Pineapple Care are over the moon to announce that we have been successful in winning the contract for a residential home in South Ockendon.
The home currently has four residents but can home a maximum of 6 Service Users.
Caring for people with learning disabilities, older person care, younger adults, and independent living training.
Pineapple Care will take over the contract from the 1st of April 2024. Keep an eye out for further information.
Club Pineapple recently opened its doors to the elderly residents of Thurrock as a free meeting point. Elderly residents can now meet up and enjoy tea/coffee and refreshments, play games, watch movies, and have a right old natter every fortnight. Club Pineapple will also collect a fish & chip lunch at a reduced OAP cost or residents can bring their own lunch.
The first session was a great success with residents booking for the second session while they were there.
We already have lots of people booked for the second session on the 9th of February with arts & crafts being provided.
Service Users Q&A’s
Q&A’s have now been distributed to all service users. We have started to receive these back in, with some lovely comments for our carers. Please can we ask that any remaining surveys are returned to the office by the end of the month to make sure they are included in the data.
If you have any questions regarding this, please contact Trudi at the office on 01375 808303 or email at email@example.com
The first Care workers meeting of 2024 was held on the 25th of January Minutes have been emailed so all staff that could not attend are able to hear any updates. Meetings have already been placed in the calendar for the year for the following dates.
18th of April at 11am & 1:45
18th of July at 11am & 1:45
17th October at 11am & 1:45
A reminder for all senior’s carers and staff wishing to become seniors/shadower’ s please be available to stay at the end of the meeting.
New Staff member
We are pleased to introduce Leeann Stanley as a new team member to the office. Leeann joins Pineapple as Company PA to Lavena Babbs – Managing Director.
Leeann joins Pineapple Care from Santander with twenty-six years financial experience, stakeholder management, organising and prioritising skills and delivering to tight deadlines.
Leeann is looking forward to getting to know all the staff and assisting the team.
On the 21st of February our Lovely Managing Director Lavena Babbs will be cooking Bacon rolls and Hotdogs for all the staff.
If you are passing the office between 12pm and 2pm, feel free to drop in and collect a free lunch. If you are short of time, just call and order in advance, and your food will be ready for when you arrive.
Join the Team – Current Vacancies
Pineapple Care have the following vacancies available: –
Teas and beds 3pm -11pm Corringham and Stanford
Teas and beds 3pm -11pm Grays and Stifford Clays
Weekends full availability
Driving is essential.
If you know anyone who is looking for a change in career, a fresh start or has always wanted to work in the care industry and just doesn’t know where to start, refer them to Pineapple Care and receive a payment of £75 once probation has been passed. Please contact the office and ask for the recruitment department for more information on 01375 808303. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Look out for our next Newsletter in March.
Until next time………..
Pineapple Care are passionate in delivering a high quality of care and support to the people that use our service. Our ethos is all about the individual, and providing a personalised approach to care and support delivery within their own home.