Meet the 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:

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Annette Daniel

Acting General Manager

Hi, my name is Annette and I am the Acting General Manager here at Newlands. Welcome to our website!

I am a registered nurse and have been working at Newlands as the Deputy Manager since November 2014. Currently, I am working as the Acting General Manager, overseeing the home and ensuring that everything runs smoothly.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Tracy Monkhouse

Head of Lakelands Unit

Hi, my name is Tracy and I am the Head of Lakelands Unit. I have been working in care since I was 18 years old and have been a nurse since 2010.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Lorraine Glynn


Hi, my name is Lorraine and I have been the Administrator here since August 2000. Whilst working for Barchester, I have received my NVQ Level 3 in Management.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Paula Williamson

Activities Coordinator

Hi, my name is Paula and I have been working at Newlands since 2001. Over the course of this time, I have worked in all departments, and joined the activities team in 2013. 

My aim is to bring satisfaction to residents and ensure that they enjoy life at Newlands as much as they possible can.

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Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Ellen Tew

Head Chef

Hi, my name is Ellen and I am the Head Chef here at Newlands. I have worked for Barchester for over 20 years and received my NVQ diploma in 2018.

I am always on hand to help with numerous activities, such as pie & pea suppers and afternoon teas.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Lee McAllister

Head of Maintenance

My name is Lee and I am the Head of Maintenance here at Newlands Care Centre. I have held this role since February 2017. As Head of Maintenance I get lots of opportunities to interact with residents whilst visiting their rooms to attend to various tasks.

We carry out a wide range of work in-house that all aids towards the care and safety of those we support. This is an extremely enjoyable role to have.

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Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Gillian Forster

Head of Housekeeping

Hi, my name is Gillian and I have worked as a Housekeeper here at Newlands since 1994.

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