Mission“Our mission is to provide nursing and care staff to service users in the environment of their choice. We recognise the individuality of service users and tailor the service to meet their specific needs. We respect the skills of all staff and recognise our responsibility to assign them for optimal benefit.”
Accreditation and RegistrationPurple Balm is inspected and accredited by the Care Quality Commission, and you are able to read our latest reports here on the website. We are registered with Devon County Council and are also a member of the Home Care Association.
Lee has over 6 years experience in care. Starting work in a care home as a support worker, Lee worked his way up the chain to become the Registered Manager. Lee is passionate in ensuring care is delivered to a high standard.
Field Care Supervisor
Daisy has been working for the care sector for 6 years. Before joining Purple Balm, Daisy has experience working in a care home, for the NHS and as a team leader for another domiciliary care company.
Sarah-Jane has many years of care experience working within the domiciliary care setting. Sarah-Jane is very passionate about the quality of care being provided and ensures the carers skills match that of the needs of the clients.
Michelle has over 30 years’ experience working in administration and finance – including actuarial assistant valuing life policies and occupational pension schemes. She has also set up her own business, and dealt with everything from ordering PPE to the management of staff including payroll and invoicing and issuing Risk And Method Statements. She also comes with Microsoft Office expertise. Michelle joined us as the finance assistant but now her duties also include HR and general administration.
I am the Finance Manager. I am AAT qualified and have 15+ years’ experience in the charity sector. I previously worked for EDP Drug and Alcohol services in Exeter and understand how difficult and rewarding it can be working in this field.
Nursing Development Manager
Prior to joining Purple Balm I was a Practice and Community Nurse. I managed long term conditions including diabetes and dementia, infection control, research and tissue viability (wound management). I was a student nurse mentor and taught clinical skills. I gained my MSc in Contemporary Healthcare. Since starting at Purple I have become a first aid instructor, a moving & handling of people and objects instructor, I have completed the train the trainer in the common components of mandatory training. I obtained my level 3 in training & education and am currently studying the level 5. I have a very relaxed inclusive teaching style and welcome your own experiences of working on the front line of your organisation.
Karen has worked in the Care Industry for 5+ years and joined Purple Balm in October 2015. She has a good level of understanding having worked as a Carer, Co-ordinator and Office manager for her previous Employer. Karen is passionate about a providing a Client centred approach and her focus is giving continuity of care to her Clients. Karen believes that for a company to succeed there must be a high level of trust and reliability between Staff both office based and Carers alike.
Field Care Supervisor
Karin has worked in the care industry for 8+ years. She has an excellent knowledge of care from her previous employment as a carer and as a Field care Supervisor. Karin is passionate about ensuring the best standard of care is provided to our Clients which is achieved through high levels of communication, understanding and on-going monitoring of our care Team.