Director of Care
“When we are at our most vulnerable in life, what is required of others is understanding, compassion and dignified care. We believe in providing all of these as core elements of the Prestwick Care service”.
Bunty’s energy and fastidious eye for detail ensure that all the care establishments operated under the Prestwick Care brand do so to the highest standards, making them a watchword for quality across the region.
Head of Operations
Eve has been a Registered General Nurse for over 20 years with a background in Surgical Nursing, ITU/CCU with the majority of her career managing the Accident Emergency Trauma Service in Glasgow.
She has vast experience within the private healthcare service, focusing on working with homes that have required change and development both from a care standard and business perspective.
Eve has developed excellent relationships with colleagues across health, CQC and the independent sector. She has been a Care Home Manager, a Regional Support Manager and has also worked within the pharmaceutical industry looking at the clinical aspect and effects of medication in relation to dementia care.
She holds various management qualifications alongside a diploma in dementia, and believes that every older person should be respected and cared for as an individual.
Head of Compliance
Fiona is a registered general nurse, a registered learning disability nurse and has over 30 years of experience of nursing in a variety of positions. The major part of her career has been in nursing homes working as a registered nurse, a home manager, a regional support manager and an operations manager.
Fiona has both professional and personal experiences of supporting people living with dementia and physical disabilities and believes that this has enabled her to have empathy with the individuals Prestwick Care supports.
Fiona’s focus is on improving the experience of those living in the care homes by continually looking for ways that improvements can be made. She has a good understanding of the requirements of both the CQC and the local authorities and uses this to support the home managers to provide exceptional care and support for the individuals living in the care homes.
Operational Support Manager
Wendy has been a registered mental health nurse for 16 years with a back ground of acute mental health in psychiatry. For the last 11 years she has managed services that specialize in young mental health with challenging behaviours, acquired brain injury, young and elderly dementia services and developed a supportive living service. She spent the first 6 years of her management career maintaining the homes top grading status with CQC and local authority and the last 5 years bringing failed homes back up to standard.
Wendy is a proactive and enthusiastic individual who has had extensive experience and knowledge in leading and motivating teams to excel within challenging economic environments. She is able to plan and initiate new ideas and implement innovative approaches that transform services and has developed strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
She holds a manager’s qualifications (RMA) and is also working towards the Level 5 leadership and management award. Wendy holds the D32/33 and V1 internal verification qualification and has just recently completed the Care certificate assessor award.