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Published on 4th, August 2023
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Recognising Our Stars 2023

Arcare Annual Star Awards recognises the incredible efforts of our teams across our communities.

Arcare Star Award Winners 2023

Our Arcare Star Awards recognises the efforts of our resilient team members across Australia. We received outstanding nominations submitted by clients, families and fellow team members within our Arcare communities. The awards comprised five categories: Star Carer, Star Clinical, Star Residence Services, Star Leadership and Star (National) Support.

In celebration of Aged Care Employee Day on 8 August 2023, Arcare is pleased to announce the runner up and winners of the 2023 Arcare Star Awards below.

Star Carer Award 2023

This award recognises outstanding contribution to improving care for our residents, a willingness to ensure our residents are at the centre of everything they do and understanding, compassion and courage.

NSW Runner up – Nathan M, Arcare Belmont
QLD Runner up – Mahima G, Arcare Eight Taigum
VIC Runner up – Chaanaka P, Arcare Keysborough
NSW Winner – Megan C, Arcare Kanwal
QLD Winner – Ambegoda (Sam) W, Arcare Eight Mile Plains
VIC Winner – Agate P, Arcare Carnegie

Star Clinical Award 2023

This award recognises outstanding and compassionate care, an ability to be an advocate and professional role model, a commitment to safety and quality, leading, developing and delivering programs that have a positive outcome, a personal commitment to continuing education and consistent technical excellence in their daily nursing practice.

NSW Runner up – Riya D, Arcare Oatlands
QLD Runner up – Rachel M, Arcare Noosa
VIC Runner up – Margaret F, Arcare Malvern East
NSW Winner – Archana (Ana) S, Arcare Oatlands
QLD Winner – Ruth M, Arcare Eight Mile Plains
VIC Winner – Sean P, Arcare Cheltenham

Star Residence Service Award 2023

This award recognises outstanding customer service to our residents and colleagues, commitment to safety, quality and efficiency, advanced organisational and management skills, personal commitment to continuing education, someone who advocates for those in their care and someone who motivates our residents to live a fuller life.

NSW Runner Up – Cherry M, Arcare Warriewood
QLD Runner up – Linda D, Arcare Parkwood
VIC Runner up – Satnam (Sam) S, Arcare Essendon
NSW Winner – David W, Arcare Belmont
QLD Winner – Debbie R, Arcare Parkwood
VIC Winner – Oula R, Arcare Essendon

Star Leadership Award 2023

This award recognises people who show: a clear purpose, value, direction and performance expectation for their team, department or project; timely and effective decision making, reporting, and risk management skills; a commitment to safety, quality systems, social and environmental responsibility, setting and meeting high standards and helping others achieve them; support creativity, collaboration, positivity, and innovation; help team members expand their skills, confidence, talent and thinking; and giving their own time to advise and guide team members’ careers.

NSW Runner up – Chloe V, Arcare Oatlands
QLD Runner up – Bhisan S, Arcare Seven Hills
VIC Runner up – Khushboo B, Arcare Essendon
NSW Winner – Suzanna S, Arcare Mollymook
QLD Winner – Robert R, Arcare Eight Mile Plains
VIC Winner – Sally M, Arcare Burnside

Star Support Award (National) 2023

This award was open to support roles outside of specific residences. The Star Support award looked at those who provide exceptional service and meaningful support to our clients and colleagues, show proficiency, humility, initiative, and reliability, are consistently friendly and helpful, and have a strong commitment to the broader Arcare team.

National Runner up – Rosalie S, EA to CEO
National Winner – Jodi T, Quality Lead QLD

Congratulations to all the participants of our Arcare Awards 2023.