Staff

Linda Beaumont

Proprietor – Beaumont Care and Wamuran Park Home

Linda is the owner of Beaumont Care, an energetic Australian family company providing a range of care services to communities on the Redcliffe Peninsula at Kippa-Ring, Clontarf and Rothwell, and Wamuran. As a devoted owner in the aged care sector, Linda knows personally residents and their families and the much loved personnel who provide exemplary care and attention to all the residents in the Beaumont Care family of homes.

Linda’s operations include high and complex aged care, special needs care dementia facilities, and a rural home for the socially and financially disadvantaged.  Beaumont Care is expanding to include a much loved care home, Roslyn Lodge on Tamborine Mountain, and is building a new 80 bed aged care home at Wamuran due to open in June 2018.

Linda’s team includes a unique group of people who are uplifted and excited about the company growth, and the opportunities this presents to personnel.

Gerri Donaldson

Chief Operating Officer

Gerri Donaldson

Gerri is Beaumont Care’s Chief Operating Officer and she brings a wealth of experience.  Her role encompasses the day to day operations of Beaumont Care, management of a team of capable health professionals and key administrative personnel. Gerri is a communicator and has held the role of Residential Manager for Leading Aged Services Australia (Queensland office), the peak body for aged care in Australia.

Gerri is a qualified Registered Nurse, having completed a Bachelor of Nursing in 1993, and maintains registration with the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency as a Quality Assessor. She is completing a Masters of Business Administration. Gerri, over the last 22 years, as a registered nurse working in aged care has developed commitment to improve the aged care environment for our elderly and frail community members.  After merging her nursing experience in community care and the acute sectors, she found herself in both the private and public sectors of education. Gerri is also an assessor with the Aged Care Quality Agency.

Kathy Bryant

Service Manager – Wamuran Park Home

Kathy has worked with the Company since 1991 and has been Hospitality Manager for 4 Beaumont Care facilities, where she excelled at streamlining and improving across all sites.  In 2014 Kathy became the Service Manager of our supported living facility Wamuran Park Home. Kathy has been instrumental in many uplifting changes within Beaumont Care.

Most of all, no matter how much we improve our buildings, our facilities consist of staff who have big hearts. A caring, understanding team is what makes each day a pleasure and we will keep on growing and caring for the elderly who need and deserve our best care and support.

Alice Satterthwaite

Service Manager Rothwell

Alice’s passions are pursuing person-centered care enabling residents to live life to the fullest and within their abilities, working alongside staff to role model, teach and guide.  Alice is committed to ensuring that our residents receive the best care possible and encourages staff to always consider how they can improve residents’ quality of life via interesting and varied activity programs.

Alice completed nursing training at St Helen’s Hospital, Brisbane.  She has worked at Royal Brisbane Children’s Hospital, Townsville General Hospital and then undertook domiciliary nursing for 27 years in the Townsville & Caboolture and is the recipient of many Excellence Awards.

Cindy Dakin

Operations Support Manager

cindy-dakin2Cindy has experience as a Clinical and Service Manager at Peninsula as the Clinical Manager and recently accepted the position of Operations Support Manager. Cindy and oversees the Clinical Care Governance of the organization.

Early in Cindy’s nursing career while working in Qld Health as a newly graduated Registered Nurse, she developed a passion for aged care.

Wanting to focus her career in the aged care sector Cindy balanced her working life between looking after the aged and frail in the community and in the acute sector.

Krystell Harward

Service Manager – Redcliffe

krystell-harwardAfter University Krystell started immediately in aged care as a Registered Nurse, where she was given the opportunity to assist with ACFI and Clinical Governance before being promoted to Clinical Nurse. Krystell commenced with Beaumont Care in April 2015 at Rothwell, before transferring over to Redcliffe in September 2015 as a Clinical Nurse.  In February 2016 Krystell became the Service Manager at Redcliffe.

After spending 6 years in the Royal Australian Navy as a Writer (which includes payroll and accounts), I completed several Ship’s Medical Emergency Team Courses which I thoroughly enjoyed. This steered my career pathway to completing a Bachelor of Nursing Science at James Cook University in Cairns.

