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International Nurses Day – Meet Jasleen

Jasleen Kaur is a Clinical Care Specialist at Regis Head Office in Victoria. As a young girl, Jasleen had the voices of her grandparents as inspiration to pursue nursing. “I was very close to my grandparents.

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Regis People – Meet the Team at Regis Lutwyche

Regis Lutwyche is held in high regard, both in the local community and at Regis. The team is known to do anything that makes residents happy. Going above and beyond is the best way to describe the mindset of every employee as no job is too big or small.

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REGIS PEOPLE – MEET SHARON RYAN

Drawn to the sector after caring for her own ageing family, Sharon “wanted to support and help others in the later stages of their lives”. At Regis Port Stephens, Sharon’s commitment knows no bounds as she ensures that each resident and their family is valued and appreciated.

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Regis People – Meet Ming Ming

In her role as Clinical Care Manager, she is challenged, rewarded and grateful for the miracles she witnesses. “We had a resident join our Home after leaving hospital. This person was unable to walk or eat and we were told she is likely to leave our world in about three weeks. After six months of rehabilitation at Regis, she walked out of the Home, arm-in-arm with her husband.”

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International Women’s Day with Melinda Beilby

As one of the many incredible women currently working at Regis, we recently spoke with Melinda in the lead up to this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) to gain an insight into her experiences facing hostility in the workplace and the messages she wants to pass on to other women in the industry.

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International Women’s Day with Rhea van Heeswyk

Rhea van Heeswyk is our Acting National Manager – Lifestyle & Housekeeping. She recently shared some important messages to other women across the sector and emphasised how integral it is to push back against bias in the community.

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Breaking the Bias in The Burdekin

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to reflect on and celebrate the remarkable achievements of women across the globe. Here at Regis Aged Care, we have countless women in all roles, departments, and locations who are vital to our residents’ care and the running of our organisation.

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Regis People – Meet the Ringwood Lifestyle team

Through their love of nature, the Ringwood Lifestyle team created notable environmental initiatives which have created positive outcomes for the Home, community and planet. In November 2021, Regis acknowledged their work by awarding them the Environmental Leadership award as part of the National Regis Care Awards.

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Regis People – Meet Matthew

The level of care that Matthew showed with his grandparents is evident in his considerate nature, and the kind encounters that he has with our residents daily.

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Regis People – Meet Gary

Growing up with the loving support of his grandmother, Gary knew from a young age that he wanted to work in aged care. When speaking of her, Gary affectionately proclaims that “she looked after me well. It will make her happy if I can return the favour by looking after residents in aged care”. This care and affection carries over into every interaction Gary has with our residents, who are always pleased to be in his presence.

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Regis People – Meet Clyde Black

“My role is extremely rewarding because we help people. We help families and representatives of residents who are fatigued and struggling to support their loved ones. We help people secure employment, provide for their families and develop their career. We help residents live a fulfilling life filled with friendships, fun and quality care.”

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Regis People – Meet Volunteer, Phil Bell

Phil Bell is a very special member of Regis Griffith Cottage. In his role, he is responsible for creating smiles, fun and adventure for residents! At times, you’ll find Phil walking around the Home in fancy dress, surprising residents with a scenic bus tour, or cooking up a feast on the barbeque.

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Regis People – Meet Juanita

To work in aged care and be part of the lives of our most vulnerable, you need empathy and to always keep in mind that you are working in their home, they are not living at your work.

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Regis People – Meet James

“I quickly fell in love with the sector and worked out fast that my own personal values aligned with the Regis Way and I haven’t looked back.”

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Regis People – Meet Robyn

With a career that has spanned over fifty years, our team wanted to honour the extraordinary work of Robyn Walton from Regis Hurstville before her retirement.

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Regis People – Meet Chloe

“I love the stories they tell, how kind and big-hearted many of them are, including the chocolates they are willing to share with their AINs.”

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Regis People – Meet Gustavo

Meet Gustavo Giudice – General Manager at Regis Burnside and proud member of the local community. Gustavo has been part of the Regis family since 2015 and has worked across multiple states and in various Homes.

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Regis People – Meet Tua

“When the first time I walked into a nursing home, I cried and knew then this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my working life.”

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Regis People – Meet Prem

Prem Chand is an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) at Regis Belmore NSW and has been with Regis Aged Care for twenty-six years. Throughout the years Prem has taken on multiple roles in different departments, from Lifestyle to Catering and finally in her present role, as an AIN.

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Regis People – Meet Jennifer

For those who want to start a career in aged care, Jennifer said, “Go for it, you need to have compassion, love for what you do and enjoy what you do.”

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Regis People – Meet Heather

Heather Gambetta is one of our longest-serving employees and has been with us for over thirty years. She started her journey on 25 June 1991 and hasn’t looked back!

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Regis People – Meet Charles

“Helping the elderly to live a happy and healthy life because quality of life is very important to me. There are many areas to specialise in, for example wound care or dementia care, and in my current role I’m able to coach and be a role model for other nurses and carers alike.”

