Owners Mel and Gail opened Kapital Care in June 2015 after wanting to provide family style caring practices to the Queanbeyan and Canberra Community. Having a combined 30+ years’ experience in both disability and aged care between them and personal experience in having children with complex disabilities.
Gail started her career in the Community field 15 years ago and has multiple certificates in the community sector industry and is working towards her Advance Diploma in Community Sector Management. Gail has worked as a support worker, Coordinator and in management positions. Gail is passionate about making sure the right care and support is given to meet the client’s needs.
Mel started in Aged Care working in Nursing Homes. Mel has 18 years’ experience and transitioned to working as a coordinator in the community sector. Mel has multiple certificates is undertaking further study towards her Advance Diploma in Community Management Mel has been a support worker and manager and has personal experience in navigating the complexities around getting the correct support for a person’s individual needs.
Gail and Mel philosophy is local caring for locals.
“It’s not about putting a body onto a shift, its about matching the worker to the client to ensure the best care is given to the individual”