Meet Sharon Wassing – Home Manager at New Bicester Care Home, Launton Grange

As Registered Home Manager at Launton Grange care home, Sharon Wassing will lead the team to provide the very best person-centred care to residents.

Sharon has a wealth of care industry knowledge, having worked at Home Manager level for many years. Sharon also holds many qualifications in social care including Registered Manager Award (RMA) and NCFE Level 2 in Dementia care.

Sharon is committed to delivering person-centred care and supporting residents to remain independent whilst living at Launton Grange. She said, ‘I am so excited to join the Ideal Carehomes team and I can’t wait to get to know the team and residents who all have been extremely welcoming. It is a big decision to move into care, so my aim is to make each resident and their families feel at home, right from the very start.

No two days in care are ever the same and I still hold the same passion for my job all these years later as I did on my first day. I feel privileged to have worked with some of the most fantastic residents throughout my career and I cannot wait to bring my experience to Launton Grange and begin making new and exciting memories.

Care provider, Ideal Carehomes, has many exciting initiatives running throughout the summer for both staff and residents to get involved with including a summer gardening project where staff and residents spend time over the summer creating a fun and meaningful space to enjoy.

Sharon is also committed to the ‘This is Me’ initiative, which was launched by Ideal Carehomes in 2019 and sees the care team dedicating time to get to know each resident and their likes and dislikes to create a completely personalised care and activities plan, tailored to their individual needs.

Ideal Carehomes Managing Director, Stacey Linn, said: ‘We are so pleased to be welcoming Sharon to our Launton Grange team. She is a kind, caring and compassionate manager which is reflected in her work, and she shares our ethos of putting residents at the heart of everything that happens in the home. Since opening our doors to residents last winter, the team have gone from strength to strength and I believe under Sharon’s guidance, I know Launton Grange will be in very capable hands’.

Launton Grange, provides staff with industry-leading training, coupled with the latest care plan technology to ensure residents feel safe, relaxed and fulfilled as they move into the next chapter of their life. Residents at Launton Grange can enjoy a full programme of health, leisure and wellbeing activities managed by a dedicated team of carers.

Sharon can carry out an initial assessment for new residents within 24 hours of an enquiry and the team at Launton Grange can help you or your loved one move to your new home as quickly and stress-free as possible. For more information, contact the team on 01869 227150 or visit https://www.idealcarehomes.co.uk.