Josephine Boylan

Josephine Boylan
Director Operations at Southern Cross Care
Jo Boylan is the Director of Operations at Southern Cross Care SA & NT. Jo holds a Bachelor and Masters of Nursing and a Masters in Public Health. Jo is undertaking her PhD focusing on the promotion of healthy ageing into residential aged care.

Over the past 10 years Jo has been leading organisational reorientations toward healthy ageing across residential, community and retirement living communities. With her operational team, Jo has led the implementation of over 25 gyms into residential homes. Her health ageing achievements include development and implementation of a healthy ageing model, presentations at international conferences, appointments to national and state aged care advisory groups, adjunct teaching positions with SA Universities and winning 10 national better practice awards for the delivery of healthy ageing into residential aged care.

Jo provides the leadership, theoretical knowledge, research transfer into practice to drive the cultural change needed to implement healthy ageing as a business model for the future.