Working at the Centre is not just a job – it is a calling. Without the dedication of the staff and their willingness to work as a team for the wellbeing of all and to give more than what is expected, is what makes the Centre successful.
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King
CENTRE OFFICE STAFF
Our front office, the first stop for all visitors at the Centre, are:
Amelia Laubscher (General Manager); Helene Clark (Bookkeeper); Sasha Moss (Reception & Admin)
CATERING & HYGIENE SERVICES STAFF
The catering staff prepare wholesome meals for our residents; our hygiene services staff keep our home clean and safe. Our washing is done at our on-site laundry staff. Our catering and hygiene services team is managed by Sisanda Sam.
Sisanda’s Team (left to right):
Back: Vicky Gindana (Hygiene), Nancy Sam (Hygiene), Nombulelo Sobici (Hygiene), Nettie Mapo (Hygiene), Sylvia July (Hygiene), Eunice Manyati (Hygiene), Sharon Plaatjies (Catering),
Lizzy Kiti (Hygiene), Mavis Jim (Hygiene), Junine Juel (Catering), Sisanda Sam (Supervisor).
Jeanette Dampisi (Catering)
CARE SERVICES STAFF
Nursing care service teams are managed by Renet van de Vyver (registered nurse) and Celia Grobler (staff nurse). Our house parents and care givers are responsible for resident care, organising on-site resident events, outings and creating a home-like environment.
Renet’s Team (left to right): Nicole Prins (U7), Patricia Miggels (U7), John West (U5), Renet van de Vyver (Team leader), Val Geel (U2), Laurika van Rooyen (U3), Pat Vereen (U6), Shenay Taker (U1).
Insert: Sharon Alexander (U4)
Sharon Alexander (U4)
Celia’s Team (left to right): Ilze-Mari Wessels (U1), Carly Kock (U7), Celia Grobler (Team leader), Monique Barnes (U7), Suzette Hendricks (U2), Rose Steenkamp (U5), Elizabeth Engelbrecht (U4), Anna Kriel (U6) & Megan Booysen (U3).
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY / PROTECTIVE WORKSHOPS STAFF
The occupational therapy / protective workshops are managed by the workshop coordinator, Sharon du Plessis.
A variety of hand crafts are produced in these workshops, including produce from the Bakery and the Home Industry workshops; these are sold in our on-site coffee / craft shop. It is important for us that residents are meaningfully occupied and have an opportunity to experience achievement and a sense of worth.
Sharon’s Team (from left to right): Linda Cloarec (Handcraft), Lilian van Aarde (Handcraft), Sharon du Plessis (Coordinator), Liz Reyneke (Bakery).
OPERATIONS (MAINTENANCE, BUILDINGS & GROUNDS, VEGETABLE GARDEN) STAFF
Our grounds, vehicles and machinery, buildings and vegetable garden are serviced and maintained by PAV du Plessis and his Team.
Pav’s Team (left to right):
Pumlani Faya; Pav du Plessis, Sam Mona, Akona Tshebe, Enoch Manyati, Shaun West.
Insert: Mandisa Mpami