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Extendicare Reviews

Updated Feb 20, 2020

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3.1
53%
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Extendicare President, CEO, and Trustee Timothy L. Lukenda
Timothy L. Lukenda
73 Ratings
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Cons
  • "Chronically short staffed but excuse it by saying everywhere is the same(in 13 reviews)

  • "Product of upper management I suspect(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Nursing"

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    Current Employee - RPN 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Extendicare full-time

    Pros

    Love my job all the people are great

    Cons

    Can be challenging working with dementia

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    Extendicare2019-07-12
  2. "79 beds longterm care"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Extendicare part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It's always good thing to be around the residents.

    Cons

    Staff shortage. Frequent changes in management.

    Extendicare2020-02-20
  3. "Some good some bad"

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    Former Employee - Personal Support Worker in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Extendicare part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Residents and hours of work

    Cons

    Precarious pt work with no benefits

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    Extendicare2020-02-14
  4. "Ok.."

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    Current Employee - RPN 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Extendicare full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits Close to home Free parking

    Cons

    Head office doesn’t see what’s going on In certain homes

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    Extendicare2020-01-30
  5. "Not a fit"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Extendicare full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Smart people and friendly co workers

    Cons

    No direction for a new hire made it difficult to know what to do

    Extendicare2020-01-17
  6. "Employment"

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    Current Employee - RPN 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Extendicare full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pension plan, lots of time off with experience

    Cons

    Hard to get a good shift like a day shift. Working paid holidays, weekends a lot

    Extendicare2020-01-08
  7. "need more work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at Extendicare full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    they have good people good culture

    Cons

    bad work life balance here

    Extendicare2019-12-24
  8. "Horrible"

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    Former Employee - PSw 

    I worked at Extendicare full-time

    Pros

    There are zero pros do not work here

    Cons

    Understaffed under paid worked like dogs

    Extendicare2020-01-26
  9. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Extendicare full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - benefits - weekends and stat holidays off - experience - residents, family members

    Cons

    - on call rotation - dealing with unionized staff, must be knowledgeable about collective agreement - culture, work environment

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    Extendicare2019-12-18
  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Janitor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Extendicare part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good working environment. - The pay is more than adequate. - Work is simple and straightforward.

    Cons

    - Union protects the troublemakers and the lazy workers.

    Extendicare2019-11-23

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