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:

Nicki Hockly

Nicki Hockly

General Manager

Hi, my name is Nicki Hockly and I am the General Manager here at Plas-Y-Dderwen Care Home. Welcome to our website!

I have worked for Barchester Healthcare since 2009 across three homes and became the Deputy Manager here in February 2018, then General Manager January 2019.

I am passionate about my job and am an advocate for promoting person-centered care for the individuals we support. I offer guidance and support to our team of Nurses, Senior Carers and Care Assistants, with the aim of providing a happy, friendly and welcoming workplace.

I am responsible for ensuring that a high standard of care is maintained and delivered to residents whilst respecting privacy, dignity and choices. 

Katherine Evans

Katherine Evans

Deputy Manager

Hi, my name is Kath and I am the Deputy Manager here at Plas-Y-Dderwen Care Home.

I started working for Barchester Healthcare in 2017 as an RGN and became a Senior Nurse in 2018. In January 2019 I was promoted to Deputy Manager. I support the General Manager and I offer guidance and support to our whole team in an effort to provide a happy, friendly and welcoming workplace.

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Andrew Whitmarsh

Andrew Whitmarsh

Senior Nurse

Hi, my name is Andy and I am the Senior Nurse here at Plas-Y-Dderwen.

Phillippa Williams

Administrator

Hi, my name is Phillippa, and I am the Administrator here at Plas-Y-Dderwen.

Hefin Jones

Hefin Jones

Head Chef

Hefin has worked at Plas-Y-Dderwen since 2012 and ensures that residents get a good choice of food, which is always cooked to a high standard and is nutritious.

Jeff Rees

Jeff Rees

Maintenance Assistant

Jeff has worked for Plas-Y-Dderwen since 2010. His job is to ensure the home is maintained to a high standard and kept in full working order.

Carys Davies

Carys Davies

Housekeeping Assistant

Carys has been at Plas-Y-Dderwen since 2013, and ensures that the homes is always cleaned to a high standard.

Jill the Cat!

Jill the Cat!

Pet Therapist

This is Jill, the home's pet cat. Jill is key in making Plas-Y-Dderwen a real home from home for those we support. She can regularly be found lazing at someones' feet or in their lap! Jill will soon appear in her very own calendar and is looking forward to the fame this will bring her in the local community!

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What happens now?

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01267 853 002

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01267 221 235

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