Staff & Board

The executive team in their provision of strong leadership and management of services has made us the organisation we are today – the largest provider of residential and community care services across South West Victoria. A Board of nine members from within the broader community oversees all efforts from our executive team.

The Board, with their wealth of industry knowledge and management experience, are responsible for overseeing the governance of Lyndoch Living by ensuring that services are fully compliant with applicable legislation and in accordance with our mission and objectives.

Executive Team

Doreen Power
Chief Executive Officer
RN, RM, BASc, BMid, GDip Health Admin, MBL, FF, GAICD, FACHSM
Allan Conway
Acting Chief Financial Officer
DipAccounting
Julie Baillie
Director of Nursing
DipN, RN, BN, PG Cert NSc
Julie Bertram
Acting Director People and Resilience
DipT, DipBus, GDipMusEd, GCLeadership
Dr Ed Rhode
Director of Technology, Strategy & Transformation
BScMaths, BCompSc, MSME, PhD
Sue Fleming
Director of Projects - Integrated Primary Healthcare Services
BN, GCert (Clinical Nursing: Infection Control), CertIV BusMgt

The Board

Susan Cassidy
Board President
GAICD, Qualified Hairdresser, Business Owner
Kerry Nelson
Vice President
DipCommServ (Welfare), GDip Aged ServMgt, GAICD
Kane Grant
Treasurer
BCom, CPA
Lorraine Mielnik
BAppSc (Nursing), DipEd, RN, GAICD
Percy Eccles
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Suzanne Coulson
GC (Higher Ed), GDipNursing, BNurs (Honours), BNurs (Preregistration), Cert IV in Training & Assessment
Ron Page
MSustAgri, DipCoyDir, BAppSc (Agri), AssocDAgriBusMgt
Andrew Paton
BCom, PostGradDip (Accounting)
Prof Robert Wallis
BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, DipEd, GDipEd Studies, CertMgt, FAICD
Lyanne Vinecombe
Company Secretary

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“We are very grateful for the professionalism and care the staff have shown” Family of [email protected] clients

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“We would like to acknowledge the fantastic support shown to this lovely couple by the [email protected] team and the flexibility and understanding of their care needs” Family Member of [email protected] client

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“The lady you sent over yesterday was delightful, and even made Mum a hot lemon drink and put her to bed” Leanne (daughter of [email protected] client)

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“What a wonderful job Trish and Liz do, we are so happy with the care they provide” Family Members of [email protected] clients

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“I really appreciate the support from the Lyndoch [email protected] team, it’s a huge help in managing my caring role” Michelle ([email protected] client)

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“A very big thank you to the wonderful staff who came into our home and cared for my husband.  This respite break made a very difficult situation more tolerable and gave me something to look forward to” Christine ([email protected] client)

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“Geraldine is the about the best cleaner I’ve ever had!” Maurice  ([email protected] client)

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“Jan is such a capable, competent and calming carer, I feel so safe in her hands.  I could not ask for anyone better” Joan ([email protected] client)

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“I’ve always been a busy, practical person and I’m still a busy person – I’m still able to be very involved in the community, especially the Speedway. I’m a busy bloke!” “I get spoilt rotten here! I really get cared for.” Stuart (Swinton East)

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“One of the lovely nurses had a great idea and planted out a raised bed with tomatoes and other plants and I enjoy getting out there and doing some work in the garden, collecting the produce.” “The staff are very, very nice. They greet you with a smile and do things very well.“ “I really enjoy the school kids visiting, and I’m amazed at the quality of the kids, they’re all so nice!” John (Lake Lodge)

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“I’ve lived here for 5 years and I’m very happy with the nurses and other staff” Margaret (Lake Lodge)

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“I’ve made friends here that I wouldn’t have been able to meet living by myself at home. It’s like an extension of your family” “The staff are absolutely fantastic here, nothing is ever a problem for them. Right through to the maintenance men, the cleaners and gardeners and staff at the kiosk, they’re all obliging and always greet you with a smile” “At Lyndoch I get comfort, care and conversation, add a bit of fresh air and that’s exactly what you need in life” Lynette (Swinton East)