Say Hello to Samantha Hansford who has recently joined Altogether Care as Manager of Weymouth Care Home. We caught up with Sam and asked a few questions about her new role.
What are you most looking forward to in your new role?
I am looking forward to working within an established team to provide person centred care and maximising the quality of life for our residents.
What attracted you to working in the care industry?
I have always been someone who enjoys working in a team environment and when I had my first ever job in the sector I realised how much I enjoyed making a difference to people’s lives.
What do you think are the modern day challenges for care homes?
Modern day challenges for homes is keeping up with technology and the ever changing world of health and social care. It is very refreshing to work with a company that is continually moving forward with both technology and ethos.
What is the most positive thing you have discovered about Weymouth Care Home?
The team are positive, caring and provide dedication to ensuring our residents have a positive living experience.
What did you do prior to working for Altogether Care?
My previous experience has been in the Health and Social Care field. I have been a registered manager in the local area and more recently, I was working in Somerset then Liverpool registering Provider companies and providing support to registered managers.
A warm welcome is extended to Sam on behalf of everyone at Altogether Care.