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Aged Care Team
24/7 nursing care and medical assistance
More than 30 years of experience
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EMBRACIA AGED CARE TEAM
Creating a warm, friendly and thriving community.
Embracia staff are the pillars of our community. Many of our aged care team have been with us for years and some have parents living in our homes. On-going training and support is our priority, so that our staff are always ahead in their field and motivated.
Sarah is the Managing Director of Embracia Group, including Embracia Aged Care, Embracia Education and Embracia Childcare and Kindergarten.
Growing up in her family-owned aged care facility, caring for others is engrained in Sarah. As a health care and aged care specialist, Sarah has extensive experience and knowledge in leadership, HR, team development, change management and team empowerment. She has experience in design and construction and commissioning new Aged Care homes.
Sarah has extensive Aged Care management and leadership experience in Australia, New Zealand, USA and UK. Sarah has also travelled internationally as a public speaker and consultant on culture change in aged care.
Camille is an experienced Clinical Educator and Maternal and Child health nurse/midwife with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry.
Camille has worked several years in Aged Care as a Clinical Support Nurse Educator and was a critical part of the Embracia team managing COVID-19 and navigating government policy.
Skilled in Paediatric Critical Care Nursing, Child Development, Leadership and Healthcare Management, Camille is a healthcare and education professional passionate about development and care of children and their families.
Chief Financial Officer
Cathy is responsible for corporate finance and leads the finance team in supporting our homes deliver the best experience for our residents through accurate and timely information.
Cathy has been involved in the setup and implementation of new finance systems and system integration, therefore, driving efficiency and process improvement.
Cathy has supported Embracia Victoria’s expansion with assistance on the license application and finance model for Embracia Education and Embracia Childcare and Kindergarten. Cathy also has experience in setting up new business finance functions and preparation of financial information for information memorandum for the purposes of sale of a business.
Cathy is a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree. Prior to Embracia, Cathy held senior financial leadership roles at private healthcare and home care services.
Damien has worked with Embracia for over 10 years and has enjoyed over 25 years of senior leadership experience across the healthcare industry.
Having a strong focus on leadership, people development and creating successful teams has been the key to his success. Working across many operational aspects of aged care and in the development of new homes and centres, Damien has the experience, motivation, and determination to ensure we put people and outcomes at the heart of everything we do. Damien has supported Embracia Victoria’s growth from design, construction and full operation and is a key leader on our new Kyneton developments.
General Manager (Aged Care)
Catrina is an experienced Aged Care Manager with years of Clinical and Management experience. She has lead Embracia Reservoir through Accreditation…
COVID-19, growth and construction of the home and has always put residents and family’s needs at the forefront of what she does. Catrina is hands on and works closely with staff and has helped develop much of Embracia’s talent pool. Catrina is so highly regarded and respected at Embracia that in 2022 she became our General Manager for Aged Care and supports the teams at both Embracia Moonee Valley and Embracia Reservoir. She will also be an integral part of commissioning our new Aged Care development in the future when it opens.
Grayson joined Embracia in 2020 at the genesis of our Development and Design team with the mandate to create new residential aged care homes…
…and childcare and kindergarten centres. As a qualified building practitioner, Grayson has over 20 years’ experience in architecture, design and development having worked in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. His broad and extensive international experience working with various Architectual firms has seen him contribute to many major residential and commercial developments including, aged care, childcare centres and master planning.
Rhys joined our Development and Design team in 2020 to expand the architectural resource. Rhys is a key member of the team creating future designs for…
…Embracia’s residential aged care and childcare centres. As a qualified architect, Rhys has gained experience in the design and development of residential precincts, prestige accommodation, and commercial developments. His passion for architecture and its relationship to function drives his designs to suit the needs of the people we support. Rhys is also our lead architect working with a heritage architect on our Old Kyneton hospital redevelopment.
Brianna embarked on her architectural journey as a fresh graduate in 2023, bringing a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to our team of architects…
…With a keen eye for detail and a passion for design, she joined us with the goal of creating impactful architectural solutions. Brianna’s passion for architecture goes beyond aesthetics; she understands the significance of function and how it directly impacts the people we support. Her designs are driven by the desire to create spaces that meet the unique needs of our residents and children, fostering an environment that promotes well-being and comfort.
Each year Embracia trains more than 100 students as part of a practical component of their combined certificate in aged care/disability care. At the completion of their placement we employee the top candidates. These students form an integral part of our community and have gone on to become leaders within our business.
To find out more about a student placement at one of our homes please contact your training organisation and ask them to contact us regarding the possibility of student placements.
EMBRACIA AGED CARE HOMES, MELBOURNE
Family owned and operated for over 30 years
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