Our Team



Clare Caruso

Assistant Community Manager

Clare graduated from the UniSA with a bachelors degree in applied science (occupational therapy). She started with SSH Connect during her final year as a student and has been with SSH Connect ever since. Clare enjoys working at SSH Connect and says she feels right at home with the Italian community due to her own Italian heritage. In her spare time, Clare enjoys undertaking DIY projects, socializing and cooking all sorts of goodies.




Andrea Planamente






Charmagne Jennings

Home Support Coordinator



Athin Christou

Occupational Therapist

Team Leader - Fulham

Athin graduated from UniSA with a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) in (2014), Additionally, Athin holds diplomas in Remedial Massage/ Musculoskeletal therapy, dry needling qualifications and fundamentals of Hand therapy certificates. He is a current member of AHPRA, the Occupational Therapy Australia (OTAus) and Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT) associations. Athin has experience in aged care, acute care, private home/ community care and sporting clubs and is particular interest in a holistic approach to health and wellness. Athin involvement with SSH Connect is to provide the best client-centred services to the wider community to improve their quality of life. Athin's interest are sports in particularly soccer, golf and bike riding that he participates in on a regular basis.


Kevin and Maddy



Olivia, Nicola and Courtney

New Graduates



Gianni Zollo

Occupational Therapist

Team Leader - Seaton

Gianni graduated from UniSA in 2015 with a Masters of Occupational Therapy Degree (Post-Graduate), and additionally holds a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science and Human Movement. He was employed at Saint Hilarion after completing his final year placement, conducting the successful project of PERMA, a positive psychology model to improve quality of life and maximize satisfaction and happiness of residents within the aged care sector. Gianni comes from a big family of Italian heritage and thoroughly enjoys working with the Italian community and residents, with a focus to improve rehabilitation, health and wellness goals. Gianni’s interests involve health and fitness, and currently participates within his local soccer team.


Occupational Therapist 


We believe passionately that people deserve vibrant and integrated opportunities to  thrive and embrace life in community settings

We offer the best quality, most innovative, empowering and responsive services to meet the needs of our community

We deliver state of the art retirement living, in-home support , professional care services, social, recreational and personal activities


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