Annika Thomas is a qualified Registered Nurse with over 16 years’ experience in the health care industry. For the past 6 years, Annika has worked solely in senior roles in the aged care sector. These roles include: Care Manager, Facility Manager and General Manager. She has worked for smaller stand-alone for-profit homes and a large Not-for-Profit organisation. As part of those roles, Annika oversaw both clinical and facility governance, and was actively involved in ensuring overall compliance with the aged care quality standards.
For the past 6 months, Annika has been providing internal support to Facility Managers across New South Wales and Queensland for pre-accreditation preparation and post-sanction remedial management.
Annika has recently joined O’Connell Advisory and will be working closely with the Aged Care Team in providing a range of independent Quality Reviews and Gap Analysis as well as Aged Care Administrator & Nurse Advisor Services.