Hello, my name is Marie and I am the proud Envigor Community Care Business Partner for Brisbane South Region.
I have worked in the area of community aged care across south east Queensland for a long time. I am hardworking, committed and I bring many years’ experience with duplicating a business model for clients and employees in this sector.
My management skills and client focus has been successful over the years due to my communication, and my ability to lead a team.
I was looking for a new challenge and I was inspired by the Envigor model where I could manage my own local business with the overarching support from a well-established organisation. Too many organisations have forgotten the reason why they work in their area, especially many that provide aged care services.
I value people, I am able to empower others as I am trusted and have integrity.
The thing that inspired me to work for Envigor was their desire to support people in living life envigorated. The messaging and culture within the team really resonates with everyone and becomes their own personal mission as well as the brand mission. Cohesive teams working together to better the lives of those around them is an inspirational thing to be a part of.
To me, dignity is respect to others, the ability to treat people as they deserve.
By providing dignity to others it has given me the ability to be trusted, to be fair, to have empathy and to not judge people. We are all human, we all have a story.
Your local Envigor Home Care team provides individualised home care services throughout Brisbane’s Western Suburbs to seniors, and people with a disability, from Jindalee and Darra to Inala, Springfield Lakes and Forest Lakes.
I have been fortunate to provide supports previously for an Indigenous artist. I always loved going to her home and seeing her art hanging on her walls.
When we met, she was in a mourning period and lived with symptoms similar to depression. Speaking with her and spending time engaging with her meant that she opened up to me. We were able to send a small, regular team of staff into her home that she gradually became used to and started accepting services from.
Knowing her interest in art, I organised support for her to a local artist exhibition. The highlight came not long after when after more than 18 months she started painting again.
It was such an honour for me to have been involved in her journey.”