Tanja Barri

Finance and Administration Manager

Tanja has been a loyal employee of the company since 1995.  Tanja enjoys working at Beaumont Care because of the fabulous team and the fact that she has the opportunity to interact with residents and their families.

Tanja has a Diploma  in Accounting and a Certificate 3 in Business, the knowledge and skills of which she employs to capably manage Beaumont Care’s business accounts and payroll.

Tanja is integral to Beaumont’s excellent customer service and goes above and beyond to meet the needs of Beaumont Care’s customers.  She is twice the recipient of the Employee of the Year award.

Tracey Sykes

Service Manager – Roslyn Lodge

Tracey Sykes  Service Manager - Roslyn LodgeTracey joined Beaumont Care in May 2017 as the Service Manager at Roslyn Lodge Mount Tamborine, acquired by Beaumont Care in April 2017. Tracey began nursing in the hospital system in 1978 and worked at several hospitals and in childcare until moving into aged care full-time.

With nearly 30 years of experience within the sector Tracey’s career has encompassed many changes the aged care sector has undertaken. Working in residential and home care, as a registered nurse and moving through a variety of management roles, she has worked in both the not-for-profit sector and private care sector. To support her knowledge within aged care, Tracey has undertaken both her Bachelor and Masters in Nursing; Diplomas of Business and Quality Auditing; and multiple graduate certificates in aged care and education.

Aged care has brought fulfilment in her nursing career and a sense of community in providing care, as well as being able to advance and expand her leadership skills.

Julie Howard

Pastoral Carer / Elder Clown

Julie HowardJulie commenced her employment with Beaumont Care in 2002. Having always had a bubbly personality and being passionate about making each and every resident’s day just a little brighter, she became a Lifestyle and Leisure assistant at the Peninsula site.

During this time, not only did she complete a Certificate IV in Community Service, but she also completed her Clown Doctor certificate and she clowns around at each service on a regular basis.

In 2014 Julie commenced as Beaumont Care’s Pastoral Carer and excels in giving emotional and spiritual support not only to our residents, but also their families and the Beaumont Care staff.  Julie is an important and valued member of staff.

Colleen Noble

Service Manager – Peninsula

Colleen joined Beaumont Care in Sept 2013 and was the Placement and Volunteer Coordinator.
Colleen was ideal in this role because she has a love of helping and interacting with people from all walks of life. Assisting residents and relatives in what can be a time of stress and confusion is so important, and Colleen worked hard to make the decision regarding accepting a place in a nursing home as smooth, easy and simple as possible.

Colleen has progressed to the role of Service Manager at the Peninsula site. This is a fabulous opportunity for Colleen to work with the residents and families in enhancing the relationship that she previously had when bringing in loved ones and now seeing them on a daily basis. Colleen is enjoying the interaction with staff and working to ensure all residents at Peninsula have a great daily experience.

Kelly Maxfield

Administration Assistant – Wamuran

Kelly Maxfield is the Administration Assistant at Wamuran Park Home, a home for alcohol dementia, mind mental illness, disabilities and daily support. I have been with Beaumont Care since July 2014. Before joining the Beaumont Care team in 2014, Kelly was hairdressing for 12 years, working in many salons across the Caboolture/Northlakes region as well as the UK.

I embarked on a new challenge, starting a Certificate 3 and Diploma in Accounting.  Residents and personnel attest to Kelly’s great customer service and love to help others. Kelly loves the team at Beaumont Care and all of the residents and their families.

You will see her bright and happy face with a greeting smile when you visit us at Beaumont Care Wamuran.

Krystal Davies

Operations Support Officer

Krystal DaviesKrystal is an all-rounder who has a great personality and is well suited to aged care. She is client focused, and glad to have the opportunity to work with the most wonderful residents and staff. Beaumont Care offers so much support, not just to the residents, but to the staff and families as well.

She is truly proud to be working at Beaumont Care where my previous customer service skills have enabled me to progress through different roles. Krystal has been an Administration Assistant Placement and Volunteer Co-ordinator on a relieving basis. She is now the Operations Support Officer, where she supports Cindy.

