Bedingfeld Park is managed by a voluntary Board of Management and governed by a constitution. The Board meets each month and receives reports on the financial situation of the facility, the occupancy rate and governance, maintenance and staffing issues. The Board strategically plans and assesses the future needs of aged care in the community to ensure Bedingfeld Park can continue to provide for the older generation in our area.
Chief Executive Officer, Deborah McLeod [right] – is a Registered Nurse who has had extensive experience in acute sector nursing and has been managing Bedingfeld Park since 2000.
Deborah is responsible for financial management, human resources, resident health, safety and security as well as ensuring Bedingfeld Park maintains compliance with all regulatory requirements as set down by the Aged Care Act 1997 and other legislation.
Staff working at Bedingfeld Park are required to have a current National Police Clearance.
Adjacent to the Lodge is Jacaranda Court, a 20 unit low income housing complex which is a joint venture between Bedingfeld Park and the Department of Housing. Bedingfeld manages the day to day running and maintenance required by the tenants of this estate.
A team of Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and carers are responsible for the provision of clinical care to residents. This includes assisting Doctors during their weekly clinic, infection control, wound management, medications and conducting clinical assessments. The nursing team is available for consultation with residents and relatives.
Hayley Morgan is responsible for the financial management of Bedingfeld Park including payroll and accounts.
Sandra Wilkinson supports the CEO with the day to day running of the Facility and is responsible for residential and respite admissions, training, employment and staffing.
Receptionist/ Administrative Support
Meryl Bushby is our receptionist and provides support to the Administration Manager and the Facility.
Reception hours are 8am to 3pm Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays.
Bedingfeld Park supports employment from the local area and has a great team of qualified Certificate 3 (minimum) carers. Carers ensure that residents are assisted with their personal care including showering, dressing and feeding.
Our wonderful support service staff ensure that rooms, bathrooms and communal areas are kept clean, tidy and in order.
Bedingfeld Park provides a laundry service in-house for all resident clothing. Bed linen and towels are laundered under contract by the Murray District Hospital.
Catering for residents is provided both in-house and through contract to Murray District Hospital kitchen. Bedingfeld Park’s kitchen is a commercial kitchen and is food licenced by the Shire of Murray. Freshly cooked meals are provided twice a day, with the option of vegetarian dishes if required. Breakfast, morning and afternoon teas and suppers are provided in-house.
Bedingfeld employs two maintenance staff to ensure that the facility and grounds are maintained at a high standard. Work outside the scope of our maintenance personnel is provided under contract to approved suppliers.
Employment and Volunteering Opportunities
Bedingfeld Park welcomes people with a few spare hours a week to help residents with outings and activities. This is a very worthwhile and rewarding endeavour.
If you are interested in becoming a Bedingfeld Volunteer please call Bedingfeld Park during business hours on 9531 1622.
Bedingfeld Park employs over 50 staff working in all areas such as nursing, support services, caring, administration and maintenance.
Click here to email your resume or enquiry to us (in confidence).
Bedingfeld Park is supported by the Bedingfeld Ladies Auxiliary. This band of dedicated ladies run a small kiosk within the facility for residents and staff to purchase goods.
The Auxiliary conduct several fundraising activities each year to raise money to purchase items for residents such as wheelchairs, hoists, electric beds and specialised testing equipment.
The Auxiliary welcome people interested in assisting them with their activities. Contact Bedingfeld Park should you be interested in helping.