The last twelve months for Peninsula Villages has seen lots of change take place and a big part of this has been the roll out of our consumer directed model of care.
One of the shining leaders in delivering this model of care across our facilities has been care service employee, Maddison Davis.
Nominated in the Rising Star category of the Leading Age Services Australia awards in 2020, Maddison - at just 22 years of age - is an inspiration to many in the aged care industry.
Along with our care team, Maddison has not only had to manage her role at the Village but also in a challenging environment changed consistently with the threat of the Coronavirus pandemic.
“Our care team has showed continued devotion in protecting so many people at risk from the coronavirus pandemic,” said CEO Shane Neaves.
“We salute them because they all play vital roles - from our nurses, care workers and wellbeing professionals, to our chefs, laundry team, gardeners, receptionists, managers and volunteers.
“Some may be called superheroes, some are quiet achievers, but everyone in our industry contributes to the holistic care provided and Maddison is a shining example of the integral role our team play in what can often be a challenging sector to work in.
“Maddison is not only a role model for the aged care industry, but she also has a deep passion for her role which is shown in her ability to implement a consumer directed model of care that is tailored to each and every resident at our village,” added Shane.
Maddison’s role involves having ongoing discussions with residents and completing assessments to source information about what makes them happy, what choices they would like to make in daily life or understanding what the team could do to improve their home with us at Peninsula Village.
“As a younger person working in aged care, I am also proud to work within the CDC team and learn more about the industry and how we can better fulfil the needs of our residents now and every day. I think aged care is a wonderful career choice I am pleased I found Peninsula Village as they take on board not only resident choices, but also the entire team and make it a great environment to be a part of as an employee,” said Maddison.
Hear more about why Maddison loves her role and working at Peninsula Village - click here to view video.