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:

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Sue Astill

Acting General Manager

Hi, my name is Sue and I am the Operations Manager acting as General Manager here at Hunters Care Centre. Welcome to our website!

I started work with Barchester in 2017 as an Operations Manager and I have been supporting Hunters since then. I have a wealth of experience managing and training within the health and social care sector, and I strive to ensure that residents receive the highest standard of care here and can live life to the fullest.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Ruth Holness

Deputy Manager

Ruth is an RGN and is the Deputy Manager here at Hunters. She monitors and maintains care standards within the home to ensure best practice and the delivery of excellent care. She oversees clinical practice and provides support and supervision to registered nurses and care team members.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Angela Badcock

Head of Care - General

I have worked at Hunters since 2007 and I am the Head of Care on General. My aim is to provide a caring and safe environment for everyone we support.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Peter Brooks

Head of Care - Memory Lane

I have worked at Hunters as the Head of Care on Memory Lane since 2017. I have lots of experience working with dementia, and my focus is always to ensure that residents are living comfortably here at Hunters.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Top Parnell

Home Administrator

Top Parnell previously worked at Hunters as an Admin Assistant. A valued member of the team, Top has recently stepped into the role of Home Administrator.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Steve Chamberlain

Activities Coordinator

Steve has worked at Hunters since 2011 and manages activity provision in the home, from the weekly quiz and daily activities to theme days and musical entertainment, in addition to larger scale events involving the local community, such as the annual Summer Fête.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Sam Whyte

Head Chef

Sam leads the catering team here at Hunters. Her nutritious and tasty meals are enjoyed by residents and visitors in the home.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Ben Hamblyn

Head of Maintenance

Ben is the Head of Maintenance and his goal is to provide everyone with a welcoming, warm and safe home in which to live and work. 

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Jo Tibbles

Head Housekeeper

Jo Tibbles is our Head Housekeeper and has worked at Hunters since 2000 in care and catering. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the home and loves interacting with the residents when she can.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Jennie McKenzie

Hairdresser

Hairdresser Jennie McKenzie has worked at Hunters for the last four years, making sure residents at our home are pampered and look their best.

What happens now?

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