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Statement of Purpose

Belle vue Healthcare Ltd 24 -28 Belle Vue Grove Middlesbrough, TS4 2PX.

Belle Vue Nursing Home is owned by: Belle Vue Healthcare Ltd.

The Directors of the company are: Dr D.B Acquilla MBBS. DTM and H.AFOM. Dr S. Acquilla MBBS. DCH. and FFPHM.

Dr Acquilla is a Local retired GP and has been involved in the care sector since 1986

Julie Hogg is the Deputy Manager and has worked for the company for 12 years: Julie holds many business qualifications including NVQ1, NVQ2, NVQ3, NVQ4 and Diploma in business studies; she is currently working towards NVQ5 Managers award.

Jo Smith is Clinical Lead and has been a R.G.N with over 15 years worth of experience, possessing a comprehensive knowledge base in a wide range of areas, including education, managerial roles and experience in care and assessment of patients with mental health and physical conditions, and we are happy to have such an experienced lead nurse working for our company.

Trained staff - We currently have 11 full time R.G.N´s. All RGN´s employed in Belle Vue are very experienced in the care for the elderly and committed to maintaining high standards. 

Administration/Receptionist - We employ 2 Administrators they all look after finances, resident´s fees, pocket money and all other administration duties. They also cover all reception duties.

Physiotherapy - Weekly visits from Physiotherapists, plus emergency physio if prescribed by GP.

Team Leader/Senior Carer - We currently employ 4 Team Leaders and 2 Senior carers who over see the Residential unit and the Amara unit, they all have Qualifications in NVQ Level 3 and working towards NVQ 2 Team Leadership, they all have Qualifications in Safe Handling of Medication.

Healthcare Assistants - We currently employ 57 Healthcare Assistants of which 4 holds NVQ Level 3, 29 hold a NVQ Level 2 and 5 are working towards there NVQ Level 2. We also have 1 Apprentices working towards their NVQ Level 2. Care staff are employed because of their caring attitude and their previous experience. We do employ people with no experience; however they must show they have a mature caring attitude. NVQ training is on going and all staff and all staff are encouraged to partake.

All new staff must complete Care Certificate prior to employment:

  1. Understanding your role,
  2. Your personal development,
  3. Duty of care,
  4. Equality and diversity,
  5. Work in a person centred way,
  6. Communication,
  7. Privacy and dignity,
  8. Fluids and nutrition,
  9. Awareness of mental health dementia and learning disabilities,
    safeguarding adults and children,
  10. DOLS,
  11. Health and safety,
  12. Handling information,
  13. Basic life support
  14. Infection and prevention control.

Kitchen Staff - Our Cook and Assistant Cook both hold NVQ2 in Catering and Hospitality, the standard certificate in safety practices and Health and Hygiene certificate. We also employ 5 Kitchen assistants all of which hold Health and Hygiene certificates. 3 Kitchen assistants are working towards their NVQ2 in Hospitality Services. All of our kitchen staff has experience in varying roles in the catering industry.

Redecoration - A member of our Domestic/Laundry staff is employed full time to keep on top of redecoration of the Home.

Domestic & Laundry - We currently employ 7 Domestic/Laundry staff 5 hold a NVQ2 in Support Services and 2 are studying towards this qualification.

Gardener - Maintains the grounds and gardens.

Handyman - Maintains and carries out small repairs to the Home.