Cheryl O’Brien

Administration Assistant – Rothwell

Cheryl is the Administration Assistant at Rothwell since 2013.  She brings 27 years’ experience working in the administrative field.  Beaumont Care has a clear vision for Rothwell and we are constantly working to improve the services that we provide.

A big part of this is listening and responding to the needs of our Residents and their families.

We understand that the decision to place a loved one in residential care is one of the hardest decisions that a family will have to make, and I can assure you that Beaumont Care will help and support you every step of the way.

 

Katrina Calleja

Administration Assistant – Peninsula

I started working at Beaumont Care in November 2012 as an Assistant in Nursing, which I really enjoy. I especially love spending time getting to know each of our residents who become like family. More recently I have been working in administration. I am really enjoying getting to utilise skills from previous positions I have held and also learning new ones.

The team at Beaumont Care have been very supportive of me during this time, teaching me everything I need to know to perform well. I look forward to seeing you at Beaumont Care Peninsula where you can expect exceptional customer service with a smile.

Shona Murray

Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator – Peninsula

Shona Murray, Lifestyle Coordinator, has been working at Beaumont Care – Peninsula  at Kippa-ring since 2010.    Shona has achieved her Diploma in Community Care Coordination and has learnt much through doing this study.  She is very dedicated to delivering the best care to enable each of our residents to experience a better quality of life.

Beaumont Care’s Team is very focused on providing a great education for staff to ensure that Residents receive the best possible care.  “I am very thankful to be working for such a great team.   I also enjoy spending time with my family and relaxing by the water on a weekend.”

Ian Pitkeathly

Fire Safety Adviser / Workplace Health and Safety Officer

Ian P

Ian has been working with Beaumont Care since 1996. During this time he has had a variety of roles including as a Carer at Rothwell Aged Care for 21 years, and as Beaumont Care’s Fire Safety Adviser for the past 4 years and is currently the Workplace Health and Safety Officer.

Ian’s versatility enables him to provide assistance wherever and whenever he can, and he willingly takes on new responsibilities and capably fulfils these.

Ian’s goal is to continue to assist Beaumont Care to provide a high standard of care and service to all.

Vanessa Maloney

Clinical Nurse Assistant – Peninsula

Vanessa is a dedicated aged care worker and is held in high regard by staff and residents alike. Vanessa’s happy persona and her professionalism have enhanced the day to day lives of all at Beaumont Care. Vanessa started her aged care career as an Assistant in Nursing.

Vanessa was an AIN for 10 years then decided to further her studies and become an Enrolled Nurse. Vanessa worked in Aged Care in Harvey Bay for 19 years and much to our delight applied at Beaumont Care for a position. We have been very fortunate to have Vanessa on our team and in December Vanessa accepted a position as Clinical Nurse Assistant.

Shelly Knight

Placement Co-ordinator

Shelly commenced her employment with Beaumont Care in 2008 as Personal Carer at the Wamuran facility. During her time at Beaumont Care she has gained Industry knowledge and vital experience, hand in hand with her passion for the residents, their care and wellbeing, and willingness to ‘make a difference’. Shelly has always delivered the highest standard of care available to the residents and staff alike and has extensive Customer Service experience.

Shelly was recently appointed as the new Placement Co-ordinator for Beaumont Care and has already excelled in this role. She is enjoying the variety the role offers and the fact that she is able to make a difference to the residents and families who make Beaumont Care their new home.

Danielle Johnston

Clinical Nurse – Redcliffe

Danielle JohnstonSince becoming a part of the Beaumont Care team I have been offered endless support to thrive in an environment where I can not only care for our residents but make a difference to the quality of their lives. The responsibility of taking on a leadership role has been humbling and the professional relationships that have been built very rewarding.

Going forward with Beaumont Care, I look forward to every opportunity to not only make a difference at an organisational level, but to give the resident’s and their families in our care a positive and satisfying experience. A career as a Registered Nurse started in a high care dementia setting where my dedication to providing this individualised type of care only strengthened.

