Our mission is to provide the best possible person centered care supporting the individual, their family and our care providers.
Meet Our Team
Carley Leboldus, RN BScN – Provincial Program Manager
While volunteering in Ghana West Africa, Carley gained a love and passion for working with children and their families. Carley knew it was the field of pediatrics she wanted to work in. In 2008 Carley started with Resource Ability as a staff nurse in the community working with children and their families throughout the Interior of BC. She moved into Head Office as Nursing Services Coordinator/Nursing Supervisor as the start of her managment career. In 2018 she became the Program Manager of Resource Ability with expansion into the Fraser Health Region, Greater Vancouver and Vancouver Island . She brings experience from surgical nursing (adult/pediatrics), public health, gerontology, private nurse consulting/education clinics and as a nursing school educator/clinical instructor.
Jennifer Hols, RN BScN – Regional Manager Northern BC, Nursing Supervisor Northern BC/Vancouver Island, Lead Educator
Jennifer grew up in Northern British Columbia and currently manages her portfolio from the same region. Jennifer graduated from the University of Alberta in 2005 and gained pediatric nursing experience working in pediatric oncology, surgery, cardiology and medicine at both the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia. She also joined the faculty at the University of Northern British Columbia to teach both theory and clinical placements for pediatrics during her time in Prince George. Jennifer joined the Resource Ability team in 2011 as the Program Manager and Nursing Supervisor for Northern BC. In 2018, Jennifer expanded her portfolio to develop the education role for Resource Ability. Jennifer brings experience from acute care pediatric nursing, public health, occupational health and home care.
Shawna Swayze, RN BScN – Nursing Supervisor Interior/Lower Mainland
Shawna graduated from the University of British Columbia Okanagan in 2009. Her love of children grew through working in a daycare and helping to teach kids Tae Kwon Do. Shawna began working with Resource Ability in 2009 as a staff nurse and has worked with a number of families in the community since then. She also has experience working on a medical floor. She was hired as the Nursing Services Coordinator in July 2018.
- We work closely with other health care professionals in the community such as physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and dieticians.
- We strive to build an individualized nursing team for each client.
- We ensure continuous communication between the care team, the family and the individual.
- We encourage and support our nursing staff to be involved and participate in many aspects of the client’s life.
- We encourage, promote and offer educational opportunities for our nursing staff in order to provide the best possible care.