Our Team of Senior Care Experts
We Care. We Value.
Senior Care Professionals in Manila, Philippines
Meet the RainTree Care family! We highly specialize in providing care for seniors experiencing Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and other forms of memory loss. Our professionally trained staff and licensed nurses are on-site 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 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 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.
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. Cornelia also practices since 1997 as homeopathic practitioner as she believes that the patients should be treated in a holistic approach. After which she started a career as geriatric professor with more than 20 years of experience in the German Red Cross and the Deutschordens Geriatric Academy in Cologne, Germany. She was the Dean of the Johanniter Geriatric Academy in Troisdorf, Germany. She is also a German Certified Quality Management Representative for process oriented quality management in healthcare organizations.
Amphie, our facility manager, has 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She participated in various seminars conducted by the Department of Tourism, Hotelier Club, Summit, etc. Her priorities in work are to maintain a clean and safe living facility, provide comfort, and security, and anticipate the needs and wants of everyone in the facility, most especially our senior residents.
Our Head Nurse, Jessa, is a graduate of BS Nursing and has over 20 years of clinical experience. Her experience includes working abroad for several years and working in the Academe for 7 years. She has a Health Care Services NC 2 Certification for caregiving and is a certified caregiver trainer and assessor (National TVET Trainers Level 1 and National TVET Assessors Level 1).
Jessa is passionate about caring for our senior residents and is committed to providing them with the best care possible. She also shares her professional expertise by guiding and supporting the members of our clinical department.
Michelle is our Administrative Officer an environmental science enthusiast from TUP- Manila shifted her career to allied health science since 2006. She holds two (2) National Certificates in Caregiving and Medical Transcription. She worked in the caregiving industry for almost 8 years hospital and residential care facility based because of her dedication and passion to her craft she spent another 4 years as Administration Associate & Supervisor of a long term care facility. She also underwent training on Home health care quality management under Philippine Health Care Initiative with partnership with Retirement Healthcare Coalition, HealthCare Advantage Training Institute and Pfllegen & Wohnen Hamburg, Germay and certified as Quality Management Representative Officer way back 2014.
Zerrah has over 6 years of experience in HR. She is a former OFW and worked as a government employee in Dubai. In 2015, she went back to the Philippines and became an HR Practitioner. She also took up labor relations and human relations short courses at the University of the Philippines. She is a licensed HR and previously worked for major production and manufacturing companies in the Philippines. She provides coaching and training for employees and facilitates activities that foster teamwork and fun.
Zerrah is actually a graduate of Nursing, and she is happy that even if she did not get to practice in the medical field, she gets to work in the healthcare industry through RainTree Care.
Roan is a graduate of BS Business Administration Major in Financial Management from Pamantasan ng Cabuyao. She worked in a logistics and manufacturing company for 2 years and gained experience in different fields of accounting such as Cost & inventory Management and Payables & Receivables. She also worked for a large restaurant chain in Abu Dhabi for 2 years as an accounting staff member, where she, later on, got promoted to Finance Manager.
Janice Legaspi Zamuco, M.D.
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.
Quality Management Representative
Cynthia is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Management Major in Financial Management from Cavite State University. She worked for a Manufacturing company for 3 years as a document controller and assistant of the Quality Management Representative. Aside from being a Civil Service Commission Professional, Cynthia also has certifications from the training sessions she attended such as Internal Quality Audit Training based on ISO 19011:2018, Internal Audit Training based on ISO 9001:2015, Root Cause Analysis, Train the Trainers, and SAP Business One Training (Purchasing Module).
Cynthia is committed to using her knowledge and experience to ensure high standards of quality in RainTree Care.
Our Bookkeeper, Melanie, graduated Cum Laude with her course – BS Business Management Major in Operation. She also received a leadership award for being the president of the Prolific Entrepreneur Student’s Organization. To add to her list of notable achievements, Melanie also got the highest rating among all the examinees in her batch when she took the National Certification in Bookkeeping (NCIII).
Before working with RainTree Care, Melanie was a Bookkeeper / Accounting staff for Veco Paper Corporation for 3 years and also became a Management Trainee with Tom’s World.