Meet the Flowerdown Care Home team

Our staff are what hold the home together. Each one of these team members are dedicated to providing high quality care and services to those we support, and ensuring that residents enjoy all aspects of life at our home. See below to meet some of our friendly faces:

Sharon Tucker

General Manager

Hi, my name is Sharon and I am the General Manager here at Flowerdown. Welcome to our website!

Sharon qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1984 after completing her training at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

She has more than 30 years’ experience in the Care Home Sector both at home and regional level. Sharon has been the Registered Manager of Flowerdown Care Home since 2012.

Sharon has gained qualifications in Care of Older People and also holds a Foundation Degree in Care Home Management with Bournemouth University. More recently she has successfully completed the Open University Degree level Course "K260 Death and Dying".

''I am passionate about caring for the elderly, and strive to provide the support to my staff to enable us, as a team, to deliver an optimum service to our residents"

Urmi Valand

Deputy Manager

Urmi qualified as a nurse in 2002 and has worked at Flowerdown since 2008. She has been in her current Role since June 2019.

She completed her completed a year-long "Leadership and Development Course", achieving her Level 5 Diploma In Leadership for Health and Social Care in 2018

“I believe it is important to treat our Residents as if they were family, I want us to provide the highest standard of care and support to them.  I also believe that it is vital that they maintain as much independence and personal choice as possible so that they happy and can make the most of every day with us”

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Sue Bull


Sue, our administrator, has been a key member of our team for the past 20 years. Sue is "front of house" and often the first point of contact for Relatives and Friends regarding the administrative and financial systems within the home.

Hazel Hiskett


Hazel has worked in Health and Social Care in various roles since 1979. After retiring as the Registered Manager of a residential home in 2010, joined the team at Flowerdown the following year.

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.

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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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