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Regis People – Meet Saroj

“Working in the aged care industry gives me an opportunity to meet a wide range of older people, and I feel a great sense of inner satisfaction and peace when I see them recovering, changing, and improving day by day because of my positive efforts.”

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Regis People – Meet Kushal

“I enjoy providing care and support to older people living in the local community, as it gives me great satisfaction knowing that I make a positive difference in their lives.”

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Behind the Scenes in an Aged Care Kitchen

A nutritious and flavourful diet is vital in supporting both our physical health as well as emotional wellbeing. Good food nourishes the body, brings people together, and provides enjoyment in everyday life.

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Regis People – Meet Cathy

“We live in such a busy world that everything is going at a million miles an hour. Our residents don’t live in that world. You need to slow down and give them the time they deserve.”

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Regis People – Meet Eka

“While growing up in my own country we have the responsibility to look after and respect our elders, and this has been the driver for me wanting to commence working in the aged care environment.”

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Regis People – Meet Lisa

“Treat them with dignity and respect as they have been through so much in their lifetime, treat them as you would treat your own parents or grandparents. Listen to them without passing judgement. Go for it, you won’t regret it because they can teach you so much.”

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Regis People – Meet Bronwyn

“I love the interaction with the residents and their families. I love that I get to put a smile on people’s faces each week and can enhance their day in some way.”

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NAIDOC Week 2021

NAIDOC Week 2021 is an important acknowledgment and celebration of First Nations peoples, who have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years, and are spiritually and culturally connected to this country. 

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Regis People – Meet Ryan

“It’s very rewarding to see a smile on their faces and to go home knowing that you have made a difference to their lives.”

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Regis People – Meet Lin

Lin Yau has been with Regis Aged Care for twenty-nine years, effectively making her one of the longest-serving employees in our Regis family.

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Regis People – Meet Catherine

Working in aged care can often be about the small things. Catherine said, “they always make me laugh and teach me to appreciate the small things in life.”

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Regis People – Meet Gaurav

Helping residents achieve their personal goals, while providing them with emotional and social support is one of the primary reasons that attracted Gaurav to work in aged care.

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Regis People – Meet Nilani

From working with people living with dementia for over eight years, Nilani has outstanding clinical expertise and understands how best to care for those at Regis Brighton.

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Regis People – Meet Sehrish

Sehrish Farhan is the General Manager at Regis Inala Lodge. Sehrish joined Regis after migrating to Australia in June 2014 and has been part of the Regis family for almost seven years.

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Regis People – Meet Benny

“For me, the most rewarding part of my job is seeing how appreciative they are – whether it’s being offered a slice of cake or just making them smile. It feels good knowing you made someone happy.”

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Volunteers at Regis

Volunteers play a huge role in our Regis Family and we’re so grateful for all the support they provide our residents, especially this year.

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Regis and our Turtle Tribe Toothbrushes

As part of our Sustainability Plan, we’re replacing approximately 30,000 plastic toothbrushes purchased annually with sustainable, biodegradable bamboo alternatives from The Turtle Tribe.

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Regis People – Service Milestones

These employees help ensure we can provide consistent, high quality care to our residents and clients. Congratulations to the 617 valued employees who have been part of the Regis family for five or more years.

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World Mental Health Day 2020

Regis strives to create a positive and happy environment for residents, clients and employees. In celebration of World Mental Health Day, Regis is bringing awareness to mental health and wellbeing in episode 5 of Regis Spotlight.

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Regis People – Meet Carli

“I love working with my clients to identify their goals, and create a plan and strategy to work towards achieving those goals.”

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Regis People – Meet Janneke

In honour of Aged Care Employee Day, we’re recognising some of our incredible staff who provide care and support to our residents and clients. Thank you for being a part of our Regis family.

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ACED Message of Thanks

Our board members and Executive Team wish to share their gratitude and kind words of thanks to our employees.

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Regis People – Service Milestones

Recognising employees who have shown commitment and loyalty is important to us at Regis. These employees help ensure we can provide consistent, high quality care to our residents and clients. Congratullaitions to the 415 valued emlpoyees who have been part of the Regis family for five or more years. Our employees are the heart of what we do.

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Regis People – Sheila

“I have worked in aged care for more than half of my career and can honestly say that it is the most rewarding by far.”

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Regis People – Melissa

“The great team I work with everyday. Each and every staff member at my home is hard working, motivated, energetic and caring.”

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Nursing at Regis

Regis believes that it is vitally important to celebrate our nurses and what they do—especially on International Nurses Day 2020, and this year: The International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. As carers, healers, educators, leaders and advocates, nurses are fundamental in the provision of safe and accessible care.

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Nursing in Aged Care

Nurses working in the aged-care sector experience diverse, rewarding and autonomous responsibilities.

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Anzac Day 2020

Regis remembers and honours all those who fought for our freedom this Anzac Day. We thank them for their bravery and sacrifice.
Lest we forget.

