Meet the Adlington Manor Care Home team

Our trained team of professionals work together to create the best possible experience for those living in the home, striving to deliver excellent care services in a warm, homely environment. You can find out more about some of our wonderful staff members below:

Fiona Gough

Fiona Gough

General Manager

Welcome to Adlington Manor's website; my name is Fiona and I am the General Manager here. 

I have a wide and varied career in nursing, including a short service commission in the Queen Alexander Royal Army Nursing Corps. I spent many years the health service in a variety of roles, including Theatre Manager, Directorate Manager and Modern Matron. I moved into the care sector in 2010 and have worked as a General Manager since that time. I joined Barchester in February 2015. 

Danielle Cheetham

Deputy Home Manager

Hi, my name is Danielle and I am the homes Deputy Home Manager at Adlington Manor.  I joined the team in 2019.

Caroline Brierley

Caroline Brierley

Head of Dementia

I have been a registered mental health nurse since 2012, and have worked as a unit manager on the Memory Lane community at Adlington since 2015. I pride myself on having a real passion for ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered to the residents we care for, and enriching their daily lives by providing person-centred care. 

Show More

Trudie Sherratt

Home Administrator

I have been working for Barchester since 2020. I deal with all aspects of the administration of the home to ensure it runs smoothly, from invoicing, ordering, recruitment, setting up contracts, to manning reception; there's never a dull day!

Lynne Bowler

Activities Coordinator

I joined the activities team at Adlington Manor in May 2017. Previously, I have worked as a tree surgeon and have had heavy involvement with the Guides and Brownies. I love participating in activities with residents, whether that's by driving the minibus on trips outside the home, or by engaging in themed days.

I am passionate about my role and especially the challenge of coming up with new ways to engage as many residents as possible in our activities here. 

Show More

Helen Broadhurst

Helen Broadhurst

Admin Assistant

Hi, my name is Helen, and I am the admin assistant here at Adlington Manor.

Alfred Yuma

Alfred Yuma

Head Chef

Hi, my name is Alfie, and I am the head chef here at Adlington Manor.

Orginally from the Philippines, I have worked here since 2011, starting as a kitchen assistant and working my way up to second chef, and now head chef. I finished my NVQ 2 Level 2 in Hospitality & Catering Principles in 2018.

I love my job, as I think that it is all about dedication and having a genuine passion for doing what is best for the residents. Our food is all homemade by our team, and we pride ourselves on our abilities to produce wonderful meals that the residents love to eat. Our team is passionate about food, and if the menu choices are not to residents' tastes, we always happy to make something alternative.

Show More

Gary Gibson

Maintenance Manager

My team and I enjoy carrying out all the demanding maintenance duties that this colourful home throws at us daily. It is sometimes challenging, but always rewarding. Maintenance is paramount when it comes to our residents, relatives and colleagues, and my role is to keep the home environment to the highest standards possible, ultimately creating a safe and warm place for our residents to live and my colleagues to work.

I also manage and deal with contractors, keeping records up-to-date for our audits. 

Show More

Heather Findlow

Head of Housekeeping

Head Housekeeper, Heather Finlow, leads the housekeeping team here at Adlington Manor, who have almost 50 years combined experience.

Heather and her team are responsible for maintaining Barchester’s high standards of cleanliness & tidiness, whilst still keeping a homely atmosphere in a building full of character.

She also oversees the smooth running of a full laundry service for those we support.

Show More

Della Bordley

Activities Coordinator

Hi my name is Della and I am an Activities Coordinator here at Adlington Manor.  I have had many years’ experience working in the Health and Social care sector in  various roles. My  aim  is to promote and maintain life enrichment through activities. I do  this through  supporting individuals to take part in a wide range of activities.  The main focus of my role is to ensure that residents have fun and that we provide exciting and therapeutic activities for everyone to benefit from.

I like to organise a wide variety of activities to suit everyone’s needs in the homes weekly programme, including monthly entertainment, outings and animal visits.

Show More

Nina Simms

Administration Assistant

Dawn Hilditch

Care Practitioner

Kelly Ann Livingstone

Care Practitioner
Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure ‘Life in our home. Providing care through coronavirus’ for more information on how we’re here to help you and your loved one.

Read brochure

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

Find out more

Activities & Events

Activities

Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

Find out more

Care & Facilities

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

Find out more

What happens now?

Are you ready to discuss your individual care requirements? Pick up the phone and talk to us, book a visit to our care home or come and take a look around our facilities.

Care enquiries

New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

01625 241 700

All other calls

01625 856 710

Our fees and contract

We want to be as transparent as possible about how we charge for the different services we provide as well as what’s included in our contract. Please click the links below to find out more about our fees and contract.

Useful downloads

Here to help you make the right decision about your care requirements.

Care Home and Company Awards