Walfinch Dartford

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Profile Strength
Excellent 98%
Care Type Home Care
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Personal
Availability Yes
Hourly Prices From £22.00
Regulator's Rating Not Yet Rated
Meet The Manager

Audrey Faulkner is Registered Manager at Walfinch Dartford.

Audrey Faulkner is the Registered Manager. In her word: I am a Senior Carer specialising in Dementia. I love making life easier and more enjoyable for a person suffering with dementia. I enjoy communicating with our dementia clients families. It is so important to put their minds at ease that their loved ones are being looked after. My Secret and top tips: I believe in involving the client in everything possible especially preparing meals. Although it may be hard, it's important to try to retain a sense of humour, if appropriate, and remember it's not the person's fault. Be patient and be kind always. I love talking about the things my clients love. I love seeing their faces light up when they show me photos and share their life stories. I love making memory books with my clients. I love watching my clients enjoy the beauty of music and the seeing the value that music brings to my Dementia clients as well as other service users.

Audrey Faulkner

Walfinch is a family-run and owned private home care business operating across the UK. We are a National brand providing the highest level of quality, compassionate hourly at-home care. The Walfinch name is therefore well-known and trusted. Our local Dartford branch is on hand to provide you with personalised hourly care in your area, as and when you need it.

We provide care for a range of specialist conditions to enable elderly and vulnerable people to continue living independently at home.

Many people find that the daily demands of life and running a household can become more strenuous as they age or experience ill-health. Having a friendly, compassionate and expertly-trained carer can help reduce stress and discomfort, taking the pressure off so you can enjoy life and live as you wish in your own home.


Care Options We Can Provide
Care Given Companionship, Complex Care, Convalescence, End of Life, Mental Healthcare, Personal care.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame.
Housekeeping Household Admin, Laundry, Meal Preparation, Shopping.
Nursing Specialisms Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Medication By Mouth, Electronic Medication Management.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, Picks Disease, Vascular Dementia.
Care Visits 1 Hour, 2 Hours, 3 Hours, 4 Hours, 6 Hours, Days, Full Day, Full Day & Night, Hours, Night Service (awake / waking), Sitting-in Service, Sleep-in Service, Weeks.
Transport Carer provides own vehicle, Will accompany on Public Transport.
Technology Automatic Medication Reminders, Family Apps, Key Safes, Personal Alarm.

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.

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Description

Every Walfinch caregiver is DBS checked and required to complete our industry-leading training course so you can be sure of the highest quality care in Dartford.


Our Carers Are
Criminal Background Checked True
Fully Insured True

Our Team
Akouele Pauline Johnson
Akouele Pauline Johnson
Carer

Pauline is a very  enthusiastic and hard-working person. She is an experience carer for over 10 yrs helping both children and adults.  She is a flexible individual who can take up variety of roles and responsibilities in a workplace. She enjoys working in a team and her  strength is the ability to co-operate and work well with other members of staff. She is reliable and comfortable working
as an individual and able to complete tasks successfully. Pauline is good at problem solving and communicates well with everyone she meets. She has a level 3 in Health and Social Care. She speaks English and French fluently.

Audrey Faulkner
Audrey Faulkner
Registered Manager

Audrey Faulkner is the Registered Manager. In her word: I am a Senior Carer specialising in Dementia. I love making life easier and more enjoyable for a person suffering with dementia. I enjoy communicating with our dementia clients families. It is so important to put their minds at ease that their loved ones are being looked after. My Secret and top tips: I believe in involving the client in everything possible especially preparing meals. Although it may be hard, it's important to try to retain a sense of humour, if appropriate, and remember it's not the person's fault. Be patient and be kind always. I love talking about the things my clients love. I love seeing their faces light up when they show me photos and share their life stories. I love making memory books with my clients. I love watching my clients enjoy the beauty of music and the seeing the value that music brings to my Dementia clients as well as other service users.

Elizabeth Folashade Cadmus
Elizabeth Folashade Cadmus
Care Support Worker

Elizabeth is hardworking, reliable, patient and tolerant. She has a good sense of humour, and has good relationships with people with learning disabilities, Mental Health illness, and Dementia. Being practical & organized, she is  able to stay calm under emergencies. She has knowledge of first aid, she is attentive to details. Her work experience has given her a thorough knowledge of working under pressure in vastly diverse environments, resulting in a calm and measured approach to varying workplace situations. Elizabeth has  NVQ  Level 2 in Health and Social Care. She has 6 years experience in the Care sector.

Sally Wokeh
Sally Wokeh
Managing Director

Your local Dartford branch of Walfinch is co-owned by Managing Director, Sally Wokeh. I have a wealth of experience as a health and social care worker which I am bringing to my role as Managing Director of the Dartford branch of Walfinch. I started my experience in health and social care 8 years ago, delivering domiciliary care for the elderly and vulnerable clients with confidence and compassion. I have developed my career within the healthcare sector which has provided me with many vital experiences in delivering quality care to my client and maintaining good relationships with the families. My exceptional organisational skills have aided me in starting and running my own E-commerce business for the last 5 years, in addition to my care work. The transferable skills gained from my
business, such as drive and self-motivation, comes very handy in managing the Dartford branch.

Gloria Fisher
Gloria Fisher
Managing Director

Your local Dartford branch of Walfinch is co-owned by Managing Director, Gloria Fisher.  My wealth of experience gained over 25 years, both as a qualified SEN Teacher and Health & SocialCare professional has put me in a unique position of opening and operating the Dartford branch of Walfinch. I share Walfinch’s Mission, Vision and Values in care.
Working in Education and Care sectors over the years have taught me to be resilient, empathetic, compassionate, and kind. Also, the importance of being a good communicator especially with good listening skills has enabled me to understand the needs and wishes of clients ensuring these are met. One of my objectives in establishing this branch, is borne out of my desire and passion to provide the highest standard of care and improve the quality of life for the elderly and most vulnerable in my community.

Fees For Individuals Fee
Hourly Daytime Rate £22.00

Funding Types
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
Local Authority Funded Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

A balanced, nutritious diet is essential to maintaining health and wellbeing, our carers can prepare all types of meals for our clients, taking likes and dislikes into consideration.


We Can Prepare
All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Cold Meals, Hot Meals, Snacks.

Dietary Options
Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

As a part of your care arrangement, you will be supported with basic and physical activities of daily living to live as ordinary life as possible, suited to your abilities, at home and in the community.


Our Photos

Staff Specialities
1 to 1 Activities, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Flower Arranging, Knitting / Embroidery, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Word Games.

Our Pets

Your pets are as important to us as they are to you.


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

How We Help With Your Pet
Feeding.

Regulator: CQC

Not yet rated.

We cover Belvedere, Bexley, Bexley Heath, Dartford, Erith, Gravesend, Greenhithe. London, Orpington, Sidcup, Swanley and Welling

Our Registered Address is:

1A Highfield Road
Dartford
DA1 2JH

Frequently asked questions about Walfinch Dartford

Walfinch Dartford provides Dementia, Respite and Personal care.
Walfinch Dartford accepts Local Authority clients.
Audrey Faulkner is the manager of Walfinch Dartford.

Profile Last Updated: 19 May 2022 | Report this Profile

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