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Written by The performHR Team
on October 02, 2018

ACSA AwardsOn Thursday 26 July, performHR had the pleasure of presenting at the 2018 ACSA NSW & ACT Awards at Dolton House, Sydney.

The ACSA Aged Care Awards "celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions that organisations, teams and individuals in the Aged Care industry have achieved throughout the year.

The awards generate pride in education and training, showcase innovation and teamwork, highlight unique leadership capabilities and focus on the passion, hard work and dedication of those who work across the not-for-profit aged care and community care sector.

The awards further provide the opportunity to increase public confidence and community involvement in aged and community care services."

It was a privilege for our CEO, Lyndell Fogarty, to present the Innovation in Service or Design Award. This award recognises a program, project or initiative that shows originality to improve the lives of older Australians.  The performHR team would again like to extend our congratulations to category winner, 2Bridges Community

We would like to recognise and congratulate the outstanding contribution of the below category finalists and  winners:

Employee of the Year 

Recognises the dedication and contribution of an individual employee in the delivery of services to older people.

WINNER: David Macdonald, Warrigal


  • Chris Giles, Anglican Care
  • Todd Southourne, Mackellar Care Services

Aged Care Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Epicor

Recognises a provider who demonstrates outstanding leadership, management, workforce culture, innovation, communication and general excellence to the sector.

WINNER: Warrigal


  • Anglican Care
  • Catholic Healthcare
  • Mission Australia

Innovation in Service or Design Award

Sponsored by performHR

Recognises a program, project or initiative that shows originality to improve the lives of older Australians.

WINNER: 3Bridges Community


  • Feros Care
  • Warrigal

Volunteer of the Year 

Sponsored by Holman Webb

Recognition for an individual who exemplified the tireless generosity of volunteers in caring for and supporting older people and their carers.

WINNER: Brian O'Rielly, Presbyterian Aged Care NSW & ACT


  • Alan Doak, Merton Living
  • Kim Johnson, Merton Living
  • Mary Slater, Warrigal

Lifetime of Achievement Award

Sponsored by i.ON my
This award recognises an individual who has worked in the delivery of services to older people for a minimum of 10 years, celebrating their outstanding achievements and contribution to the betterment of the aged care industry.

WINNER: Jennie Hewitt, Feros Care


  • John Kilpatrick AM, Anglican Care
  • Norm Rowland, Warrigal
  • Ruth Peacock, NovaCare Community Services Ltd

Trainee of the Year

Sponsored by Mirus

This award recognises the outstanding achievements of an employee who is studying and working towards a qualification in the aged care sector.

WINNER: Kodey Wicks, Bathurst Seymour Centre


  • Justin Law, Mackellar Care Services

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