Paul O’Krafka

Paul O’Krafka has lived in Hespeler and Puslinch Lake, Ontario for over 70 years. Paul was granted an Administrator’s Certificate from McMaster University and authorized as a Long-Term Care Administrator by the Ontario Minister of Community & Social Services in 1983. He graduated with an Honors B.Comm. (1974), and a M.B.A. from McMaster specializing in Health Sciences (2001). He has a Health Services Management (HSM) Certificate from the Canadian College of Health Service Leaders (1986). Paul began working in Long-Term Care (LTC) at Saint Luke’s Place Not-for-Profit LTC Home in 1976 and has led seven different Not-for-Profit LTC Homes across Ontario. As CEO of St. Joseph’s Villa in Dundas 1987-2010, he led the fundraising and rebuilding of a 378-bed LTC facility and two life lease buildings. Paul was the President of OAHNSS (now AdvantAge Ontario) in 1990-91. He volunteered on their provincial Board for over 30 years. He has won many awards in LTC, including a life membership to AdvantAge Ontario (2018), the Norma Rudy Award (2007), and the OANHSS Leadership Award (1995). He joined the Saint Luke’s Place Board of Directors in 2013 and now chairs the Board Fundraising Committee. He strongly supports the continuum of care at Saint Luke’s Place, including housing for our apartment tenants and compassionate care for our seniors in LTC. Paul very much believes in the contribution of the not-for-profit sector for services for seniors.
crossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram