Home Manager -Andrea Bacova
Andrea has worked in care home settings for 11 years and has worked in a managerial role for the past 9 years. She has worked in Glais House since 27th October 2011, when the home was purchased by Glais House Care Ltd. She has completed an NVQ Level 4 in Health & Social Care and is currently working towards completing a Diploma Level 5 in Leadership and Management.
Chef in Charge- Glenys Smith
Glen worked at Glais for 20 years. She holds City and Guilds Hospitality and Catering Award and up to date relevant Food Hygiene training. She has a vibrant personality and a big heart of gold. She is passionate about the delivery and presentation of the meals at Glais House. She cooks homely, seasonal and fresh food daily for our residents who enjoy it tremendously. One of her passions is home baking and she positively enjoys special events i.e. birthdays, Christmas and parties. She is very proud of her kitchen and ensures that all staff adhere to all food and hygiene regulations.
Activities Coordinator- Sarah Hooper
Sarah has been our activities coordinator for 6 years prior to working as a care assistant since 2002. She has been brought up in the village of Glais and still resides in the village with her family. She is very dedicated to her role and has been regularly commended by CSSIW in annual inspection reports. Sara is very proactive and embraces any new innovative activities which she then plans and implements for our residents. She always has a smile for everyone. Within the planned group activities she has a bubbly personality and has a gentle approach with one to one interactions with residents.
Staff development and training at Glais House
Staff undertake specialist training in order to deliver the highest standards of care. We provide training for all our staff in a wide range of subjects relating to their work and areas of expertise. In addition to in-house programmes, we work closely with local colleges and NHS services to provide up to date instruction in areas of clinical expertise and academic or vocational disciplines.
Each member of staff has a personal development programme, and we provide training and development in line with their individual needs.