Amanda, the dedicated Well-being Coordinator at Moorhouse, is more than just a professional caregiver. As a mother of three, her journey from a successful career in children’s magazine editing to the heart of Moorhouse’s well-being initiatives is a testament to her dynamic approach to life. Amanda’s commitment extends beyond the boundaries of her professional life, showcasing her dedication to community service through volunteering at the local food bank and the National Trust.
Discovering the Power of Joy
In her role at Moorhouse, Amanda is driven by a passion for working with the elderly and unearthing the fascinating stories that shape their lives. She finds immense joy in witnessing the residents’ faces light up, creating meaningful connections through laughter and shared experiences. Amanda’s ability to identify activities that resonate with each resident ensures a positive and enriching environment at Moorhouse.
Navigating Challenges: Tailoring Well-being for Diverse Abilities
While Amanda thrives on creating joyful moments, she recognizes the challenges of catering to diverse abilities and interests. Understanding that not everyone can partake in certain activities, she skillfully navigates these hurdles, often turning to the universal language of music to unite residents in shared enjoyment.
Fulfilling Moments: Impactful Contributions and Collaborative Teamwork
Amanda’s sense of fulfilment in her role derives from her positive impact on residents’ daily lives. Her collaborative spirit shines through as she works seamlessly with the Moorhouse team. Leveraging her writing skills from her previous career, Amanda aspires to document residents’ life histories, adding a personalised touch to their experiences for both families and residents to cherish.
A Tapestry of Stories: Amanda’s Passion for Social History
Amanda’s keen interest in social history becomes a driving force behind her role as she revels in the diverse life stories shared by Moorhouse residents. This passion not only adds depth to her responsibilities but also serves as a unique way to connect with and understand the individuals under her care.
Embracing the Emotional Journey
While Amanda’s role is undoubtedly rewarding, it comes with emotional challenges. Her deep connections with residents make each loss a poignant experience. Yet, it is precisely these emotional ties that motivate Amanda to continue her commitment to enhancing the well-being of every individual at Moorhouse, ensuring their lives are filled with moments of joy and connection.
We thank Amanda for her great work and look forward to witnessing the continued positive impact she will undoubtedly make in the future.