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Our Team

Our dedicated team come from a healthcare background and are passionate about providing quality care to individuals. We strive to improve confidence, independence and quality of life for anyone requiring home care services.

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Katie Armstrong

Director

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Ann Weir

Operations and Quality Assurance Manager

Ann joined Safehands Healthcare in 2023 and has worked in Health & Social Care for over 30 years. She completed her Diploma in Higher Education Social Worker in 1996, D32/D33 NVQ Assessor Award in 2002 and Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management in Health & Social Care (Children & Young People’s Management) in 2016. She has worked in the voluntary, private, and public sector in a managerial capacity.

Ann has specific experience of working with:

  • Children & Young People aged 0 to 18 years
  • Adults & Children with Clinical Physical Needs, Complex Behavioural Needs and Learning Difficulty Needs
  • Fostering Assessment & Monitoring
  • Referral & Procurement Management
  • Policy and Procedure Management
  • Recruitment & Compliance Management
  • Quality Assurance Management ensuring Nursing Care, Domiciliary Care and Supported Living legislative compliance through auditing of CQC and NICE Regulations

In 2022, she won the Care Planner/ Care Assessor Awards in the Great British Care Awards Regional Final and was Highly Commended in the National Finals.

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Kirsty Hartwell

Clinical Lead

Kirsty is our Registered Nurse RNLD (Learning disabilities and or Autism and Neurodiversity/Dementia /ABI Specialism) and joined Safehands Healthcare in 2023. She has worked in domiciliary and residential care for over 20 years and qualified in 2020.

Kirsty has extensive experience working with individuals with:

  • Learning Difficulties
  • Autism
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Complex Health Care
  • Hoarding Behaviour
  • Neurodiversity
  • Mental Health
  • Complex Transition for individuals aged 16+

She also specialises in accessible information through BSL, Makaton, and providing easy read formats.

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Samantha Wright

Compliance Manager

Samantha is our Compliance Manager and plays a crucial role in the recruitment and development of our staff, ensuring they are fully compliant and complete their necessary training.

Samantha joined Safehands in 2018 as a Recruitment Resourcer and moved into compliance in 2022. She has worked within the healthcare sector for over 20 years.

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Peachs Corns

Registered Manager

Peachs has a medical background, having joined the Army at 16 as a combat paramedic. She left the Army in 2015 and worked as a Care Co-ordinator within Domiciliary Care, before joining Safehands in 2021. She is now the Registered Manager here at Safehands Healthcare.

Peachs has a first-class knowledge of caring for people with complex needs and proudly supports them to live the best quality of life possible. Her expertise also extends to a strong understanding of Continuing Healthcare and NHS funding, and she advises and supports clients and their families through this process.

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Natalie Hart

Complex Care Administrator

Natalie started working in care when she was 18 years old as an apprentice in a residential care home in Gloucester, supporting people with learning disabilities, mental health disorders and behavioural problems. She quickly progressed to become a team leader, taking on the responsibility of recruiting new staff members and creating tailored care plans for residents.

Natalie grew a passion for recruiting the right high-quality carers for the clients she worked with and joined us in November 2022 as a Complex Care Administrator. She uses her knowledge and experience to help us hire exceptional carers who ensure our clients get the best quality of care possible. She also creates our unique, person-centred care plans.

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Matthew Llewelyn

Care and Recruitment Coordinator

Why healthcare?

Caring for complex needs

Caring for individuals with complex needs requires compassion, and a deep understanding of peoples unique circumstances.

At Safehands Healthcare we pride ourselves on being able to provide exceptional care to those with complex medical conditions, disabilities, and mental health conditions.

Our team is passionate about the care we provide, and our staff are fully trained in all aspects of care required.

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