Meet the Marnel Lodge Care Home team

Our wonderful team comprises nurses, carers, activities coordinators, chefs, housekeepers and more. These people are here to ensure that residents enjoy their time at the home and are supported to live life to the fullest. Meet some of our staff below:

Sebastian Wiencelewski

Sebastian Wiencelewski

General Manager

Hi, my name is Sebastian and I am the General Manager here at Marnel Lodge. Welcome to our website!

I joined the team in April 2019, having worked in the healthcare sector for many years. I am extremely passionate about delivering exceptional person-centred care to our residents and ensuring the highest standards of care are met. I am proud to be the general manager and thoroughly enjoy working with our residents, their families, friends and the entire team here at Marnel Lodge

Marion Tangonan

Unit Manager - Memory Lane

Hi, my name is Marion, and I am the Unit Manager on Marnel Lodge's Memory Lane community.

Joy Martin

Joy Martin

Deputy Manager

I have been a nurse for over 20 years and have been here at Marnel Lodge since 2012. I want only the best and highest standards of care for residents and believe that team work is an important key in doing this. In June 2018, a case study of mine was published in the International Journal of Palliative Nursing, which you can read here.

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Auddie Domingo

Auddie Domingo

Unit Manager

I have joined Marnel in 2013 as a Registered Nurse and since then, progressed to the role of Unit Manager. My passion is to care for my residents and to be able to help others in need. Every individual makes my day worthwhile and a smile completes it. 

Gemma Pitman-McGrath

Clinical Development Nurse

Hi, my name is Gemma and I am Clinical Development Nurse here at the home. My passion is to care for people and I love supporting care and nursing teams across the region to develop high quality standards in practice.

Diane Hemming


I joined the team in April 2021 and my role here at Marnel is to look after the home’s finances. I have always worked in administration and I have been in finance for many years, which I really enjoy. This is my first role in a care home and I am loving getting to know the residents and their families. My door is always open and I am always happy to help.

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Marek Manteufel & Margaret Fagan

Activities Coordinators

We both joined Marnel a while ago and we are very excited to be part of such a proactive and dedicated team. There are lots of ideas and innovations, all to enhance quality of life of our residents. Every day is different and to understand the needs of our residents, building relationship with them and keeping in touch with their families and friends, is the most important and rewarding job we could have wish for.

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Nurse Team

Nurse Team


Our lovely nursing team, dedicated and passionate. We called them 'little angels'.

Stacy Ashton

Operational Trainer

I have been a trainer for many years, working with the NHS, the British Army, and also as an army medic. I’ve also worked as a carer, providing care in the community, and I am very passionate about delivering the best training to our team so that our residents can receive the very best care.

Chris Laidler

Head Chef

I have been working at Marnel Lodge since it opened in 2011. I have achieved NVQ level 3 in food preparation and cookery. I am very passionate about my job & particularly enjoy spending time with the Residents. Recently I have raised money for Dementia research with a skydive. It makes me feel proud to see Residents enjoying food I make.

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Keith Stokes

Head of Maintenance

I have been the Head of Maintenance at Marnel Lodge for many years and ensure that the building is maintained to the highest possible standards. I am passionate about ensuring the safety of all my care community.

Hari & Nicoleta

Housekeeping Team

We joined Marnel many years ago and we are happy to be part of such a great team. We love helping others and supporting our community is our passion.

Julie Willows

Head of Housekeeping

I have worked at Marnel Lodge since 2011 as the Head of Housekeeping. I love my job and it's my passion to keep the home clean and tidy. I love helping others; it’s my great passion.

Barbara, Peter and Bettina

Home Ambassadors

We have been elected as Resident Ambassadors and play vital rule with daily operation of service. Every month we chair residents' meetings. We also get involved in interviews, events as well as some important decisions regarding the future of the home. We are the core management of Marnel Lodge!

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Christine Perry

Christine Perry

Second Chef

Christine is our second chef at Marnel Lodge, and loves cooking classic dishes for residents at the home, including sweet and savoury desserts.

Senior Carers

Senior Carers

Our Senior Carers are passionate about providing high quality care for those who live with us at Marnel Lodge. They are always around to help; feel free to ask them any questions you may have and they'll all do their best to find the right solution.

Tracey, Chris & Kayleigh

Tracey, Chris & Kayleigh

Hairdressing & Chiropodist Team

Our Hairdressing & Chiropodist Team are always happy to help residents.



Travel Buddy

I joined the Marnel family in May 2019. My true passion is to travel with my friends. So far, I have lots of holidays booked, but if you wish to take me somewhere special, I will not refuse. Please follow me on Instagram (barchy19) to see my recent discoveries.”

Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure ‘Life in our home. Providing care through coronavirus’ 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

New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

01256 442 676

All other calls

01256 471 250

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.

Care Home and Company Awards