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10 May 2022

People of Arcare – Peta Downie

This week for our regular People of Arcare series celebrating the 5-star team members in the Arcare community, we introduce Peta Downie, Lifestyle Coordinator at our new residence of Arcare Castlemaine. Our relationship first approach is at the heart of what we do at @Arcare Aged Care, Peta has mentioned that “in the short time of working here I have found it is very people focused and ensuring they live a fulfilling and rewarding lifestyle while residing at Arcare.”

 

What do you enjoy about your role?

I really enjoy working with the clients and helping to make their life at Arcare as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible.

 

How does this company differ from others you’ve worked for?

New, bright & fresh environment.

 

What do you love about Arcare and working in Aged Care?

In the short time of working here I have found it is very people focused and ensuring they live a fulfilling and rewarding lifestyle while residing at Arcare.

 

What are your favourite stories of working at your residence / with your team / with a client?

We only recently opened but so far, I am enjoying working with likeminded team members in creating this residence into a home.

 

What tips or advice would you give to someone looking to work in Aged Care?

Even if you think you wouldn’t enjoy working in aged care, give it a go. I never thought I would work in Aged Care, but it is by far the best work environment I have ever worked in before.