A Little About Our Team.
Loretta is a 53yr old woman who has many years experience cleaning residential homes and takes great pride in her work. (Its no secret she loves cleaning!!) She also has 20years experience working in the community alongside people with disabilities assisting them to achieve their goals. During her career within the disability sector, Loretta focused on applying positive approaches to challenging behaviours and enjoyed passing on her knowledge and experience to new support workers. However now just wants to enjoy her cleaning !!
She is passionate and enjoys a laugh. She loves to read and has a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in English Literature and Drama). Loretta loves netball and is (perhaps controversially in SA), a Melbourne Vixens fan.
Loretta is looking forward to establishing a regular client base within BDSN and expects she’ll make some friends along the way
With already her first job done and dusted (pardon the pun) she has had great feedback from happy clients.
Renee has worked in childcare for many years caring for children with disabilities. She has always had a passion for improving the quality of life of both young and old. Helping people to lead full successful lives by developing and guiding them to achieve their goals. Renee is compassionate, patient, caring and a great listener. She strives to go the extra mile for her clients to help them realise their goals and dreams, what ever that may be.
Renee decided to change career for something more rewarding, being 1:1 support and has never looked back!
Sarah is a mature 22yr old who has 2 yrs experience working in this industry. Sarah is a happy go lucky person with a positive outlook on life she enjoys a good joke and to have fun with her clients . Sarah has a mix of high care and low care experience and is looking forward to supporting BDSN clients in home and the community. She is extremely passionate about helping our clients to improve and maintain their quality of life and to also celebrate their wins big or small.
Lawrence is a 20yr old 2nd yr psychology student at Adelaide Uni, who happens to be a life guard in his spare time! Lawrence has been a life guard at local pools for a number of years and enjoys interacting with the community. So much so Lawrence has decided to take on the challenge of becoming a mentor to teens and young adults with BDSN. He believes he has a lot to offer our clients and is looking forward to spending sometime out in the community building relationships with clients and in turn helping them to build self esteem, strength and resilience.
Amelia is Currently in her final year of studying a Bachelor of Primary Education/ Bachelor of Disability at Flinders University, Amelia is an energetic 22-year-old with a passion for supporting individuals in achieving their goals, gaining life skills and actively partaking in their community. Having previously worked in hospitality, Amelia is now ready to use the experience she gained through her formal studies and university placements to provide opportunities to our Participants. Amelia loves to travel, listen to Podcasts, cook, and spend time with her family in her free time.
Amelia is excited to join us here at BDSN, she is looking forward to meeting our clients and helping them to live their best life!
Michelle has many years of experience working in the aged care and disability sector. Working with all ranges of age groups from young to old. Michelle has worked in community residential hospitals as well as home settings. This has led to Michelle having extensive experience working with high care needs clients and people with challenging behaviours . Michelle enjoys going for walks, having a good long chat. She loves cooking and swapping recipes with others, and going on adventures to see where she ends up. Michelle is very artistic and always looking for projects to do. She is very community driven so in her spare time she likes to give back and help out with fundraising.
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