Our Carers

Kristina De Rueda

I grew up in the Philippines and was a Registered Nurse. I am currently working as a Disability Support Worker for over two years now and currently studying Community Service. Working at FGA has allowed me to care for people as my job and has boosted my self-confidence through valuing and appreciating us as employees. In my spare time I enjoy watching drama and exploring well known Australian movies like Ferris Bueller and Priscilla, and I also enjoy travelling and shopping at Kmart. 

Jerico Abon

I am a nurse from the Philippines currently doing my final year of Nursing at Deakin. I have been working as a disability support worker at FGA for almost three years now which opened a lot of doors and became a place of opportunity for me to grow and be the best version of myself. In my time off I love travelling, cooking for friends and going out for dinner. I love playing volley-ball and badminton and socialising and singing in various organisations.

Jenalyn Chio

I was a nurse in the Philippines and now lucky be working in Australia as a Disability Support Worker. I am currently finishing Cert. IV in Ageing Support and have been with FGA since 2019. After 2 years Working with the team, I feel I am with family. I enjoy exploring places I havent been to, being organised and tidy and cooking new and different dishes. When I can I love to socialise and shopping for bags and shoes online. I love spending time in the otways.

Francisco Jr Arias

I am a registered Nurse in the Philippines currently studying Cert IV in ageing support. I have been working at FGA for more than 2 years and mostly within high complex care. FGA helped me to be more confident in dealing with my clients through training and workshops and I am passionate about high quality care. In my spare time I love playing video games, fishing and camping.

Noreen Trocio

I am a Philippine Registered Nurse currently taking up Bachelor of Nursing in Deakin University. I love working in the health care industry, especially disability to support the most vulnerable individuals in our society. FGA opened their doors for me in 2019 and everyone here is beautiful and they value inclusion and equality for all. In my time off I enjoy travelling, watching TV like MAFS and other reality shows as well as cooking.

Karell Petalcorin

I’m working as disability support worker. It’s my passion to help improve the quality of life for those with Disability, for them to maintain a sense of dignity throughout their life. I love cooking, watching documentaries and travelling and sleeping. I love game shows like million dollar minute and tipping point, concerts and movies. I believe in the saying” you’re the creator of your own DESTINY. Work hard and make a difference.

Daryl Luz Morales

I am from the Phillipines a currently studying Community Sector Management. Through FGA, I get the opportunity to support those in need. FGA is diversified, has equal opportunity for all, is inclusive, and gives due consideration. In my spare time I enjoy watchingmovies especially reality shows but I dont watch horror. I love shopping online and anywhere and love a good sale. I especially love KMart. I love live shows with dancing and singing.

MA. Josyle Ruelo

I am Nutritionist-Dietitian by profession in the Philippines. I am currently studying Diploma of Community Service and have been with FGA for over 1 year assisting in high intensity support care to those with high medical and complex needs. In my spare time I enjoy exploring different foods, travelling, watching Korean movies, suspense, romance and  docos. I love shopping for clothes and make up products. I watch youtube videos on make up but have difficulty replicating it fopr myself.

Chiqui Paule

Previously a Peadiatrician in the Phillipines, I am presently working as a Disability Worker to support people with disability and special needs I am studying Dip. Mental Health. I love expanding my knowledge and skills in practicing professional and ethical values.  I enjoy shopping, getting massage and going to the spa. I love travelling and watching movies. I love fashion as well.

Mary Ann Somera

Mary Ann Somera

I moved here from Philippines a few years ago in search for better opportunities and to follow my deep passion for caring. I’m have been working as an AHPRA Registered Nurse Division 1 for three years and I work with FGA to extend my commitment and dedication to people living with disability. I love arts and music. I’m a firm believer of God.

John Carlo Lopez

I am an outgoing person, love to try new things and meet new friends. I do play basketball but i can surely Win in a table tennis game. Being a carer is not just a job but my passion. Taking care of someone is an privilage and responsibility I take seriously with safety and autonomy of the client my top priority.