A team of registered trained nurses manage the care of residents and this is supported by a team of carers. We truly believe that the quality of our care should never be compromised, so we always aim to have a good ratio of staff to residents. Further support for our care staff is provided by administrative and ancillary staff. We work as a team and everyone in the home, from catering to housekeeping, laundry to maintenance keep the same high standards.
The professionalism of our staff and the beautiful setting make this a truly wonderful place to be.
We’re proud that many of our team have worked at Coloma Court for many years. They are happy in this place and it, and their work is a huge part of their lives. Our team is carefully recruited and supported with continuous training in order to provide the highest level of physical, spiritual and emotional care. All our staff members are selected for their qualities of reliability, honesty, integrity, friendliness and professionalism.
The care staff are assisted by administrative and ancillary staff including those in catering, housekeeping, laundry and maintenance. Everyone is clear in their role and enjoys their own responsibilities within the home. Our kitchen staff are committed to providing the very best nutrition whilst housekeeping have the very highest standards of cleanliness and care. This means that, on a a day-to-day basis the home works really well.
Recruitment and training
Many of our staff stay with us for years but when we need to recruit, it is a very important process. Like with the nursing staff, reliability, honesty, integrity, friendliness and professionalism are all qualities we look for when recruiting support staff to fit in to our team. Of course, all prospective employees are screened by the Criminal Records Bureau and the Independent Safeguarding Authority, references are also thoroughly checked before they start. Once recruited, we also have a very comprehensive induction plan to ensure that new staff hit the ground running. All staff receive regular ongoing training in moving & handling, food safety, health & safety, first aid, fire safety, and Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults.
The nursing staff
The nursing staff at Coloma Court are one of the main points of contact for residents and their families, they are also a team that we are extremely proud of. Our registered, trained nurses manage the care of residents supported by a team of carers. We always work to have a good ratio of nursing staff on every floor, with our primary motives to keep all residents safe, well and happy.
Staff recruitment and training
Staff are carefully recruited and supported with continuous training in order to provide the highest level of physical, spiritual and emotional care. All staff members are selected for their qualities of reliability, honesty, integrity, friendliness and professionalism. At Coloma Court particular emphasis is placed on training staff to preserve and maintain the dignity, individuality and privacy of all residents, in a warm and caring atmosphere.
Many of our staff have been with us for years, this helps us to maintain a confident, happy and dedicated team. So when we recruit it is important to that we keep the same high standards.