Charles AJ is our “joie de vivre” Pain Relief Therapist. He started to train as an Acupuncturist after working in the care industry. Many of his charges suffered from chronic and incurable pain. He experienced first hand the sad and devastating impact of opioids and surgery as the default treatments. He decided there had to be a better way and has never looked back. With missionary zeal, Charles promotes Acupuncture and other alternative treatments like Ayurveda, Compression Therapy and Photobiomodulation for pain relief and management.
Dana M is a key member of our incredible domiciliary care team. The 22-year old Guildfordian has come a long way since joining the company as a teenager some 3 years ago. Hard work, perseverance and a passion for her work has propelled her not only to receive several accolades for her work but also to obtain an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care. This pretty lass is definitely slated for bigger things.
Fahad K is our IT Manager. He dreams of a world where every health care worker can be freed from mundane tasks through automation so that they can spend more time with those they look after. A fitness enthusiast and fine cricketeer in his youth, Fahad brings tremendous zeal and energy to realise the company’s ambitious plans to leverage technology to improve quality and productivity. His chiselled features and stern demeanour belie a kind heart.
Georgiana is our Office Manager, the majordomo – the cornerstone of the organisation. An opera lover, she conjures the image of Diana Damrau playing the Queen of the Night in Mozart’s “The Magic Flute”. Trained in the law, she has oversight of just about everything and everyone. Focused on discipline and efficiency, she is the “go to” person in the organisation. A well-grounded, sensible individual who also has a kind heart and caring disposition.
Dr Khalid M is an Osteopath, Acupuncturist, Sports Medicine Expert and the list goes on. He is truly a man for all seasons. Having dedicated his life to the study and practice of pain relief and management, Dr Khalid is an invaluable member of our clinical homecare team, offering state-of-art as well as traditional pain relief and management and reablement services. He is a great advocate of “meaningful healing” which he describes as; “A journey that takes clients from diagnostics to the restoration of functionality and ultimately, the achievement of harmony of mind and body to freely enjoy life.” An ardent cricketer, he is a qualified MCC coach and indulges in this gentleman’s game in his spare time.
Senior Healthcare Assistant
Mirela L represents the best among our amazing team of care delivery staff. She is a firm believer in the philosophy; “The power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring has the power to turn a life around”. Lovingly called “Bella” by her clients, our beautiful Mirela is truly an empathetic, cheerful, and professional colleague and friend to her many clients. She is a trained nurse and comes with years of clinical experience and multifarious skills in caring for clients with chronic health conditions.
Hailing from the tiny city-state of Singapore, Olive co-founded SD Care in 2012 after completing her Masters in Healthcare Management at the University of Surrey. As part of her postgraduate training, she worked at the Eashing Ward for the Elderly at the Royal Surrey Hospital NHS Trust in Guildford, Surrey. Her work with vulnerable adults began soon after she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Curtin University in Perth, Australia. In all, she has accumulated more than 3 decades of experience in social care and nursing in 3 countries – Singapore, Australia, and the United Kingdom. She brings diversity and different cultural perspectives to the work she does. Olive communicates in several languages including Mandarin which she speaks fluently.
Rebecca B is our Domiciliary Care Administrator. This Sorbonne-educated Fiorentina loves people and animals passionately just like our icon, St Francis of Assisi. An avid reader, she quotes Milan Kundera as her inspiration, “Not even one’s own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes.” This says everything about her.
Silvia P is one of our Field Supervisors tasked with maintaining our high quality standards in service delivery. A quote from one of our clients aptly describes her, “She wraps herself in strength, carries herself with confidence, and works hard strengthening her arms for the task in hand”. A great team player, she is the perfect combination of passion, dedication, and hard work. Her determined, courageous, and altruistic nature is reminiscent of the Disney Princess Mulan character. In her free time, Silvia heads for the coast. She loves walking along the beach to enjoy the beauty and harmony of the ocean and waves.
Sumana H is our HR Executive. Blessed with “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” calmness and poise, she is perfectly suited for her role in recruiting and nurturing the employees who are behind the company’s success. She is the Athena amongst us, personifying wisdom, good counsel, and fairness while exercising firmness and practicality in dealing with our employees. Just like Goddess who guarded Athens, she is the guardian of our reputation for professionalism and quality.