Meet the Maple Leaf Lodge 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:

Josh Tomlinson

General Manager

Welcome to Maple Leaf Lodge's website; my name is Josh Tomlinson and I am the General Manager here.

I have many years of experience in the care sector, and have completed extensive training in residential and dementia care. I have previously worked as a care assistant, senior carer, team leader and deputy manager before becoming a home manager. 

I am passionate about fulfilling the lives of our residents, and ensuring their safety and happiness. I pride myself on working with a cohesive and happy team with an open door policy.  

Hattie Bridge


Hi I’m Hattie and my job role is the homes administrator. I have been in post for 3 years, but I have worked for Maple Leaf Lodge for 6 years. I enjoy many aspects of my job but the main one is interacting with the lovely residents we have here in the home. I hope to make their day a little brighter somehow.

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Courtney Doncaster

Activities Assistant

My name is Courtney and I work in activities. I have worked here for 1 and a half years. I used to be a night carer for a year and then I got the opportunity to go on to activities. I enjoy fulfilling happiness within the home

Alison Bradley

Activities Coordinator

My name is Alison, I am the activities coordinator at Maple Leaf Lodge. I have worked here for 10 years. I love my job and creating activities, hosting events and teaching new skills or old skills which the residents may have forgotten, which has driven me to continue to be the very best version of me to bring happiness to the residents.

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Bridie Smith

Activities Assistant

My name is Bridie and I am the homes clown. I work on activities and I enjoy fulfilling the lives of the residents with laughter and fun. My role is to ensure everyone is happy and to stimulate their mind, body and soul needs. I have been here for 2 and a half years and I used to be on care then I moved to activities in March 2019.

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Molly Ellis


Hi my name is Molly and I am the receptionist at Maple Leaf Lodge. I have worked in the home for 7 years and I have worked in all departments. I enjoy working here because I like making the residents lives enjoyable.

Avril Alexander


My name is Avril and I am one of the hostesses here. I aim to make the residents enjoy a fine dining experience. I try and make the dining room look inviting like a restaurant.

Jill Braithwaite


My name is Jill. I have been a hostess for 4 years and I love my job and enjoy making the residents meal times sociable and enjoyable as well as making sure the dining room is set up for each meal.

Mick Cant


I’m Mick and I work in maintenance and I’m always happy to help. Anything needs mending and I’m here to fix it. I have worked here for 5 and a half years. I enjoy making a difference to the resident’s lives on a day to day basis.

Kelly Askew

Senior Care Assistant

Hi my name is Kelly and I am a Senior Care Assistant at Maple Leaf Lodge and I have been a part of the team for four months. I enjoy coming to work to support the residents and seeing them smile always makes me smile.

Lucy Bridge

Care Assistant

Hi my name is Lucy and I am a Care Assistant at Maple Leaf Lodge and I have worked here for four months. I enjoy being here and making the residents lives here memorable.

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01476 452829

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01476 590674

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