Meet the Newton House 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:

Penelope Tilley

General Manager

Hello and welcome to our website. I am Penny Tilley the General Manager of Newton House. Welcome to the website!

I have worked in Health and Social Care for the last 24yrs, 18 of which have been in Management. I am passionate about elderly care, and strive for the services we deliver to be of the highest standard, ensuring our residents are at the centre of everything we do.

Newton House and its team is a pleasure to manage; it’s a joy to come to work every day and be with the wonderful residents and staff team, in such a fantastic environment. My door is always open for a cup of tea and a chat and i look forward to meeting with you on your next visit.

Jayne Jenkins

Head of Brownlow

I qualified as a RMN in 1985 and then as a RGN in 1987. I have worked mainly for NHS mental health services, but in 1988, I transferred to Newton House as Head of Brownlow, which is the home's mental health community. I enjoy working with people with dementia and to try to keep up-to-date with current research in effort to improve the lives of those I support.

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Nimmy Mathew

Head of Community

I have worked with Barchester Healthcare since 2013. I have a great passion for delivering the highest standard of nursing care and I believe that high-quality nursing can lead to improved patient recovery.  I qualified in 1995 from the University of Karnadaka, India and served with various hospitals across India until 2000.  I came to the UK in 2004 and joined as a trainee nurse in Bognor Regis.  Having completed my nursing adaptation from the University of Portsmouth.

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Karen, Jodie & Lisa

Activities Coordinators

As the activities team, we develop and oversee an active living programme for each resident, which encourages mobility, social contact, independence and fun. Each and every person can thrive and live to their full potential with no day ever being the same. We bring great enthusiasm and spark to Newton House and have one passion, which is to deliver an amazing and vibrant activities programme to cater to all tastes and abilities.

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Debra Cope

Head Chef

Having been part of the staff team here at this fantastic home for almost 20 year, I thrive on producing freshly prepared nutritious meals for our residents on a daily basis. Come and sample the menu on your next visit.

Doug Watson

Maintenance Manager

As Maintenance Manager at Newton House, i take full ownership to ensure the up keep of the home is always maintained and any potential areas of improvement are identified and rectified asap.


Mindy Gorski

Head Housekeeper

I joined the team at Newton House over 13 years ago and really enjoy my job. I am the Head of Housekeeping and take pride in ensuring that my staff and I keep Newton House clean and tidy at all times. I look forward to seeing you.

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

01476 452357

All other calls

01476 578072

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.

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