New Registered Manager at Huntercombe House Stockton
Posted August 11th 2011
Huntercombe House Stockton, a specialist residential learning disability centre for children run by nationwide health and social care provider, The Huntercombe Group, has confirmed Judith Marshall as its Registered Manager
Judith is a Registered General Nurse (RGN) with 30 yrs experience in areas of Nursing ranging from General Surgery, to Intensive Care and Paediatrics. She has worked within the NHS, Independent and social care settings and has extensive management experience.
She was previously the registered manager at Granville Lodge in Hartlepool, the Group’s centre for children with physical disabilities and complex health needs. She has been acting manager at Stockton for the last year, where she has overseen a comprehensive refurbishment programme and a review of service provision, and has developed many effective working relationships with local Commissioners, as well as improving the centre’s Ofsted rating.
Huntercombe House Stockton is a Social Care establishment providing both long stay and respite care to children and young people with Learning Disabilities including Autism and Asperger's syndrome. The centre provides an invaluable service to parents and young people who, as a result of their conditions, display severe challenging behaviour which has challenged other services and environments. Staff work closely with the child or young person’s health and social care professionals to achieve the highest standard of support and care that they require to achieve their optimum potential.
Judith said, "Huntercombe House Stockton is a very special place with a staff team who are highly skilled, motivated and totally committed to providing much valued care and respite to countless parents of challenging young people with learning disabilities, and their families. I’m delighted to have been confirmed as the Registered Manager and look forward to continuing to work with the team to help the children in our care toachieve their full potential in all areas of life.”