17 Sep 2019

“Seeing the residents confused is challenging”

Tilly Yeomans is 20 years old. She has joined Sisters Hospitallers family recently as a carer working in our home in Shenston, a job that she combines with her studies at university.

How long have you been working for the Sisters Hospitallers? Did you know about our Institution before?
I’ve been working here around a month now and hadn’t heard of the institution before.

What do you like most about your job? Would you change anything?
I love interacting with the residents and wouldn’t change anything.

Can you tell us about your daily activities?
In the morning I assist the residents with getting ready and ensure they are well presented for the day ahead and later on in the day I help serve the lunch.

Working with the Sisters is a highlight of the job, they are so helpful.

What is it like to work with the sisters?
Working with the Sisters is a highlight of the job, they are so helpful.

What would you say to someone who is thinking about working at Christ the King?
It’s a great place to work with a great sense of community.

What is it like to work at Christ the King? What do you like most about your duties?
It is incredibly rewarding and helping the residents is so fulfilling.

What do you enjoy the most about residents?
Their humour always makes my day, along with talking and learning about their life experiences.

I believe assisting the residents to live their lives with respect and dignity is a major contribution.

What do you find most challenging about your job?
Seeing the residents upset or confused is challenging.

What would you say makes this Institution special?
Having the Sisters here is a special touch.

Can you recall a truly special moment working at the home?
When the residents thank you for the work that you do is a very special feeling.

Have you been through any difficult times working there?
The residents passing is always difficult as they all bring something different to the home.

It is incredibly rewarding and helping the residents is so fulfilling.

How do you believe you are contributing to the Hospitaller mission/to the community?
I believe assisting the residents to live their lives with respect and dignity is a major contribution.

Is there anything else you would like to mention?
Although I am fairly new to the job, I would like to thank all the staff and Sisters for their warm welcome and all of their support.