Staff Profiles

Name Stacey Avatar
Year Joined Friary Fields 2008
Qualifications
  • Studying for NVQ2
  • BTEC
Background and Experience Stacey has been working in care since she was 18 years old and has undertaken many courses in different care homes.  She has also learned a lot from the wide range of skilled people she has worked with and enjoys passing on her own experience and knowledge to others. 
Attributes As well as her caring attitude toward both staff and residents, Stacey is Friary Fields’ ray of sunshine, spreading happiness wherever she goes.  She likes residents to think of her as a friend they can talk to.
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Name Lesley Avatar
Year Joined Friary Fields 1996
Qualifications
  • NVQ2
  • NVQ3
Background and Experience Lesley worked as a machinist before joining Friary Fields for her first care role.  She has worked her way up to Senior Carer, putting her practical experiences over the years here to good use, helping her to gain professional qualifications.
Attributes Despite her promotion to Senior Carer, Lesley is always ready to "muck-in", whatever the task. She tries to share her knowledge with her colleagues wherever possible, knowing that this will benefit all of our residents.
Name Juliet Avatar
Year Joined Friary Fields 2006
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse
  • Master in Nursing Supervision and Administration
Background and Experience Starting out as a volunteer nurse, Juliet progressed to become a staff nurse, assistant nursing supervisor and finally achieved the position of head nurse at a private hospital before joining Friary Fields.
Attributes Bristling with efficiency, you can rely on Juliet to get the job done, nothing is too much trouble for her
Name Dante Avatar
Year Joined Friary Fields 2006
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse
Background and Experience Dante also started out as a volunteer nurse, progressing through staff nurse to become a psychiatric staff nurse, which is particularly useful here at Friary Fields.
Attributes Dante is our joker and his good sense of humour means he approaches every task with a smile.

If you’ve ever wondered what an NVQ in caring means, or what care training involves, here’s what our carers have to cover to gain their qualifications.

NVQ2

Manual handling, first aid, health and safety, basic food hygiene, infection control, fire safety and protection of vulnerable adults, challenging behaviour, principles of person centred care.

NVQ3

Dementia awareness, palliative care, manual handling, first aid, health and safety, basic food hygiene, infection control, fire safety and protection of vulnerable adults, challenging behaviour, principles of person centred care.

Other training undertaken by our care staff includes:

Neurological assessment, prevention complications of diabetes, mental health and psychiatric welfare, quality assurance, regular IV training program, basic life support (CPR) and other emergency measures.

Your Peace Of Mind Checklist

  • Any time visiting for relatives
  • Approachable, friendly and qualified staff
  • Specialists in dementia care
  • Over 30 years of experience. Family-run, with loyal staff
  • CQC approved

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