Meet the Care Team

Registered Manager/ Clinical Lead

Sheela Navaratnarajah

MA, BA, BN (Hons)
Our dedicated team of care staff are led by our experienced Registered Manager/ Clinical Lead Sheela Navaratnarajah. Sheela has a wealth of experience caring for the elderly. She has worked for Brightside Manor for 12 years, initially as a senior carer, then deputy manager. She went on to obtain her Bachelor of Nursing (mental health) degree and has achieved QCF diploma Level 5 in Leadership and Management for Adult Social Care Setting. With a special interest in dementia care provision she has conducted research into the management of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of dementia. Sheela is registered with Social Care Wales as a Adult Care Home Manager, registration number W/5080384.
Deputy Manager

Anupama Sheela

BSc (Hons)
Anupama has worked as a nurse practitioner with Diploma in Nursing and attained BSc (Hons) degree in Professional Practice (Nursing) before joining Brightside in December 2021. She has 12 years’ experience in both hospital and private sector with particular interest in dementia care. She is currently undergoing her QCF diploma Level 4 in leadership and management training. Anupama is also the key worker lead and resident wellbeing champion at Brightside. Her role is to assist the Registered Manager in all aspects of care with particular interest in those residents who have been diagnosed with dementia as well as supporting in the delivery of care to others who have not been formally diagnosed. She is registered with Social Care Wales as Adult Care Home Worker, registration number W/5064608.
Deputy Manager

Anjana Lama

BSc (Hons)
Anjana joined Brightside Manor in Oct 2021. She has a wealth of experience caring for a range of clients previously working as a health care assistant on cardiology, intensive care and dementia wards. She has worked in various health sectors including residential and nursing settings. Anjana has attained BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology and Health Science. During her studies she has obtained knowledge in diagnostics, medical interventions and development of new pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. Anjana is the medication lead and staff well-being champion at Brightside. Anjana is currently undergoing QCF Level 4 in Leadership and Management training. She is registered with Social Care Wales as Adult Care Home Worker, registration number W/5056987.
In-House Nutritionist

Jinu Ouseph

BSc , MSc
Jinu joined our team as senior carer in April 2019 and appointed as our very own nutritionist, which is uncommon in care homes. Brightside places emphasis on nutrition and hydration as a way of supporting physical health and reducing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. She has attained post graduate BSc in Nursing, MSc in Health Services Management and a full member of The Nutrition Society.

Care Workers

Brightside employs 28 full and part time day/night senior carers and care workers with varying skills and qualifications. Some of these staff have obtained professional nursing qualifications (although they are not practising as nurses); whilst others have attained QCF Diploma level 2 or 3 and registered with Social Care Wales as Adult Social Care Workers.

Ancillary Staff Team

We employ a full and part-time cook, domestic and laundry assistants as well as a full-time maintenance person.
Brightside Manor - Dignified Senior Living - Senior Living Care Home, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
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