People Spotlight – Steven Flanagan


Ready to build a new community – Meet Steven Flanagan, Residential Manager, MacKillop House

Steven Flanagan is the newly appointed Residential Manager for MacKillop House, in Norwest. The Home is due to open in late 2021.

Tell me about your work history and background?
I am a trained Registered Nurse and I have worked in the aged care industry for over 10 years. My previous position was a Regional Manager role for the North-West Sydney region and prior to this, Residential Manager roles for homes in Dural and Penrith.

What can the local community expect at MacKillop House?
MacKillop House will be a tremendous offering to not only the residents but also the local Hills District community. A dedicated Catholic Healthcare Home & Community Services team will be onsite and catered Community Engagement Programs will run from the Home.

These programs have been developed to engage with the community – not only to involve local residents of the area but to engage with schools, churches and other organisations. The Home will encourage participation and involvement from people of all ages within the community.

What makes MacKillop House special?
Catholic Healthcare has an enviable reputation as an aged care provider that delivers exceptional care. The staff at MacKillop House is the key point of difference. Steven Flanagan Steven Flanagan

The leadership team in the Home is experienced and passionate about aged care and supporting and advocating for the residents. We have Pastoral Care and Lifestyle Coordinators to ensure our residents’ spiritual and emotional needs are supported. We also have a dedicated and innovative Chef leading the catering team who is looking forward to preparing fresh, seasonal menus with ongoing input from residents.

What other sorts of activities will be offered at the Home?
MacKillop House will cater for all different cultures, backgrounds and faiths in the local community, as well as our Catholic community. Our lifestyle programs will be tailored to the interests, hobbies and skills of our residents to create meaningful ongoing experiences. Volunteers and entertainers will be regular visitors to our Home to provide fantastic events and companionship.

For more information or to book a tour of MacKillop House call Jenny Thomas on 1300 169 949 or visit the website