Meet the Flowerdown Care Home team
Our staff are what hold the home together. Each one of these team members are dedicated to providing high quality care and services to those we support, and ensuring that residents enjoy all aspects of life at our home. See below to meet some of our friendly faces:
Hi, my name is Urmi, and I am the General Manager here at Flowerdown. Welcome to our website!
I qualified as Registered Nurse in India in 2002 and I have worked in elderly care since 2005. I have completed a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership in health and Social Care in 2018. I am very proud to have been promoted to Clinical Lead, Deputy Manager and now General Manager.
I am a passionate nurse and leader who is dedicated to delivering excellent care to our residents through my skilled and well-supported staff. I work in a wonderful home with a fantastic team who are always happy to help. I believe it is important to treat our residents as if they were family.
I endeavour to maintain the quality of the service we provide for our residents. I strive to maintain and have a good relationship with staff, families and local health care professionals.
In my free time, I enjoy cooking, reading spiritual books and listening to music.
I hope to welcome you here to meet us all one day soon.
Sue, our administrator, has been a key member of our team for the past 20 years. Sue is "front of house" and often the first point of contact for Relatives and Friends regarding the administrative and financial systems within the home.
Hazel has worked in Health and Social Care in various roles since 1979. After retiring as the Registered Manager of a residential home in 2010, joined the team at Flowerdown the following year.
I have been the Activities Coordinator here at Flowerdown since 2016.
I am responsible for organising the daily activities as well as bigger events in the home. I am holding residents' meetings monthly with General Manager.
I am passionate about enriching the lives of the residents. My aim is to put the smile on residents' faces daily. I have never had a job as rewarding as what I am doing at present.
Hi, my name is Gemma and I am Clinical Development Nurse here at the home. My passion is to care for people and I love supporting care and nursing teams across the region to develop high quality standards in practice.
I have worked for the care sector in many roles for over 20 years.
My passion for gardening has been with me for many years, starting with growing vegetables and house plants when I bought my first house, followed by creating a family friendly garden for my children.
Now that the children are grown up, I'm enjoying designing a new style of garden for me and my wife, including building a summer house.
I have been gardening at Flowerdown since 2018, and the focus is to create a homely environment for the residents and their families.
I have weekly chats with the residents to discuss the current plans, my ideas and their wishes.
I have made a lot of new boarders at the front of the home and redesigned the raised beds in the back garden to include a climbing frame for new planting, which includes an area for the squirrels to feed, something that the residents enjoy.
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