New Capecare CEO Joanne Penman returns to her former workplace

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West Australian Not For Profit residential aged care operator Capecare has appointed Joanne Penman as the organisation’s new CEO.

“Joanne joins the organisation from well-respected Not For Profit provider Mercy Care where she has served as Executive Director Aged Care & Disability Services for over four years, along with a recently combined portfolio of Acting Executive Director Community, Family and Children Services. Prior to joining Mercy Care, Joanne was Director of Community Support Services, Country Services with the Silver Chain Group,” Capecare Chair Nadine Carter said.

“Joanne has a long-standing and strong personal commitment to Capecare and caring for the most vulnerable in our community.

“Her appointment is a homecoming of sorts, as she previously served as Capecare’s Director Care Services from 2005 to 2011.”

Capecare marks 60 years of providing aged care services in the State’s Capes region in 2021. It operates Busselton’s Ray Village with 55 independent living units and 118 residential care beds; Ray Lodge Community Respite Centre and the new Capecare Dunsborough with 21 independent living apartments and an 80-bed aged care facility.