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar.
Paula Hennis Sickinger

Paula Hennis Sickinger

Public Relations

About

 

Paula Hennis Sickinger Paula Hennis-Sickinger is the Director of Public Relations for both the Dover and Bolivar locations. Paula is one of the third generation, daughter of Harry and Pat. She has worked at HCC since 1978. She “grew up” with the business, traveling to work with her parents as a youngster, and working in the dietary department and doing yard work as a teenager. Paula graduated from the University of Akron in 1986 with a BA in Social Work. She worked in that role for several years. Paula now works in public relations & marketing capacity, as well as in an administrative function. She also handles/over-sees multiple fundraising projects throughout the year.
Anita Peffer

Anita Peffer

Dir. Resident Services

Dover

About

 

Anita Peffer Anita Peffer, RN is the Director of Resident Services with Hennis Care Centre Dover since June 1994. She graduated from Kent State University and has worked in both long term care and acute care, in staff positions, management and consulting. Anita has spoken to many groups of professionals from the STNA annual Olympics, to nurses and administrators on Culture Change, nurses on MDS changes, and researchers and academia on cognition. Anita assisted in the facilitation of an IT program “Enhancing Patient Safety through IT” after being awarded an AHRQ grant. She directly deals with issues regarding our residents.
Kim Zontini

Kim Zontini

Administrator

Bolivar

About

 

Kim Zontini Kim Zontini is the Administrator of Hennis Care Centre Bolivar. She began her career in 1996 with the company in Dover as a Nurse Tech, then moved on as a Registered Nurse, and Sub Acute Case Manager. When Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar opened in 2000, she worked in Marketing and as the Admissions Case Manager for both facilities. Shortly thereafter, she began her career as Director of Nursing Services for Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar for over three years. Kim completed an Associate Degree in Applied Science and Nursing at Kent State University in 1996 and obtained licensure as a Registered Nurse. In 2004 she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management at Malone College. In 2005, Kim successfully completed the Core of Knowledge program at Ohio State University and is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.
Harold Baker

Harold Baker

Controller

Dover/Bolivar

About

 

Harold Baker Harold Baker has been the Controller since 1997 at Hennis Care Centre, which involves both facilities. Harold also is the Computer network manager for the Hennis Care Centre for both facilities. Prior to Hennis Care Centre, he was the controller of a manufacturing company for many years. Harold’s responsibilities include the managing of all functions for the corporations including cash flow, costing financial statements, government reports, software management, insurance, budgeting, and special projects. Harold received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the College of Steubenville and post baccalaureate courses from Kent State University in Accounting and computer programming.
Nicole Jones

Nicole Jones

Director of Nursing

Bolivar

About

 

Nicole Jones Nicole Jones, RN is the Director of Nursing for Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar. She transferred to Bolivar from Hennis Care Centre in Dover in April 2013. She joined the Hennis team in 1997 to start her nursing career. She received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Kent State University also in 1997. Nicole has held various positions with Hennis (Dover) that include nurse tech/aide, floor nurse on the Rehab and the Homestead units, charge nurse on the Rehab unit, and Unit Manager of the Rehab and  Gardens unit.   
Teresa Carlson

Teresa Carlson

Director of Therapy

Bolivar

About

 

Teresa Carlson Teresa J. Carlson, OTR/L, ABDA , as been an employee with Hennis since May 2000. She is the Director of Therapy for Hennis Care Centre Bolivar. She graduated from Cleveland State University in 1992 and has over 10 years experience in geriatric care. Her background is in home health and geriatric rehabilitation. Teresa has been able to develop her interest in specializing in geriatric cognition by serving on the international board of the Allen Cognitive Advisors, working closely with Cognitive Specialist, Claudia K Allen, MA. OTR, FAOTA. Teresa continue to develop her interest in serving Hennis Care Centre residents and family members by providing them with a thorough Occupational Therapy Evaluation using the latest tools and modalities such as Anodyne Therapy. She also enjoys working with resident and their family by providing a Home Safety Evaluation to ensure that Hennis Care Centre patients go home and stay home,… safely.
Dr. Brian McClain

Dr. Brian McClain

Medical Director

Dover/Bolivar

About

 

Dr. Brian McClain

Brian W. McClain, M.D is the CEO of V101 Management Services. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and a certified wound care specialist.

