Aged Care Channel (ACC) CEO Russel Bricknell today presented a cheque for $5000 to Frontier Services which will fund vital training for its staff who will be in Geelong for the Centenary celebration and National Staff Conference next week.
ACC, Australia’s leading broadcaster for aged care workers, announced it would further its long standing relationship with Frontier Services which is celebrating 100 years at the heart of remote Australia this year.
“Aged Care Channel is passionate about continually improving the quality of life of older people and those who care for them and we are delighted to partner with Frontier Services who ensure that people in remote Australia have access to quality care as they get older,” Mr Bricknell said.
“As a leading provider of training programs to aged care staff Australia-wide and in theFrontier Services National Director Rosemary Young with Aged Care Channel CEO Russel Bricknell and Strategic Development and Partnerships Manager Karen Martin UK, we are excited to contrubite to the training for Frontier Services staff as they gather to celebrate 100 years of service to remote Australia.”
As part of the celebrations, nearly 250 community services and administration staff and Patrol Ministers from across the country will meet in Geelong, Victoria, for the Frontier Services National Staff Conference from this Monday, 24 September.
The money provided by ACC will go towards training for staff who attend the conference.
Frontier Services National Director Rosemary Young said she was delighted to receive the support of ACC for the National Staff Conference.
“We are very grateful to ACC for its support at the National Staff Conference which is a rare and wonderful opportunity to bring together our staff from across the country,” said Ms Young.
“The workshops undertaken by staff will be invauluable in their continued learning as we strive to provide the best possible care to people in remote Australia.”
Frontier Services staff make a difference to more than 15,000 families by providing the essential services that they otherwise would not be able to access. These services include aged and community care, health, children and family services, patrol ministry and volunteer assistance.