Fairfield - The Management Team
Tereasa (Terri) Denby - Registered Manager of Children's Residential Services
Tereasa (Terri) Denby
Terri joined Fairfield in March 2009. Terri has supported young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties, PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome) and with young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions. Terri previously worked as Head of House for a large children’s care organisation and was responsible for all duties including: managing staff team, conducting supervisions/appraisals, identifying training needs, implementing Care Plans, Behaviour Management Plans, Health Care Plans and all other relevant documentation required.
Steve Gibson - Manager of Children's Residential Services
Steve has completed NVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care and Diploma Level 4 in Leadership and Management. He has completed many courses relating to care such as Key Working, Intensive Interaction, Moving and Handling, First Aid, Team Teach, Risk Assessment, Food Hygiene, Equality & Diversity, Challenging Behavior, Mental Capacity and many others relevant to the position.
Steve began his career in the Military; responsible for leading and managing specialist teams. Since then, Steve has applied the skills he had gained to setting up projects involving intervention assessment and schedule 1 offenders. Steve has gained many outdoor pursuit qualifications which enable him to instruct Abseiling, Rock Climbing and canoeing. Steve is currently completing further training relevant to his role, including specialist training on autism and relationships.
Nicola Malloy - Manager of Community Supported Living Services
Nicola joined Fairfield’s in May 09, she had over seven years experience in the care industry working with young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties and Autism Spectrum Condition at this time.
Nicola’s qualifications include an NVQ level 3 in The Care of Children and Young People, Diploma Level 4 in Leadership and Management and a certificate in ASD from Birmingham University. She has also attended various training courses including Team- Teach, TEACCH, PDA, Safeguarding Children, Understanding and responding to Self Harm, Independence Training, Appointed Person First Aid, Early Experience Attachment, Managing Challenging Behaviour, Train the trainer on Moving People, Certificate in Health and Safety within the workplace, Safeguarding Adults , Equality and Diversity, Intensive Interaction, Transition to Management and Care Induction Standards, PECS (picture exchange communication system) and ASDAN training.
Phillipa Hallows - Community Supported Living Services Care Co-ordinator
Kellieanne Abiola - Registered Manager of Adult Residential Services
Kellieanne has almost 10 years experience in the care industry, working with both children and adults. During her career, Kellieanne has been involved in all aspects of care and support for individuals with learning difficulties, mental health issues and autism. Prior to working with Fairfield, she gained a wide range of relevant experience in local special schools, working with people with autism and associated learning difficulties.
Kellieanne has achieved a certificate in Psychology from Liverpool University and has studied Autism at Lancaster College. Other relevant training courses she has undertaken include: Team-Teach, TEACCH, Safeguarding, Understanding Self-Harm, De-escaltion of Challenging Behaviour, Intensive Interaction, ASDAN Life Skills, Equality and Diversity, Mental Capacity and Best Interests, PECS, Health & Safety, Trainer Moving and Handling, Trainer Risk Assessment, Trainer Dignity in Care and many others. Currently, Kellieanne is undertaking Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services.
Julie Egan - Office Manager
Julie joined Fairfield in 2012, with over 27 years of administrative experience. Julie has worked in education and medical settings and has a good knowledge of care, from her time spent as a foster carer. Julie has undertaken training in child protection, first aid and school inclusion, as well as attending other short courses relevant to her role. Julie's role here includes recruitment, invoicing and dealing with enquiries from parents, carers and other professionals.
Paul Barker - ASDAN Coordinator & Life skills tutor
Paul supports the service users at Fairfield with life skills sessions and these include gardening (Fairfield House has a vegetable garden), cooking and outdoor activities such as walking, farm projects etc. Paul is involved in Fairfield’s integrated art club held once a fortnight involving local young people from the community and service users who access Fairfield. Paul has helped to establish Fairfield’s ‘Farm Project, and now undertakes tutoring sessions with young adults working toward ASDAN qualification in life skills, horticulture and animal husbandry.
Matthew Hudson - Fairfield School Teacher
Matt has also been a member of the Senior Leadership Team in previous placements and has had whole school responsibilities which have included developing initiatives such as new curriculum areas, achieving Healthy School status, running school councils, developing Playground Activity Leaders and developing policies and procedures. Matt has also enjoyed being involved on residential trips to France, Scotland and Wales with the children he has worked with.
Matt has completed various specialist training courses, including PECS and TEACCH, to support children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions to learn more effectively.
Penny Hughes - Speech & Language Therapist
Penny graduated in 2003 with an honours degree in Speech & Language Therapy from the university of Manchester. Penny joined Fairfield in 2011.
Penny is experienced in working with young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, learning difficulties and physical disabilities. She has supported students across a range of mainstream and special needs educational and residential settings.
Penny has a special interest in AAC systems including, Makaton signs and symbols, PECS and electronic communication devices.
Penny supports the service users at Fairfield by providing advise and training to staff and resources to support communication development. Penny carries out assessments and offers 1:1 or group therapy sessions, working on service users receptive and expressive communication development goals. Penny supports young people to express their views at care reviews and at children’s meetings.