Mr Paul Brophy
Brotherhood Of St. Laurence, Clifton Hill, VIC
Paul’s talk will focus on how he has arranged events twice a year since 2006 for fifteen aged care homes. The events are held at the Collinwood Town Hall, average attendance is 300 people, from 15 homes.
The common ingreditance to these great events is music, song and dance.
Primary and Secondary schools participate, the media are attracted to these positive aged care events, Father Bob McQuire opens the events.
Paul will introduce one of the care recipients from the aged care home who will talk about her life and why she engages in the events. conference participants will be spell bound by Janine’s story.
Paul Brophy, manages Sambell Lodge for the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, Sambell Lodge is a 43 bed facility for people who have experienced homelessness, mental health and or alcohol abuse.
Paul Brophy has worked with the less fortunate for over 20 years, his passion for his work is unmistakable as weill be seen in his talk
Paul has a nursing qualification and apart from managing the facility, staging the events, he also makes time to take his residents out to assist in the local food van.