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:

Gail Stone

Gail Stone

General Manager

Hi, my name is Gail and I am the General Manager here at Bloomfield. I hope you find what you're looking for on our website. 

I have been a registered nurse for over 30 years, completing my nurse training at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. I have previous experience working mainly with the elderly and I was a palliative care sister in the community.

Previously, I have worked at Bupa and Four Seasons, before joining Barchester. I am passionate about ensuring that the people we care for are happy, safe and living their life to the full.

Sarah Groves

Deputy Manager & Clinical Lead

I began my career in the health and social care sector in 2012 as a Healthcare Assistant in a busy Bristol hospital. Whilst working there, I advanced to become a band 5 registered adult nurse. I am extremely proud of all my achievements and getting my current role within Barchester; they are the provider I knew would enable me to achieve even more. 

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Anna Cacayan

Unit Manager

I started my journey with Barchester in 2002 as a nurse, before being promoted to Unit Manager on our Memory Lane community.

I am passionate about working with the elderly and I am focused on providing the best possible care for them. I do believe that my team is caring and provides the best possible person-centred care to our residents.

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Julia Maphosa

Unit Manager

Hi, my name is Julia, and I am a Unit Manager here at Bloomfield.

Lisa Iles

Activities Coordinator

Hi, I'm Lisa, I've been at Bloomfield for over 12 years in various roles, starting as a Hostess. I am currently working within the activities team, which I love. I really enjoy making the residents smile. maintaining their independence and generally brightening their day with the fun activities we do.

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Jane Rogers

Community Engagement Lead

Hi I'm Jane, I have been here at Bloomfield for over 10 years working in different roles. I am currently working within the activities team, with a focus on community engagement and welcoming new residents to our home. Its a role i really enjoy as I love speaking to people and showcasing what we offer here at Bloomfield. I am also the homes enquiry champion. So whenever you call you will always receive a warm welcome. In my spare time, I really enjoy visiting the theatre, going for long walks and spending time with my beautiful granddaughters. 

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Pawel Kwaitkowski

Head Chef

I began my catering career at Bloomfield in January 2011, when I held the post of kitchen assistant, as time passed my love of cooking grew and I found myself experimenting with menu's as a second chef, a post I held for seven years before being promoted to head chef this year. I pride myself on the quality, taste and the presentation of my dishes for residents to enjoy.

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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

Senior Healthcare Assistant

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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Tanya Griffiths

Healthcare Assistant

I have worked for Barchester at Bloomfield Care Centre for over 2 years now. I really enjoy my role. I am always happy to take on new challenges and embrace them all.I love spending time with all the residents and hearing their stories. 

Alison Wilkinson

Healthcare Assistant

I have worked at Bloomfield Care Centre for 8 years now. I love my role and the team I work with. Before joining the team here i supported people in their own homes. I feel I have lots of experience in both fields. The most rewarding thing is making sure people are at ease and comfortable in their surroundings.

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Lucy Mills

Healthcare Assistant

I started my career with Barchester in Oct 2020. Previously to this i worked in retail for a large clothes store. I currently work on our Memory Lane community supporting people living with dementia. I find this aspect of care really rewarding. I enjoy being part of a great team too.

Teresa Buck

Senior Healthcare Assistant

I have worked at Bloomfield since 2020. Previous to this i was a carer out in the community. Making people smile is the reason I do what i do and i just love it.

Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure ‘Life in our home. Providing care through coronavirus’ for more information on how we’re here to help you and your loved one.

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Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & Events


Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilities

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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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

01761 441 511

All other calls

01761 417 748

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.

Useful downloads

Here to help you make the right decision about your care requirements.

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