Care Homes Team

We are a multi-disciplinary healthcare team comprising of  Nurses, pharmacists, Therapists, a dietician and care coordinators.  We work closely with the Care Home GP lead for Rushcliffe – Dr Rachel Shaw, and on behalf of the GP surgeries that cover the care homes within the Rushcliffe Primary Care Network. We also link in with the wider network of community health and social care services.

Our remit is founded upon the principles of the NHS Enhanced Health in Care Homes initiative, and as part of this service we aim to visit all new admissions to care homes  to chat about healthcare needs and undertake a proactive Comprehensive Geriatric Health assessment. Working with care home residents, their families and  care home staff, we support with the development of an Individualised Personal Healthcare and Support Plan.  As part of our initial assessment, we  can also signpost and refer to health and social care services we identify will be beneficial. If appropriate, we can also support with discussions around Advanced Care Planning and the ReSPECT process.

Rebecca Goodband - Care Homes Clinical Lead

Rebecca joined Partners Health in January 2021 as the Care Home Clinical Team Lead. She is a Registered Adult Nurse and her background is in District Nursing, Clinical Education and Hospital admission avoidance services. Following the completion of her nursing degree, Rebecca has also undertaken post graduate qualifications in Specialist Practitioner Nursing in the Community; Practice Teaching and Palliative Care. Rebecca is a keen advocate for person centred dementia care, advanced care planning and supporting patients to receive healthcare within their chosen environment.

Roberta Fletcher-Brown - Care Homes Clinician

Roberta is a care homes clinician working within the care homes team for Partners Health. She is an occupational therapist with experience of working in secondary care dementia and older adult mental health both in the community and inpatient services. Roberta has an interest in sensory modulation and falls prevention within dementia care as well as a background in using music within healthcare.

 

Jennifer Price - Care Homes Dietician

Jennie has worked as a dietitian for over 13 years and has experience in community, acute and outpatients. She joined Partners Health in November 2011 and will work alongside community dietitians to help reduce the risk of malnutrition, pressure ulcers and malaise by supporting patients to eat well.

Vanessa Hewitt - Care Homes Care Co-Ordinator

Vanessa joined the team in May 2021 as a Care Coordinator. Vanessa works closely with the care homes to assist in co-ordinating care. Vanessa has worked as a GP receptionist and has a history of customer service. She is passionate about working with people and providing the best possible care for all patients.

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Amy-Marie Field - Care Homes Care Co-Ordinator

Lorenz Mooken - Care Homes Clinical Pharmacist

Lorenz joined Partners Health in June 2021. He has previous experience within acute general hospital pharmacy, mental health and forensic care environments, with a passion for encouraging patient choice, medication adherence and drug safety. His aim is to bring innovative expertise to the care homes service.

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Reshma Barot - Care Homes Clinical Pharmacist

Reshma is a care home pharmacist within the Rushcliffe primary care network. She started her pharmacy career in community pharmacy during which she had various roles including learning and development pharmacist, care home advisory pharmacist and most recently as a clinical lead for the COVID-19  vaccination programme. Reshma qualified as an independent prescriber in 2019 and thoroughly enjoyed her brief time in general practice. She is extremely excited to be back working within the care home environment and general practice. Outside of work, Reshma has a great passion for sports; football, tennis and golf, cooking and travelling to different countries.