Staff team

Durnsford Lodge employs thirty staff consisting of a Care Manager, senior carers, carers, two cooks, a domestic, kitchen assistant and a handyman. The majority of staff have NVQ’s or are working towards gaining Diploma’s in Health and Social Care. Most of the staff have worked at Durnsford for several years. Each staff member has been carefully selected for their experience in care and general aptitude

Our staff receives mandatory training with regular updates which enables them to carry out their role confidently and effectively. Staff are encouraged to work towards gaining qualifications in all aspects of care to help them provide a good quality care to all service users.

The owner and registered manager have good relationships with the staff and are able to keep a good working atmosphere within the home.

All new staff are instructed in all of the procedures employed at the home and encouraged to attend courses to improve their further education in the care sector.

All are staff hold or are currently working towards gaining Diploma's in care. Our Care Manager holds NVQ 4 and her ILMA Diploma Level 5 in management. All staff receives mandatory training with regular updates which enables them to carry out their role confidently and effectively, Staff are encouraged to work towards gaining qualifications in all aspects of care to help them provide a good quality care to all service users.

We combine the highest standards of care with the best principles of active rehabilitation, working with individuals and family members to achieve quality of life. We provide personal care but not nursing care, we have a full range of equipment to aid those who have mobility problems.

Registered Provider:
Susan Aston

Manager:
Francesca Fletcher