Home Nursing Group is a locally owned and operated aged care business,
passionate about supporting older people to enjoy life in their own home.
James Rowland has led a very full life; from working on steam ships and as a licensed builder, to dancing professionally as a ball room exhibition dancer. Now living in Forster, the 88-year-old received physiotherapy appointments through Home Nursing Group (HNG) which helps him with his sometimes debilitating nerve pain.
As the Chief Operations Officer of Home Nursing Group (HNG), Peta Waters says her work colleagues make coming to work easy, a sure-fire indication of the type of workplace the organisation offers. With more people than ever wishing to remain in their own homes, Peta says it’s a wonderfully rewarding time to be in the Aged Care sector.
At 104, Ted Mulligan is one of Home Nursing Group’s eldest clients. Born over a century ago in 1916, Ted was raised just outside Guyra on his parent’s property named “Glenore”. It was here that he discovered his passion for horses.
Sarah Hammond’s key responsibilities as a Home Care Package Care and Support Coordinator in Armidale include ensuring her clients receive the care and support they require to be able to continue living independently in their own homes, as well as advocating for them when they or their family are unable to do so. More than anything, Sarah brings to her work an energy of cheerfulness, living by her favourite quote, ‘Wherever you go, go with all your heart’.
On the cusp of her 69th birthday, Leonie Gambetta shares a little about what Home Nursing Group (HNG) means to her.
Trish is one of the women behind the scenes at Home Nursing Group (HNG), ensuring everything runs smoothly and the accounts are paid. As a recent HNG recruit, the finance administrative assistant says her welcome to the Armidale office has been overwhelmingly positive.
Julia Chapman is one resilient woman. After raising 10 children of her own and giving countless hours to community volunteering throughout her life, it was time to have a rest. Julia now lives in Tamworth and has been helped in her home by Home Nursing Group for the past two years.
Belinda is a registered nurse and Care and Support Coordinator for New England. Her role at Home Nursing Group is extremely diverse, covering clinical care, home care assessments, client advocacy, referrals and education for clients and their families.
Megan Rees started working for Home Nursing Group (HNG) in 2015 after years of working in retail and customer service. She sat down with HNG to chat about the value of keeping older people in their homes and the rewarding nature of her job.
A fiercely devoted community woman, she splits her hours in the day between her work with Home Nursing Group (HNG) and her time as a mum, a volunteer and a keen exercise enthusiast.
Hannah Archibald lives by Einstein’s immortal words, ‘Strive not to be a success, but rather be of value’. The Coffs Harbour local is Team Leader for the area’s Home Nursing Group branch and says the work has enriched her life.
Leone was just 16-years-old when she first clapped her eyes on George Aiken. The two, both students at local high schools, were at an Old-Time dance in Parramatta. Leone instantly liked the look of George. “I suppose I fell in love with his nice long legs. He was a Homebush boy; I went to Parramatta home Science which was an all girls’ school, he went to an all boys’ school,” Leone says. “We knew at our first date that this was it. We both felt very comfortable, and that was how it has stayed.”
Paul Hammond has dipped in and out of his work with aged health care and has now settled in Port Macquarie where he works for Home Nursing Group (HNG). When not giving back with his role as an Assistant in Nursing, he’s deep within his greatest passion; travelling the world.