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Vida Grange

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Victoria Edwards
Victoria EdwardsHome Manager
Victoria has worked in Health and Social care since 2007, joining Vida in 2021. Throughout this time Victoria has managed different services, primarily for large providers. This has included leading a home to achieve outstanding in caring domain, supporting at regional level, turning a service around following inspection and commissioning a new service. Victoria’s role is to lead the team at Vida Grange to ensure the highest standards of care are delivered to our residents with a dignified and professional approach. Victoria loves to spend time with the residents at Vida Grange, learning about their interesting lives and utilising this information to deliver the best possible care.

Vida’s approach to dementia care ensures the resident is at the heart of everything we do which has a positive impact on the lives of those we support.

Helen Shaw
Helen ShawDeputy Home Manager
Helen is a Registered Mental Health nurse who joined Vida Grange as a member of the core team in November 2016. Helen has worked in healthcare for over 22 years, mostly in the NHS. She gained a higher certificate of education in healthcare and a degree in health and social care before becoming a Registered Mental Health Nurse. Helen is a trained PIDC facilitator and soon progressed to a House Manager in 2020 and Deputy Home Manager in 2021.

Working at Vida allows me to be a part of a forward thinking team that delivers person centred care. It can be challenging but most of all it is rewarding working alongside others, all making a positive difference to people on their dementia journey.

Megan Kettlewell
Megan KettlewellDeputy Home Manager
Megan has worked in health & social care for the last five years after receiving her Masters in Psychology from Manchester Metropolitan University. She has been part of the team at Vida since October 2018 and previously worked in a variety of care settings including community care, dual diagnosis, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Vida is a very special place and it has given me a new understanding of the true meaning of care. It’s so refreshing coming to work every day and being able to manage a team of like-minded individuals who have the resident’s best interests in their every thought. Vida continues to make a positive influence in the understanding of Dementia care; and I am proud I get to be part of this.

Hannah Zoltie
Hannah ZoltieDeputy Manager
Hannah is a registered mental health nurse who qualified with an Advanced Diploma in Mental Health Nursing and a Degree in Clinical Nursing Practice.
Choosing to focus her practice in dementia care Hannah has worked for the NHS Continuing Health Care Team as well as a Memory Nurse across Leeds and Bradford.
Having joined Vida in 2019 as a Senior Nurse, Hannah was shortlisted for the ‘Good Nurse’ award at The Great British Care Awards 2020; Hannah is now a Deputy Manager.
‘I love working for Vida, the ethos of person centred care shines through the whole team, it is very special to be part of.’
Fabbio Buccio
Fabbio BuccioHead Chef
Fabbio has over 25 years of experience in the catering industry. He joined Vida Grange in 2022 as a Chef, and in 2023 he stepped up as the Head Chef. Fabbio is responsible for managing the daily operations in the kitchen and ensuring that residents receive nutritious food daily. He works closely with family members and the care team to create customised meals for each resident. Fabbio is committed to providing high-quality food and follows the motto of TEAM – Together Everybody Achieves More.
Lisa Bowles
Lisa BowlesWellbeing Lead
Lisa joined Vida Healthcare in 2018 and brings a wealth of care and activity experience to the team. Lisa began working in the care sector in 2012 and has never looked back. Lisa’s role as Wellbeing Lead is to support and mentor the Well-Being Facilitators that work on the houses at Vida Grange whilst also supporting the residents in every aspect of their life, to form bonds and trust and to support them in their emotional, cognitive, spiritual and physical Well-Being.

My passion for improving the wellbeing of our residents with dementia has grown from my experience of working for Vida. I can’t change the diagnosis of their illness but I want to make a difference to their life in a happy and positive way.

Helen Platt
Helen PlattReceptionist
Helen is responsible for the front of house at Vida Grange. Helen joined Vida Healthcare in 2019 and has a wealth of knowledge, experience and understanding of front of house. Helen is here for all staff, residents and their families and finds it is most essential that visitors are always greeted with a warm, caring and compassionate welcoming greeting.

I am very proud to work & maintain the Ethos we have at Vida. I truly believe in the vision we have at Vida to support our residents living with Dementia.

Lorna Lewis
Lorna Lewis
Lorna is responsible for processing and welcoming new admissions to Vida Healthcare. Lorna is the main contact, from the initial enquiry stage to supporting and guiding you through the admission process. Being fully aware of the difficulty of making such a decision, Lorna can often assist and advise families.

For more information please contact Lorna Lewis via ad********@vi************.uk

“I am so very passionate about providing specialist care for those living with Dementia. – my new role enables me to continue to support this wonderful team, our residents and their families.”

 
 

Date of inspection
21 September 2023

 
 
Registered by Care Quality Commission
 

Registered by Care Quality Commission

The Outstanding Society
 

The Outstanding Society

GBCA National Winner 2021
 

Great British Care Award 2021 National Winner

Dementia Forward
 

Dementia Forward

RRN Member
 

RRN Member

Accolades 2015/16 Winner
 

Skills For Care Accolades Winner 2015/16

Great British Care Awards 2019 Regional Winner
 

Great British Care Awards 2019 Regional Winner

GBCA 2021 Reg Winner
 

Great British Care Awards 2021 Regional Winner

Great British Care Awards 2022 National Winner
 

Great British Care Awards 2022 National Winner