Francesca has been working in adult social care for 22 years. Her career began in a nursing home as a care assistant in Hastings where she supported the older generation with various needs including palliative care.
Since then, Francesca has worked in a multitude of care settings including NHS, and East Sussex County Council as well as the private sector, gaining a wealth of knowledge as well as hands on experience along the way.
Francesca completed her HNC/HND in Health and Social Care with 7 distinctions, once she had been in a Senior Level position within a residential home for 9 years. Francesca then went on to win the BTEC National Award 2019 for Health and Social Care Student of the Year. Francesca is currently completing a BSc Degree in Social Science which includes Health Law and Level 6 in Management and Leadership.
Francesca progressed her career in to management working as a deputy manager for a dementia specialist home and shortly after a Home manager position located in Eastbourne. Her main focus for her residents is on holistic working, promoting individualisation, dignity, respect and supporting independence.
Francesca joined Cedars Care Group in 2019 as Home Manager of Cedarwood House.
Francesca says “I feel honoured to be working for such an amazing group and admire all the hard work that has gone into making Cedarwood House the family community home that I joined. With the ongoing support of my team, we will continue to work together to ensure Cedarwood House becomes the best home it can be for the residents, their families and friends and our staff, providing an exceptional standard of care.”