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:

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Anna Rizza Senir

General Manager

Hi, my name is Anna and I am the General Manager here at Newton House.

I came to England in 2006 and started my career in care soon after. I am a nurse by profession. Previous roles include: Senior Carer, Unit Manager, Deputy Manager and Registered Manager. I have a wide range of knowledge and experience in care and the management of nursing, residential, dementia, and elderly frail services.

It is wonderful being able to work for a company that really cares and values people, a company that will be able to deliver, practice and show ethos, a company that will support and develop individuals to their best potential.

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Lungelwa Lubelwana

Head of Somerby

I gained my qualification in South Africa in 1969. I moved from South Africa in 2000, after I gained employment at Newton House and I am now the Head of Somerby, which is an elderly frail nursing unit at the home.

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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, the home's mental health unit. 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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Charlotte Yates

Head of Castlegate

I qualified as a RGN in 2012 after training at the University of Nottingham. I have worked for Barchester since 2013 on the Newton House's Memory Lane community. I became the Head of Castlegate after returning from maternity leave.

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Alexis West

Administrator

I am the administrator here at the home. I joined Newton House as I receptionist in 1994 then progressed to Administrator.

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Karen, Jodie & Sara

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, so each and every person can thrive and live to their full potential.

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Debra Cope

Head Chef

Having been part of the staff team here at Newton for almost 20 years, I am originally from Nottingham and have travelled a lot as part of my career development. Living locally, I enjoy playing football and also coaching for junior teams.

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Suzanne Dunks

Hotel Services Manager

Having joined the team at Newton late last year, Suzanne comes from a background of Catering and Service Management, some of it at RAF Caterham. Her interests largely centre around food and exercise, and she is now a RAF reservist. 

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Catharine Bolton

Occupational Therapist

I have been working at Newton House since 2015, originally as a Care Assistant whilst I completed my training at the University of Derby. Throughout my studies, I recognised the need for occupational therapy support within such a large nursing home and knew I wanted to specialise in older adult care. 

After completing my degree in July 2017, I liaised with local and regional management and presented my ideas for how occupational therapy support would benefit the residents here at Newton House. I thoroughly enjoy working as an OT in this setting.

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Mindy Gorski

Head Housekeeper

I joined the team at Newton House over 12 years ago and really enjoy my work. For 8 of those years I have been Head of Housekeeping and the favourite part of my work is the residents. Outside of work I enjoy reading, music and I am a true animal lover.

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Tony Jackson

Head of Maintenance

Hi, my name is Tony and I am the Head of Maintenance here at Newton House. I have over 25 years' experience and joined this home in 2017.

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