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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Cathy Galbraith

Acting General Manager

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

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Kirsty Allen

Deputy Manager

Kirsty joined Barchester in September 2016. She has previously worked within the care sector and has now joined North Park and taken the next step up in her career, becoming our Deputy Manager.

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Ann Hutchinson

Lead Senior on the Residential Units

Ann has been at North Park for over 10 years. She is extensively experienced and knowledgeable about diabetes and care planning.

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Donna Smith

Administrator

Donna is qualified and competent in her role as Administrator and is happy to help in other departments when needed.

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Jill Lynch

Senior Activities Coordinator

Hi, my name is Jill and I am the Senior Activities Coordinator.

This is my dream job; I love organising activities, crafts, outings, talking and basically being silly.

I believe residents will benefit from lots of stimulation, both mental and physical.

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Mary Anne Wood

Activities Coordinator

I have worked in care a lot of years and love to see residents enjoying activities, events, music, dancing and singing. I enjoy all types of activities and being part of their lives.

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Trudie Payne

Head Chef

Trudie has been at North Park for over 10 years. Her cooking and catering skills are key to providing excellent hydration and nutrition to North Park residents.

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Ian Stangroom

Maintenance Manager

I'm Ian and my role is to help in any way possible, I love maintaining the home and talking with residents at North Park especially to see them smile once I've completed a job.

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Emelia McCaskill

Head Housekeeper

My name is Emeila and have worked at North Park since 2009 and I love helping in any way possible, whether its ensuring high levels of cleanliness, a nice environment or being some one to talk to.

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.

New care enquiries 01325 271 358

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

All other calls 01325 356 000

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