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Nursery Road Care home opened by Mayor of Spelthorne

The Mayor of Spelthorne, Councillor The Mayor commented, “I am really great team.”
Vivienne Leighton officially opened the pleased to open this fabulous facility. It is
Nursery Road Care home on Tuesday a very creative use of the land and a real The local councillors and planning
12th September 2017 accompanied asset to the community. All of the young committee members were able to see
by consort Chris Leighton. The event people here have a lovely home and a first-hand how the former derelict land
was attended by residents, staff, local super organisation to support them”. had been used to create a purpose-
neighbours, local councillors and the built care home. Richard Smith-Ainsley,
leader of the Council Ian Harvey. Parents and families of individuals moving Cabinet Member for Planning, and
—— into the home attended and met staff Chairman of the Spelthorne Planning
The event included a light buffet and and other users of the service. Bruce committee commented “the planning
drinks, with a couple of short speeches Hilland, a father commented ‘’Our son is committee were pleased to grant
and a tour of the house. The weather on living here with other people around his permission on this site due to the
the day was sunny and everyone had a own age. London Care Partnership have very special circumstances around the
lovely time. planned the transition really well and Jack provision of specialist autistic provision in
has settled in due to the great work and a the Borough.”

• Shared use of resources ensuring quality standards are maintained
Area responsibility • Team mentoring with aligned priorities and coordinated decision making

The two groups will be overseen by Group Managers, who will take on an
London Care Partnership has achieved a significant active leadership role promoting service improvements and innovation. They
presence in the learning disability care field, as a will mentor and supporting our Home Managers to achieve their highest
result of extraordinary investment of time, effort potential, whilst working closely with our Head of Operations, Greg Anstead,
and energy spent by all of our staff at every level. and Head of Resources, Sinem Milosavljevic.
Our operating model has proven to be very robust
to date, especially as all of our homes are within 7 Frith O’Connor, who has been Arabella Drive’s Registered Manager since
miles from our Head Office. With the expansion to July 2014, commenced her new position as the Group Manager, leading our
nine care homes, across five London Boroughs, we Group 2 homes, as well as starting and managing our ninth care home, 1A
will introduce a new area plan to further support our Upper Brighton Road. We will announce the appointment of the Group 1
home operations and relationships. Manager at a later date.
From September 2017, our care homes will operate
in two groups- Group 1 Care Homes covering,
Richmond, Hounslow and Sunbury regions; and
Group 2 Care Homes covering, Kingston and
Wandsworth regions.

We will continue to focus on delivering outstanding
and consistent person-centred care in which,
best practice is effectively shared across the two
organisation. There are three aspects to the new area

• Improved relationship and partnership with Host

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