Our People


As of January 21, 2019, Laura Puteris took on the duties as Administrator of Labdara Lithuanian nursing home. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Nipissing University. Prior to coming to Labdara, she served as Resident Care Director at a 180-bed facility in a retirement community in Thornhill. For three years she worked overseas with Doctors Without Borders and for seven years before then, worked as a nurse within the University Health Network in Toronto. She brings with her extensive direct care and management experience in health services.


Position Name Phone Extension
Administrator Laura Puteris 416-232-2112 ext. 401
Director of Care Beata Malizia 416-232-2112 ext 603
Ward Clerk - 416-232-2112 ext. 604
1st. Floor Nursing Stn. - 416-232-2112 ext. 601
2nd. Floor Nursing Stn. _ 416-232-2112 ext. 201
3rd. Floor Nursing Stn. _ 416-232-2112 ext. 301
Life Enrichment Manager Ljiljana Gavrilovic 416-232-2112 ext. 403
Food Services Manager Tamara Szczepanska 416-232-2112 ext. 404
Environmental Manager Vladas Sinila 416-232-2112 ext. 407
Office Manager Rita Byra 416-232-2112 ext. 402
Weekend Manager On Call _ 416-356-8619 -
Volunteer/Media Coordinator Nerijus Augutis 416-232-2112 ext. 413
Reception Marie Akelaitis 416-232-2112 -
Weekend Reception Lina Samonis 416-232-2112
First floor- Charge nurse - Cell # 647-624-3068 -
Second floor- Charge nurse - Cell # 647-624-5015 -
Third floor-Charge nurse - Cell # 647-624-4194 -


Please note that the voice mail system at Labdara Lithuanian Nursing home is confidential.

Office hours for managers are generally from 8:30 am until 4: 30 pm.

In case of emergency:  Please do not leave important or urgent voicemail messages. Instead, please speak directly with a Manager, Charge nurse or staff member for best and more timely service and results.


Assured Care Consulting Inc. (ACC)

Labdara Lithuanian Nursing Home is managed by Assured Care Consulting Inc. (ACC). ACC is a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care-approved firm selected by the Board of Labdara Foundation to oversee and manage Labdara’s finances and operations, develop home-specific policies that meet government requirements, supervise the Home’s Administrator and prepare all accountability reports as required by government regulations. ACC presents monthly financial accountability reports to the Board of Directors.

ACC works with a network of professionals who blend industry knowledge and practical experience to create effective business solutions. With experts in every aspect of the operations of a home, including nursing, operations, human resources, environmental, development, marketing, finance and accounting they are able to tackle any issues faced by their clients. In particular, working with nonprofit groups, ACC understands the unique challenges that they face.

Assured Care Consulting Inc. website:


Labdara Foundation

Labdara Foundation, is a not-for-profit registered charity [B/N 118987775 RR 0001], that owns and operates the Labdara Lithuanian Nursing Home. It was registered in the Province of Ontario with the Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Affairs in August of 1977.

Labdara Foundation is built on a solid foundation of volunteers, community involvement and support. It is the support and involvement of our community, which is at the heart of all our achievements and our identity as an organization serving the needs of seniors.

Labdara Foundation is governed by a group of unpaid volunteers serving as a Board of Directors. Candidates standing for election to serve as Directors on the Board of Labdara Foundation are presented by the Nominations Committee for approval by the Board of Directors and the candidates are then elected by the Foundation’s membership at an Annual General Meeting held in April of each year. Board of Director meetings are held monthly with a break for summer and Christmas.



Board- Executive

Name Position
Elena Lelienė President
Daiva Tirilis Vice President
Audrey Butrimas Treasurer
Michelle Jennett Secretary



Name Position
Zita Bersenas-Cers Member
Rasa Juozapaitytė-Kapeniak Member
Aldona Sergautienė Member
Algimantas Nakrošius Member
Linas Ruslys Member
Dalia Rocca Member
Ina Radžiūnienė Member

Home Administrator

Name Position
Laura Puteris Home Administrator

Contracted Management Company

Name Position
Assured Care Consulting Inc. (ACC) Contracted Management Company
Robert Berg Director - ACC


Name Position
Roger Chaplin Auditor

Internal Auditors

Name Position
Gene Kobelskis Internal Audit Committee
Edis Stravinskas Internal Audit Committee


Name Position
Arunas Morkunas Bookkeeper

Web manager

Name Position
Ed Kurak Website manager


Family Council

Name Position
Laima Underys Family Council
Liucija Kaminskas Family Council
Rasa Wilkinson Family Council


Sub Committees


Daiva Tirilis 


Algimantas Nakrosius


Rasa Kapeniak


Algimantas Nakrošius


Zita Bersėnas-Cers


Linas Ruslys



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Learn how you can help sustain Labdara Nursing Home

Labdara Lithuanian Nursing Home is owned by the Labdara Foundation, a not-for-profit registered charity B/N 118987775RR0001.
The home is managed by Assured Care Consulting Services.

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