Anju Kalra also called Anne is someone who’s been engaged in working for the aged and elderly for a very long time. She works as an Allied Health Consultant with Uniting – a leading provider in aged care in NSW and ACT. She enlightens about the various activities she and her organization take to give the best services to the elderly.
“Uniting’s 3 service streams for the elderly include: Community Care, Retirement villages and Residential Aged Care facilities. At Uniting in-home and community based services across metropolitan, rural and remote NSW and ACT, supporting older people and their families to live enriched lives in their own home and to participate in their local community is provided,” Anne said.
Uniting also has over 80 Retirement villages across urban and rural areas of NSW and the ACT.
In Uniting’s Retirement village’s resident wellbeing and social inclusiveness is managed and fostered through Health and Wellbeing Team and Village Managers. Uniting’s permanent residential aged care facilities are in 77 locations across NSW and the ACT and provides care in a quality, caring environment that support residents’ choices and promote quality of life. Page Content
Their range of permanent residential care options includes ‘ageing in place’ enabling residents to remain in the same service as their care needs change, dementia specific and secure care, respite and transitional care. Their residential aged care services are affordable and accessible to the people they serve.
“At Uniting we go an extra mile for making a positive difference in people’s lives we serve. We believe in enabling wellbeing in the care of all our clients and we have a strong commitment in engaging with culturally diverse organisations and providing services to people from diverse cultural backgrounds so that each person can live their life fully; enjoy their food, language and their cultures.We have over 8000 staff; 30,000 clients, 3000 volunteers. At Uniting we place the client at the Centre of everything we do and practice person-centered care in all our engagements and service provision to our clients. My expertise is on providing continuity of care for all our clients and in linking our clients with support services that enhances their independence and improves their quality of life”, Anne informed.
The continuous hard work of Anne made her the winner of Uniting’s Carol Penning Award in 2014 for Inspired, Person-Centered Care and received $10,000 for the professional development that she plans on using for attending the International Ageing Asia Forum held in Singapore in 2016.
In 2015 she was offered Leadership Award program on Global Leadership styles from University of Tasmania, an addition to the end number of laurels and accolades that she’s won for her contribution towards the society.
She has recently been invited for inclusion in the 2015-2016 Edition of The Worldwide Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs by Worldwide Branding.
“I look forward to engaging with the community and providing information on accessing the services for the elderly in the community to various organisations from our Indian Subcontinent on aged care services”, Anne said proudly.