Independent People Homecare News

IP Homecare appoints a new Registered Manager

IP Homecare, a fast growing provider of homecare services is delighted to announce a new Registered Manager has joined Independent People Homecare.

Irene Kist is originally from the Netherlands and has been working in health and social care for over 11 years and is incredibly passionate about supporting the elderly and vulnerable people in the community.

As the new Registered Manager for IP Homecare, Irene has extremely high standards and is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations ensuring that the quality of the service meets national care standards as set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Irene joins the company having built her career around caring for others. A carer by background, Irene has extensive experience in various management roles across a variety of care companies. During her career,  she has gained her NVQ Level 3 (health and social care for young people and adults), NVQ Level 5 in health and social care (leadership and management in health and social care) and NVQ level 7 (bachelor’s in leadership and management in health and social care). Each year, she ensure’s all her mandatory training is up to date i.e., safeguarding, first aid etc. Irene has also obtained a Teacher and Nurse Assistant Diploma Level 3 qualification to support the training and clinical side of her management role to ensure she has the knowledge to be compliant for my job role.

On her appointment, Irene said, “I am thrilled at the appointment and look forward to making a difference.  I’m working with a fantastic team of directors who have already gained a lot of achievements in their career, which gives me the utmost confidence of being the Registered Manager for Independent Homecare

Although I have only been here a short time, I have noticed we have a fantastic office and field care team who are incredibly passionate about providing care for the vulnerable in the community and supporting your loved ones at home.

The CQC is currently inspecting all healthcare services, private as well as public services like the NHS hospitals and private homecare services to ensure everybody who is using healthcare services are well cared for. We are working very closely with the CQC and  local social services to achieve this.