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Our Team

Lee Carissa, Chief Executive Officer

Lee directs all aspects of the business at the corporate level and at the residences. This includes strategic planning, financial management, property development, executive and residence management. Lee is a Registered Nurse and has worked in the aged care industry for over 30 years. Lee is passionate in ensuring Cranbrook Care is recognised and respected as a premier provider of quality residences in both care and lifestyle services.

Sarah Osborne, Group Operations Manager

Sarah is responsible for operationally supporting our Directors of Care Services, focusing on ensuring the care and services we provide our residents reflects residents’ choice and supports residents’ dignity and independence. Sarah is a Registered Nurse and has worked in the aged care industry for over 11 years. Sarah is committed to supporting our staff to ensure continued quality care and services are offered and provided to our residents.

Sharon Reiha, Director of Care Services

Sharon is directly responsible for the day to day running of Bella Vista Gardens. She is responsible for the overall quality of care provided to residents and oversees the operational aspects of the facility including providing a high standard of senior management leadership for staff, clinical expertise, financial management, human resource management and leading innovative care practices. Sharon is a Registered Nurse with over ten years’ experience in management roles in aged care.

Ushani Jayawardhana, Residential Services & Relations Manager

Ushani is responsible for overseeing food services, client services, housekeeping and property services at Bella Vista Gardens. Her role is to ensure the levels of service at Bella Vista Gardens meet our high standards. Ushani leads staff on the delivery of exceptional service and ensures continuous improvement in all areas of service to enhance resident’s experience and satisfaction.

Cherry Owen, Client Relations Manager

Cherry is responsible for making the transition to aged care a smooth one for residents and their families. In this role Cherry provides an honest and open relationship with all stakeholders to ensure good relations between staff, management, residents and the local community.

Alison Thiele, Client Services Manager

Alison is responsible for all aspects of client services, business support and administration for Bella Vista Gardens. Alison and the client services team are the point of contact for residents, their family members and friends on matters such as admissions, accounts, appointments and to arrange lifestyle services.

Our People

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