Meet the Experts

Calvary Home Care Experts are hand-picked specialists who know home care inside out. They are passionate about helping you get the most from your package, and are determined to assist you in meeting any goals.

Below is a small sample of the 1500 care experts who work together to support Calvary’s home care clients across Australia.

Care Advisers

Our Care Advisers are experts in helping clients navigate the sometimes complicated home care service system, and help with maximising funding entitlements. Care Advisers are your first point of contact as a new client.

Zinnia

Care Adviser

Adelaide

Zinnia is a home care expert available to assist and advise individuals in how to source funding – both government and non-government and to assist with its implementation to provide services.

Zinnia’s strengths include investigation, strategy development and determination.

Rachel

Care Adviser

Melbourne

Rachel can provide a step-by-step guide to help make sense of the home care processes involved, and assist with the implementation of support services.

Rachel’s strengths include research, data input, strategising and is equipped with a warm and compassionate personality. As well as being a Care Adviser, Rachel is also a qualified health science professional.


Case Managers

Our Case Managers are responsible for assessing your care and support needs, working with you and your family to design a care plan that puts you in control, and providing ongoing monitoring to ensure your home care package is working for you, even if your needs change.

Cathy

Case Manager

Hunter

Cathy is focused on discussing client needs and formulating a support plan to enhance client independence at home, identify client strengths, supporting carers administer care and services within a budget framework, and advocate for clients when needed.

Cathy’s strengths include great listening and problem solving skills as well as great knowledge of the aged care sector. Cathy has dedicated over 10 years to Calvary Community Care, demonstrating her dedication and passion to the industry and her clients.

Vipula

Case Manager

Hunter

Vipula works with clients to develop and implement an individualised care plan which is best suited to their needs. Vipula also liaises with other service providers, medical and allied health professionals to provide quality professional case management.

Vipula’s strengths include her effective communication skills, flexibility and client centric attitude. Prior to joining the aged care industry, Vipula was a primary school teacher. To continue her previous relationship with children, Vipula has adopted a rural school in the remote village of Mohanpur in India.


Nursing Team

Our Nurses deliver a range of clinical services in your home, including the critical settling-in period after a hospital stay. Calvary offers clients 24/7 access to advice from Registered Nurses 365 days per year.

Bronwyn

Manager Clinical Services

Melbourne

As the Manager of Clinical Services – Bronwyn is focused on ensuring Calvary Community Care provides high quality services that meet the clinical needs of our clients.

Bronwyn has over 30 year experience as a nurse with the last 5 years providing nursing services in the community. Bronwyn would like as many members of our community as possible receiving the care they require provided in their home. Bronwyn has a special interest in Diabetes Management and has trained as a Diabetic Nurse Educator


Support Workers

Our Support Workers are friendly, well-trained staff who will visit your home to perform the day-to-day care and support services you require. Calvary Support Workers must complete mandatory aged care credentials, a national police clearance and undergo regular skill development courses.

Vicky

Support Worker

ACT

Vicky specifically provides support to clients through the delivery of domestic assistance to ensure that they live in a clean and safe environment.

Vicky prides herself on being efficient, reliable, having good attention to detail, a great sense of humour and being very caring. Vicky has previously worked in three different director roles for after school care services.

Padmavathi

Support Worker

ACT

Padmavathi's role focuses on providing quality care and supporting elderley clients to remain in their own homes.

Padmavathi's strengths include being caring, understanding, always using initiative and a willingness to learn new things. Padmavathi used to volunteer in palliative care for Melbourne City Mission.

 


Client Service Officers

Our Client Service Officers manage your schedule of care appointments and coordinate any changes you may require, including doctor appointments or other one-off commitments.

Hilary

In-Take Officer

Sydney

As an Intake Officer for the Commonwealth Home Support Program, Hilary is able to provide in-home, low-level care to the elderly to maintain their independence while still allowing them to remain active and promoting their former level of independence.

Hilary’s strengths include a caring nature, great communicator and a willingness to assist others. Prior to joining Calvary, Hilary worked within the publishing industry in production and procurement.

Sue

Care Coordinator

Southern Fleurieu

As a Care Coordinator, Sue works closely with our Case Managers, clients and their families to provide services that enhance wellness and wellbeing and that enable clients to live safely and independently in their own homes.

Sue's strengths include a strong customer service focus, communication, administration and problem solving skills. Prior to joining Calvary, Sue owned a cleaning business, worked in youth work and disability community care.

Ben

Client Service Officer

ACT

Ben is focused on matching suitable Support Workers to client needs and preferences and always making schedules work. Ben also manages the Department Of Veterans Affairs clients in the ACT and Southern NSW.

Ben's strengths include a professional and polite phone manner, working as a team member and the willingness to embrace any changes. Prior to joining Calvary, Ben was a Physiotherapy Aid in Noosa.

Donna

Intake Officer

Shepparton

As an Intake Officer, Donna accepts all new referrals from clients, families and external agencies. Donna provides support and mentoring to office staff in Calvary client systems and actively works according to Calvary values of healing, hospitality, stewardship and respect.

Donna's strengths include her ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels. Donna was employed with Calvary in 2004 and has experience as a Support Worker, in administration, and client services.


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