Judd Bryant

Physiotherapy Assistant

Judd has always had a heart for the disadvantaged and has experience in disability, mental health and aged care. Judd has worked for Beaumont Care for three years as a Remedial Massage Therapist assisting in pain management and mobility working under the guidance of our Physio Team. Judd has recently been asked to join our Exercise Program as a Physio Therapy Assistant and is assisting our residents with exercise and mobility.

Judd is passionate about quality of life and the dignity for all our residents and regards it is a privilege and an honour to be employed in such a rewarding position. Judd performs a dual role for Beaumont Care at their annual Xmas Community Fair, where his popularity soars with the children. We’ll let you guess what that is.

Kerry Wilson

Chef – Peninsula

Kerry WilsonI have been employed at Beaumont Care for 2 and half years and for the past 12 months I have had the opportunity to be team leader and Chef of the kitchen at the Peninsula facility.

I have my cert 4 in commercial cookery and it has been an honour to persue my passion for cooking for the residents of all facilities.

 

 

Teresa Turner

Finance Officer

Teresa started working for Beaumont Care in 2005 as the Administration Officer at the Peninsula site. She was there until 2012 when she moved over to head office to work in the Finance Department. Teresa has completed a Certificate 4 in Accounting.

Teresa enjoys working in finance and being able to challenge herself on a daily basis, she also likes to interact with the residents and residents’ families.

 

Jaimee Koolstra

Finance Officer

Jaimee KoolstraMy name is Jaimee, I started with Beaumont Care in 2015 as the Administration Officer at Redcliffe. I love working in the Aged care industry and have enjoyed my time with Beaumont Care.

I have just recently changed roles and am now working at the Hub as a Finance Officer. I am very excited about my new role and hope that I can keep learning and growing within Beaumont Care.

 

Anne Grummitt

Leisure and Lifestyle Co-ordinator

I have been working at Beaumont Care Rothwell since 2009, firstly as an activities officer and then as Lifestyle Co-ordinator. Prior to this I was a Health and Physical education teacher for 30 years and then a physiotherapy assistant in aged care for 4 years. Our focus and commitment is to provide our residents with the very best of care and improve their quality of life though our lifestyle activities.

Beaumont Care provides excellent education for all our staff to enable us to deliver the quality of person – focused care that is in place here at Rothwell. Each of our residents has their own unique life story and getting to know them is one of the most rewarding aspects of my role. To be able to put a smile on our residents faces and enrich each day for them reaffirms why I am proud to be a part of the Beaumont Care Team.

Vamsee Tadavarthi

Physiotherapy Assistant

Vamsee started working at Beaumont Care in 2015 as a Mobility Assistant Aide. He has completed his Master of Health Services Management (Advanced) from Griffith University completing his Policies project with Beaumont Care. Vamsee is now working as a Physiotherapy Assistant.

Vamsee enjoys the Exercise Groups with the Residents across the Beaumont facilities, along with one on one therapy, setting the goals with the residents to enable them to become more independent and reduce their risk of falls. The difference experienced in mobility, agility and balance continues to delight the client, the families and our personnel daily.

Jackie Small

Advanced Practice Assistant in Nursing

Jackie is an impassioned care specialist, providing wound and medication expertise throughout  Beaumont Care facilities.  She has a wealth of knowledge and has a confident manner with residents and families.  Jacki feels extremely lucky to be given the responsibility and opportunity to focus on this important area of care for residents, and is constantly problem solving.

Jackie commenced her nursing training in 1976.  Over her career she has become expert in her field, a very successful  wound care management authority at Beaumont Care.

 

Janice Vidler

Coach Driver

Janice VidlerJanice started at Beaumont Care to drive Beaumont’s colourful bus for the Christmas Lights Tours in 2015. Janice with lifestyle teams, takes groups of animated and merry residents to a range of different points of interest. Some include shopping, club lunches, the beach, BBQ’s and picnics and often just a scenic drive. Parks, historical villages, birdwatching, wildlife sanctuaries, museums.

I enjoy listening to resident’s reminiscence and sometimes find we have experienced a similar lifestyle as children. Janice’s background includes driving buses, volunteering with various programs for the aged and disadvantaged adults and working in childcare.