Leadership Spotlight

Prof John Pollears OAM

Prof John Pollears OAM

Super congrats to Professor John Pollears for being recognised in the 2018 Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). His commitment to innovation and leadership from the manufacturing sector, to education, and to business has cemented him as a great person to make change and lead with difference.

Cynthia Payne: From Nurse to CEO

Cynthia Payne: From Nurse to CEO

Cynthia started her career in the earlier 90s as a registered nurse, at the age of 33 she became CEO of a For Profit aged care organisation.  For the past 13 years Cynthia Payne has been CEO of SummitCare and gives back to the aged care community through by being involved in a variety of boards and Not For Profit organisations

Sydney's Aged Care Leaders

Sydney's Aged Care Leaders

This September, Acorn Network is hosting a event to hear from those that lead in our aged and community care workplaces. (yup, we're pretty excited). These are the people that inspire us, as they lead the way focusing on continuous improvement, and believing in themselves as leaders. 

Meet our Melbourne Leaders

Meet our Melbourne Leaders

This September, Acorn Network is hosting a event to hear from those that lead in our aged and community care workplaces. (yup, we're pretty excited). These are the people that inspire us, as they lead the way focusing on continuous improvement, and believing in themselves as leaders. 

Meet our Perth Leaders

Meet our Perth Leaders

This September, Acorn Network is hosting a event to hear from those that lead in our aged and community care workplaces. (yup, we're pretty excited). These are the people that inspire us, as they lead the way focusing on continuous improvement, and believing in themselves as leaders. 

Leadership: a never-ending journey of focus

Leadership: a never-ending journey of focus

By Acorn Mentor, Amanda Terranova: Through experience and my journey so far, I understand the importance of ‘self-focus’. The balance of personal and professional development and management is a moving goal post. Swing too far one way or the other and things will break or at least crack ...

Shattering stereotypes one Gen Y at a time.

Shattering stereotypes one Gen Y at a time.

In the US, nearly one quarter of adult carers are between 18-34, they are beginning to shoulder more responsibilities as their parents and grandparents begin to age ... The added benefit is that they relate to their parents and grandparents more as friends, and have a greater understanding of ageing realities.