Denise Read - Responsible Individual
Denise and Mike Read are the Directors of Marston Care Limited which owns Fir Villa Residential Home. They live locally in Sherborne and are actively involved with Fir Villa working with the Registered Manager and the staff team to ensure that Fir Villa delivers the highest possible care and the best outcomes for all who live there.
Denise has worked in care for over 25 years and has all the necessary qualifications and mandatory training as well as a huge amount of experience and skill gained in a variety of roles. She qualified as a Registered Manager in 2002 and managed a residential home and was an area Manager overseeing 4 care homes across the south of England before buying Fir Villa in 2009 with her husband Mike. Denise is the “Responsible Individual” registered with the Care Quality Commission and is accountable for the service alongside the Registered Manager. Mike has extensive experience in the running of a business having run a family farming business until retiring from it to work with Denise and “build their dream”.
Both Denise and Mike are completely dedicated to Fir Villa, its residents and its staff strongly believing that provision of exemplary care and the ability to lead a happy, safe and fulfilled life is a fundamental requirement for all its residents and this is the ethos on which Fir Villa, our family run home thrives on.