‘This week, we welcomed Darren Birbeck to Resthaven in the position of Executive Manager Governance and Corporate Services’, says Richard Hearn, Resthaven CEO.
‘Darren comes to Resthaven with a wealth of experience in the provision of high quality aged care services at a senior level.’
‘This is the first change to Resthaven’s Executive team for many years, and Darren will complement the team well.’
‘Prior to joining Resthaven, Darren was the General Manager Corporate Services with the City of Charles Sturt, and previously held an executive role for eleven years at ECH Incorporated. He also has a decade of involvement with the peak body, Aged and Community Services SA & NT.’
Darren says, ‘I am absolutely delighted to be returning to the aged care sector in an executive capacity. There is something truly special about working in an industry dedicated to improving the quality of life of older people.’
‘Resthaven is an organisation that I hold in great esteem.’
‘There is no doubt that the significant changes occurring in the sector will present both challenges and the opportunity to showcase the amazing work that we do, while seeking ways to improve our service delivery even further.’
Richard adds, ‘I am confident that the commitment to older people which we all share and the spirit of goodwill and cooperation that underpins our culture will enable us to continue to work together in a satisfying environment to the benefit of those we serve.’