Our staff and the people we support are involved in all sorts of activities and events throughout our services. Below we showcase just a few of them. For any more information about Optima Care please contact us.
Our latest newsletter is now available for free download. This issue includes: the latest news from across all our Kent and London services; plus an update from our Training Manager; news on our Health Education England funded PECS initiative; and all the recent nominations received for our ‘Making a difference’ initiative. We hope you enjoy […]Read more »
Optima Care has produced a report – together with an easy read version – that details the outcomes of last year’s Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS) pilot. We applied to Health Education England (HEE) for a grant to help pay for PECS training for a number of our staff. Following this, we implemented a pilot […]Read more »
Our latest newsletter is out – for staff, the people we support and their families. This issue includes: the latest from our supported living services in London, including the outcome of their inaugural CQC inspection; a case study from our young adult transition service; The Chilterns’ support for the Kent-based Transforming Care programme; plus the […]Read more »
Optima Care Shine London rated ‘Good’Read more »
Optima Care’s latest newsletter is now available for download. It includes: news on the launch of our new Supported Living services in London; the latest on our Health Education England funded pilot scheme focused on PECS; the latest winner of our Making a Difference initiative, plus news and photos from across our services. If you […]Read more »
Optima Care has reached the finals for the LaingBuisson Specialist Care Award.Read more »
Jo Neiles, Registered Manager of Optima Care’s Gate House and Eastry Villas, near Sandwich in Kent, is in the finals of the National Care Awards for the Learning Disability Service Manager category. The winners will be announced during a glittering awards ceremony at the Hilton London Metropole on 24th November 2017. The gala evening will […]Read more »
Ben, one of the people we support, has long harboured a dream to ride on a motorcycle and this dream came true towards the end of the summer when, after Optima Care investigated ways to make this happen, a member of a local motorcycle group offered to take Ben out in his sidecar. Prior to […]Read more »
Optima Care’s latest newsletter is now available for download. Once again, the edition is packed with news, views and photos from across our services, with contributions from managers and staff, including the latest from our new transition service, a special on our 65+ service in Eastry, photos of our Making a Difference winners and testimonials, […]Read more »
Optima care has signed up to a campaign that aims to raise awareness of the importance of welcoming the families of the people we support into our settings with regards to ensuring wellbeing, quality of life and good recovery outcomes. John’s campaign is named after Dr John Gerrard who died in November 2014 after a […]Read more »
Moira collaborated with the team to develop a recovery star and plan and was able to take ownership of her recovery steps."
Our highly accomplished Nursing and Care team have a proven track record of supporting individuals affected by dementia and issues related to end of life care."
Our overall aim is to promote a culture of hope and recovery within a framework of positive risk management."
We are fully committed to ensuring quality outcomes for the people we support, delivered by our highly motivated and trained staff teams."
The chemistry at Spencer Road is just right. Everyone works together and supports each other when needed. I am proud to work here …"
I joined as a carer, did all the mandatory courses and NVQ Level 2. I have now progressed to senior carer and will be doing Level 3 in April. My confidence levels are now very high."
The people we support reach their full potential, progressing in their rehabilitation journey."
I love working here", "…best job I’ve ever had", "if you have an issue you can speak to someone."
Optima Care is an expanding healthcare provider where innovation and quality for our staff and those we support form the core philosophy."
Measurable outcomes are a standard feature across all of our supported living and residential services."
Joe now attends a course at college 3 days a week and staff are supporting him in his relationship with his current girlfriend."