Meet the Forest Hill 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:

Dawn Abbot

General Manager

Hi, my name is Dawn, and I am the general manager here at Forest Hill.

I am a registered nurse, having qualified in 1988. Over the past 2 decades, I have spent a lot of time in the private healthcare sector, working in senior clinical and hospital managerial positions at private hospitals in South & West Yorkshire.

I love love developing and coaching staff, and I am passionate about ensure all my team members can reach their highest potential.

Hannah Farr

Hannah Farr

Clinical Lead

I am the clinical lead nurse for the home. I have worked at Forest Hill since 2015 and have a diverse range of experience, originally qualifying as a learning disability nurse. I feel passionately about person-centred care, and I am keen to progress and develop my clinical skills.

Sue Bestwick

Sue Bestwick

Activities Coordinator

Sue arranges activities and outings for our residents and makes each day as interesting and stimulating as possible for them. Sue's bubbly enthusiasm and determination to put a smile on people's faces is a real asset to Forest Hill. Sue is always keen to get family members involved too so that they can share happy, fulfilled and quality moments with their loved ones.

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Ian Kettleborough

Ian Kettleborough

Maintenance Manager

Ian is a qualified joiner and is always around to ensure that the home is maintained to the highest of standards. Ian enjoys the interaction with the ladies and gentlemen that live at Forest Hill and helps the new residents turn their rooms into a homely environment. Ian loves football and spending his spare time caravanning in the Peak District.

In 2016, Ian was named as a Divisional Winner for Maintenance Champion in the Barchester Care Awards.

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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.

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New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

01909 521379

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01909 530531

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