Tara DandreaTara D’Andrea, NHA

Administrator of Holden Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center

Tara has been in the healthcare industry for over 17 years, and has held various roles such as Neurobehavioral Specialist and Activities Director prior to the last 9 years as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.

Tara has been recognized for her outstanding leadership roles in prior healthcare organizations, and helped her previous facility achieve national recognition by receiving awards for excellence in quality of care and customer service. Tara has served on the Board of Directors for Elder Services of Worcester, local Community Advisory Councils and is a member of the American College of Health Care Administrators and American Health Care Association.

Tara graduated from Worcester State University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and minor in Communication Disorders. She is also a 2004 inductee in the Worcester State University Athletic Hall of Fame for her accomplishments in Field Hockey. She resides in Paxton with her husband Brian and four children.


dawn-augerDawn Auger, RN, WCC

Director of Nursing Services/Wachusett Program Manager

Dawn Auger RN has been a staff member of Oriol Health Care since 1981. She began by volunteering in the Activities Department at the age of fourteen, then started her  Oriol career as a Dietary Aide at the Holden Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She then went on to become a Nurse’s Aide, and then as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Holden Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Dawn advanced her career as a Registered Nurse while at the Wachusett Extended Care Facility, and was promoted to her present role as the Director of Nursing Services at the Holden Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She brings to Oriol Health Care many years of caring, that includes advocating for the welfare of clinically complex and ventilator dependent residents of the Wachusett Respiratory Care Unit.

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