Meet the 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:
Hi, my name is Fiona, and I am the General Manager here at Hollyfields I hope you find what you're looking for on our website.
I qualified as an registered nurse in 2002, having studied at Wolverhampton University's School of Nursing. Before my career at Barchester, I started out in the field of plastic surgery before moving into the community. I have worked in the community within Wyre Forest since 2005, progressing from a staff nurse to district nurse to an advanced nurse practitioner.
I am committed to the delivery of quality holistic care and the promotion of individualised care by my team, and endeavor to create happiness amongst residents and reassurance for relatives. I thrive to place residence at the forefront of their care during this privileged time in their life journey.
I am the Home Administrator here at Hollyfields and I have worked for Barchester since March 2009. I work with two assistants who are extremely helpful and, between us, we deal with every aspect of administration for both residents and staff. In addition, all residents and company accounts form part of my job role. I find my job very fulfilling and rewarding.
Hi, my name is Michael Butler and I am the Activities Coordinator at Hollyfields. I joined the team back in July 2007 and have held this position since then.
During my time at the home, I have become NAPA-qualified, been a finalist for Activities Coordinator of the Year twice in the Barchester Care Awards and reached the finals at the Great British Care Awards (West Midlands) in 2014 and 2017. In 2015, I won the award for Barchester's Charitable Foundation Champion and was also previously a trustee. I have also written an article for Barchester's blog, titled, 'A day in the life of an activities coordinator at Barchester', which you can read by clicking here.
My role as Activities Coordinator involves providing those we support with a meaningful and bespoke activities programme and to help improve their well-being, promoting independence on a daily basis. My role also involves engaging residents with their local community, either through community groups attending the home or through residents enjoying trips out.
Our activities programmes are based on residents' interests and include occupational therapy, sensory stimulation, cognitive activities, arts and crafts, food-based activities and outdoor community events.
Hi, my name is Desmond, and I am an Advanced Care Practitioner here at Hollyfields.
Hi, my name is Tara, and I am a Nurse here at Hollyfields.
My name is Sarah Finch and I am the Head Chef here at Hollyfields. I started my career with Barchester as a Care Assistant and worked my way up to Head Chef eventually. I have my NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery.
I cater to the needs of residents, adhering to all dietary requirements, and compile nutritious menus based on their likes and dislikes.
I have a good team that work alongside me, including my Second Chef, and a team of trained Kitchen Assistants who have helped maintain the highest score (5) for our food hygiene inspections over the past few years.
Hi, my name is Gavin, and I am the Maintenance Manager here at Hollyfields.
Hi, my name is Joanne, and I am the Second Chef here at Hollyfields.
Hi, my name is Kimberly, and I am the Head Housekeeper here at Hollyfields.
Hi, my name is Donna, and I am a Senior Carer here at Hollyfields.
Hi, my name is Ann-Marie, and I am a Housekeeper here at Hollyfields.
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.
New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm
01562 569 710
All other calls