Meet the Bloomfield Care Centre 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:

Gabor Benke

General Manager

Hi, my name is Gabor and I am the General Manager here at Bloomfield, welcome to our website.

I have been a Registered Nurse since 2001 where I qualified in Hungary. I moved to the United Kingdom in 2006, I started my career working as a nurse, then an acting Unit Manager and in 2009 I became a Registered General Manager.

My main aim and passion is to ensure we continue to offer a welcoming, warm and friendly environment to live and work in. I believe that well trained and well treated staff will provide high quality care in our care home with a homely atmosphere. Professionalism, compassion and dedication allows the team at Bloomfield to deliver the highest quality of care possible, focussing on each individual with their individual needs.

Please do pop by and see our beautiful home, my door is always open and you are always welcome to come and see us.

Karen Wilcox

Karen Wilcox

Senior Deputy Manager

Hi, my name is Karen and I am the Deputy Manager here at Bloomfield and I have been in this position since 2016. I have been a registered nurse for over 30 years and, prior to working in Bloomfield, I worked in the NHS, specialising in mental health. 

Julia Maphosa

Julia Maphosa

Care Practitioner

I started working at Bloomfield as a bank Senior Carer in 2010. At the time, I was studying Leadership & Management; once this was completed, I decided to become a permanent employee, as I enjoyed working with people from different walks of life, especially those living dementia. 

I am passionate about ensuring resident have a good quality of life here at Bloomfield. I also support he nurses and the carers in the home. 

I love what I do!

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Karen Atkins

Karen Atkins

Administrator

Karen Atkins works closely with the General Manager to help ensure the home runs smoothly. She keeps on top of home budgeting, resident admissions and personnel files, in addition to looking after our staff. Karen has been at Bloomfield since 2011 and thoroughly enjoys her role, especially meeting and greeting new residents and their families; they all have such fascinating stories to tell!

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Jane Rogers

Jane Rogers

Activities Coordinator

Hi, I'm Jane, I've been at Bloomfield for over 10 years in various roles. I am currently working within the activities team, which I love. I really enjoy the job and, after being away, I'm always happy to return and see the residents. In my spare time, I love theatre, going for walks and spending time with my beloved granddaughters. I also love spa days and holidays.

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Cheryl Matthews

Cheryl Matthews

Admin Assistant

Hi, my name is Cheryl and am the Admin Assistant here at Bloomfield.

Barry Bowell

Barry Bowell

Head Housekeeper

Hi, my name is Barry I head up the housekeeping and Laundry departments. I have 12 members of staff who are very hardworking and dedicated. I have been here for 3 years now, and in my spare time I have a passion for formula one motor sport.

Ross Butler

Ross Butler

Senior Carer

My first day at Bloomfield was in August 2016. I am enjoying my time here; I find it very rewarding to help residents every day, enabling them to lead as full and rewarding a life as possible.

Dee Gulliford

Dee Gulliford

Senior Carer

I have been at Bloomfield since 1990/ I have been in the care for even longer, and I find it very rewarding. I like to ensure that all residents are cared for as if they were my own family. I think it is important that they feel well-supported and as at home as possible.

Emma Brown

Emma Brown

Senior Carer

I first started at Bloomfield in 2005 as a weekend Receptionist. By 2007, I was a Senior Carer. In 2016, I was given an opportunity in a more senior role within a different care company. After 6 months there, I realised that I wanted to be in a more hands-on role, and was lucky enough to be taken on by Bloomfield again. I find working at Bloomfield to be very rewarding, and I am open to new challenges each day.

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