Committed to Excellence
Our leadership team coordinate and delegate the operations of our organisation ensuring our staff, residents and their loved ones are supported and the utmost standard of care is upheld throughout all our facilities.
Nadine Ozols - Chief Executive Officer
Nadine has a passion for the Aged Care sector and is excited to play a leading role in driving change and innovation in the sector and for Aged Care Deloraine. As CEO she is committed to leading Aged Care Deloraine to not only achieve our strategic direction but through what has been a very challenging time for the sector in Australia with a Royal Commission and then COVID-19. Nadine is an advocate for the sector and has strongly embraced the aged care reform agenda the Australian Government have outlined to strive for a better aged care sector that receives appropriate funding.
Nera Christie - Care Manager
Nera has Executive responsibility for the leadership and management of the delivery of quality clinical care and support to residents. Nera is also ultimately responsible for the clinical operations and resident outcomes and sets the strategic direction for clinical performance, growth, and governance. As a Registered Nurse, Nera is driven to deliver the highest standards of care and safety based on a person-centred approach in a collaborative manner. She believes that the key to achieving optimum health and well-being for all residents lies in promoting communication, involvement and partnership with consumers, stakeholders, team members, GPs, medical and allied health professionals, and the community. Nera brings with her a wealth of experience throughout the health care sector, including leadership and consultancy roles both in Australia and overseas. Her passions include team building, sharing, and developing experience and knowledge, and mentoring members within the organisation.
Matt Flakemore - Chief Finance Officer
Matt sets the strategic direction of the organisation from a financial, human resources and administrative perspective and works closely to support the managers and staff who work across these areas. As Chief Finance Officer Matt has executive responsibility for the leadership and management of all the business operations of the organisation. Matt is ultimately responsible for all the financial aspects of the organisation, insurance, assets and building, fire safety, administration and HR.
Leanne Appleby - Services Manager
As Services Manager, Leanne is responsible for ensuring the correct operation of our Service Areas (Catering, Cleaning and Laundry). Leanne works to ensure we always provide quality services, remain compliant and also that these areas are resident-focused.
Leeanne Wheeler - People & Culture Manager
Leeanne has a range of expertise that she brings to Aged Care Deloraine including Human Resources, Work Health and Safety, and experience in the general practice sector. She has a strong belief of all-inclusiveness culture in the workplace to achieve a harmonious workplace. She will be responsible for the strategic delivery of Human Resource services and support and culture innovation to the organisation. As People and Culture Manager she will be working with the Executive Team to identify and develop a variety of Human Resource functions.
Michael Duniam - Project and ICT Manager
As Project and ICT Manager Michael is responsible for the management of capital works projects across all ACD assets, as well managing our IT and communications systems. Michael has a long history in the Aged Care sector as a Nursecall and Communications contractor, having previously installed a lot of the equipment in Grenoch and Kanangra over a 5 year period before coming onboard as an employee.
Vanessa Harvey - Administration Manager
Vanessa has a range of experience across a diverse range of sectors including: Education, Dental, Health and the Commonwealth Public Service. She has a strong commitment to life-long learning and supporting staff to meet their goals. As Administration Manager, Vanessa will be supporting other Managers to streamline processes, as well as co-ordinating the Internal Quality Surveillance System and the Continuous Improvement Plan for the organisation.
Alison Beer - Clinical Care Coordinator - Grenoch
As Clinical Care Coordinator for Grenoch Alison is responsible for the coordination of clinical care for residents at Grenoch. Alison works closely with Karlie at Kanangra and as part of the Clinical Leadership Team overseen by Kerry. Alison also is responsible for the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) across both facilities. Having worked with Aged Care Deloraine for over 25 years, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her time across many different roles in the organisation.
Karlie DeWet - Clinical Care Coordinator - Kanangra (currently on extended leave)
Karlie has been with Aged Care Deloraine since 2019, having previously worked as a registered nurse in a hospital setting in Sydney. Karlie has developed a passion for aged care and is excited to step into the role of Clinical Care Coordinator role at Kanangra to help further educate and support clinical staff and assist with the ongoing care of our residents. Karlie will work closely with Alison at Grenoch and forms part of the Clinical Leadership Team lead by Kerry.
Alleth Quiapo - Clinical Care Coordinator - Kanangra (Acting)
Alleth joined ACD in 2018 as a Registered Nurse, and has taken on the CCC role whilst Karlie DeWet is on leave. Alleth was renal dialysis Nurse in Philippines for 10 years and recently joined the Tasmanian Health as a part-time renal Nurse. "Working in aged care is a challenging field in nursing but I'd love to do it and proud to be part of aged care workforce."
Jessica Cox - Catering Coordinator
Jess's role finds her is in charge of the catering team, ordering, food safety compliance, and menus. She reports to and work closely with Leanne Appleby to make sure meals are nutritional, meet stringent food safety standards, cater for our resident's individual needs and most importantly.....tasty! Jess has been with ACD for 11 years now and every 2nd weekend you will find her in the kitchen at Grenoch cooking up a storm. Jess is a qualified chef with over 15 years' experience ranging from hotel work to fine dining.
Barry Green - Maintenance Coordinator
Barry has been with ACD for 8 years and is both a qualified Carpenter with a Cert IV in Building & Construction and a qualified Horticulturist completing his Cert III as part of his previous role within ACD. He now leads our small and dedicated maintenance team who take pride in personalising their resident interactions. Barry works across both residential sites and our four Independent Living Units sites.
Karmen Norris - L&L Coordinator
As Leisure and Lifestyle (L&L) Coordinator Karmen leads the L&L team and Volunteers across both Grenoch and Kanangra. Karmen is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of leisure and lifestyle programs that contribute to our resident’s quality and enjoyment of life. Karmen has been employed with the organisation for 7 years, however, has previously worked here and so has a combined service of over 20 years Karmen is a well known friendly face at Aged Care Deloraine and is renowned for her exceptional dedication to resident care.