Meet the Lawton Manor 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:
Hi, my name is Rebecca and I am General Manager at Lawton Manor. Welcome to our website!
Thank you for taking the time to look further into what we have to offer to you or your loved one. Here is an opportunity to look at some of our staff team in the home, who all play a vital role in day-to-day life.
I have worked within the health and social care sector for over 15 years now in a variety of roles and services all over Central England. My passion has always been older peoples care I feel that the older generation have such a wealth of life experience and knowledge they can pass onto us that means every day I learn something new in my role. I started my career in care as a carer and have worked my way up to then work within a variety of management roles within the sector including home management / commissioning manager / regional support manager /regional manager in both residential and nursing settings.
I am passionate about making a difference to the people who live with us and feel I am in a very privileged role to be able to do this and I am also passionate about working with teams to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge to make them the best they can be.
I joined Lawton Manor over two years ago as Home Administrator and I really enjoy my role within the home. I love the interaction with residents and team members alike and really feel part of the team in the home. My role is to support the General Manager with the business aspect of the home and supporting residents and their families from pre admission through to moving into the home. I get a real sense of job satisfaction from helping others and being part of a bigger team who are striving to make a difference in the lives of the residents who live with us.
I have enjoyed a varied career history prior to joining the team in the home including community care, internal auditing for a local college and administration manager in the pottery industry.
With over 15 years service behind her at Lawton Manor, Julie says that most of all she loves the interaction with residents. Julie is a true professional at all times supporting colleagues and staff members daily & especially so when meeting & greeting resident's relatives, families & their friends. Julie said "In my spare time I like to be with my family and friends. I really enjoy going away on mini breaks for a bit of retail therapy and love eating out in restaurants with my husband"
Hi my name is Liz, I have worked at “The Manor” for over 10 years. We have created a wonderful culture within the home and we work together to give residents the best possible experience. We place a big importance on completing individual booklets with each new resident aptly titled “Getting to know you”
I am here to ensure that residents enjoy an environment that is both stimulating and socially active. We ensure the team knows each residents' preferences, so that we can deliver a person-centered program of events and activities. Essential to our homely feel is the strong relationships of trust we build with residents and their families and friends. The home also has its very own minibus for our numerous outings for coffee and shopping, which residents love. Popular day trips include our annual canal barge adventure, shopping trips to M&S and mini bus trips to the seaside at Llandudno.
Outside of work I like to take trips to the farm in Anglesey with my family where we visit the beach & being a foodie I also love going to restaurants.
I have been a RNLD for 31 years. I enjoy delivering person centered care to residents. I feel my career experience enables me to deliver the best nursing care to residents with complex issues and all disabilities. Outside of work I like to keep fit by Running & I belong to a Tap Dance Group and have performed at the Crewe Lyceum Theatre!
I have been a registered nurse for over 28 years. I have held various nursing positions at Lawton Manor for 18 years. I like nursing because it’s a profession that never stops giving. You learn new things every day, and the opportunity for growth is almost unlimited. I feel so good inside when I see improvement in residents and also when giving emotional support to their family members. Actually, it gives me inner peace that I was able to help somebody.
I feel extremely privileged within my career so far to work with the incredible team at Lawton Manor.
Nick has been a Professional chef for over 36 years
He has worked in a Michelin star restaurant in London and in restaurants all over Europe
Nick feels honoured to be a Chef in service to the older generation who he says, have done so much for us throughout their lives
He’s very passionate about good quality and seasonal produce
Deborah has worked at Lawton Manor since 2010 and loves her job. Deborah says every day is a different day and residents are like family, I pride myself on keeping the home to a very high level of cleanliness for residents. I also prepare rooms for people moving into the home and like to make sure they are looking their best for new residents.
Lydia has worked at Lawton Manor since 2013 when she started as Healthcare Assistant. Lydia was quickly promoted to the position of “In House Trainer for Carers” before becoming a Senior Carer. Lydia has always worked very hard and qualified as a Care Home Practitioner in 2021.
In her spare time Lydia enjoys cooking various cuisine including Chinese dishes and Curries from different Nations using her own blends of herbs and spices.
Over the years that I have worked at Lawton Manor, most of all I love the interaction and variety my role provides and feel privileged to be able to make a difference in people’s lives by ensuring their home is maintained and presented to a high standard
Prior to joining the Lawton Manor team I worked as head maintenance for the NHS in a local hospital
Sam started his career over 10 years ago at Lawton Manor as a kitchen assistant. Sam has worked his way up to care home assistant practitioner and is thoroughly enjoying his role as he feels there is a sense of achievement every day.
Sam spends his free time with his family as he is a doting dad and is a huge Star Wars and Marvel fan.
Carly has worked at Lawton Manor since 2015 and is a dedicated member of the team, compassionate and caring.
At home, Carly is mum to a little boy Jacob who she adores spending time with.
Carly Is a popular member of staff with both residents and colleagues
L-R:- Yvonne Seddon, Ross Ganaden & Michelle Rowley
Nothing is too much trouble for our housekeepers, their dedication to residents really shows as they are a much loved team by all.
Hi, I'm Jimmy and have worked in care for over three years. During this time i have gained valuable experience and understanding of the elderley and resident's complex care needs. Outside of work I am an FA football referee operating at semi-professional level officiating games all over the Country!
Diane started working at Lawton Manor in 2006 and is a valued member of the Housekeeping Team and Laundry Department. Diane enjoys the fast pace of the home and loves to chat the residents when delivering freshly laundered linen back to residents' rooms.
A dedicated team of carers make a remarkable difference to everyone's lives and are they are all very much appreciated by the residents L-R:- Sami munden-griffiths , Stacey smith , Suzanne jones , Natalie ottley
Amy has worked at Lawton manor for 10-years as a part time activities assistant supporting Residents with the homes life enrichment programme.
Amy is an active member of the homes local community with links to the local church and Mothers Union. Amy also has a passion for crafting and makes cards for all occasions.
Sam Kidd has previously worked at the home as a carer but has returned to Lawton Manor as activities assistant working alongside Liz to deliver a varied life enrichment programme for the homes Residents.
Sam is a fully qualified beautician and also specialises in aromatherapy and holistic therapy’s.
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