The Evergreen Leadership Team are passionate about delivering quality care and support services in a way that supports the dignity, wellbeing and individuality of our residents. The Evergreen Leadership Team is also supported by accomplished Board of Directors and a team of committed and caring health and aged care professional.
Chief Executive Officer
Kate is an experienced aged care executive with substantial experience in leading organisations through transformation & organisational change to achieve strategic goals and improve customer outcomes & business performance.
Her most recent role was at RSL LifeCare where she was the Executive General Manager Strategy & Transformation. Here she led a major transformation to enhance the resident and employee experience, improve quality and develop a future-looking model of care.
Previously to that, Kate held the position of Executive Director Strategy & Business Improvement at Dementia Australia where she led the unification of the different state and territory organisations to one national organisation.
Facility Manager (Acting)
Debbie joined Evergreen Life Care in November 2019 working as the Quality and Compliance manager.
Previously Debbie worked as Manager of Clinical Governance for the Central Coast Local Health District. Debbie has worked in Health for 39 years in a number of Nursing and Managerial positions. Her qualifications include a Master of Applied Management -Health, Post Graduate Certificate of Intensive Care, Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Management, Post Graduate Certificate in Consumer Engagement, Bachelor of Nursing degree and a Certificate in Human Resources.
Debbie is passionate about consumer engagement and ensuring continuous quality improvement.
Corporate Services Manager
Roy brings more than 15 years of financial and operations management, auditing and system administration experience across various not for profit organisations which includes tertiary institution, private health insurance and aged care. His qualifications include Master of Commerce (MCom) in Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Bachelor of Science with Bachelor of Business (BSc/BBus) in Information Technology and Accounting. Roy is a member of CPA Australia since 2011. His focus is to build an in-house finance team, and efficient and effective service delivery.
Elle joined Evergreen Life Care in July 2019 and brings more than 10 years experience supporting Senior Management.
Sarah joined Evergreen Life Care in 2006 after completing her Certificate III Aged Care Nursing. In 2008 Sarah became the Nurse Trainer and Trainee Supervisor. 13 years later Sarah has progressed through the ranks of Care Staff, Team Leader, educator, Quality Systems Coordinator and is now the HR Advisor.
Senior Customer Care Officer
Michelle Croft commenced as Customer Care Coordinator in June 2019, managing sales of retirement units and admissions to the residential aged care facility. Michelle has 10 years’ experience in Aged Care, and 5 years in not for profit organisations, in fund raising and service development.
Steve Kane has worked at Evergreen for 32 years as the Maintenance Manager. Steve and his maintenance team ensure that the Evergreen property is always looking its best.
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Evergreen Life Care is a community based not-for-profit organisation that takes an individual approach to aged care in the Central Coast.