ACSA seal_NATIONA; FINALIST Innovation in Service or Design 2019
ACSA seal_NATIONAL FINALIST Employee of the Year 2019

Industry Accolades

National ACSA Aged Care Awards 2019 

Fronditha Care firmly positioned atop of Australia’s aged care providers at national ACSA Awards

Australia’s Greek community has reason to be proud this week following the outstanding recognition not-for-profit aged care provider Fronditha Care received at the national Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Awards 2019.

After winning the state awards in June this year in the categories of Service Innovation and Individual Contribution, Fronditha Care was thrust into the aged care limelight as the Victorian candidate for two national awards.

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ACSA Seal WINNER Innovation in Service or Design 2019
ACSA Seal WINNER Employee of the Year 2019

ACSA Aged Care Awards 2019 Victoria

Innovation in Service and Design Winner
Individual Contribution Winner

Fronditha Care was the stand-out winner at ACSA’s Victorian Aged Care Awards 2019 on Friday 9 August. The organisation won two of four awards at this year’s industry event putting Fronditha Care at the forefront for innovation in service and individual contribution in aged care in Victoria.

The Employee of the Year Award went to Khoryom Tut Nyon, who is a personal care worker at Fronditha Care’s 60-bed facility in Lower Templestowe, STORGI, while the Innovation in Service or Design  went to Fronditha Care Clayton’s Lifestyle and Activities team for their service innovation.

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2019 LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards Finalists

Team Award Finalist

Our Clayton South Lifestyle and Activity team were finalists in the LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards 2019. The eight person team was acknowledged for their innovative program that celebrates the Greek residents’ deep traditions and heritage, creates a culturally appropriate environment  that fosters belonging and understanding, and promotes physical activity and mental wellbeing.

Some of the projects they have initiated:

  • Greek costume design
  • Karagiozi theatre
  • Traditional Greek music therapy
  • Intergenerational bilingual playgroup:

2019 LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards Finalists

Individual Award Finalist

Khoryom ‘Tut’ Nyuon is a personal carer at Fronditha Care’s 60 bed residential care facility in Templestowe. He has devoted his life to helping others after fleeing the horrors of war in his native South Sudan.

Despite what he experienced, Tut never let it deter him from giving back wherever he went.

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His caring nature and desire to help the disadvantaged led to a career as a personal carer of elderly Greek Australians.

He became known for his calming personality and deep attention to the care of the frail residents.

He learned conversational Greek to help him communicate better with the elderly and to ensure that they were understood and their needs were met. His exemplary approach has been an example his fellow carers follow.

Tut was a state finalist for the LASA Excellence in Aged Care Awards 2019, and also received the Outstanding Contribution Award at the 2018 Fronditha Care Staff Awards. His nomination was also special as it was submitted from the family members of the elderly residents he cares for.

Tut leads by example and through his care for the elderly has broken down many entrenched prejudices in the community towards South Sudanese refugees.

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