Adventist Senior Living scoops the Awards pool

Adventist Senior Living scoops the Awards pool

Cooranbong’s Adventist Senior Living retirement village is celebrating its status as multi-award winners, scooping four of the major awards on offer at the inaugural Hunter Aged Care & Disability Achievement Awards.

With a field of more than 50 contenders, Adventist Senior Living was named winners of the Residential Aged Care Facility of the year; Residential Aged Care Employee of the Year (Georgie Schofield); Aged Care Innovative Project of the Year for the Avondale Intergenerational Design Project and Highly Commended for the Aged Care / Disability Sector Manager of the Year (Marlene Moodie).

Launched by Ageing Life Network, the awards aim to reward outstanding leadership, innovation and care undertaken quietly but daily throughout the aged care and disability sector in the Hunter and Newcastle region.

David Knight, Adventist Senior Living CEO said it was wonderful to see the outstanding efforts of their staff recognized.

“As a team who commit to continually doing all they can to add meaning and value to people’s lives it is gratifying to have them rewarded for their dedication,” David said.

“These awards further reinforce the great work that we do every day. I am extremely proud to be part of this team.”

Care Service team member and award winner, Georgie Schofield said she was proud to play a role in the best facility in the Hunter region.

“Everything we do is geared around the needs of our residents and I love making a vital difference to their lives.” Georgie said.

The full list of winners are as below:

  • Residential Aged Care Facility of the Year

Avondale House (Adventist Senior Living)

  • Residential Aged Care Employee of the Year

Georgina Schofield (Adventist Senior Living)

  • Aged Care/Disability Sector Manager of the Year

Sue Flaherty (NDNS)

  • Aged Care Innovative Project of the Year

The Avondale Intergenerational Design Project (Adventist Senior Living)

  • Disability Service of the Year

Songbird Homes

  • Disability Sector Employee of the Year

Kylie Tegg (The Mai-Wel Group)

  • Home Care Service of the Year


  • Home Care Service Employee of the Year

Meredith Stephens (integratedliving)

  • Volunteer of the Year

Corinne Frost (The Mai-Wel Group)

  • Community/Business Group Recognition

Tender Loving Cuisine

  • Culturally Diverse/Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Project of the Year


  • Retirement Village of the Year

Signature Gardens Retirement Resort

Image | Adventist Senior Living winners, Georgie Schofield, Marlene Moodie, Lindl Webster, Bruce Tually

Adventist Senior Living

Adventist Senior Living serves the needs of older Australians in four locations across northern New South Wales.

Our Lifestyle Communities can be found near the southern shores of Lake Macquarie, at Wyee Point and Cooranbong, within the Newcastle region at Jewells, and on the mid north coast hinterland at Alstonville.

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