 

Dr. McClain has a special interest in post-acute and long-term care and has chosen to devote his most recent time and resources on development of that health care arena. Although he has practiced in this environment for most of his medical career, Dr. McClain sees the need for focused expertise as health care reform and quality indicators become the measure of great medical care.

 

Dr. McClain is a graduate of Medical College of Ohio and completed his residency at Summa Healthcare.  He is involved with many professional organizations such as, Diplomat of American Board of Internal Medicine, Board of Directors Stark County Medical Association, Board of Directors Aultman Management Service Organization, a member of Ohio State Medical Society, a member of American College of Physicians and a member of American Medical Directors Association.


Dr. Robert Sabota

Dr. Robert Sabota

Medical Director

Bolivar/Dover

About

 

Dr. Robert Sabota Dr. Robert Sabota is Board certified in Internal Medicine. He has been in practice for over fifteen years. He serves on multiple hospital committees. He is the former Medical Staff President for Aultman Hosptial and manages all inpatient physician rounds at Aultman Orrville. Dr. Sabota graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical Univeristy. (Formerly NEOUCOM)
Bartt Hughes

Bartt Hughes

Registered Dietitian

Dover/Bolivar

About

 

Bartt Hughes Bartt K. Hughes, MS, RD, LD, joined Hennis Care Centre of Dover and Bolivar in November 2002. He attended Appalachian State University in North Carolina and then graduated from Ohio State with a Masters of Science in Medical Dietetics. He worked in the dietary department at the Watauga Medical Center in Boone, North Carolina, followed by working at the OSU Medical Center for two years while completing his Masters degree. Bartt is a member of the American Dietetic Association, Ohio Dietetics Association and Gerontological ADA Professional Practice Group.
Stephanie Hicks

Stephanie Hicks

Admissions

Bolivar

About

 

Stephanie Hicks

Stephanie Hicks, LNHA is the Admissions/Case Manager for Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar. She joined the Hennis team in July 2010 when she started her Administrator in Training program. She received her Bachelor Degree in Health Care Administration with a specialization in long term care from the University of Toledo in 2010. She successfully completed the Core of Knowledge program at Ohio State University and became a licensed nursing home administrator in December of 2011. She has held several positions at Hennis of Bolivar that include, STNA, receptionist and Activities Director.


Melanie Korns

Melanie Korns

Unit Manager – Rehab

Dover

About

 

Melanie Korns Melanie Korns, RN, joined the Hennis Care Centre of Dover team in June of 2013, as Unit Manager of the Rehab Unit.  A 1996 graduate of Kent State University, she brings a broad range of clinical experience including long term care, hospital critical care, ICU, CCU, and many years as an ER nurse in a trauma center.  Mel has previously worked as a manager in long term care and hospital settings.
Ken Otto

Ken Otto

Maintenance Supervisor

Dover

About

 

Ken Otto Coming Soon!
Melanie Scheetz

Melanie Scheetz

Social Services

Dover

About

 

Melanie Scheetz Melanie Scheetz joined Hennis Care Centre of Dover in April of 2006 and accepted the position of Activities and Social Services Director in July 2007. Melanie started her career as a nursing assistant in 1979. In 1980 she became a licensed Social Worker through the OBRA program. Prior to joining Hennis, Melanie was worked with admission and discharge planning. Some of her duties include resident assessments, community service referrals, monitoring the psychosocial well being of the residents and managing ancillary service providers. She also coordinates activities for our residents, which includes special programming and dementia care.
Matthew Ridgway

Matthew Ridgway

Corporate Chef

Bolivar & Dover

About

 

Matthew Ridgway

Matthew Ridgway joined Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar as our Executive Chef/Dining Manager in January 2012. He was promoted in 2015 to Corporate Chef, overseeing the Dover and Bolivar campuses.   Matthew graduated from DCT international hotel management and culinary arts school in Lucerne Switzerland. He attended classes at Le cordon Bleu in Paris, France and London, England and The Bally Maloe School of Cookery in Cork, Ireland as well as ice carving classes in Pittsburgh.  He earned an associate of culinary science from Kent State University at Stark.

 

He has worked in several National Parks as well as several seasonal resorts including Yosemite National Park, Katmai National Park, and Denali National Park as well as Princess Cruises Land Division at Denali Princess Hotel.  He served two years for the Department of Defense in Germany as chef at the Marshall Center cooking for dignitaries from former Soviet bloc countries and U.S. Command officers working for the Marshall Center. 


