We Are IH: Oliver long-term care aide is proud to help seniors

July 28, 2022

Name: Kelsey Madeira (she/her)
Job Title: Long-term Care Aide
Years of Service: 4.5
Worksite: Sunnybank Centre
Community: Oliver
Ancestral Territory: Syilx
Advice to live by: Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

“There is nothing quite like caring for your elders,” says long-term care aide Kelsey Madeira. “Being able to care for those who can't take care of themselves gives me so much pride.”

Kelsey enjoys working at Sunnybank Centre in Oliver.

“It is so homey and a great place to work,” she says. “All of my co-workers are absolutely amazing and we make a great team!”


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