Meet the Emily Jackson House Care Home team

From nurses and carers to chefs and housekeepers, staff in our home are here to deliver high quality care and services to those we support. Check below to meet some of the friendly faces you are likely to see when visiting our home:

Amabele Cheng

Amabele Cheng

General Manager

Hi, my name is Amabele, and I am the General Manager here at Emily Jackson House. Welcome to our website!

I have a BSC in Nursing and have been working in elderly care for many years. I am highly experienced in frail nursing, palliative and complex dementia care. Before joining Barchester, I was managing an outstanding rated care home.

I am excited for the new challenges ahead and I am looking forward to sharing my expertise. Being highly passionate about care standards, I am extremely proud to be working for a company who shares the same values.

I am very proud of my contributions to achieving an outstanding CQC rating at my last job, and I have made this my greatest vision for Emily Jackson House. I also pride myself on ensuring staff achieve their full potential and to have seen many in my team progress in their careers, has been truly fulfilling for me. As the saying goes: 'Great Leaders accelerate the dreams of their followers'.

Sheryl de Villiers

Sheryl de Villiers

Deputy Manager

I have many years of experience in elderly care, both in frail nursing and dementia, and also have B.Sc in Nursing. As a leader, I have an eye for detail, I always go above and beyond what's expected of me, and I am passionate about care standards. I always aim for an outstanding outcomes in everything, and also expect this from my team. I love my residents and they are at the centre of what I do.

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Funmi Olukitibi

Team Leader

I have been working at Emily Jackson House for several year; it only feels like yesterday I joined! I cannot believe how quickly my time has gone. I have loved every minute of it; the staff were so welcoming and everyone is like a family. Not one day is the same here; there is always something new to try or to do with the residents.

I love my job. When I leave the home, at the end of my shift, I feel so proud and so much satisfaction to work here. I can really make such a huge difference to the residents' daily lives, and this is what I love most about my job! I like changing the lives of residents and their families in my own little way.

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Victoria Salako

Team Leader

I am a dedicated and conscientious healthcare worker with many years of experience in a care home setting. I possess the ability to carry out all aspects of my role, including monitoring and recording our residents' health, working alongside our nurses at Emily Jackson House.

I am a team player that also takes pride in ensuring that each residents' confidentiality is maintained along with their dignity. I have in-depth knowledge of the national care standards and experience in applying these standards to our individual residents' care plans.

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Ebunsola Alo

Team Leader

I have extensive years of experience in elderly care. I am reliable and I work really hard. I am committed and have a strong attention to detail to ensure that exceptional consistent high standards of care is being delivered to our residents at Emily Jackson House.

Aimee Cornhill

Team Leader

I provide leadership to our care team, acting as a positive role model at all times, ensuring that our residents receive the highest standards of care consistently.

I have a wealth of knowledge and experience in care, and I love what I do. As a Team Leader, I ensure a safe, effective and efficient care service for our residents in accordance with their assessed care needs. I am not afraid to go over and above of what’s expected of me.

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Sandra Poreba


Sandra started here at Emily Jackson House as our Full time Receptionist. She learnt quickly and was soon promoted to Home Administrator where she is excelling. 

Shelina Begum

Admin Assistant

I am a highly efficient, organised Assistant Administrator, who is very keen to use my skills in a socially responsible setting, providing administrative support to our staff, residents and their families. I am always passionate about what I do and work really hard consistently.

Marilyn Cera

Senior Nurse

I am a registered nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. I have strong experience in delivering high quality care to our residents. I am a caring, reliable person with a reputation for building a great rapport between medical providers and our residents and their families. I am committed to making our residents more informed and comfortable during their care.

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Ryhs Flarry

Head Chef

I am a professional chef with years of extensive experience in a care setting. I am extremely capable of managing dining services, supervising and motivating staff, ensuring a consistent wonderful dining experience for our residents and staff, in addition to any guest in the home.


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Sofiane Matouk

Second Chef

I have years of experience in 5 star restaurants and hotels, and I want to bring these experience to Emily Jackson House to ensure our residents consistently enjoy the quality and the taste of food that they truly deserve. I am passionate about what I do and I am always prepared to go over and above of what's expected of me.

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Vicky Collard


 I am a competent and dependable housekeeper with years of experience in a care environment. I am valued for my impeccable standards in maintaining a clean, sanitized, tidy and pleasant environment for our residents, their families and visitors. I am a hardworking person who always go and above of what's expected of me.

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Miles Walczak

Care Assistant

I am part of the brilliant care team here at Emily Jackson House. Whilst I was relatively new to care, when I first started working here, I was made to feel very welcome and given the support that I needed to become a valuable member of our dedicated team! I pride myself on my approachability and friendliness and enjoy the opportunity to put these into practice. I love speaking to all the residents and their families, and am always keen to get involved in our events.

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Olusegun Orawusi

Care Assistant

I am highly dedicated and a reliable carer with a strong record of elderly healthcare experience and a strong attention to detail. I am an adept multitasker and I am passionate about what I do.

I am dedicated and conscientious and support and encouragement are my number one priorities when dealing with a variety of residents with a vast range of needs.

I am compassionate and my resident approach encourages trust and ensures that residents' dignity is maintained at all times.

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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

01732 386 525

All other calls

01732 743824

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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