Patti McLean was born and raised in Arnprior. She completed her Registered Nursing Diploma at Algonquin College and remained in Ottawa working at the Queensway- Carleton Hospital for 17 years. Through her years of Nursing Patti found that her favourite area was Geriatrics and she returned to school completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Gerontics. With this interest in mind and wanting to bring her children up in a small town Patti accepted the position of Supervisor of Nursing at The Grove Nursing Home. She has completed and maintains her Certification in Geriatric Nursing from the Canadian Nursing Association ensuring that she remains current in her field. Patti has been a member of The Grove staff since 1994 and currently holds the position of Director of Care.