Meet the team

Michelle Wray

General Manager

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

I have been a General Manager for different organisations since 2004, all based in Cornwall. I started my role here on the 1st October 2018 and I am very much looking forward to my future at Kenwyn.

My main vision for Kenwyn is to ensure that this is the place that individuals would choose to live and be cared for. I believe strongly that every single person should be approached in a person-centred way; this is not just for residents living here at Kenwyn, but for my team as well.

I am passionate about ensuring that residents can enjoy a meaningful life here at Kenwyn. Our home is and will always be a social hub of activity, and I am keen to reach out to the elderly living in the local community to encourage new friendships with our family. My long term goal would be to have very regular intergenerational activity within the home to assist with awareness and a greater understanding.

I am here to support, and my door is very much always open, so please do come and say hello.

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Jonathan Watson

Finance Administrator

I have worked at Kenwyn Care Home since 2015, and I feel privileged to be working in one of the largest Care Homes in Cornwall. This is my first role in the care sector and probably the most enjoyable and fulfilling position that I have had in my long working career.

I, together with the admin team, really enjoy the considerable daily interaction with residents and their relatives, representatives & friends, as well as providing the initial face of Kenwyn.

It is my responsibility to ensure the smooth and professional running of the finance and admin support services to allow the nursing and care staff to focus on providing high quality care to those we support. No two days are alike with regular new tasks and challenges enthusiastically undertaken, all for the benefit of the people living here.

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Emily Marshall

Clinical Lead Nurse

I joined Kenwyn as a Nurse in 2011 and was promoted to Head of Care in 2017. I am the Clinical Lead Nurse now and endeavour to provide high quality care to everyone we support.

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Joanne Preddy

Head of Unit - Tresco

Joanne joined Kenwyn in July 2018 as the Head of Care on our Memory Lane Unit. She qualified as a nurse in 2012 at Bristol University. Joanne has great knowledge and experience in mental health nursing, including supporting people with complex care needs, eating disorders and addictions.

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Maria Munoz

Head of Unit - Pencarrow

Maria joined Kenwyn in April 2018. She was born in Spain and studied her nursing degree abroad, before moving to the UK in 2013. Since then, she has worked as a Specialist Respiratory Nurse for 3 years at Treliske Hospital. She then went on to become a Disability Assessor for a further 2 years.

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Jackie Jeffery

Sister of Glendurgan

I have worked at Kenwyn Care Home for over 20 years. As a Senior Sister on the Glendurgan unit, I am in charge of a team who provide a high standard of specialist care to younger residents, including those with brain injuries and tracheostomy requirements.

Outside of work, I spend my time time caring for my husband and mother-in-law - and I enjoy seeing my Grandchildren. 

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Katy Mitchell

Activities Coordinator

Hi, my name is Katy and I am the Activities Coordinator here at Kenwyn. I have worked at Kenwyn since 2010, previously as a Care Assistant, until I transferred to the activities department in early 2018, and was eventually promoted to Activities Coordinator in the same year.

I am a very bubbly person and my goal each day is to put a smile on people’s faces. I am very versatile and love the variety of what my role brings.

My aim is to ensure that each and every person living here enjoys meaningful activities and has the best quality of life at Kenwyn.

My passion is reminiscence and making sure wishes come true. I organise cheese and wine afternoons, quizzes, themed days, pet therapy sessions and much more. Not only do I arrange trips out and group activities, but also one-to-one sessions with residents.

I am always here to chat and open to new suggestions.

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Sue Nolan

Hotel Services Manager

I have worked for Barchester for over 25 years. In my job role as Hotel Services Manager, I ensure a smooth running of the housekeeping, laundry and catering departments. I have a good rapport with all staff and residents and I enjoy showing potential new residents around the home. I like to think I carry out my job to the high standard that is expected of Barchester homes.

In my spare time, I love to travel, and I enjoy eating out at different restaurants. 

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Peter Townsends

Maintenance Manager

I joined the Maintenance team at Kenwyn Care Home in 2011. My job role includes dealing with contractors and general fixings around the home. I am on call for any maintenance emergencies that may arise. 

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Jo Mawby

Admin Assistant

I have worked at Kenwyn for over 20 years in various different roles as a reliable team player.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and reading a good book.

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Ross Lannon

Admin Assistant

I have worked in the admin department at Kenwyn since 2012. My job role includes working on reception, as well as providing support to the Home Administrator and General Manager. I enjoy working in the busy office environment, as well as building relationships with residents and relatives.  

In my spare time, I like to attend live music and comedy events.

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