Schleer Named Administrator at Garden Gate Health Care Facility

Contact: Dawn Harsch, Director of Corporate Communications, (716) 479-3865

BUFFALO, NY – Amy Schleer, RN, BSN, WCC, LNHA, has been appointed administrator of the McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga.

In this capacity, Schleer is responsible for planning, developing and directing the overall operations of the 184-bed facility in accordance with all state, federal and local regulations.

Schleer began her journey at Garden Gate as a volunteer when she was 13 years old. Over the last 30 years, she has advanced through the ranks at a number of McGuire Group facilities holding positions as a certified nursing assistant, cart nurse, unit coordinator, associate director of quality & education, assistant director of nursing and director of nursing. Most recently, she served as a regional quality assurance nurse at the McGuire Group’s corporate center.

Schleer holds an associate degree from Trocaire College and a bachelor of science in nursing from American Sentinel University. She received her long-term care administrator’s certificate from St. Joseph’s College of Maine.

Schleer has been a member of the Professional Nurses Association of WNY, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology, Specialized Medical Alert Response Team and Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society.

Garden Gate Health Care Facility provides skilled nursing care, subacute rehabilitation, complex medical care and telemetry monitoring, and respite/short-term care. The McGuire Group and Garden Gate are part of an enterprise that includes sister portfolios, RCA Healthcare Management/Absolut Care, Taconic Health Care and VestraCare which provide care to more than 2,800 individuals across the state. To learn more, visit: