Diane Watson is our Home Manager
We are delighted to welcome Diane Watson as our new Home Manager here at Rusticus. Diane is highly qualified - a trained nurse and who also has a clinical training qualification, and brings with her a wealth of clinical and managerial experience having experience in working across both the NHS and private sector. Diane comes to Rusticus having managed a small group of homes as Senior Manager, and has already made a great impact at Rusticus. She is very visible and available around the home every day. "I feel I have been very privileged in my career to have met, worked with and cared for so may patients, residents and team members." she adds "Rusticus has such a lovely reputation, and is set in stunning grounds with incredible buildings and facilities, I was drawn to Church Farm Care's values that people matter, and the importance they place on people's wellbeing, for both family members and staff."
Outside of work Diane loves to spend time reading, walking, cycling, swimming, socialising and cooking.
Mel Tooth is our Deputy Manager
Karen Borland is our Clinical Lead
Kirsty-May Heath is our Community Liaison Manager
Kirsty-May has worked within health and social care for the past 20 years in a variety of roles. Predominantly working within care of the elderly, and has a passion for person centred care.
In building relationships with the individuals she supports along with their loved ones, Kirsty-May helps the people who live with us achieve the most out of each day.
Her role is focussed on welcoming individuals into our Church farm family, helping to establish a personalised plan of care and support and helping individuals to identify and work towards goals.
Kirsty-May liaises with a wide range of colleagues from both health and social care to ensure that each family member is supported to achieve their goals and that their health needs are met.
Helping with the overview of each day within the home and ensuring that as a team we provide the best standard of care, support and comfort for family members.
Outside of work Kirsty-May enjoys baking and finds this a great way to relax. "I have a very close family and we enjoy spending time together often at the seaside."