OUR TEAM

Our staff is well trained to serve the specific needs of our residents and home based clients. We are highly specialized to look after those experiencing Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other forms of memory loss.

Our trained professional staff and licensed nurses are onsite 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet the specific needs of each resident and are committed to bringing respect, dignity and the highest standards of service to all of our family members.

Our RainTree Care family will take care of your family – We Care, We Value.

Michael Hernandez Deakin

Michael Hernandez Deakin

President

Michael Hernandez Deakin is the Managing Director Lifeline Ambulance Rescue, Inc. & Lifeline EMS Academy, Inc. He is a Filipino – Australian, born and raised in the Philippines. Migrated to Australia at 16 years old and completed his education in Canberra (ACT). Spent the first 10 years of his career in hospitality management. Working his way up the ranks in some of the top resorts and hotels in Australia. He came back to the Philippines and continued to manage resorts and country clubs in Pampanga and Metro Manila.

In 2000, he was recruited to join Lifeline and applied a simple rule of Service first! Money later! He build Lifeline to the biggest private ambulance provider covering 3.2 million Filipinos under the Emergency Quick Response membership program. He has participated in several technical working committees of the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Tourism (DOT) and was one of the original incorporators of the Philippine Retirement Incorporated (PRI).

In 2013 Michael was awarded the “MVP Bossing Ako” Award for Philippines Entrepreneurial Excellence.

Marc Daubenbuechel

Marc Daubenbuechel

Managing Director

Marc graduated BA in International Business Management from the Cologne Business School. He worked for 4 years with the Sozial Betriebe Köln, an operator of nursing homes and home care services in Germany and has in depth experience in running restaurants, hotels, spa and wellness institutions.

From 2009 to 2016 he acted as the Executive Director of the Retirement & Healthcare Coalition, a project of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines.

Since 2015 is an independent healthcare consultant for various companies interested to get involved in the Philippine geriatric market and for Philippine institutions that would like to learn more about geriatric care and education in Germany.

Cornelia Daubenbuechel

Cornelia Daubenbuechel

Director of Nursing

Cornelia Daubenbuechel is the Director of Nursing of Raintree Care Services & Senior Residences. She graduated BS in Nursing in Unna, Germany in 1979. Cornelia became a professor for nursing in 1985 with the German Red Cross. She has extensive working experience through her work in various hospitals and nursing homes for more than 12 years. After which she started a career as geriatric professor with more than 20 years of experience in the German Red Cross and the Deutschordens Fachseminar.

Cornelia also practices since 1997 as homeopathic practitioner as she believes that the patients should be treated in a holistic approach. She is the current Dean of the Johanniter Geriatric Academy in Troisdorf, Germany and is a German certified Quality Management Representative for process oriented quality management in healthcare organizations.

 Jesicca H. Hongoy

Jesicca H. Hongoy

Assistant Manager

Jesicca holds a degree in Human Resource Development from the San Pedro College of Business Administration. Jesicca started as Executive Assistant at Raintree Care and due to her excellent work and commitment was promoted as Assistant Manager within a few month.

Prior to her work with Raintree Care, Jesicca collected extensive experience in customer relationship, administrative work as well as accounting and human resource activities in different companies and positions. Jesicca has furthermore knowledge in Quality Management Systems and recruitment processes.

Jesicca handles all tasks with passion at Raintree and loves to interact with our residents in her spare time.

Janice Legaspi Zamuco, M.D.

Janice Legaspi Zamuco, M.D.

Geriatrician

Dr. Janice Legaspi Zamuco is our dedicated Geriatrician, a practicing Physician since 2003. She specializes in the care of senior patients and looks after the medical wellbeing of our residents.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude in B.S. Psychology from the University of the Philippines Diliman and received her Medical Degree from the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital. She then did her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Missouri, Columbia USA and did a Geriatric Fellowship at the same institution.

Currently she is affiliated with the Makati Medical Center, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, University of Perpetual Help Las Pinas, Healthway Medical Alabang Town Center and Lifeline Clinic in Ayala Alabang and Alabang Hills.

Ma. Elena Lourdes R. Tan, M.D.

Ma. Elena Lourdes R. Tan, M.D.

Rehabilitation Medicine

Dr. Ma. Elena Lourdes R. Tan is our Rehabilitation Medicine specialist and concentrates on the overall function of the residents.

She graduated B.S. Physical Therapy from the De La Salle Health Sciences Institute in Dasmarinas, Cavite in 2003 and received her Medical Degree from the same institution in 2007. She then did her residency in Rehabilitation Medicine at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center from 2010-2013. She took her fellowship in Neurorehabilitation at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore in 2015.

