Ocean healthcare Complex care is run by a senior management team with over 91 years of nursing, Complex Care and management experience. They are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care and enabling children and adults to live their best lives at home.
Our care teams are managed by nurses and experienced team leaders in each area who have access to and are supported by the senior management 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
You can find out more about our senior management team below.
Care Director, Registered Manager
& Practicing Nurse (RGN & RSCN)
Cathy has been a Registered General and Paediatric Nurse for more than 30 years, with an unblemished record and a career in clinical leadership, management and commissioning.
After completing her Nurse training in 1987 she went onto join Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in in 1991 where she qualified as a Registered Sick Children’s nurse (RSCN).
On moving to Devon, she has held a number of senior roles including Quality Lead for Devon Children’s Services and then Governance Lead for Integrated Children’s services for the whole of the South West of England.
Her WINGs work on transitioning children to adult services was published in the Paediatric Nurse and was recognised with a Health and social Care awarded which she collected at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Not one to stand still she has continued to train, and holds a Diploma in Coaching and Leadership, is a accredited trainer to deliver a number of courses as well as keeping up with the training needed to maintain Registered Manager status with Skills for Care, the national body for the NHS.
She is accountable for and responsible for the safe delivery of Ocean Healthcare Complex Care services.
Cathy still practices nursing and does do shifts with our care team.
Managing Director and Nominated Individual
Ken is a highly competent senior manager with over 20 years experiencing leading and managing organisations.
He is the owner and Managing Director of Ocean Healthcare.
He started the business in October 2013 and has grown it to be one of the largest nursing agency organisations in the South West.
He is deeply invested in Health & Social care within the region which includes providing and supporting best practice care events and working with the Care Managers Network.
Ken’s role as a Nominated Individual is to supervise the way that the regulated activity is managed. He is involved in key decisions and shaping the organisations future.
Sinead has worked in healthcare for over 21 years having been a carer before training as a nurse.
She has a BSc in Nursing and is a Registered Learning Disability Nurse since 2003 with a particular specialism of Learning disability.
In her many years of experience, she has held roles including; Staff Nurse, Senior Nurse, Clinical Lead to Deputy Manager.
As our Lead Nurse, she ensures our care team have all the skills and training needed to provide care to our service users.
Her experience spans working in residential, nursing, community and respite settings as well as having worked in Day Services.
She has a passion for providing quality care for the elderly and those nearing the end of their life.
Sinead brings a wealth of general nursing knowledge and experience and really compliments our team with her additional skills in learning disabilities.
Paula has been a Registered General Nurse since 1998.
She has worked in acute settings including Bristol Royal Infirmary, Royal Devon & Exeter on wards and theatres in particular specialising in ear, nose and throat (ENT), Vascular, plastic and reconstruction surgery through to general surgery.
She later moved into complex care looking after a child with complex tracheotomy and airway management needs.
Paula brings a wealth of knowledge and experience caring for both adults and children.
She is a practicing nurse and supports the care team on shifts.
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Taher Ltd t/a Ocean Healthcare Complex Care Registered No. 4254807.
Registered in England and Wales. Registered Address 252 Torquay Road, Paignton, Devon TQ3 2EZ