The BESTMED Board and Executive has welcomed Sadie Burling to their team as the national head of aged care.
Burling has more than 35 years of experience working in senior executive and management roles in aged care, acute health care and childcare services.
She brings a wealth of expertise to the management, operational and clinical aspects of BESTMED and the organisation said she will be instrumental in providing thought leadership around medication management and the interface with aged care providers, doctors and pharmacy.
“Her strategic, operational and clinical skillset, combined with the deep knowledge of the aged care legislation, will assist the sector tackle the most important issues prevalent in medication management,” BESTMED said in a LinkedIn post.
Burling left her role as head of Health, Ageing, Retirement and Disability Services at Paynter Dixon Construction in April.
She has also served as executive director/deputy for Buckland Aged Care Services, in Springwood, in Sydney’s west.