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:

Lynda Hamilton-Shaw

General Manager

Hi, I'm Lynda, the General Manager here at Awel-Y-Mor, and I would like to welcome you to our home.

I started at Awel-Y-Mor in January 2013 and became General Manager in October 2015. I am responsible for the day-to-day running of the home, ensuring all staff provide excellent care to residents, and promoting a happy and friendly atmosphere in which family and friends can feel welcome and know their loved one is cared for and supported.

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Rachael Walters

Deputy Manager

Rachael has vast experience with brain injuries and complex needs. She has previously worked at Awel-Y-Mor before and has now returned as the Deputy Manager.

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Alison Williams

Head of Unit

Alison returned to Awel-Y-Mor in September 2016.  She has vast experience in caring for people following brain injuries, and with complex needs. She is approachable and ensures that care is delivered to a high standard.

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Nicola Rees

Head of Unit

I have been with Awel Y Mor for 6 years.  I started working here as a carer and have since completed my professional training and qualified as an RGN.  I have been fortunate to be able to continue my career progression and I am now proud to be a Head of Unit.  

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Rebecca Davies

Administrator

Rebecca has worked for the company for over 10 years. She is responsible for administration & all financial aspects related to the running of the home. She is ably assisted by her team who are always on hand with a friendly welcome & offers of assistance.

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Jo Thomas, Sarah Davies & Julie Parsons

Activities Coordinators

Awel-Y-Mor's activities team consists of three Activities Coordinators, each having a specialist unique role within the group, including work in the multi-sensory concept, as well as organising days out, trips to sporting events and pop concerts, and arranging themed days. Jo has been with us for over ten years, beginning her Barchester career as a Carer; and Sarah has been with us for over five years now and also started out as a Carer; and Julie joined us in 2018.

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Paul John

Head Chef

Paul John has been working at Awel-Y-Mor since 2003 and he has been Head Chef here since September 2017. He leads a team who always go above and beyond to ensure that residents get choice and the food is always of a high standard.

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Dave John

Head of Maintenance

David has worked for the home for over 25 years, mainly as the Head Chef – and is now the Head of Maintenance.

It is his job to ensure that equipment in the home is maintained to a high standard and kept in full working order

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Jo Boyes

Housekeeper

I have been with Awel Y Mor for 18 years!  My team and I work very hard to ensure that Awel y Mor maintains its high standards in laundry and cleaning.

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Jayne Satterley

Multi Sensory Therapist

I am a qualified Laughter Yoga Therapist and also assist with Music Therapy within the home.  My role is lots of fun and it is truly rewarding to see our residents' quality of life improved through the services I provide. 

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Marlene Staddon

Therapy Assistant

I am currently a Therapy Assistant, providing additional support to our residents.  I have been with Awel Y Mor for 13 years and started my career as a carer.

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Natalie John

Physiotherapist

I provide physiotherapy treatment for residents at Awel-Y-Mor with the help of our therapy assistant, Marlene. We work with residents to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential. I qualified as a physiotherapist in 2012 and gained my master's in 2017. I have worked previously in the NHS.

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Richard Webster

Operational Trainer

Richard Webster has worked as a Carer, he's been a part of the activities team, a Home Trainer, a member of the physiotherapy team and is now an Operational Trainer. He is approachable, well-liked and respected by residents and colleagues, and is able to inspire and bring out the best in people.

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