Casterton Memorial Hospital recognises Mrs Betty Collins - 27 years of Service

Casterton Memorial Hospital CEO Owen Stephens presents Betty Collins with her Life Governor Award outside the Hospital
Tuesday, 23 December 2014
After more than 27 years of service to the Casterton Memorial Hospital, Betty Collins has been awarded Life Governor status by the Hospital’s Board of Management at its 106th Annual Meeting held on Thursday 30th October, 2014.

Mrs Collins was a founding member of the Friends of Glenelg House and was awarded the honour in recognition of her outstanding service to the residents and staff of Glenelg House, the hospital’s 30 bed Aged Residential Care Facility.

Mrs Collins said she was surprised and honoured to have received the Life Governorship at the annual meeting.

“I just help around with the residents in Glenelg House along with the others,” she said modestly.

“I like helping them go on excursions and helping to make their lives a little more comfortable”.

As he presented the award, hospital CEO Owen Stephens reflected on the tireless work, support and promotion of the aged care service that Mrs Collins has provided “for these many years and that this voluntary work has been an inspiration to our staff and those other volunteers working with Betty”.

“From entertaining residents at Glenelg House with Bingo and other divisional therapies to assisting and escorting them on community outings, Betty has provided that much needed person centred care for our residents and support our staff,” Mr Stephens said.

“The staff and management of CMH congratulate Betty on receipt of this well-deserved award of recognition: