Meet the team

Independent home care services

Meet the team

Stella Shaw

Stella Shaw RGN

Dip (HE), BSc (Hons) PGCPD, MSc Education Director and Registered Manager

StellarCare NW LTD was founded in April 2018 by a Stella Shaw, a Registered Nurse with a long history of working in the NHS and Education sector.

Stella left the NHS to work as a Personal Assistant within her local community providing a wide range of services including personal care, offering companionship, undertaking domestic duties and offering general assistance to customers in their own home aiming, to support customers to live as independent as possible.

Such roles are offered by a myriad of Social Care agencies however, the ethos of StellarCare NW LTD is to integrate Social Care roles with health by offering additional level of care and support by utilising nursing knowledge and skills and thus, offering a Nurse Led approach to care in the community.

It is the desire of StellarCare NW LTD to raise care standards in the community and improve Customer access to HealthCare Services in a timely manner aiming to prevent, identify and treat disease utilising community healthcare provisions more effectively, the overall benefit being the reduction of unnecessary hospital admissions and keeping the mind and body as best as possible for as long as possible.

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Charmaine Holland

Care Manager

Charmaine has worked in the Health and Social Care Sector for over 16 years. Her progressive experience includes working in profit and non-profit organisations and within community domiciliary care and residential care settings.

Charmaine holds a QCF Level 5 in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s services – Adults General Practice; as well as a Higher-Level Apprenticeship in care Leadership and Management: General Adults Social Care.

She has notable experience in various roles from being a Senior Care Support Worker, Care Quality Co-ordinator, Business Development Manager and Line Manager.

Charmaine is focused and extremely passionate in providing high quality care delivery that is person centred and unique to all her clients care needs as well as their rich life experiences; and in maintaining everyone’s health and well-being.

Venkata Madhuri Parasa

Venkata Madhuri Parasa

Business Administrator

I have completed my MSc in Computer Science in UK and joined StellarCare NW as a Business Administrator in January 2022. I am proficient in software productivity and general management skills, I’m able to react proactively in dealing with the key aspects of administration.

As a Business Administrator, I am the first point of contact in the office. Thus, enables me to interact with staff, clients, social workers and other healthcare professionals. I enjoy working with people and handle their concerns while aiming to maintain the standards of the company.

StellarCare NW is a multidimensional and multicultural Organisation which aims to provide outstanding care services to our clients.  All the Staff are well trained, passionate and strive to meet the requirements of the Clients. We work together as a team and contribute our skills for the development of the organisation.

MALLIKARJUN

MALLIKARJUN

Service Coordinator

 

I am Malik and joined StellarCare NW in 2022 as a service care coordinator. A Service Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and supervising staff as well as service users, preparing rota aiming to provide a smooth and efficient service. I was born in India and came to the UK to study an MSc in Computer Security. I can look at process and identify issues from both the service user and business perspective, always ensuring security of information. I am self-motivated and have a an ‘can do’ attitude.

In addition, I’m extremely honoured to be given the chance to work and serve others as a Care Support Worker in the community. The skill set I have gained from working in the community has contributed to the value of service I deliver; not only with my hands, but I have learnt to care with a holistic approach to serve others

ANUSHA MANTRI

ANUSHA MANTRI

Service Coordinator

 

My name is Anusha from Hyderabad, India. In my country it is our culture to care for our elders. Despite having my MSc in IT Security, caring for one another, makes me who I am; very caring, compassionate, dedicated, patience and an effective communicator.

Working as a Service Coordinator for Stellar Care NW has enabled me to combine my IT and people skills to deliver the highest quality service delivery. I have developed my ability to multi-task; to take a person centred, holistic and collaborative approach to each client as well as their families care needs while always considering the health and well-being of our staff.

I feel deeply privileged to have the opportunity to also work as a Care Support Worker in the community as working in the community has lend an in-depth understanding to the care I provide; not only with my hands but I have learnt to care with my heart.

Because we care

At StellarCare NW LTD, we believe that a good carer is passionate about the care they provide and the needs of the people they care for. They ensure the care they are providing is person centred and in the interest of the service user and their families.

Passionate carers view working in the care industry not as a job, but as a professional vocation and will always want to learn more and build on their existing knowledge and skills. A good carer may hold qualifications in Health and Social Care as well as completing specialist and specific training for health conditions such as Dementia. The skills and qualities of a carer go above qualifications so no one is disadvantaged should they want to work as a carer.

Some of the key skills we look for are:

Empathy and patience

A good carer has empathy and the ability to put themselves in the shoes of the people they care for. The ability to do this allows good carers to fully understand the needs of their service users and tailor the care they provide around their understanding to ensure high quality, person centred support. A good carer will always be patient and will understand that it’s what you achieve that’s important, not how long it takes you to achieve it.  

Positivity and encouragement

A good carer will understand the importance of positivity and how it plays a huge part in someone’s well-being. A good carer will always greet the people they care for with a smile and positive attitude. They will encourage the people they care for to do what they can and will support where needed, to ensure you are living as independently as possible.  

Reliable and respectful

Good carers are dedicated to being on time and understand that being late can affect the routine of the people they care for. Good carers will often go above and beyond what is expected to ensure their service users are comfortable, safe and that all needs are met. Good carers will respect and empower your decisions and not assume you are unable to make them.  

Observant and communitive

Good carers save countless lives with their observation skills. There have been many occasions whereby carers have noticed signs and symptoms, which has led to health conditions being recognised early for the ones they care for.

Good carers will be able to communicate any health concerns effectively with third parties and will always reassure you. Being easy to talk to and a good listener is extremely important in providing the best care. Good carers will encourage conversation and will enjoy listening to the stories about your life, family and friends.

Carewatch 2020

All carers are a direct employee of StellarCare NW LTD, we never use agency staff, ensuring our high standards of care are maintained at all times.  

  • All carers are employed using value-based recruitment processes  
  • DBS certificates are checked for each staff member and all staff are expected to sign up to the update service, providing ongoing checks throughout the year  
  • A minimum of 2 references are required for each staff member  
  • Key statutory and mandatory training is required before the carer can begin work with customers  
  • Nurse led training and learning is encouraged to promote lifelong learning 
  • Opportunities for career development are essential for carer personal and professional wellbeing  
  • Carers are very well paid and recognised as skilled within their field  

Next steps

We pride ourselves on providing an excellent home care service that goes above and beyond, to make sure our customers are cared for just as the customer expects. The nurse led element to domiciliary care is growing in demand due to the complex needs of people living in the community. 

Recent research suggests that people would rather live at home with support than go into a nursing home. StellarCare NW LTD bridges the gap between social and healthcare providing a holistic package of care that other providers do not offer.    

I hope that you have found the information on this website useful, and please do not hesitate to contact me for further details. Should you wish to join the StellarCare NW LTD team then please just give us a call and a member of the team will call you to arrange a suitable time to visit   

Thank you, we look forward to meeting you soon.

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