Meet the Awel-Y-Mor 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:

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.

Rachael Walters

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.

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.  

Rebekah Thomas

Head of Unit

Jo & Julie

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 Julie joined us in 2018.

Paul John

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.

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

Jo Boyes

Head of Housekeeping

I have been with Awel Y Mor for over 20 years! My team and I work very hard to ensure that Awel y Mor maintains its high standards in laundry and cleaning.

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. 

Natalie John

Natalie John


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.

Molly Jones


I provide specialist assessment and treatment programs for residents, and I am responsible for the day to day running of the physiotherapy department. I have worked in the NHS since 2003, in community and neurology, before joining the  physio team here at the home in 2021. I qualified as a physio in the Philippines in 2001, and completed my master’s degree in chronic conditions management in 2013.