The Team

Trudi Handy

Registered Manager ( Designate)

Trudi Handy

Trudi Handy

Registered Manager ( Designate)

  • B.A. Hons University of Worcester
    NVQ  level 5 in Health & Social Care
    Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Trudi has worked for the SENAD Group since 2007 and has a wealth of experience in the care of people with learning disabilities and complex needs. Her roles in social care for the Group have included Social Care Practitioner, Lead Care Practitioner, Bungalow Manager and Deputy Manager at Winslow Court. Trudi has also had a secondment, working as Acting Registered Manager for 6 months at Cedar Lodge.

Martin Carter

Campus Principal

Martin Carter

Martin Carter

Campus Principal

  • BEd (Hons) – London University
  • NPQH

Martin joined the SENAD Group in February 2013. As Principal his role is to lead and develop the range of SENAD services within Herefordshire. This includes Rowden House School, the adult provision within Winslow Court and Cedar Lodge, plus three adult community homes. Martin has over 25 years experience in the field of learning disabilities, including three previous Headships.  He is committed to person-centred approaches and cares passionately about positive outcomes.

Ruth Nolan

Head of Learning

Ruth Nolan

Ruth Nolan

Head of Learning

  • BEd (Hons) – Bath Spa University
  • NVQ 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management

Ruth joined the SENAD group in February 2013. As Head of Learning her role is to create a consistent approach to the development of learning within the SENAD services in Herefordshire, ensuring that each provision is tailored to the individual’s needs. Ruth has over 25 years experience of teaching and senior management in a variety of educational settings. During this time she has developed an empathy and understanding of students’ educational, emotional and social needs and is committed to supporting continuing development, knowledge and understanding for all learners and staff.

Julia Hawkes

Health and Wellbeing Manager

Julia Hawkes

Julia Hawkes

Health and Wellbeing Manager

  • NVQ Healthcare
  • Professional Clinical Skills
  • Award in Education and Training
  • Professional Development in Social Care
  • PRN Medication Administration
  • Allergy and Anaphylactic Care

Julia has worked for Winslow Court for over 11 years. She is the named person for controlled medication and lead trainer/assessor in medication training. In her role she oversees all aspects of medication administration and compliance, liaising with health professionals and staff medication and healthcare training. Her role covers the groups Herefordshire based adult homes; Winslow Court, Cedar Lodge, Park House, Orchard End and Fairfield House. Julia is also responsible for Health and Wellbeing of young people at Rowden House School.