South Australian provider ECH has appointed long time health and human services executive Scott McMullen to its executive team as general manager of innovation and business development. 

Mr McMullen has 25 years experience in Queensland and South Australian public service and most recently held the position of Chief Operating Officer at the Northern Adelaide Health Network.

He has held honorary academic appointments and sat on several charity boards.

He also has hands on experience of aged and dementia care, having been a carer for his grandparents and father.

Mandy Ross

In his new role with ECH he’ll be tasked with fostering partnerships and designing and implementing new innovations.

Meanwhile, ECH also announced the appointment of Mandy Ross as care hotel manager for the ECH Care Hotel in the Adelaide suburb of College Grove.

Formerly program change manager for College Grove, Ms Ross helped plan the development, construction and transition of staff to the care hotel which provides short stay respite and transitional care from hospital to home.

The Care Hotel, located at the site of ECH’s newest Wellness Centre , is set to open later this year.

This story first ran on Community Care Review.

Main image: Scott McMullen.

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