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Our Team

Our staff are carefully selected for their qualities of reliability, integrity, skill, understanding, friendliness and professionalism. They are screened through the DBS and references are always checked thoroughly.

Meet the Managers

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Sharon Welsh

I am Sharon Welsh and I am a qualified nurse. I have been the manager of Belmont Villa since 1996. I enjoy leading a dedicated team. Every work day is a different day. I pride myself on doing the best I can to help the residents and staff make the most of every day. I was born in Frome and I am the sister of Stephen Twohig. Both my mother and grandmother were nurses in Frome.

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Melissa Twohig

My name is Melissa Twohig, I am the manager at Greenhill Grange. I previously was a care assistant at Greenhill Grange under the management of my grandmother Gill and took over from her when she decided to step down in 2013. I enjoy leading my team to provide the best care for our residents and working alongside my family to do this. 

Stephen Twohig

I’m Stephen Twohig I have been the owner of Belmont Villa since 1997 when I took over from my parents. I have lived in Frome all of my life and always had a great interest in the local community, from sporting activities to serving as a retained firefighter for 24 years. I take an active role at Belmont Villa, I am based in the main office and have daily contact with residents, staff & visitors.

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Our Training

Induction training for all staff is provided by a trained in-house experienced, qualified, senior staff. induction training covers 15 standards meeting the requirements of the care certificate.

Staff also benefit from a committed on going training program both in house and externally ensuring that all staff and practice is both research-based and current, meeting the care quality commission regulations.

The home actively encourages all Care Assistants to achieve the diploma in care as a minimum. 75% of our staff have or are working towards this. The team of long-serving professional Registered Nurses regularly attend internal and external study sessions as well as provide training and support for care staff. A number of RN’s are nominated link nurses to external nursing professionals such as infection control, palliative care, medication management etc.