Meet the caring, friendly Staff

Our friendly, caring team are ready to welcome you to Westwood.

We strive to provide you with a quality service, in a caring, competent, professional and homely atmosphere. We encourage and enable our residents to live as full, interesting and independent a lifestyle as possible.

We are also committed to ensure residents are fully consulted about matters that effect their well being and quality of life.

Registered Manager - Yvonne Clark

Yvonne has worked in caring for older people for over 20 years with specific experience of caring for clients with dementia and age related illnesses. Her qualifications include the Registered Managers Award, NVQ level 4 in care, TDLB 32 and 33, (assessment of NVQs) City and Guilds 325-1 Community Care Practice, First Aid at Work and she is also a qualified trainer of Moving and Handling.

Yvonne is supported by a dedicated team of highly trained carers. They have worked together for many years. The Westwood care team consists of three team leaders all with NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care, other qualification include first aid, dementia awareness, infection control, nutrition and palliative care. Alongside the team leaders we have two senior carers and a full complement of day and night care assistants, two cooks and two domestics.

All the Westwood care team, work together side by side, growing and gaining experience from each other. We keep upto date by attending regular training courses held by our in house training manager or by attending seminars and training with other outside agencies. This practice enables the team to continue to deliver a high standard of quality care.

Westwood

“Westwood is one of the nicest care homes in the area, everything is as you would expect, under the care of the homes manager and staff.”

Comments made by our wonderful local GPs and other professionals who visit the home taken for a recent quality assurance survey.