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Employee Profiles

Zoe van der Weyde

She is one of our new administration trainees who will be with us for the next two years.

Zoe adopted a cat after Christmas – her name is CeCe.

Zoe’s favourite colour is purple and she most desperately wants to visit Fiji and Hawaii on holiday.

Todd Alston

Would love to go to space!

Visited Canada which he loves – God’s country!

The best thing he can cook is smoked ribs

Yes, he burns the toast a lot!!!

Samara Azzopardi

Samara recently joined our Activities team and is having a wonderful time getting to know everyone.

Samara has two great loves in life – shopping and holidays in Italy!

Her favourite colour is green and she is really talented at keeping indoor plants alive!

Ishani Jagoda

We are happy to introduce you to Ishani Jagoda.

Ishani is from Sri Lanka and moved to Australia in 2018 after she met her husband.

Ishani has always enjoyed working with the elderly. She hopes to train as an RN in the next few years.

Ishani loves to cook and always has a smile on her face.

Leah Harry

Our staff are grateful for all that she does every week. Leah has been with Westmont for 12 years.

Her favourite part of her job is talking to all our residents and hearing their amazing life stories.

Thank you Leah!

Peter Ward

Hotel Services Manager, became a chef because he like cooking wanted to be an architect, most proud of having two great kids! The destination he loved to visit is Mauritius.


Cheryl has worked at Westmont for 14 years. Her favourite movie at this time of the year is Home Alone!

She decided to study leisure and lifestyle because she thought she would enjoy it (and she is amazing at it!).

Her favourite country to visit is Greece! Cheryl loves anything to do with art, theatre, music, books and food – a true thespian in the making!

Esme Fogarty

Esme works as a Food Service Attendant with Westmont homestead and has been with us for two years!

Her likes are – Chocolate; Camping and Travel; Music (She LOVES listening to music)

Her dislikes are – Worms and Snails (she can’t even stand seeing them on TV!); People who litter

Nabina Adhikari

Nabina joined Westmont early this year as an RN. Nabina and her husband migrated to Australia from Nepal. She grew up in a town near Pokhara which is in the centre of Nepal and is the gateway to the Annapurna trekking circuit which is very popular. Nabina’s favourite food is a Nepalese dumpling!

In Nabina’s culture multiple generations of family live together in one household. She helped care for her grandparents and enjoys taking care of our residents..

Thank you Nabin

Christi Lamotte

Christi has been with Westmont for a whopping 15 years and has worked in the laundry since it opened in 2008. She loves seeing all the residents in their freshly washed and pressed clothes by the team in the laundry.

Christie loves going shopping and catching up with friends for coffee and cake on the weekends, along with taking care of her first grandchild Izzy. Her favourite colour is burgundy, and she loves plodding in her garden and re-arranging her plants.

Rex Bryce

Rex has been working as a Personal Care Assistant for Westmont Aged Care for almost 8 years and nothing makes Rex happier than guaranteeing the residents experience a good change in their lives no matter how small the difference may be!

Rex loves going to the gym, watching movies with friends, playing the piano and games. 

His favourite colour is canary yellow, and he dislikes pumpkin.

Terri Cameron

Terri works as a care manager with our Community Care Team. She has recently taken on this role as a promotion as she had worked for the past two and a half years providing domestic assistance to our home care clients.

Terri has a passion for working with our younger HACC clients and coordinating a regular social group at the Willows.

Terri’s interests outside of work include spending time with her family and 4-wheel driving in the high country.

Nicole Mclinden

Nicole Has worked at the Homestead at Westmont for nearly eight years as an Enrolled Nurse, after moving down from Darwin where her parents are still residing.

She loves spending time with her family and has two young boys aged three and five who keep her busy outside of work hours. Nicole and her family all love being outdoors and enjoy camping, fishing, hunting and motorbike riding. Nicole also likes to keep sane by enjoying her fitness and netball and creating a new project in their yard.

Nicole is due to get married next year in March on her fiancés parent’s farm.


Jenny has been working with Westmont Community Care since 2015, where she started in Home and Community, and after completing her Certificate IV in Leisure and Health went on to work at the Willows through the Social Connections program for the last 4 years.

Nothing makes her happier than seeing clients making new friends, learning new skills and having a good laugh. Jenny loves travelling, camping, and hanging out with family and friends.

Lily Forrest

Lily commenced with Community Care at the start of December 2022 as an administration trainee. 

Lily is a great achiever and is always providing exceptional customer service to our clientele and staff. We are very lucky to have her apart of our team. 

  • Lily likes helping others and making people laugh.
  • She would love to travel around Australia.
  • She also loves taking photos in her spare time.


Westmont Aged Care Services Ltd is dedicated to providing aged, community care and lifestyle options to the people of our region with respect, dignity and choice.

Our philosophy is ‘Caring for All by All’. Continuous improvement is a driving force at Westmont as we welcome and encourage feedback from all our stakeholders.

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Head Office
265 Baranduda Boulevard, Baranduda VIC 3691

Located on the border of Victoria and New South Wales.
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Visiting Hours

Relatives and friends may visit the Homestead at any reasonable hour. All visitors are requested to sign in and out. It is encouraged that you call prior to visiting to ensure visiting hours have not been changed.