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About Spirit care
Spirit was founded in 2010 by Patrick Quinn, Nicky Jackson, Rachael Allen and Sheila Bowden.
As a team we possess a diverse range of experience, knowledge and skills base , all of which are essential for the delivery of a high quality health and social care service to clients living in the community. We have specialist knowledge and experience in the delivery of complex care, spinal cord injury and domiciliary ventilation.
The common goal shared by the team is to embrace the principles of independence, choice and control initiatives which are underpinned by Government legislation.
We possess an understanding of the challenges faced by individuals living with profound disability and believe strongly in the philosophies of equality, respect, trust and integrity, working in partnership with clients, their families and allied professionals.
Our aims and objectives are to:
- Deliver a professional service to children and adults with physical disabilities with complex needs. We provide the training for and the assessment of our Personal Assistants in all aspects of care skills, for example, bathing, dressing, continence management, infection control and nutrition.
- Employ appropriately qualified Registered Nurses to train Personal Assistants and lead in clinical care delivery to those with complex care needs living in the community. This will include invasive respiratory management, endoscopic feeding and invasive bowel management.
- Provide a high quality service through a comprehensive quality assurance process. Clinical guidelines, staff policies and procedures, client and commissioning feedback all form the basis of quality control procedures.
- Charge competitive fees for the delivery of quality care services enabling clients with complex needs to be able to live independently in their own homes.
- Train, develop and invest in nurses, managers and care staff which is fundamental to quality care provision to clients. Common Induction Standards and on-going training and development is seen as a business priority.
- Recognise the importance of the recruitment, selection and retention of committed staff. The company adopts diverse and client specific recruitment strategies to maintain levels of care staff required by our clients.