Meet the Loveday Team: Izabela Klaczkiewicz

Izabela is a vastly experienced care professional, having excelled in the business for over 18 years.
 
Izabela studied medicine at a university in Poland before moving to the UK, working for prestigious care providers including Hallmark, Barchester and Sunrise.

Specialising in dementia care, Izabela has participated and contributed extensively to many dementia pilot projects to promote therapeutic approaches, interventions and innovations. She is dedicated to progressing the field of dementia and the way we deliver care to those living with the disease.

Izabela has a passion for providing the very highest standards of excellence for everybody, every day. She has a strong level of integrity and a belief in the need to value every person as an individual, thus extensively tailoring care plans around personal requirements and preferences. She ensures each Member is living a fulfilled and meaningful life.

Izabela has a unique style of management built on the foundations of exposure to many roles within a care home. Izabela always goes above and beyond for Members and the team, creating a very homely and inclusive environment for everyone. Understanding, compassionate and kind, Izabela always finds solutions and goes to great lengths to support everyone around her, including Member’s family and loved ones.

Izabela has received national recognition for her commitment and contribution to dementia care including runner-up in the National Dementia Care Awards and the Dementia Champion Award at the national level.

Izabela was previously the manager of Loveday Chelsea Court Place, before opening Loveday Abbey Raod. In her previous roles with other care providers, Izabela was instrumental in developing the Dementia Strategy and improving the Care Home rating from “requires improvement” to “outstanding”.

 

60 Seconds with Izabela Klaczkiewicz, Loveday General Manager.

Meet Izabela Klaczkiewicz, the General Manager at Loveday Chelsea Court Place as she shares an insight into her life and the things that she enjoys.

 

Name: Izabela Klaczkiewicz

Position: General Manager

How long have you worked at Loveday: since June 2021

 

Where do you live:

I live in South London on a road lined with unique tree species and magnificent Magnolia trees.
 

Hobbies & interests: 
I love travelling and spending time outdoors. I enjoy fishing, a hobby which men in my family are very passionate about.

 

Favourite part of London: 
Chelsea.

 

Favourite restaurant (in London): 
The Ivy in Wimbledon Village.

 

Favourite holiday destination: 
Fuerteventura.

 

Favourite film:
Top gun maverick.

 

Career highlight: 
My biggest career highlight was exposure to many roles within a care home which enhanced my ability to connect with a different points of view and different walks of life.

 

Favourite meal to enjoy with Members: 
There are many lovely meals cooked in our Care Home, but I think that desserts are appreciated by everyone.

 

Favourite part of the job: 
Being able to make a difference and being able to witness the power of a smile, a kind word and how our lovely carers can turn someone's mood around just by showing empathy and kindness.

Favourite activity to do with Members: 
I love talking to our members and asking their opinions about things. I received a lot of interesting advice!

 

Favourite part of the day: 
Lunch time is when our dining room is buzzing, and our staff and members enjoy the dining experience.

 

What gets you out of bed in the morning: 
A strong cup of coffee and the opportunity to do the thing that could not be done the day before.
 

What does good care mean to you: 
Creating an inclusive environment where every member is comfortable and able to continue their lifestyle choices and preferences.

Published: 6th of September 2022 by Loveday & Co

Tagged: Loveday Chelsea Court Place, Loveday, Medical Professionals

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