About us

OUR MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM


Seth & Pedro introduce

OUR CLINICAL & MANAGEMENT TEAM

Meet some of the high-calibre team of therapists, managers and support staff who enable our service users to live their best lives.

Pedro and Seth


Laura Richardson

Director

Laura Richardson-Cheater


As Laura’s parents set up Richardson Care in 1989, she has grown up in the business and is passionate about maintaining its core values.



Greg Richardson

Director

Greg Richardson-Cheater


Greg has a background in Social Work and care home management. He oversees the strategic and operational aspects of the business.



Silvia Silva, Head of Care

Head of Care

Silvia Silva


Positive, proactive and well-organised, Silvia is responsible for ensuring that we deliver the highest standards of care.



Dr Pedro Areias Grilo

Clinical Head

Dr Pedro Areias Grilo


Pedro is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and is responsible for leading the MDT, ensuring the quality of clinical care.



Helen Petrie

Registered Manager, Acquired Brain Injury Service

Helen Petrie


Helen Petrie has wide ranging experience in the care sector and has been Registered Manager at The Richardson Mews since March 2016.



Tally Thumwood

Registered Manager, Learning Disability Service

Tally Thumwood


Tally is a warm-hearted and dedicated Manager. She loves working in the care sector and joined Richardson Care in 2012 as an Activity Support Worker.



Jackie Hardisty

Registered Manager, Learning Disability Service

Jackie Hardisty


Jackie Hardisty is a kind and dedicated manager with extensive experience of working with adults who have learning disabilities and complex needs.



Emma Tear, Interim Manager at Richardson Care

Interim Manager, Acquired Brain Injury Service

Emma Tear


Emma combines a bubbly personality with a positive outlook and attention to detail and has over 10 years’ experience in the care sector,



Dr Seth A. Mensah

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

Dr Seth A. Mensah


Seth’s special interest areas are the neurocognitive, neurobehavioural and neuropsychiatric aspects of acquired brain injury and epilepsy.



Guy Stewart Neurophysiotherapist

Chartered Physiotherapist

Guy Stewart


Guy has been working with Richardson Care since 2011 and specialises in working with people who have a range of acquired and progressive neurological conditions.



Julita Frackowska

Assistant Psychologist

Julita Frackowska


Julita joined Richardson Care in 2004. Her main role is to support people with learning disabilities to improve their well-being through maintaining existing skills and learning new skills.



Trudi Jenkins SaLT

Speech & Language Therapist

Trudi Jenkins


Trudi works with service users to increase their functional communication, treat related conditions and help them to achieve their goals.



Gill Ayris

Admissions and Referrals Manager

Gill Ayris


Gill’s management, organisation and people skills help her to work very effectively with everyone involved in the admissions process.



Deanna Jackson

Admissions and Referrals Co-ordinator

Deanna Jackson


Deanna is a caring person and willing to help anyone. A team player, who is bubbly and approachable, she loves talking to people.



Lewis Leslie

Admissions and Referrals Co-ordinator

Lewis Leslie


Lewis has the ability to think on his feet and adapt to different situations, which is crucial in his current role.



Darren Kendall

Music Enrichment Leader

Darren Kendall


Darren absolutely loves running the Music Enrichment sessions, which have many benefits for the service users.



Laura Griffin

Staff & Audit Co-ordinator

Laura Griffin


Laura’s role includes staff recruitment and administration and she’s the main person who welcomes new employees into the Richardson Care family.



Louise Hammond

Beauty Therapist

Louise Hammond


Louise is a qualified massage and beauty therapist with over 20 years’ experience. Providing regular treatments for service users helps to maintain self-esteem and well-being.



Dexter Griffin

Maintenance Manager

Dexter Griffin


Dexter heads up the maintenance team at Richardson Care who ensure that all our care homes provide a safe, comfortable and homely environment for all service users.



MAKE A REFERRAL

Are you looking for a placement for an individual with learning disabilities or an acquired brain injury? Contact our Admissions and Referrals Team for more information or to arrange a visit to our specialist residential homes.

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