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Meaningful Ageing Australia appoints new member to Board of Directors

National peak body for spiritual care and ageing, Meaningful Ageing Australia, has appointed Adam McIntosh to the Board of Directors at the recent organisation's annual general meeting (AGM).

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Adam McIntosh has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Meaningful Ageing Australia. [Source: Supplied]

Mr McIntosh is passionate about raising awareness, support and resourcing for spiritual care in aged care across Australia.

He has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that face spiritual care in the aged care sector from his own experience working in the industry.

Chair of the Board of Meaningful Ageing Australia, Ross Low, has welcomed Adam's recent appointment.

"Adam has a wealth of experience and knowledge and brings with him a passion and dedication for helping to improve the care of older people. I, and the rest of the board, are looking forward to working with him over the coming years," says Mr Low.

Mr McIntosh currently holds a role as the Associate Director of Mission at aged care, disability support and health care provider, UnitingCare QLD. He is also apart of the Executive Leadership Team for Aged Care and Community Services at UnitingCare QLD.

He oversees chaplaincy services, the integration of spiritual care across aged care and hospitals in 47 aged care facilities, community aged care, and four hospitals in Queensland.

Mr McIntosh has a wide range of credentials, including a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Theology, Graduate Certificate in Education, Graduate Certificate in Management, and a Graduate Certificate in Organisation Coaching. He is also a recent graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

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