Residents and staff at Sussexdown, a Care South home situated in Storrington, have welcomed new Home Manager, Paul Morris to the care home in latest recruitment drive.
Paul brings a multitude of experience with him, having worked in the care industry for over 25 years with specialisms in dementia care. Prior to joining Care South, Paul worked for a care provider as an Operations Support Manager and before this, lived and worked in Australia as a Dementia Consultant, and has previously owned a dementia consultancy and training service.
As well as years of industry experience, Paul has a number of formal qualifications including in dementia care and holds a Registered Managers Award.
Aaron Whitehead, Director of Residential Care at Care South, said: “We are very pleased that Paul has joined Care South’s Sussexdown care home in the position of Home Manager. He brings a wealth of experience, especially in dementia care, which will be very beneficial for residents and staff at this wonderful home. Paul has invaluable leadership skills and has demonstrated his ability to manage a successful business in the care industry. We are confident that he will be a force in developing and driving Sussexdown forward at this exciting time.”
Paul Morris, Sussexdown Home Manager, added: “I am looking forward to developing Sussexdown from what is already a great home into a fabulous care home, building and developing my team and making us stand out from the crowd.
“The care industry for me, offers an amazing opportunity to connect with the people we are caring for. Residents in our care offer us an invaluable insight to life which teaches us many things. Working in care is not a hobby, it is a vocation, and you need to have a passion for people and delivering high-quality care.
“I operate an open-door policy and am always happy to hear thoughts and listen to any concerns to ensure residents receive the highest quality care. My intention is to strengthen the links between Sussexdown and the local community and organise lots of events that will enrich the residents experience of living in a care home.”
Sussexdown is a friendly care home in Storrington offering residential, nursing and dementia care to residents with elegant lounges and 77 welcoming bedrooms. The care home offers Food, Fun and Friendship to all residents in its care and rewarding career opportunities in a not-for-profit charity.