Jenny Miller

Jenny Miller

Human Resources Director

Bolivar/Dover

About

 

Jenny Miller Jenny Miller joined Hennis Care Centre Bolivar in March 2005 as the Human Resource Director. Jenny previously worked with a local law firm as an Employee Benefits Paralegal. She graduated from the Ohio Paralegal Institute and continued her studies at Kent State University and is a Notary Public. Jenny works with payroll, Workers Compensation, Unemployment Compensation, Human Resource policy issues, along with helping to manage our safety program, health insurance, 401(k), and other employee benefit programs.
Sherry Whitt

Sherry Whitt

Unit Manager - Gardens

Bolivar

About

 

Sherry Whitt

Sherry Whitt started her career with Hennis Care Centre at the Bolivar facility in March of 2011  as a Nurse Technician on the Gardens Unit. In 2012 she obtained her degree in nursing from Kent State University and registered nursing licensure shortly thereafter.  Sherry worked as a floor nurse until September 2013 on the Gardens Unit.  In October 2013 she became the Unit Manager on the Gardens Unit. 


Nicole Patrick

Nicole Patrick

Unit Manager Rehab

Bolivar

About

 

Nicole Patrick

Nicole Patrick started her career with Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar in June of 2004. She first started out as a STNA on the Gardens unit. In 2006 she obtained her Practical Nursing Licensure from Buckeye Career Centre School of Practical Nursing. She then worked as a floor nurse on the Rehab Unit until 2008 when she became the Rehab Desk Nurse and Wound nurse. In 2010, Nicole earned her Registered Nurse Degree from Excelsior College . She is currently the Unit Manager on the Rehab Unit.

 


Lisa Gintz

Lisa Gintz

Social Services

Bolivar

About

 

Lisa Gintz

Lisa Gintz joined Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar in November 2014.  She graduated from the University of Akron in 1995 with Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and became licensed by the state the same year.  Lisa has worked in mental health, including Crisis Intervention, Vocational Case Management and Intensive Case Management with adults with Severe Mental Illness. She also worked in long-term care, including Hennis Care Centre of Dover.  She completes assessments, develops care plans to identify goals and interventions, monitors residents progress toward those goals, provides supportive counseling to residents and family members, making referrals to facility and community resources and coordinating ancillary services.


Beth Wade

Beth Wade

Unit Mgr - Homestead

Bolivar

About

 

Beth Wade Beth Wade is the Homestead Unit Manager. She has been with Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar since December of 2000. Beth obtained her LPN license from Canton City School of Nursing in 1997. She worked as a charge nurse on the floor until she became the Unit Manager on the Homestead Unit in 2006. She worked for several years as Unit Manager of the Rehab Unit and recently she rejoined the Homestead as Unit Manager in 2011. She has her "Train the Trainer" certificate and assists in the training of the State Trained Nursing Assistants.
Holly Meister

Holly Meister

Director of Therapy

Dover

About

 

Holly Meister Biography coming soon!
David Wood

David Wood

Maintenance Supervisor

Bolivar

About

 

David Wood David Wood has been the Director of Maintenance Services at Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar since 2007. He joined Hennis in March 2006. He has twenty-one years experience as a journeyman with the printing industry, and three years with a trucking company as a mechanics helper. Dave oversees all safety procedures and is responsible for all maintenance of the interior and exterior of the building, including the heating/cooling systems in addition to taking care of the grounds.
Rose Lamb

Rose Lamb

Unit Manager – Homestead

Dover

About

 

Rose Lamb Rose Lamb, RN, is the manager of the Homestead Unit with Hennis Care Centre of Dover.  She graduated from Kent State University with an Associate Degree in Nursing.  Joining the Hennis team in 2014, she has worked both acute care and long term care in staff and management positions.
Sue White

Sue White

Supervisor - Laundry/Housekeeping

Bolivar

About

 

Sue White Sue White is the laundry/housekeeping supervisor. Sue joined Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar in 2005. She started working on the Homestead unit as a STNA. She recently accepted the position of laundry/housekeeping supervisor early in 2009.
Melinda House

Melinda House

Staff Development

Dover/Bolivar

About

 

