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Adele Bristow, Learner of the Year

posted Mar 19, 2018, 3:54 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Mar 19, 2018, 3:56 AM ]

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Paula Lewis, Senior Group Nurse and RI and Adele Bristow (Left)

We are very proud that our Head Chef and Group Kitchen Auditor, Adele Bristow has won the prestigious 'Learner of the Year' award for Management in the QSA apprenticeship awards 2018.

These awards took place on Wednesday 14th March and celebrate excellence and achievement of apprentices who have worked with QSA for the previous academic year.

QSA included this lovely write up about Adele in their awards brochure.

'Adele started as Head Chef on a Level 2 apprenticeship and progressed swiftly through to complete the Institute of Leadership and Management Level 4 programme. Now an Area Manager, Adele epitomises what learning and development can do for people- she has shown that with hard work and determination you can achieve no matter what difficult challenges you may face and is a real shining example'

Congratulations Adele!

A short movie introducing North Lodge

posted Mar 1, 2018, 3:29 AM by Keith Jones

Leadership at Fieldbay

posted Nov 24, 2017, 6:12 AM by Keith Jones

Staff talk about leadership

Fieldbay is growing and bringing jobs to Swansea and the surrounding area

posted Sep 19, 2017, 1:44 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 2:50 AM ]

Rylo Limited is the holding company of Fieldbay is listed in the top 100 companies with a Swansea postcode.  

Wales online

Fieldbay is now a member of the Huntington's Disease Association

posted Sep 11, 2017, 4:52 AM by Keith Jones

We have always provided support for people with complex mental health and physical needs, including people who have Huntington's and similar neurological conditions.  

Huntington's disease is an inherited condition that damages certain nerve cells in the brain.

This brain damage gets progressively worse over time and can affect movement, cognition (perception, awareness, thinking, judgement) and behaviour. In recognition that special skill is needed in supporting this group we have arranged training for our staff in collaboration with the Huntington's Disease Association, and now include this topic as part of our induction for all staff.

BRAIN research is coming to Fieldbay

posted Aug 11, 2017, 8:32 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Aug 11, 2017, 8:35 AM ]

The BRAIN unit in Cardiff aims to develop innovative therapies for neurological and neurodegenerative diseases through collaboration.  We have invited two of the team from the BRAIN research unit in Cardiff to visit us on 15th September at 11am.  They will be holding a coffee morning in Tan yr Allt lodge which is open to everyone.  Please come along to find out more about research into neurological conditions and how to participate.

Fieldbay helps University of Wales win a commendation

posted Apr 25, 2017, 2:14 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Apr 25, 2017, 2:18 AM ]

Discussions held between Fieldbay and the University of Wales resulted in the development of a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership that is benefiting 118 learners and 53 different employers in Wales. 

 The qualification was designed to meet Fieldbay’s need for developing existing staff and underpins our learning and development strategy. This safeguards the organisation’s ethos and culture from dilution and enables us to appoint from within rather than recruit to senior positions externally.

The Project has also acted as a catalyst for stimulating the learners’ enthusiasm for lifelong learning and the importance of embedding robust personal development plans in the workplace.

The project has resulted in Fieldbay being recognised with the ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’ award, by the regional CIPD team and the University of Wales being highly commended at this year’s Universities Association of Lifelong Learning conference.

Cwm Gwendraeth

posted Apr 3, 2017, 2:41 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 5:33 AM ]

Cwm Gwendraeth our new 60 bed Care Home has opened in Carmarthenshire.  
Cwm Gwendraeth

The Service is managed by Avril Pickett, an experienced manager who is also a registered general and psychiatric nurse. 

Our Registration Category allows us to care for persons aged 18-64 years and above with:

  • an acquired brain injury
  • dementia / mental infirmity 
  • a learning disability with a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury and/or dementia / mental infirmity 
  •  a mental illness (functional) with a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury and/or dementia / mental infirmity 

All of which can require residential or nursing care.

We currently have vacancies for people who are CHC funded or jointly funded.

2016 Review of Care

posted Jan 12, 2017, 2:15 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Feb 21, 2017, 8:28 AM ]

A review of care for each service can be viewed here.

Fieldbay wins the Excellence in Learning and Development award

posted Oct 20, 2016, 10:53 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Nov 30, 2017, 7:14 AM ]

A partnership between the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s GWLAD project (Growing Workforces Through Learning and Development) and Fieldbay Ltd has been recognised with an award from the CIPD for outstanding training and development.

The successful partnership between the University’s GWLAD project and Fieldbay Ltd won the Excellence in Learning and Development award.

“I am very pleased to receive this award,” said Aldo Picek, Training Manager at Fieldbay.  “Outside recognition of the GWLAD team’s work with Fieldbay is important to us. Our Leadership Academy has taken a lot of dedicated hard work from both organisations and we are already planning for our next cohort! This will spur us on.

Nick Samuel, a lecturer with GWLAD who’s been managing the project with Fieldbay also commented

“Working with Fieldbay in developing this Leadership programme for their Leadership Academy has been thoroughly enjoyable. I'm fortunate to work with talented Lecturers who were able to take the basic concepts agreed with Fieldbay and turn them into a lively, proactive programme of study.

“The programme leads the participants through a journey from understanding themselves and others, understanding their leadership style, getting the best out of their team, planning workloads and culminating with how to handle issues - when things go wrong. Any experienced leader would agree that these are the key elements required to be an effective leader at the highest level. The programme is generic in nature and can be tailored to suit any organisation in any sector. For the CIPD to recognise its importance in meeting Fieldbay's Learning and Development needs, is really gratifying”.

Find out more about Fieldbay's commitment to training on YouTube

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