This section will give you a bit more information on the people behind Belvidere. As always, should you need any clarification, you are more than welcome to ask, we would be happy to assist.

Registered Provider:

Dr. Shahzada Ahmed is the proprietor of Belvidere Residential Home. Dr Ahmed [BSc (Hons) MBChB FRCS DLO] qualified from Birmingham University Medical School in 1997 and passed his surgical exams in 2001.  He is currently undergoing specialist training in Ear, Nose and Throat surgery in the West Midlands Hospitals.  Dr Ahmed is able to provide an invaluable alternative insight into the running of the Home and is much liked by all the Service Users.

The Care Home Manager:

Mrs Jacqueline Spittle

Mrs Jacqueline Spittle has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the social care field and has high expectations for the future of Belvidere and our Service Users. Her qualifications are as follows: NVQ 3, NVQ 4, A1 Assessors award, Certificate in Supervision in Care Homes and various in house training, Fire Safety and Awareness, Health and Safety in the Workplace, and Public Health and Hygiene in the Workplace.

 

The Home Care Supervisor:

Pat WillMrs. Pat Wills has been working as a Social Worker for almost twenty years for Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, and has a wealth of knowledge and experience.  Pat has been at Belvidere since 2003.  She is able to assist with Attendance Allowance applications for self funding residents, financial advice, and is basically a problem solver.

 

Front Line Staff:

The majority of the staff group at Belvidere have worked at the Home for many years.  They are a dedicated team of carers who use their knowledge and experience for the benefit of our service users. Belvidere employs sufficient numbers of care staff to ensure that we always have more than enough staff on duty at any one time.

Staff Training:

All our staff at Belvidere attend statutory training in First Aid, Moving and Handling, Fire Safety, Dementia Care and Food Hygiene.  We also actively encourage staff to seek and achieve professional training, and provide the opportunity, facilities and financial help to do this.