Meet the Lakeside 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:

Ruth Christie

General Manager

 I am a passionate and experienced General Manager and look forward to welcoming you to Lakeside Care.  I believe our residents deserve to experience the best care, in the most luxurious of environments and this is what we deliver here.   My team are dedicated to treating your loved one with the utmost dignity and ensuring they lived a fulfilled life.  Our home, is their home and we hope you feel part of our family and are able to relax and enjoy your time here too.  I look forward to welcoming you soon for a cup of tea and some of our island renowned . homemade cake!



Alda Candelaria

Alda Candelaria

Village Trainer

It is my job to induct new starters at Lakeside and Lakeside Manor. I also work alongside all care staff to ensure good standards are maintained, providing key training updates as necessary.

Bobby Gallagher

Bobby Gallagher

Activities Coordinator

My name is Bobby and I have the great privilege of working at Lakeside Care Home as the Activities Coordinator.

My job is fun and very rewarding – and I love it! I regularly invite musicians, artists, bell ringers, gardeners, chefs, and various other entertainers into the home to bring joy to the lives of residents who are living here.

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Michael Foster

Michael Foster

Senior Carer (Residential)

I have been working at Lakeside since 2012. I am a senior carer on the residential floor. I help settle new residents and staff into the home. I liaise with families, GPs and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure the health and well-being of my residents. I enjoy my job; I ensure that my residents are well, safe and happy.

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Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure 'Providing great quality care and wellbeing' for more information on how we're here to help you and your loved one.
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Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & Events


Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilities

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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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.

Care enquiries

03331 300 224

All other calls

01534 741 444

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.

Useful downloads

Here to help you make the right decision about your care requirements.

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