She is currently affiliated with the De La Salle University Medical Center.

Jessica Ripoll

Jessica Ripoll

Senior Staff Nurse

Jessica graduated Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Calamba in 2011. She passed the nursing licensure examination also in 2011.

Jessica worked as a nurse ophthalmologist from 2012 to 2014 with responsibilities of facilitating clinical and surgical operations for elderly patients suffering from ophtahlmic/eye diseases such as cataracts and pterygium.

She underwent practical training in Home Health Care from October – December 2015 and was trained as Quality Management Officer for Long Term Care facilities through a PPP Project of the European Chamber of Commerce and Germany based nursing home provider Pflegen and WOhnne Hamburg in 2015.

Jessica continuously improves the QM System of Raintree Care in close collaboration with the management and supervises the nursing care activities together with our Director of Nursing.

Jasmine Plaza

Jasmine Plaza

Staff Nurse

Jasmine Anabelle V. Plazaearned her degree in BS Nursing in Western Mindanao State University. Jasmine also studied National Vocational Qualification Course Level III in Health and Social Care (Adults) in Golders Green College, London, United Kingdom and Bachelor of Science in Health and Social Care Practice at The University of Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

Jasmine had the opportunity to go to the United Kingdom to study and at the same time work as a healthcare assistant for nearly four years dealing mostly with vulnerable elderly individuals in care homes.

National Certificate II in Caregiving, Acute Brain Attack, End of Life Care, and Dementia Awareness were among the seminars and training Jasmine attended. Jasmine finds joy in helping other people. She enjoys reading, singing and cooking. She loves travelling and learning international cultures too.

Amelita Levardo

Amelita Levardo

Senior Caregiver

Amy Levardo is our extremely capable and compassionate Senior Caregiver with more than 14 years’ of experience in geriatric care. She was certified by Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) as licensed caregiver under the National Certificate II in 2015.

Amy graduated Bachelors in Science in Nursing at St. Michael’s College in 1995.

Amy is an employee since the first hour of RainTree Care and due to her extensive experience in long term care and acute care promoted as Senior Caregiver in November 2016.

Sara Supetran

Sara Supetran

Caregiver

Sara Supetran is a certified caregiver and has the National Certificate II in Caregiving from TESDA.

She worked 4 years as a Caregiver to a Norwegian Family and Danish Family after which she decided to return to the Philippines. Sara has several trainings such as “Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder” and completed a total of 150hrs on the job training which involved bedside care, vital signs monitoring and other caregiver tasks at St.Camillus Medhaven Nursing Home at Marikina City.

Sara is a volunteer of Philippine Red Cross Muntinlupa City branch up to the present.
Her Passion is to give her best care for everyone to appreciate that life is beautiful and a blessing!

Joel Gaffud

Joel Gaffud

Head Physical Therapist

Joel Gaffud is a graduate of bachelor of science in physical therapy at Emilio Aguinaldo College and passed the board of examination in physical therapy in 1995. He worked as Staff Physical Therapist at Veterans Memorial Medical Center from 1997-2007 and as Supervisor of the Physical Therapy Section from 2007-2013. He is the Head Physical Therapist of Raintree since 2016.

Joel is a certified, Kinesiotape trainer. Modalities handled include ES/TENS, Ultrasound, UVR/IRR, Traction (cervical & lumbar), water therapy (whirlpool, Hubbard tank), taping (sprain taping, kinesiotape), Cases he handled include Geriatric Rehabilitation (Stroke, Parkinson dse, Dementia, Diabetes, Arthroplasty (hip/knee), Arthritis (Rheumatiod, Osteoarthritis, Gouty), Ckd (undergoing dialysis), Amputation, Laryngectomee

Emily Jerusalem

Emily Jerusalem

Housekeeper

Emily Jerusalem has been with RainTree since its beginning. She ensures the cleanliness and orderliness of our facility with compassion.

She is our good soul in the house, remembers where everything has been placed and looks after our little Raintree Zoo. Our dogs Max and Joey and our cats Kangaroo and KC.

DONA ROSARIO RESIDENCE

Address: 918 Acacia Street Dona Rosario Heights Sucat, Muntinlupa, Philippines 1770
Phone: 0917-751-5151

MAIN OFFICE

Address: Unit 302, Cattleya Building 235 Salcedo St., Legaspi Village Makati City, Philippines 1229
Phone: +63 2 509 8892