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The inaugural Excellence in Aged Care Award presentation night was held 24th March 2015.
The purpose is to recognise the undervalued staff who care for our elderly in high level aged care facilities in the Sutherland Shire.
Guest speaker Dr Nyi Nyi, geriatrician at Sutherland Hospital, spoke about the management of dementia and Stella topaz, Professional Officer for Aged Care at NSW Nurses & Midwives Association, explained the campaign to keep RNs in facilities 24/7.
The selection committee chose the nominee par excellence from the 12 nominations which were submitted by 9 facilities.
The nominee par excellence was Tanya Wymer who works at the Jacaranda Nursing Home, part of the Thomas Holt Village
Pictured above Dr Nyi Nyi, Tanya Wymer and Jamie Carroll of Jamie Carroll Hair & Beauty Sylvania (sponsor)