Natalie, our Residential Site Manager at Cottage Grove, was nominated for the awards by Deputy CEO, Sara Blunt, who praised Natalie's response to the fire at Cottage Grove in February. In the submission, Sara noted: "Natalie's dedication and commitment to the residents, staff and organisation was demonstrated through the extraordinary personal effort, knowledge and skills she provided to the residents and staff during and after the fire event."
Natalie's commitment to the wider industry is demonstrated by her willingness to share her learning's with colleagues presenting at ACSA, debriefing with the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) and the emergency services involved with the event."
The Awards were presented during a formal dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Adelaide. Now in its third year, the awards aim to celebrate the achievements of outstanding individuals and organisations in aged and community care.