The Owner visits regularly and happily leaves the day to day running of the home to the manager, Emma Hume, and assistant manager, Terrina Bowden. Emma has worked here since leaving college, working her way up from care assistant to assistant manager and now registered manager. She has gained the neccessary qualifications for the post, completing her NVQ4 + registered managers award.
Burnside court is staffed 24 hours a day by very dedicated, trained staff, many of who have worked here for several years. All staff are given the opportunity to complete thier NVQ in care, as well as our cook, Josie, also having gained her NVQ level 2 in care as she is very much involved with all the residents.
All our staff keep up to date in all the mandotory training e.g. Induction, First aid, Medication, Fire saftey, Health and saftey, Manual Handling, Infection control, Pova, Diet and nutrition as well as indepth Dementia traning. Along side our mandatory courses we will undertake any other training as the opportunity arises. Emma has a board up in the office to show all the staffs' up to date training.
Viitors are welcome anytime and are encouraged to join in with activities, seasonal celebrations and special occasions. If you would like to stay for a meal with your loved one then please just ask.
Burnside court used to be 2 old houses built in 1892. It has been professionally converted to retain its character and yet provide modern comfort and security.
The Property is located close to paignton town center, on the level with only a short walk to the shops. We are close to victoria park with local bus stops only 50 yards away