Melinda House Melinda D. House, RN started her career with Hennis Care Centre as a casual float Nurse in March of 1998. Shortly thereafter she became a Charge Nurse on the Rehab Unit. In April 2002, she was promoted to her current position of Staff Development Coordinator. Melinda is a graduate of West Virginia Institute of Technology in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and in 1994 with an Associates Degree in Nursing. She became a certified "Train the Trainer" to teach Nursing Assistants in 1997. Melinda is currently the Program Coordinator and Program Instructor for our State Nursing Assistant program.
Kim Smith

Kim Smith

Unit Manager Gardens

Dover

About

 

Kim Smith Kim Smith RN, is the manager of the Gardens unit with Hennis Care Centre of Dover.  Kim started her nursing career with Hennis as an STNA in 1989. She has also previously  worked in the activities department on the Gardens unit.  Kim obtained her Associate Degree in nursing from Kent State university.  She has previously worked in several different healthcare environments and previously worked as a charge nurse prior to returning to Hennis as a floor nurse on the Rehab unit.  Kim has most recently worked as a nurse on the Gardens unit for several years.    
Kari Hunt

Kari Hunt

Admissions

Dover

About

 

Kari Hunt Kari Hunt is the Admissions Coordinator, Case Manager, and Discharge Planner for Hennis Care Centre of Dover.  She earned her Bachelor Degree in Health Science with a concentration in Speech-Language Pathology from Kent State University in 2010.  Kari became a member of the Hennis team in 2010 when she started her Administrator in Training internship. She is the liaison between patients and their insurance providers.  She also earned her STNA certification in 2011.

Abby Strubel

Abby Strubel

Activies Director/Dining Room Supervisor

Bolivar

About

 

Abby Strubel Coming soon!
Tammy Fouts

Tammy Fouts

Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor

Dover

About

 

Tammy Fouts

Tammy Fouts has been with Hennis Care Centre of Dover for over 26 years!  She has worked as an STNA, STNA team leader and medical records.  She worked as the Therapy transporter for three years followed by Therapy coordinator for fifteen years before accepting her new position as Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor.  Tammy has been honored by the Ohio Health Association as a "Hometown Hero".


Gardens Unit - Bolivar

Gardens Unit - Bolivar

L to R:  Santana Hostetler; Bridget Kirkman; Susan Stull; Tessa Harstine; Takota Voorhies.

 

Bolivar Homestead Staff

Bolivar Homestead Staff

L to R: Tyler McConnell; Jessica Cannon; Kelly Tantarelli; Becky Jones; Zach Dennison; Corrina White.

 

Homestead Bolivar Staff

Homestead Bolivar Staff

L to R:  Carrie Ferrell; Maria Grim, Katie Breitmeier; Diane Guiffre; Ashley Keiffer; Kady Wendell; Emily Shoaf; Magi Hensel.

 

Dover Therapy

Dover Therapy

L to R Back Row Denis Kuharich, Laura Smith, Kim Kohl, Ty Ghezzi, Ken Avers, Jamie Davis L to R Middle Row: Jill Bresseur, Tamara Gregory, Angie Love Front Row: Jen Miskimen, Anna Shaver, Tammy Fouts

 

Dover Nursing Staff

Dover Nursing Staff

L to R Nancy Phillips; Reenie Stine; Lynn Sparks, Mary Phillips, Kim Smith

 

Dover Nursing Staff

Dover Nursing Staff

L to R Nicole DeLong, Becky Lands, Rhonda Arter, Gale Holland; Bonnie Nussbaumer

 

Dover Activities Staff

Dover Activities Staff

L to R Mike Scholles, Lauren Peelman, Marge Johnson

 

Accounting Staff

Accounting Staff

Front Row L to R Jessica Karl, Harold Baker, Jessica Baker,

Back Row L to R Erin Guber, Kendra Krieger

 

Dover RN's

Dover RN's

L to R Robin Miller, Jennifer Morrow, Angela Young, Melinda House, Nicole Jones, Alice Hill.

 

Bolivar Housekeeping

Bolivar Housekeeping

L to R (Back) Jessica Jackson, Patty Stone, Penny Cox .

Front: Bethany Kerens

 

Housekeeping Bolivar

Housekeeping Bolivar

L to R:  Heather Vrsan, Judy May, Suzy Winkhart

 

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