Meet the Bamfield Lodge Care Home team

Our staff are what hold the home together. Each one of these team members are dedicated to providing high quality care and services to those we support, and ensuring that residents enjoy all aspects of life at our home. See below to meet some of our friendly faces:

Thomas Roche

General Manager

Hi, my name is Thomas, and I am the General Manager here at Bamfield Lodge. Welcome to our website!

I’ve worked at Bamfield Lodge since 2018, but have been managing care homes since 2010. My team and I focus on providing excellent resident experiences, alongside fantastic levels of care, and we are very proud of the excellent feedback we receive from families, residents, and, most recently, the CQC.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and building musical instruments.

I thoroughly enjoy my role here at Bamfield Lodge, and I am always available, so feel free to stop by and say hello.


Georgie Burrell

Deputy Manager

Georgie has been deputy at Bamfield since 2018 but has worked in sister homes for the past 6 years. I have always enjoyed working in care and I am very passionate about the delivery of high quality person-centered care to those we support.


Unit Manager

Emma has worked at Bamfield since its opening in 2008 and is the unit manager for our residential dementia unit. Emma develops our dementia care packages for all resident on Snowdrop and ensures all resident receive the highest standard of care.


Senior Nurse

Dumitru is senior nurse at Bamfield Lodge care home. Prior to leading the care team at Bamfield, he worked in South Meade hospital in orthopaedic theatre.

Dumitru worked in a nursing home before this for 3 years in a dementia/nursing environment. His specialties include palliative care and end of life pathways, dementia, diabetes care, Parkinson’s care, and chronic wound care.

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Anna Okuovara

Registered General Nurse

Anna joined Bamfield during a challenging time back in August and she has been very dedicated to Bamfield and is able to make you smile no matter the situation. Anna has been a trained nurse for over 20 years and is very experienced. Anna enjoys shopping and spending time with her family.



Krisztina is the administrator at Bamfield Lodge. She runs the admin office and has been working here since January 2019. In my spare time I enjoy travelling, free climbing, and reading. My door is always open!

Neil Burden

Maintenance Manager

Nigel has been the lead maintenance manager at Bamfield since May 2019. Nigel was a builder for 30 years and also enjoys stripping and rebuilding cars. Nigel is very skilled and has a big passion in ensuring the building is well maintained. Nigel’s other passions involve travelling to Mexico to enjoy a well-deserved holiday.


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Sasha Rose

Senior Healthcare Assistant

Sasha is part of the senior team at Bamfield Lodge and has worked at the home for 13 years. Sasha ensures the different households run smoothly day-to-day. In her spare time Sasha enjoys travelling and swimming.


Head Chef

Luba is head chef of Bamfield lodge and has previously worked in events and weddings. He and his team ensure that we cater for all resident’s needs and provide a fine dining experience to all dietary types and requirements.

Luba’s specialties include resident diets, event management and preparation, and his passion lies in care home kitchens. Deb, Shelly, Nicola, and Maureen are also integral members of the team and are always on hand to support our residents with any dietary requirements. 

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Victoria Beck

Senior Healthcare Assistant

Victoria has been a part of the team at Bamfield Lodge for 7 months but has been in previous sister homes for 2 years. Victoria is a senior health carer and supports with leading the day team. Victoria enjoys spending time with her family and her favourite place to be when not at work is Spain.

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Head of Housekeeping

Sharron is head of housekeeping and Laundry services. She has 6 members of staff who are very hardworking and dedicated. Sharron has been at Bamfield for 13 years now, and in her spare time has a passion for DIY. She loves her job at Bamfield Lodge and working with the residents.

Anna Reaper

Healthcare Assistant

Anna join the team at Bamfield Lodge 7 months ago and said it was one of the best decisions she made. Anna has been in the care sector for 6 years and says she can’t see herself doing anything else. When Anna is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and spoiling her children.

Gemma Bennett

Healthcare Assistant

Gemma has worked for our sister home and recently joined the team here at Bamfield Lodge. Gemma is a very passionate carer and will always goes above and beyond. Gemma enjoys spending time with her family. Gemma’s favourite place is at home with her children.

Emma Bray

Healthcare Assistant

Emma has dedicated her time to Bamfield Lodge for the past 9 years and continues to do so. You can always hear Emma as she is always singing and smiling. Emma enjoys socialising and spoiling her child.

Katrina Sinka

Healthcare Assistant

Katrina has been at Bamfield Lodge for 8 years and is a very dedicated team member and very passionate. Katrina has been a very big support during this hard time. Katrina really enjoys watching old movies, swimming and enjoys travelling and exploring the world. Katrina’s favourite place is the beach.



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Julie Frost

Healthcare Assistant

Julie has been at Bamfield Lodge for 8 and a half and is very dedicated to ensuring the residents at Bamfield are well cared for. Julie really enjoys shopping and travelling and if she isn’t doing that Julie likes to play bingo. Julie’s favourite place is being with resident and enjoying their company

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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

01275 821056

All other calls

01275 890930

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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