Keyton | Meet national health and wellbeing manager Sonal

Meet national health and wellbeing manager Sonal

Thursday, 22 February 2024

As the national health and wellbeing manager, Sonal is enhancing the overall resident wellbeing with her team.

Health and wellbeing are a core focus at our retirement villages. Sonal and her dedicated Health & Wellbeing team work across different states to bring residents exciting opportunities to socially connect, learn and stay mentally and physically active.

We sat down with Sonal to hear more about the health and wellbeing program, what she loves about her job and who inspires her to lead with heart, every day.

What do you love most about working at Keyton?

I love working with such a great group of individuals across all our different business functions. The passion for working in this industry is evident across all levels, regardless of the role, people genuinely want to make a difference.

Everyone I have crossed paths with over the last two years have such a diverse range of knowledge, skills and experience that add significant value to all that we do every day. This has provided me opportunities to continue growing both personally and professionally.

I love the variety in my days, and this can involve everything from travelling interstate, actively participating in our resident wellbeing program with my team, consulting on a working group, travelling to a new development site or exploring a new idea or opportunity.

What are some of the most exciting initiatives and innovations you have been working on?

The resident wellbeing program has driven some great innovation and exciting initiatives the last few years.

The list of initiatives we want to explore is always growing for our team. There is always so much ambition to continue to drive and lead a program that enhances our residents experience within a Keyton village or resort.

Some of the highlights would include exploring the world of virtual reality, exploring intergenerational opportunities, and highlighting the importance of nutrition for older adults.

What did you love most about our brand refresh to Keyton?

The change of name and the new employee value proposition were fantastic to see with the brand refresh.

Keyton in my view, has the key to enhancing our overall resident wellbeing by providing opportunities to socially connect, to learn and to stay mentally and physically active.

What and or who inspires you most at Keyton?

My team of health and wellbeing coordinators inspire me daily as they always come to work with a can-do attitude, willing to go that extra mile and have genuine care and compassion for our residents. They listen with empathy, make room for kindness, find the fun, respect everyone’s journey and connect as one team. They all truly lead with heart.

Overall, the strategic direction of the business is exciting as the sector continues to evolve and there will be significant opportunities that will come from this.

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