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Clap for Carers

To all the frontline staff and carers, we thank you for all your dedication and hard work during these challenging times.

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People of Regis – Stan Veloutsos

“Knowing there are a lot of positive changes we can make that will benefit our staff and residents, whilst having a great team with the right attitude and dedication who share the same passion and goal.”

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Wellness: Working From Home

Working from home can have a lot of benefits, but can also have some adverse effects. Watch our video for some tips on how best to work from home.

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People of Regis – Helen Finlay

My role is to ensure that all staff at Regis follow the best infection control practice to keep themselves and the residents they look after safe.

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People of Regis – Sue Waters

Sue Waters is the Cleaning Supervisor at our Regis Ringwood home. She has been with Regis for over 13 years. With a Certificate 3 in aged care and a cleaning qualification from TAFE, Sue decided to explore opportunities within the aged care industry. Since then, she has found the job to be very satisfying and rewarding.

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Nursing at Regis

Nurses play a vital role in providing health services to Australia’s growing elderly population. They dedicate their lives to caring for people living in residential or community settings, and provide personal, physical and emotional support, working collaboratively with the person, their family and other health professionals.

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People of Regis – Stephen Judd

I quite honestly have rarely experienced such a supportive and friendly culture in my almost 40 years in the workforce. I am excited for my future with Regis.

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Living with Dementia at Regis

Dementia can happen to anybody and affects behaviour, thinking and can impact the performance of everyday tasks as a result of diminished cognitive ability. In 2019, it is estimated that almost 1.5 million people in Australia are involved in the care of someone living with Dementia.

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People of Regis – Sam Waldron

As a Facility Manager, I lead a team of exceptional people who work each and every day to improve the lives of our residents, demonstrating true care and love for our residents.

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People of Regis – Hannah Coelho

For Hannah, working in and around aged care began at age 16. She began working her way through high school as a Food Services Assistant in an aged care facility.

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Food is Life

Food plays a powerful role in our lives and, in many ways, is at the centre of how we socialise and connect. As well as these deep social and cultural aspects, food also plays a critical role in improving nutrition, health and well-being; something which is fundamental in the aged care industry.

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week May 21 – 27 is a time to celebrate all those who volunteer their time to support various sectors of the community in Australia. Regis is fortunate to have volunteers who contribute time, talent and service along with dedication and commitment to the residents and staff.

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Meet Darleena

Working in varying roles at Regis facilities in the last 7 years, Darleena is a motivated and dedicated professional who seized opportunities…

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Happy International Nurses Day to Regis Nurses

International Nurses Day on the 12th of May marks a day of jubilation globally. We join in celebration this year with events across Regis aged care facilities to commemorate the kindness, skill and dedication shown by all nurses.

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Regis Birkdale 16 years of volunteering

A key to the smooth operation across Regis aged care facilities is the help and support provided by our team of dedicated volunteers. More than 1000 people give up their time…

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National Work Safety Month 2016

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in National Safe Work Month 2016! As each year passes, National Safe Work month gets bigger and bigger with new innovative and outstanding celebrations during October…

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A Man of Culinary Passion & Skill

Sabu is a man on a mission, a mission that showcases passion and dedication to the mastery of gastronomy. His seven year journey with Regis has seen him come full circle…

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ADVANCE Training Program WA

Our first ADVANCE training program was held in Western Australia this month. The ADVANCE program is designed to support Regis’ employees who excel in their current role with further opportunity to develop clinical skills…

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The Regis family grows again

June 1st, 2016 – Regis Aged Care welcomes four new Facilities to the family as well as growth in the retirement living portfolio.

With six Residential Aged Care Facilities at Sandgate in Brisbane, one in Townsville and another in Cairns, Regis’ has grown by more than 900 beds…

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Regis Celebrates International Nurses Day

Our International Nurses Day celebrations on the 12th May was a fantastic success across Regis. As part of the event, a competition was held for the most creatively decorated nurse’s station and all sites certainly put the panel of…

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How Regis Carers Connect can build your skills

Providing job- ready training to carers is vital before they are placed at a Regis facility. If our carers understand what's expected as both an effective carer and a responsible employee, it's a terrific result for them, the facility and the care recipients…

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Qualities of a Caregiver – Part 3

We've come to the concluding installment of the “Qualities of a care giver” guide.

The last but most essential caregiver qualities are empathy and persistence…

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Qualities of a Caregiver-Part 2

Respectfulness and honesty are important qualities for every caregiver to have. We are often working with people who are vulnerable from different lifestyles and cultures and they hold varying views, values, beliefs and attitudes…

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“Regis Journey”

Let me share with you my “Regis Journey”

My career at Regis began as Personal Care Assistant at one of Regis’ facilities in 2009 and from there I grew and changed roles so that today I work in the Head Office HR team…

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WELCOME to our CARERS CONNECT BLOG

Welcome to our first post on the Carers Connect (CC) Blog. Our aim is to connect you with some great things happening around our facilities – providing insights into lifestyle activities, introductions to some of our fantastic staff…

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