The Uplands Care Service

- Serving the older people of Stroud

Our Trustees, who are all volunteers with backgrounds in appropriate professions, make up the Management Committee. They provide overall strategic management and work closely with the Manager and Administrator.


Our Trustees (as at February 2019)

Pat Puddephatt (Chairman)  BA (Hons)

Jackie Taylor

Pamela Tawse (Treasurer) BN (Canada)

Hilary Treasure-Jones

Dilys Warren BTEC Cert in Higher Education in ‘Community Development with Local Policy’, NVQ Level 3 in Supervisory Management



Our Staff (as at May 2018)

All our Staff have enhanced  Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks (previously called CRB).  Our staff are experienced in the care of older people and suitably qualified and insured.   In addition they undertake Mandatory training, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, Basic First Aid, Manual Handling, Basic Food Handling for appropriate staff. 


Manager (vacant)


Mr Paul House, Care Assistant and Minibus Driver

Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care 

Level 2 BAND Playwork Foundation Course

MIDAS Certificate for Minibus Transport (including wheelchair passengers and the use of the Minibus tail lift)

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care


Mrs Bernadette Bruton, Kitchen Supervisor and Care Assistant

Level 3 Diploma, Health and Social Care (Adults)

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care


Rosie Wingate, Care Assistant

NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

BA (Hons) Fine Arts P.G.C.E.


Amy Moore, Care Assistant

Level 3 Diploma, Health & Social Care

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care


Jackie Bartlett, Care Assistant

12 years care experience





Jim Rollinson (JR Community Services)

NVQ Level 4 Leadership and Management for Care Services



Our Visiting Tutors

Claire Bader has an NVQ Level 4 Postural and Stability Instructor and is a qualified Extend Exercise Tutor


Steve Smith is a Graphic Designer holding an Illustration Diploma and is a Qualified Further Education teacher and has a Special Needs qualification


Steve Whitcombe is a guitarist and singer who specialises in Musical Memories and reminiscence





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What people tell us


On behalf of everyone in the family, we’d like to thank all the staff who have contributed to looking after Dad during his time with the Care Service.  We know that he really appreciated how special you made him feel.  Keep up the good work.