Meet the Staff

 

Administrator: Israel Ulubiyo

Israel Ulubiyo a man who has dedicated his life, time and passion to helping others.
Ambitious and award winning Clinical Nursing Supervisor with over 17 + years’ experience in the
Healthcare Field. He began his career in health care by working in the dining department as a
dish washer when he was a young man. Since that time, he has logged nearly 17 years of
experience in various areas of healthcare positions (Dish Washer, Dining Server, Nursing
Assistant , Med-Tech, Registered Nurse, Clinical Nursing Supervisor, Assistant Director Of
Nursing , Director Of Nursing )And Now A Licensed Nursing Home And Assisted Living
Healthcare Administrator).
In addition to his extensive clinical experience, Israel also has an outstanding academic
background that includes an Associate Degree from Community College of Rhode Island, a
Bachelor’s Degrees in Nursing from Rhode Island College and a Master of Science in Healthcare
Administration Nursing from Regis College and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health
Science. He is currently enrolled in school to obtain his Doctorate Degree in Nursing at Grand
Canyon University.
He’s a proud father of three, loves to travel, often visit his siblings in London and he’s very
active in his community. Israel believes our work fill a large part of your life, and the only way to
be truly happy and satisfied is to do what you do regardless of the challenges you faces every
day. His favorite quote is “There is no substitute for hard work.”

Vice President of Operation/ Administrator: Linda Wheeler-Omiunu

Linda began her career in long-term care many years ago and has experience in both nursing and administrative duties.  Linda was an LPN who became and RN in 1990.  Since then, she completed a bachelor’s degree at Rhode Island College.  She has certification as an assisted living administrator as well as a nursing home administrator.

As a nurse, Linda was charge nurse, a supervisor and a director of nursing. She held the title of corporate director of nursing and marketing for a two-year period in which she was responsible for oversight and management of more than 1,000 nursing home beds.  In 1999, Linda was named the nurse of the year.

As an administrator, Linda has been the leader of teams in both assisted living and nursing facilities — she is responsible for all aspects of operations.  In 2013, Linda was named by the Alliance for Better Long Term Care as the recipient of the outstanding contribution award.  In 2014, Linda was the Eli Pick award recipient as the administrator of the year.

Linda holds certifications in wound care, Alzheimer’s care and case management. She is a board member for the Rhode Island Healthcare Association as well as a member of the Long Term Care Nurse Section of the Association.

Linda has been promoted to Vice President of Operations, overseeing Trinity Health and Rehabilitation and Hebert Health Center.

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Director of Nursing: Kevin Arpin


Social Services : Wendy Montolongo/Catherine Rasco

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Admissions: Taylor Brock


Activities Director: Diana Ferreira

Diana began working in long-term care in 1988 while attending Rhode Island College. She has also worked with Alzheimer’s-dementia patients as a med tech and in an adult day center. In 2008, she was hired by Mt. St. Francis, which is now Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. Diana is fluent in Portuguese, which is helpful in assisting residents’ language translation. She also belongs to the Activities Directors of Rhode Island. Diana continues to assist, coordinate, supervise and do what she can to accommodate each resident’s needs. It is her pleasure and rewarding feeling knowing she has made a difference in someone’s life.


Human Resources: Deb Dufault

Deb started by working as a CNA for five years. She applied in 1995 at Trinity and was interviewed and hired by Linda Wheeler-Omiunu as her staffing coordinator. In 1997 she was promoted to human resources for both Trinity and what is now JBF Management’s other facility, Hebert Health and Rehabilitation Center in Smithfield. In 2020, she decided to put all her effort towards Trinity Health and Rehab were she first began. She has been married 34 years and has two grown children and one grandchild, Oliver, who was born in October 2016.


Business Office Manager: Lori Young

Lori comes with a wealth of knowledge. She has been working in the nursing home industry for more than 35 years. She graduated from Bryant College. Lori has been employed with ASLCI/JBF Management since 2010. Lori was awarded the JBF Healthcare Management “Rose Enright Award” Department Manager of the year in 2018,recognizing her outstanding service and dedication


Environmental Services Director: Peter Martin

Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor: Eddie Gaston

 


Food Services Director: 

DINO MENCARINI, PT | Director of Clinical Practice

Dino is a practicing home care Physical Therapist with over 30 years’ experience in clinical management, serving the geriatric population. In addition to treating patients, he has supervised program managers, large professional staffs, budgeting, and coordinating with client owners/operators. Dino has deep expertise monitoring daily staffing needs and developing alternatives that best meet the clinical needs of the patients. Dino’s experience also includes clinical management and academic teaching experience in rehabilitation with nationally recognized therapy programs. Prior to earning a B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut, he worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant in a variety of clinical settings.

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