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.
Optima Care’s latest newsletter is now available. Designed to keep the staff and families of the people we support up-to-speed with everything that’s happening across our services – in addition, of course, to face-to-face updates and the Staff Consultative Committee, the newsletter is distributed 3 – 4 times a year. In this edition, we take […]Read more »
Vote for stem4 in the Charity Film Awards!Read more »
Staff at The Chilterns have implemented a superb healthy eating and living programme for the people we support.Read more »
Our latest newsletter includes the findings from our staff survey, plus staff training successes, news on our Turner Contemporary art competition winners, our Making a Difference initiative, police trainee programme and much more…Click on the link to access your free downloadable copy now. Click here to download.Read more »
OPEN DAY: Thursday 28th April, 10.30am – 2.30pm Gate House, High Street, Eastry, Nr Sandwich, CT13 0HE We’re delighted to announce the launch this May of our new Transition Service, based at our totally reconfigured and fit-for-purpose setting in Eastry. We’d be happy to discuss any referrals now in advance of launch. The service offers […]Read more »
Turner Contemporary provided a very memorable day for three of the people that Optima Care supports. This will hopefully help to set a precedent for future community partnership projects. The gallery not only judged the organisation’s Spring art competition but also presented winners’ certificates to the top three. “Local community collaborations, such as this one, […]Read more »
Partnership Working Forum: Legal Frameworks and the Secure Pathway With guest speaker: Belinda Schwehr, Legal & Training Consultant, Care and Health Law* Friday 11th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm Unit 6, Manston Business Park, Invicta Way, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 5FD This represents the 3rd in our series of Partnership Working Forums, bringing together commissioners, providers, community, […]Read more »
A representative from the Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate has volunteered to judge our Spring art competition, which is open to all of the people we support. We’re on the lookout for budding artists and anything goes – drawings, paintings, collages, fabric oddments or tissue paper pictures…the list goes on. We’d like to exhibit as […]Read more »
Optima Care recently launched its quarterly ‘Making a Difference’ initiative aimed at acknowledging areas where staff have gone the extra mile to help – whether that be another team member, the individuals we support or their carers and loved ones. Staff may nominate themselves, or each other. Nominations may also come from the families of […]Read more »
As part of our community collaboration initiatives, Optima Care is now offering placements in our services to local police officer trainees. This represents a great opportunity for local police to gain insight and experience of individuals with learning disabilities, including autism plus mental health issues and challenging behaviour. It will hopefully lead to a more […]Read more »
Optima Care is an expanding healthcare provider where innovation and quality for our staff and those we support form the core philosophy."
I love working here", "…best job I’ve ever had", "if you have an issue you can speak to someone."
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."
Joe now attends a course at college 3 days a week and staff are supporting him in his relationship with his current girlfriend."
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."
Measurable outcomes are a standard feature across all of our supported living and residential services."
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 …"
Our overall aim is to promote a culture of hope and recovery within a framework of positive risk management."
The people we support reach their full potential, progressing in their rehabilitation journey."
Moira collaborated with the team to develop a recovery star and plan and was able to take ownership of her recovery steps."