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About Us

Quirindi Care services is a proud and passionate non for-profit organisation in the picturesque town of Quirindi, NSW.

We are team committed to contributing to the overall care and wellbeing of our residents, establishing a home environment and providing guidance and support to our families and the community.

 

We are an organisation formed on the solid foundations of community spirit since and has spanned more than 40 years priding ourselves on being the leaders of Age Care in the region.

 

We provide individual aged care services including hotel style extra services to enhance our resident's lifestyle. We are proud of our staff and we consider them to be part of our family too. Whether you seek low or high level care, for the short or long term, you can be assured that with the commitment of our qualified, experienced team across all of our facilities, we strive to enhance the quality of life for our residents.

 

Quirindi Care Services offers two options of accommodation:

Our Residential Aged Care living and our independent living units.

Our Core Values

Here at Quirindi Care Services, we value Respect, Empathy, Empowerment and Equality.

Our Mission

‘Ensuring quality of care is effectively and efficiently given’

In an environment of care and respect, our aim is to:

  • Continue providing facilities that offer comfort, dignity, privacy and security.

  • Develop services and staff skills in response to the needs of the ageing and disabled.

  • Be a leader in quality care for the ageing.

  • Innovatively adapt to change.

Respect
We value respect for all residents, families, and employees. We demonstrate respect by being honest and trusting in our combined capabilities.

Empathy
We value empathy towards residents and their families. We demonstrate empathy by maintaining consistency in our mode of treatment and service provision for all residents.

Empowerment
We value the empowerment of employees to achieve their fullest potential in their profession. We demonstrate empowerment through supporting each other and residents and ensuring financial stability.

Equality
We value an equal opportunity for all residents and staff to make the most of their lives at QCS. We demonstrate equality by upholiding the integrity of each other and our residents.

As a highly respected industry leader with over 40 years expertise in aged care, our staff are exclusively concerned with providing the highest quality services, meeting the challenges of a multicultural modern society and redefining aged care as we know it.

We have a passionate team of management and administration staff, registered nurses and assistants in nursing, general service officers, lifestyle personnel and a diverse range of support staff. This comprehensive framework of almost 100 employees throughout our facilities share one common passion: ensuring quality in aged care is effectively and efficiently given.

 

Our team have access to unique partnerships with the University of New England and other Registered Training Organisations, providing student placement opportunities as well as accredited in-house nursing training and continuous upskilling for current staff.

 

These innovative partnerships assure all staff are provided with excellence in training and supported in their pursuit of rewarding and highly challenging career opportunities, maximizing employee satisfaction and retention.

 

Our staff are like part of our family. We hope they will feel like part of yours too.

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As the CEO of Quirindi Care Services Wayne is responsible for the business management, financial oversight and the senior leadership team.

Wayne brings over 10 years experience in aged care management covering Residential, Home Care and Retirement Living. A lot of this time has been with organisations working in regional and remote locations from North Queensland down to the Wagga Wagga in NSW. Wayne understands not only the challenges that regional and remote locations face, but also the strength of community connection that supports their aged care services.
 
In this role, Wayne wants to continue to work with the Quirindi community in providing a better than best practice service to ensure that QCS remains a provider and an employer of choice.

Wayne Snelson

CEO

As the Facility Manager of Quirindi Care Services Jodie is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the facility, ensuring both compliance and resident satisfaction. Jodie brings over ten (10) years senior leadership experience across the health/aged care sector, and has a clear focus on  organisational governance/compliance, quality and is passionate about keeping community owned, not for profit organisations, such as Eloura, as standalone units ensuring services remain locally owned for generations to come.

 

Jodie has a strong academic history, and is committed to ongoing professional development earning several post graduate qualifications in Emergency/Trauma, Clinical and Organisational Governance, Master’s in Health Services Management and is in the process of completing a Doctorate in Leadership focusing on the Aged Care Sector. Jodie has used this knowledge to develop education programs across the aged care sector, including the development of a Recognition Framework, which supports clinical staff to transition into the aged care industry, and formulates the foundations of the New Graduate program.

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Jodie Parkes

Facility Manager

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Casey Hatch

Thirteen years’ experience working in the aged care sector commencing in an Administration position and for the past seven years as a People, Culture & Safety Coordinator.

 

Specialise in end-to-end recruitment and sourcing, performance management, change management and employee engagement frameworks.

 

Qualifications in Diploma of Management, Cert IV Frontline Management, Cert IV in Community Services (Leisure & Lifestyle), Cert III Business Administration and Diploma of Human Resources.

 

Professional Organisations – member of the Australian HR Institute

Human Resources Manager

Louise Cahill and Ruth Hatch

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Care Manager