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. 

Cath Ritchie

Cath Ritchie

Deputy Manager

I qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 2006 with 11 years previous experience as a care assistant. I began my career with Barchester Healthcare as a RMN, progressed to unit manager and am currently the deputy manager here at Adlington. My role is to support the general manager in planning, directing and delivering a high standard of person-centred care, along with the day-to-day running of the home. I live locally with my family and enjoy walking and a good bottle of red wine.

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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. 

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Tanya Stubbs

Tanya Stubbs

Finance Administrator

Tanya has worked at Adlington Manor for over 25 years and is responsible for supporting staff, relatives and families with the administration and financial running of the home. Tanya works closely with the General Manager to ensure that every task is completed for the efficient running of the home.

Tanya is the heartbeat of the administration team, helping create the amazing homely atmosphere as soon as you enter the home.

With a background as a trained chef with various City & Guild qualifications in catering, Tanya progressed in the company to attain a Degree in Business Management.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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