Aged Care Narratives » Ivy visits
April 9, 2020
Written by Rachel Bailey
Ivy’s visit brought smiles to many faces, as she trotted around the residences, visiting all the clients individually, in their suites.
Ivy was very well behaved during her visit, and enjoyed simply sitting with the clients and relishing in their pats and cuddles.
Several clients were also interested in finding out what Ivy’s favourite treats were, so that they could feed her. It was revealed that Ivy loves to eat a cheeky bit of toast, however she is highly allergic to bacon.
Many clients have already requested that Ivy visit the community on a more regular basis.
Rachel Bailey is the Community Marketing Officer for Victoria. Rachel has been with Arcare since February 2018, when she started in the role of Relationship Coordinator. Rachel has previously worked in a wide range of roles that equipped her for her responsibilities as Arcare's Community Marketing Officer for Victoria. Rachel has previously held marketing roles and administration roles in a range of industries, earning a range of valuable communications skills that she brings to her role today. Rachel attended Lyndhurst Secondary College in Cranbourne, Victoria, graduating with her Victorian Certificate of Education in 2014. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Communication and Media Studies & Public Relations in 2017. Rachel is passionate about her work and believes that strong communication strategies are the key to creating a closer connection between residents in aged care communities and the wider community. Rachel is a firm believer in regular communications to help friends and family keep updated on the lives of their loved ones who are enjoying life in Arcare residences.