Link December 2018 Volume 27 Issue 6 - Page 58

employment E ldercare partnered with perform more demanding tasks using MJP Employment Services, the skills they have developed. and created employment opportunities for sisters Sheree and the people here are really friendly,” Belinda at its Acacia Court residential Sheree said. aged care facility in Hendon. Sheree and Belinda (pictured left) have worked in the catering industry Rewards of diversity South Australian aged care provider Eldercare has found great success supporting diversity by employing staff of all abilities. “It has been really good and for nine and 11 years respectively. As members of Eldercare’s Belinda agreed that Acacia Court’s sense of community made her job satisfying. “The best part of working here is seeing the residents,” she said. new on-site hospitality team, Eldercare Acacia Court Site their duties include cleaning Operations Manager Ryan Midgley up, washing dishes, overseeing said it has been fantastic to see deliveries as well as the returning Sheree and Belinda’s ‘commitment and stacking of dishes and cutlery. and dedication’ to their work and Sheree and Belinda’s roles have their positive impact on residents been customised to meet the basic operational needs of the kitchen and they also have opportunities to and staff. www.mjpemploymentservices. Supporting people living with disability to live a life of their choice We have a simple philosophy at Orana... we exist to provide support for people living with disability. We encourage, we train and most importantly we provide real life choices. With services in metropolitan and regional South Australia, we ensure support is tailored towards personalised service. With a diverse range of employment, housing and life skills support options, Orana is committed to excellence through creating independence for people living with disability. To find out more about Orana and how we support South Australians with disability, visit or call us on 8375 2000. 58 employment