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Clarissa Bautista

Manager

Clarissa joined Primley Court Nursing Home in 2015 as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Her wealth of clinical and managerial experience has contributed to Primley Court becoming a Care Home of distinction.
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Clarissa joined Primley Court Nursing Home in 2015 as a Clinical Nurse Specialist; a nursing graduate of the Philippines Clarissa’s wealth of clinical and managerial expertise gained aboard and in the UK, NHS and corporate independent social care sector has since contributed to Primley Court becoming a Care Home of distinction.

Clarissa worked in Wales for 5 years supporting a 90 bedded dementia care facility, moving to Devon to help set up a premium new build care home for older people in Torquay; establishing sort after local nursing services for complex long term health conditions; intermediate care and end of life care.

Clarissa’s passion is for person centred dementia care and in reconnection of Clarissa’s strong leadership skills; when presented with the opportunity in 2016 Optima Care appointed Clarissa to the post of Care Home Manager at The Primley Court Nursing Home.

Clarissa’s insight of Dementia and the techniques required to improve on person centred dementia care helps motivate existing and new staff members and ensures an evidence based model of support is delivered, resident goals are set and the team’s resident interactions have positive outcomes.

“I have a goal; I will be an instrument to promote the Highest Standard and Highest Quality of Care wherever I work, I am committed to teaching staff and supporting them to become better in their job role. I love my residents and am passionate about older people’s services and place individuals at the centre of all we do” Influential in Clarissa forging the strong links we enjoy with the local NHS multidisciplinary care team who support the care home.

Primley Court is like my second home, the staff and the residents and their families are my second family. Making a difference to my resident’s life is a key for me. I always believe in “good karma”.

If I am not in work I try to relax. (I try!) I love cooking, travel, watching movies, shopping, and spending quality time with my own family.