Staff

Park View House


Kay Campbell (Manager)

 

Kay Campbell has a huge wealth of experience in both the medical and legal profession with a QCF 5 in Health & Social Care and a LLB Hons in Law. Kay has successfully managed Awelon Healthcare since 2007 then Parkview since 2014. Kay is both the responsible individual and soul director of the company. She is very passionate about the care sector and always looks to improve the quality of life for our service users. Kay is very visible at both homes which has gained her a lot of respect from the service, users, staff and care teams. Kay can be contacted on 07595263194 or via email: awelonhealthcare@googlemail.com for any information about the company.

Mount Pleasant Stables


Jo Bannister (Manager)

Jo Bannister is the Manager of Mount Pleasant Stables and has worked at Awelon Healthcare since its opening in 2007. Jo has 24 years’ experience in the care sector and holds a QCF 5 & 7. Jo has worked with adults with learning disabilities, young children with profound learning disabilities, mental health, EMI, brain injury, drug & alcohol and forensic care. Jo is PBM trained accredited by the ABMU and has an extensive understanding of the needs of her service users and how best to manage any challenging behaviours in the best interests of the service users. Jo is very supportive of her staff team and ensures they are trained according to each individuals needs. Jo is very structured and organised which ensures that Mount Pleasant runs smoothly, staff have a good understanding of their roles and responsibilities and are supervised regularly. Jo can be contacted at Mount Pleasant Stables, Llanmaes, 01446 793544 or 07590893564, email:Jo@awelonhealthcare.com for any information regarding the company.


Gemma Harding (Deputy Manager)

Gemma Harding is the Deputy Manager of Mount Pleasant Stables and has worked at Awelon Healthcare since 2016. Gemma has 9 years’ experience working in the care sector and holds QCFs’ 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care and is currently undertaking her QCF 5 . Gemma has worked with adults with Learning Disabilities, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, elderly and children. Gemma is responsible for Supervisions & Appraisals. Gemma can be contacted at Mount Pleasant Stables, Llanmaes, Nr Llantwit Major, CF61 2XR, 01446 793544 or email: gemmaawelonhealthcare@mail.com


Sophie Walters (Manager)

Sophie Walters has worked her way up from Support worker to Management level over her 6 years of care experience. Sophie successfully obtained both a degree in Criminal Law and Justice whilst doing her NVQ Leadership in Health and Social Care Level 5 demonstrating her ability to work well under pressure and organise her work. Since working in the care industry Sophie has gained a lot of experience and training in Person Centred Care and Risk, Safeguarding Individuals, Mental Health & Learning Disabilities amongst many others. Sophie is PBM accredited by the ABMU health board. She also posesses the Train the Trainer qualification to train her staff at Park view. She has worked in three residential settings very similar to Parkview before and has an extensive knowledge in de-escalating challenging situations and tailoring support and care to suit each individuals needs. Sophie has just enrolled onto her PBS Level 4 course as she believes that every challenging behaviour serves a purpose and so its vital to have an in-depth understanding of why an individual may be acting that particular way in order to teach a person a more acceptable and effective behaviours and skills to improve their quality of life. If you would like to contact Sophie regarding bed availabilities, the Sensory Hut facilities, recruitment or any aspects around Parkview House then please email manager@awelonhealthcare.com.

Other Staff

Our vision

  • To provide a residential service which seeks to improve the quality of life for service users with learning disabilities who may engage in behaviours which are often viewed as problematic or challenging.
  • To provide a safe, stable and stimulating environment which encourages service users to grow as individuals and develop personal skills and abilities to maximise their potential, and whenever possible, promote independence.
  • To provide an environment that creates as normal a life as is possible for service users, and which preserves dignity and identity in meeting their emotional and physical needs.
  • To promote equality of opportunity and encourage anti-discriminatory practice by recognising rights, choices, beliefs and values of service users and their families.
  • To encourage and facilitate interactions within the local and wider communities as a means of developing social networks and experiencing warm and meaningful relationships.
  • To work effectively with Social Services, Health Services and other external agencies in enhancing the quality of life for the service users.
  • To adopt a holistic approach towards the care and development of service users, using non-aversive methods based on psychological models to adopt and manage behaviours.
  • To give all staff the training, support and consultation required to achieve a quality workforce, which will fulfil the aims and objectives of the service.