Catholic Health Welcomes New Administrator to McAuley Residence

Nov 16, 2020News & PR

Catholic Health has named John R. Durno administrator of McAuley Residence, a 160-bed skilled nursing and subacute rehabilitation facility in Kenmore.

With more than 25 years of long term care experience, this is a return to Catholic Health for Durno, who was formerly the administrator of Father Baker Manor in Orchard Park. 

“John is a well-respected and quality-driven administrator who has overseen facility and service expansion projects, while producing consistently favorable results in regulatory and accreditation surveys,” said Tom Gleason, Senior Vice President of Home & Community Based Care at Catholic Health. “We are pleased to welcome him to McAuley Residence and back to our healthcare system.”

John R. Durno

A graduate of the University of Buffalo, Durno has served in similar roles at skilled nursing facilities throughout Erie, Niagara and Genesee County, including Schoellkopf Health Center, Weinberg Campus, St. Luke Manor, and St. Clare Manor.

A five-star facility according to, McAuley Residence offers short term rehabilitation, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, wound care, and speech therapy, to help patients make the transition from hospital to home. For those requiring long-term care, the facility also offers 24/7 skilled nursing care.