• Kellie Whelan

    Chief Operations Officer/RSL Care SA

  • With almost 20 years’ experience within the aged care industry, Kellie has broad and deep experience from the ‘ground-up’ to an executive management level. She has served in senior leadership and management positions for over 15 years, including concurrently working with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (formerly Australian Aged Care Quality Agency) for over 12 years as a Quality Assessor.

    Kellie is currently the Chief Operations Officer of RSL Care SA, the premier veterans senior living organisation of South Australia and has a Bachelor of Nursing (University of SA), Graduate Certificate Health Administration (Flinders University) as well as Certificate IV – Training and Assessment and completion of Prince 2 – Foundational Certification (Project Management). Kellie has recently developed and implemented a philosophy of care for RSL Care SA which values the individual consumer’s life experience and identifies the life they wish to live while they are in care. A key aspect to this philsophy is quality nursing care. Kellie is also one of the Directors of the Board for Meaningful Ageing in November 2018.