Wendy Hubbard is the General Manager at Australian Rural and Remote Community Services (ARRCS), a not-for-profit Aged Care organisation with affiliations with Uniting Care Queensland. Wendy has significant management experience in Acute, Sub-acute, Community Services, and Aged Care with a particular focus on governance and systems to support quality care. She served on the Victorian Quality Council for 6 years and was also a member of the Clinical Incident Review Panel and the Cancer Survivorship Program Advisory Group in Victoria.
A qualified Physiotherapist with a Masters Degree in Business Administration, over her almost three years at ARRCS Wendy has become very familiar with the issues and challenges of providing culturally appropriate aged care in the Northern Territory, and in particular for indigenous people in regional and remote areas.
In her time at ARRCS Wendy has recognised the challenges of substantial workforce issues, skills shortages and transport and accommodation costs, and has worked to ensure ARRCS is addressing these challenges in sustainable ways that meet the consumer’s needs while meeting Aged Care Quality and Safety Standards.