Mareeba Aged Care has won the prestigious Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award at the 2016 Regional Achievement and Community Awards.
They won the award from a strong field of finalists and nominees and were one of eight category winners announced on Friday, November 11 at the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach. The event celebrated 15 years of recognising community achievers and was hosted by PRIME 7 news presenter, Daniel Gibson.
Mareeba Aged Care of Maclean is a private non-denominational facility providing 24-hour care for their 119 frail aged residents. Volunteer visitors provide support services and entertainment, including “Friends of Mareeba” and the newly initiated “Intergenerational Program” linking residents with local school students. Mareeba offers an education program for staff and have been selected to partner as a Registered Training Organisation with selected universities, TAFEs and local high schools. This year they won three awards at the Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards.