Karen Byres, the Home Manager at Claremont Court has worked in care for over 25 years having started her career as a carer. Karen spent nine years working for another care home operator in the Guildford area as Registered Manager so has a wealth of experience in managing and leading established care homes. Prior to joining Claremont Court worked for two years improving care standards of a care home that was judged as ‘inadequate’ by the regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and led the home to achieve fully compliant status. Karen is NVQ qualified and holds the Registered Managers Award. In addition, Karen has been trained in supporting people living with Parkinson’s and Diabetes, as well as completing a course in ‘Attachment and Awareness in Dementia’ at the University of Southampton.
Karen says: “I love working with the team at Claremont Court, who are dedicated to providing very personalised care to meet our residents unique needs. Every day at Claremont is heart warming.”