Meet the 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:
Hi, my name is Sonia and I am the general manager here at Derham House. I hope you find what you're looking for on our website!
I have worked in care since 1993, starting in the community as a home helper, and then went into residential care in the late nineties.
I became a manager in 2003 and have completed my RMA, PTTLS, IOSH, and holds diplomas in Care & Leadership, Challenging Behaviour, and Dementia Care Level 2.
I have had many years’ experience and I am honoured to work in the caring sector.
Hi, my name is Crina Lee and I am the Deputy Manager here at Derham House. Welcome to our website!
I qualified as a General Nurse in 2003 and I have been working in the private sector for over four years, gaining experience as Clinical Lead and Deputy Manager.
I am proud to be part of a hard working team here at Derham House. Our aim is to make sure residents are happy, safe and well-looked after.
My name is Cristina Cioban and I am a Head of Unit here at Derham House. I qualified as an RGN in 2009 and I've been working for Barchester since 2014.
I joined Derham House in 2017 and I enjoy being part of a hard working team. Since my first day, I was made to feel welcome by everyone. My aim is to deliver the best level of care for those we support.
I have been at Derham House since 2014 and have subsequently gained a lot of experience and knowledge in the care sector.
Working here has been a wonderful experience; the staff are very welcoming.
My previous roles have included a Care Assistant, but I am now an Activities Coordinator – a position that I fully enjoy. I love spending time with residents and ensuring that they are happy.
I have worked in the care sector for many years. I am fully trained in dementia awareness, and I have also trained as a dignity champion. I have been working here at Derham House since March 2019, and I am really enjoying my role here.
I started to work at Derham House in 2018. I was received by a team of hard working staff that are always willing to help and support me. I like for my residents to be happy and I do my best to look after them.
I am the Head of Maintenance at Derham House. I joined the team in 2018 and, since then, I have also taken on the role of Health & Safety Champion. It is my duty to keep the building in good repair and ensure everyone’s safety.
Derham House is a lovely home with beautiful scenery, and everyone who visits us is guaranteed a warm and welcoming hello.
I’m here to help in any way I can, and will always make time for a quick chat.
Saida has worked at Derham House from 2007. She started as Housekeeping Assistant and now she manages the department. Thanks to Saida and her team of ladies in pink, Derham House is proud of its reputation for cleanliness. Saida appreciates how important the home environment is for residents and her team make a wonderful effort everyday.
I have undertaking a lot of support and training whilst working at Derham House. I have been at Barchester since 2012, and throughout my time here, I have learned a lot about how to work as part of a team and be an active team player.
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