Meet the Ochil 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:

Elizabeth Stewart

Elizabeth Stewart

General Manager

Hi, my name is Elizabeth, and I am the General Manager here at Ochil Care Home. I hope you find what you're looking for on our website!

I joined the team at Ochil on 13th June 2017 and have been a qualified general nurse for over 30 years. I have managed care homes for over a decade in Wales, England and now Scotland.

I completed the Registered Managers Award qualification in 2010 and also have a HABC Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace (Merit).

Please do come and see me – my door is always open!

 

Haydee Alcover

Deputy Manager

I am the Clinical Lead here at Ochil. I have been a Registered Nurse for 23 years and have been at Ochil since 2009. I was promoted to Deputy General Manager in February 2017. My role is to support the nursing and care staff to provide the highest standards of care for our residents and to support Liz, our General Manager

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Elspeth Campbell

Senior Nurse - Glendevon Unit

Although I haven’t quite travelled the world yet (!) I have enjoyed my 31 years as a Registered Nurse in London, Dundee, Brighton, Isle of Guernsey and Perth. I joined the team at Ochil in 2003, not intending to stay that long but I’m still here!!

I was promoted to Senior Nurse in August 2017 and look forward with optimism to leading a great team with new energy. A new chapter in promoting great care infused with lots of laughter!

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Bryan Tainsh

Activities Coordinator

I took up post as the Activities Coordinator at Ochil in February 2020, and I was very excited to start. Previous jobs have involved working outdoors, and I ran a visiting animal business for a number of years, which has people of all ages and abilities interacting with our animals in a fun and educational way.

I see myself as fun, friendly and hardworking, and if I can make someone’s day by making them smile, then it’s all worth it. 

I am married with two children, and we are a family that have a real passion for animals and have a variety of pets.

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Kathleen Watson

Charge Nurse - Memory Lane

I am the Charge Nurse of the Memory Lane Community here at Ochil. I have been a Registered General Nurse for 30 years, with 15 years of experience caring for people with Dementia. I gained a Level 1 Dementia Care qualification several years ago. I have been in post at Ochil since 2014.

Rodica Dumitras

Charge Nurse

I have been a Registered Nurse for over 35 years. I was a Pediatric Nurse for 27 years in my home country of Romania and I moved to the UK and took up post as a Registered Nurse at Ochil in 2011, and was promoted to Charge Nurse in August 2018. I love my job and look forward to coming to work every day.

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Wendy Kerr

Senior Nurse

I have been a Registered Nurse since 2007 and joined the team at Ochil in 2015. I was promoted to the role of Senior Nurse in August 2017.

Anne Manson

Anne Manson

Administrator

I deal with all aspects of the administration of the home to ensure it runs smoothly, including invoicing, ordering, recruitment, setting up contracts and manning the telephones. There's never a dull day! 

 

Anne Horsburgh

Head Chef

Hello, my name is Anne and I’m the Head Chef here at Ochil. I have worked in the catering industry for over 30 years. I started in schools – mostly primary schools – in Scotland and England.

I returned to Perth in 2008, which is when I got my first job role in the care sector – a huge change for me! It was very challenging, but also very rewarding .

I took up my post at Ochil in November 2017 and aim to provide the highest standard of food for those we support.

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Gavin Baxter 

Head of Maintenance

Hello, my name is Gavin, I took up post as  Head of Maintenance in December 2019. I am responsible for all maintenance and compliance with Health & Safety in the home. I have many years experience in property maintenance in the education sector. I believe the smallest of jobs can make the biggest difference to our residents lives here at Ochil.

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Carol Kennedy

Head Housekeeper

Hi, my name is Carol, and I am the Head Housekeeper here at Ochil Care Home, leading a team of nine domestic and laundry staff members. I have been at Ochil since 2009 and love my job!

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

01738 481394

All other calls

01738 441100

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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