Pam Bridges

During her career, Pam has worked in a wide range of roles including (but not limited to):

  • Community Nursing
  • Operations Manager TARCRAC
  • Commonwealth Nursing Officer
  • Manager Residential Care
  • Residential Care Manager (ACQI)
  • Manager ACQ Consultancy Services
  • Manager Residential Services – 5 Facilities

Pam is a Registered Nurse BA (Social Welfare),  Graduate Diploma (Health Services Management) and an Aged Care Quality Assessor.   She has been involved with a wide range of State and National Committees and Reference Groups representing industry views and interests on behalf of the ACQ (LASA Q) membership.  Pam is also included on the Department of Health and Ageing Nursing Advisor and Administrator Panel.

Pam’s wide ranging career experiences have enabled her to network with members across the state and across all streams i.e. retirement living, community and residential.

In her spare time Pam has been President (an honorary position) of Nurses in Management Aged Care (NIMAC) for the past fifteen years.   This is a professional development, peer support association and network for those working in the aged care sector in management positions.   She hosts a very successful annual conference each year, and for the past two years has led study tours to the Netherlands and Singapore (2011), and Philadelphia and Los Angeles in the USA (2012).  These tours are an opportunity to compare the provision of aged care in a number of countries other than Australia.