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JBR welcomes Olsen as new administrator

Allysa Olsen

Allysa Olsen

The Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home (JBR) recently announced Allysa L. Olsen has as its new administrator to manage operations for the 80-bed facility in Springville.

Olsen, a South Buffalo native, brings a background in social work and crisis counseling to JBR. She began her new position on March 11.

“I’m eager to meet the residents and staff at the Jennie B.,” said Olsen. “By all accounts, JBR is a treasured part of Springville and I look forward to maintaining its tradition of quality long-term nursing care and short-term rehab services.”

She has experience in assisted living, long-term care and sub-acute rehabilitation facilities in Western New York, specializing in admissions and discharge processes as well as advocating for resident rights and needs.

Olsen earned a Long-term Care Administration Certificate from D’Youville College and a Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University at Buffalo.

“Allysa has a wealth of social work experience,” said Bertrand Chaffee Hospital CEO Nils Gunnersen. “We’re looking for her to continue our focus on residents’ medical, social and emotional needs.”

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