Gordana Knezevic | Aged Care Team Leader, Ryde

What is your name? Gordana Knezevic

What service/facility do you work with? Calvary Ryde Retirement Community

How long have you been working in aged care? 33 years

What made you choose aged care as a career? Was there anything (or anyone) in particular that led you to a career in aged care, or did you kind of “fall into it”

I started working in Mount St Margaret’s Private Hospital at the time, and decided to stay on, in aged care.

What do you love about your job/working in aged care? Caring for elderly is a pleasure

What inspires you every day? Having passion looking after elderly people makes me happy and peaceful

Have you been inspired by one of your clients/residents? Who and why? Sr Francesca who was an excellent nurse. She taught me a great deal.