Meet the 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:

Kristy Smith

General Manager

Hi, my name is Kristy and I am the General Manager here at Alice Grange.

I love my job and I am very proud to say that I have enjoyed a varied career at Barchester, where I have worked as a Bank Carer, Home Trainer, Head of Unit, Deputy Manager and now Acting General Manager.

I am endlessly passionate about our home and work tirelessly to enable a beautiful, safe and independent experience for those we support.

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Ann-Marie Barnes

Team Leader - Cherry Blossom

My name is Ann-Marie and I am the Team Leader on our residential community, which is called Cherry Blossom. I have worked here since 2013, and I am proud to have been promoted a few times, leading to my current role as Team Leader. I really enjoy my job and like helping the residents live well and independently.

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Monika Rohtla

Administrator

My name is Monika and I have worked at the Alice Grange since 2012. I am passionate about my job and like to study the field I am working in. I am studying Business Management at the Open University and I am really enjoying my learning.

I have many hobbies; I like sailing and singing and I am in three choirs! I am very proud to be Estonian and often wear my national dress to work and talk to the residents about my home country. 

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Sarah Goodman

Activities Coordinator

Sarah joined Alice Grange in 2017 as part of the activities team, but was was promoted to the Activities Lead in 2018. Sarah is inspirational in the way she supports the residents with their well-being – the home has never been so exciting!

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Aji Abraham

Senior Nurse

Hello, my name is Aji and I am a Senior Nurse at Alice Grange Care Home. I love working here!

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Stephen Cook

RMN

Stephen has worked at Alice Grange since 2017. He is an RMN who brings an excellent range of skills and knowledge to the team.

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Georgina Penny

Admin Assistant

My name is Georgina and I am an Admin Assistant here at Alice Grange. I feel that my previous roles have helped me bring a wealth of experience to this position. I have been a serving police officer and a HR manager, in addition to a Deputy Manager in a care setting.

This role affords me the time to enjoy my six grandchildren whilst still being able to make a difference to the lives of the residents we support.

We have a beautiful home and I am very proud to work here. My favourite parts of the job are the people, marketing and recruitment.

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Jo Lummis

Care Practitioner

My name is Jo and I am one of the home's Care Practitioners. My dream is to be a nurse and I am loving all of the experience I am gaining in this role. I am very proud to work at the Alice Grange and love helping residents to live safely and happily here. I started my career as a Carer and have enjoyed being a Senior Carer and now a Care Practitioner. I love my job!

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Tracey Taylor

Hostess

Hi, my name is Tracey and I am a Hostess here at Alice Grange. I love my job and I love being able to help residents. It is my responsibility to ensure that mealtimes are social and to help keep the residents topped up with tea and homemade cake. My favourite part of the job is spending time with residents and chatting about their day.

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Ross Folk

Head Chef

My name is Ross and I am the Head Chef here at Alice Grange. I started as a Chef 12 years ago and my career has taken me all over the world. I particularly enjoy working in a care setting because I can see the difference good food makes.

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Maintenance Team

Maintenance Team

Terry Daly (Maintenance Manager) and Philip Janson (Maintenance Assistant) make up our maintenance team here at Alice Grange.

Terry has been nominated several times in regional awards for his work and Philip started with us as a Carer and evolved, using his experience and qualifications from his time in the Merchant Navy in this new role. We are very proud of them!

Both work very hard to enable us to live and work in a safe and beautiful environment.

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Michaela Farr

Head of Housekeeping

Hi, my name is Michaela and I am the Head of Housekeeping here at Alice Grange. I started working here early 2018, and really enjoy what I do. I love my job and helping the residents is my number one priority. I love the challenges that my role brings and look forward to every day.

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Pornphen Couzens

Kitchen Assistant & Carer

This is Pornphen; she is a wonderful Kitchen Assistant and Carer. She is always smiling and is happy to do whatever is needed for the home if it benefits the residents. We are very proud of Pornphen and everything she does for us.

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Eileen Wymark

Volunteer

This is one of our amazing volunteers, who help us make the home so full of life and love. Eileen has just been told she is through to the finals of the Great British Care Awards, which is being held on 15th November.

Eileen is an inspiration to us all. She is very kind, funny and full of energy and at the core of what we do. We love Eileen and are endlessly proud of her achievements. We think she is a winner for sure!

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Bill & Ben

Budgies

Bill and Ben were kindly donated by the relatives of a resident who passed away. It's a pleasure to have them!

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Barney

Pet Therapist

Woof!

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Konrad Rudski

Senior Carer

Hello, my name is Konrad and I am a senior carer at Alice Grange care home.

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Dorothy Ople

Night Senior Carer

Hello, my name is Dorothy and I am a Senior Carer at Alice Grange Care Home.

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Carolyn Dann

Senior Carer

Hello, my name is Carolyn and I am a Senior Carer at Alice Grange Care Home.

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