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Our Live in Care & High Care Case Managers
Daughterly Care’s in home Live in Care and 24 hour services are expertly case managed by highly experienced High Care Case Managers who have decades of nursing experience to guide your care and our Caregivers. Diagnosis and treatment plans are still determined by your known and trusted doctors. You will be allocated with a dedicated High Care Case Manager who will primarily manage your care, however it’s good to know that our High Care Case Managers do work together as a team in order to successfully share on-call and back each other up when on leave.
Our High Care Case Managers are also supported by our private Registered Nurses which allows us to provide fast 24 hours of expert nursing support to clients.
High Care and Live in Care Case Management Team
Penny Stephenson, Enrolled Nurse, Manager of our High Care and Live in Care Team
Penny is an Enrolled Nurse with over 30 years’ aged care experience who started her love for caring for Elders at the age of 14 working in a Nursing Home after school and on the weekend. Penny has worked 10 years as a Community Nurse looking after High Level Care clients with disabilities and 10 years as a Scrub Nurse, Anaesthetic Assistant and Recovery Nurse.
Prior to joining Daughterly Care, Penny was the Admission Co-ordinator for Bupa Aged Care Services in Mosman. We have been fortunate to have Penny on our team since 2010. Penny enjoys enabling Elders to live their way, in their own home.
Jean Parlane – Registered Nurse Trained. High Care and Live in Care Case Manager
Jean has over 44 years’ nursing and aged care experience, having started her Registered Nurse training when she was 16. Jean was also a Co-ordinator of the Wesley Gardens Dementia Day Centre at Belrose and Diversional Therapist at Tom O’Neill Dementia Day Care Centre. Jean has managed Live in care clients for Daughterly Care for over 21 years. She is passionate about our Elders living with dignity and being heard.
Suzanne Crow, Enrolled Nurse, High Care and Live in Care Case Manager
Suzanne has been an Enrolled Nurse for 30 years and has worked in aged care residential settings for 10 years. While her 7 years in Parramatta as a Community Nurse working with chronic and complex care clients and Northern Sydney Home Nursing was very fulfilling, Suzanne is now happy to be helping the Elders of our community to retain their dignity and independence with the In Home Care that Daughterly Care provides. Suzy is highly experienced with complex difficult to heal wounds.
Kathryn Green, High Care and Live in Care Case Manager
Kathryn has a degree in Chemistry from Sydney University and a post-graduate studies in Dietetics and Nutrition. Kathy worked as a Dietitian in country NSW hospitals for 5 years before having her family. Kathy restarted her working career as the Manager of Parkes Shire Food Service for 3 years and then became a Service Co-Ordinator for the Home Care Service of NSW for 10 years. Kathy has worked with several other leading Community Care Organisations in various roles and has over 18 years’ of experience in Aged Care. Kathy is an Accredited Aged Care Montessorian & Daughterly Care Montessori Trainer.
Clinical Management Team
Verlie Hall, Registered Nurse, Co-Founder, Managing Director.
Verlie is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years’ experience caring for people who are frail, aged, have disabilities or dementia. We have a team of 10 Registered Nurses to assist in our clients’ care.
Verlie was formerly employed by Sydney’s leading Dementia Day Care Centre – the Tom O’Neill Centre at North Sydney as an Enrolled Nurse, In-home Community Worker and Diversional Therapist. Verlie has co-owned Daughterly Care for over 21 years. Verlie was awarded Enrolled Nurse of the Year in 1992. Read more about Verlie’s experience working in hospitals and nursing homes here.
Jenny Smith, Master of Social Work, Registered Nurse, Advanced Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.
Jenny has over 21 years’ aged care experience; 6 years as a Co-ordinator for Home Care Service of NSW. Jenny has a Masters Degree in Social Work, is a Registered Nurse and has an Advanced Diploma in Mental Health Nursing. Jenny has a special interest in dementia/delirium as well as palliative care.
Charmayne O’Regan, Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours, Bachelor of Health, Ageing and Community Services and Master of Project Management
Charmayne has over 5 years’ experience working in aged care. In her previous position, Charmayne was employed as a Registered Nurse at the Mater Hospital Sydney. As an advocate for the older people Charmayne is passionate in the promotion of healthcare in their own home – where they prefer to stay.
Helen is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years experience, working primarily at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) in Oncology / Palliative Care followed by a senior position in Hypertension at Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH). Helen has extensive experience in managing clients with complex health issues and has worked with “Hospital in the Home” for over 10 years.
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