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In the heart of Worcester, the Berkley Care Group’s sister care home, Fernhill House, was the destination of an eventful and fabulous day for the members of Team Jubilee House. With the spring of 2023 inching closer, preparations were underway for the much-anticipated opening of Jubilee House to residents. Among the many essential tasks completed that day, the Manual Handling Training stood out as a highlight. This blog post recounts the remarkable experience of the team at Fernhill House and expresses gratitude towards the fantastic trainers who made the day truly unforgettable.


A Warm Welcome and Hospitality:

As the members of Team Jubilee House stepped foot into Fernhill House, they were greeted with warm smiles and open arms. The staff at Fernhill House, known for their exceptional hospitality, made sure that everyone felt at home. Their genuine enthusiasm and willingness to share their expertise contributed to a positive and energising atmosphere. The seamless collaboration between the two care homes fostered a sense of unity and teamwork, setting the stage for a productive day ahead.


Manual Handling Training: Preparing for Excellence:

Preparing to provide the highest standard of care to the future residents of Jubilee House, the team underwent rigorous Manual Handling Training. Led by the amazing trainers Craig Summers, Emma Wright, and Rachel Payne, the training session proved to be an invaluable learning experience. The trainers not only imparted crucial knowledge but also inspired the team with their passion for their work.


Throughout the training, the trainers emphasised the importance of proper techniques and safety protocols when handling residents, ensuring their well-being and minimising the risk of injuries. Team Jubilee House eagerly absorbed the training material, asking insightful questions and engaging in practical demonstrations. The dedication and commitment displayed by both the team and the trainers were simply awe-inspiring.


Gratitude and Appreciation:

The members of Team Jubilee House would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Fernhill House for their warm welcome and exceptional hospitality. The spirit of camaraderie and support displayed by the Fernhill House team left an indelible mark on the hearts of Team Jubilee House.


A special mention goes to Craig Summers, Emma Wright, and Rachel Payne, the incredible trainers who guided Team Jubilee House through the Manual Handling Training. Their expertise, patience, and passion for their work were truly remarkable, instilling confidence and ensuring that the team is well-prepared for the challenges that lie ahead.


As the opening of Jubilee House approaches, the memories and lessons from this day at Fernhill House will serve as a foundation for Team Jubilee House’s commitment to providing exceptional care. The journey to create a nurturing and compassionate environment for the residents is one that they eagerly embrace, fuelled by the camaraderie and knowledge gained during this unforgettable experience.