Fiona Martin, Day Care Services Manager

About my role at Westbank

I'm responsible for ensuring the clients are safe, comfortable and enjoying meaningful activities and company; and managing our dedicated team of staff and volunteers.

Experience

I have 38 years of care experience, including child care. I spent 9 years working as a Registered Manager of a care home for people who live with dementia; prior to this I was a  Care Home Deputy Manager.

Qualifications

  • Diploma Level 5 Management in Health and Social Care
  • First Aid, Safe Guarding, Speech and Language Therapy, Moving and Handling, Health and Safety, Deprivation of Liberty, Dementia Awareness, Fire Safety for Care Homes, Level 2 Food Hygiene, C.O.S.H.H, Dignity, Mental Health Awareness.

My values

I feel very passionate about the values of the elderly. Life is for living, enjoying and companionship, whatever age, disability or cognitive ability.

My personal interests

I enjoy family time, days out, shopping and planning and going on holidays.

Seeing people enjoying their time with others. Lots of smiles and laughter.