What is your name and role at Arcare?
Marcella Barton, Client Service Manager.
What Arcare residence do you work at?
How long have you been working at Arcare?
What do you enjoy about your role and working in aged care?
I enjoy being able to guide and support families during this stressful time of entering their loved one into aged care and do whatever I can to make their transition as easy as possible.
What is a memorable moment or story you recall working at your residence with either a resident or a team member?
It has happened with many incoming residents over the past 9 years when they tell me how lucky they are to have their Daughter/Son/Family looking after them and helping them with their admission.
I always tell them “it’s definitely not luck, you are getting back what you gave.”
What pearls of wisdom or words of encouragement do you live by?
Surround yourself with people that make you happy, life is better when you’re laughing.
What hobbies or interests do you have outside of work?
Photography, Beach Walks, Yoga, Visiting Galleries.