Meet the The Cedars Care Home team

Our wonderful team comprises nurses, carers, activities coordinators, chefs, housekeepers and more. These people are here to ensure that residents enjoy their time at the home and are supported to live life to the fullest. Meet some of our staff below:

Jo Pattison

General Manager

Hi, my name is Jo, and I am the General Manager here at The Cedars.

Simona Cioinac

Deputy Manager

Hello my name is Simona and I joined Barchester in 2017, moving to The Cedars in September 2020. I qualified in 2004 and always feel I was born to be a nurse, my uniform is my second skin.

I'm looking forward to leading the clinical team here at The Cedars to deliver the very best care for our residents and getting to know their relatives

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Alison Laidler

Home Administrator

Ali is responsible for all the administration aspects of running the home. Ali joined the home in April 2018. She welcomes visitors to the home and always makes time for residents, visitors and staff.

Jane Edwards

Activities Coordinator

Hello, my name is Jane and I am the activities assistant here at the Cedars. I am very passionate about care and love my job ensuring dignity is promoted at every opportunity. I am very family orientated and feel this is important in my role building relationships with residents, family members and staff.

In my spare time I love seeing my family, binge watching Netflix and holidays to Australia.  

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Amy Bradford


Amy supports all of the office staff. She has worked at the Cedars since March 2019. Amy is really friendly to all our visitors, family, friends and residents.

David Williams

Head Chef

Dave has a vast experience of the catering industry. He is passionate about providing tempting and delicious meals for all our residents. 

Lee Webb

Head of Maintenance

Lee joined the Cedars in September 2015. He carries out a wide range of duties to ensure our home is safe and secure. He also enjoys a chat with our lovely residents at any opportunity.

Helen Marzall

Helen joined The Cedars in 2003 as a Care Assistant and says 'I love what I do'.

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

01794 725564

All other calls

01794 399040

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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