7 December 2020

#peopleofArcare – Andrea Messer

#PeopleofArcare learns more about Andrea Messer, Client Service Manager for Sunshine Coast. Andrea has recently started with Arcare and is based at Arcare Peregian Springs.

Q. What do you enjoy about your role?

Meeting residents and their families & assisting them through what can be at times a very overwhelming experience.

Q. What do you enjoy about working in aged care?

How genuinely happy the residents & their families are. This is a reflection on the delivery of care that the residents are receiving from the team members at Arcare.

Q. What tips or advice would you give to those looking to work in aged care?

Three things: passion, a caring disposition and patience to take the time to listen to their lifetime stories. Our Senior Australians have a wealth of knowledge.

Q. What do you do outside of work?

I enjoy running, bike riding, going to the beach and spending quality time with family.