This year, on Aged Care Employee Day, Fronditha Care is celebrating and honouring staff whose exceptional achievements in the workplace were recognised at the Fronditha Care Staff Awards 2019.

You can read their stories below.

 

Theo Terzakis

Maintenance – THALPORI (St. Albans)

Excellence in the workplace

Theo Terzakis

Maintenance – THALPORI (St. Albans)

Excellence in the workplace

“I’m lucky enough to have a bit of help, the residents do a lot of the planting and growing, while I do a lot of the cleaning and general up…

Magdalini Karasavidis

Laundry – THALPORI (St. Albans)

Outstanding Contribution Winner

Magdalini Karasavidis

Laundry – THALPORI (St. Albans)

Outstanding Contribution Winner

“When my shift is up, I can’t leave without sitting down and chatting to our residents.  I want to see them happy, smiling and Fronditha Car…

Ralph Rodrigo

RN – STORGI (Templestowe)

Excellence in the workplace

Ralph Rodrigo

RN – STORGI (Templestowe)

Excellence in the workplace

“I think it’s my passion… working for the elderly. Even back home, in my native Philippines, I was looking after seniors. When I moved to Au…

Radhika Mulakalapalli

PCW – Thornbury

Excellence in the workplace

Radhika Mulakalapalli

PCW – Thornbury

Excellence in the workplace

“I chose this job because I love caring for the elderly. I lost my parents a long time ago, so this is my way of serving them. What I couldn…

Laurey Garratt

RN – HIPPOCRATES (Newcastle)

Excellence in the workplace

Laurey Garratt

RN – HIPPOCRATES (Newcastle)

Excellence in the workplace

“I fell in love with the people living in aged care homes. I enjoy seeing good outcomes for these people. I love knowing their history and t…

Maria Papadakis

Lifestyle and Activities Officer – STEYI (Clayton)

35 Years of Service

Maria Papadakis

Lifestyle and Activities Officer – STEYI (Clayton)

35 Years of Service

“I’ve devoted my life to the care of others. I’ve been working for Fronditha Care for over 35 years. I’m 67 now, and I don’t see myself stop…

Peter Aguelo

RN/CCC – STORGI (Templestowe)

Excellence in the workplace

Peter Aguelo

RN/CCC – STORGI (Templestowe)

Excellence in the workplace

“In geriatric care, your job is to care and be compassionate. Caring for me just came naturally. Coming from the Philippines, we always love…

Lilliana John

PCW – Community Services

Excellence in the workplace

Lilliana John

PCW – Community Services

Excellence in the workplace

“You need to have respect for the client, because you come into their house. You need to understand where they’re coming from. They’re isola…

Maggie Politidis

Senior Revenue Advisor – (Finance) Support Hub

Excellence in the workplace

Maggie Politidis

Senior Revenue Advisor – (Finance) Support Hub

Excellence in the workplace

“When I came to Fronditha Care as a temp, I got a new lease in life; I enjoyed the environment and the people I worked with. Part of my role…

Amrinder Singh

Cook – HIPPOCRATES (Newcastle)

Excellence in the Workplace

Amrinder Singh

Cook – HIPPOCRATES (Newcastle)

Excellence in the Workplace

“Best part of my job is getting to make everyone happy. I look forward to coming into work in the morning and getting reviews about dinner f…

Iris Filolli

Services and Administration Coordinator - Community Services

Excellence in the Workplace

Iris Filolli

Services and Administration Coordinator - Community Services

Excellence in the Workplace

“I try and keep in contact with my clients daily, because it means they know exactly what to expect and it makes me happy to hear their prog…

Nikoletta Stamatopoulos

Home Care Advisor - Community Services

Health and Safety Award

Nikoletta Stamatopoulos

Home Care Advisor - Community Services

Health and Safety Award

“It’s important for people to understand their Home Care Package. The aged care system can be confusing in the best of times, so imagine wha…