Meet the Queens Manor Care Home team
Our wonderful team will comprise of nurses, carers, activities coordinators, chefs, housekeepers and more. These people will be here to ensure that residents enjoy their time at the home and are supported to live life to the fullest.
Hi, my name is Donna, and I am General Manager here at Queens Manor. Welcome to our website!
Thank you for taking the time to look further into what Queens Manor has to offer to you or your loved one. Here is an opportunity to look at some of our staff team in the home, who all play a vital role in day-to-day life.
I have been a Registered Nurse since 1999, having completed my Bachelor of Nursing at Dundee University before moving to Australia. Over the past two decades, I have worked in palliative care, surgery and liver transplantation, divisional and corporate management, and as both a care home manager and regional manager for a large UK care provider. In 2018, I was honoured to receive Scottish Care’s Manager/Leader of the Year award.
I love my role and am privileged to be supported by a fantastic team and have the opportunity to work in such a wonderful environment.
I look forward to welcoming you into our beautiful home.
Hi, my name is Michael and I am Deputy Home Manager, previous Head of Unit for our residential suite here at Queens Manor where I started in January 2019, just before the opening of our home. I love being able to support everyone within our home from resident's, relatives & friends and our staff too. I enjoy the strong level of family bonds and teamwork we have developed at Queens Manor and most importantly, the special friendships with our residents. Outside of work I'm a big fan of the cinema, walking my dog Sam and a good, tasty meal!
Hi, my name is Coral and I am Head of Unit for our residential dementia suite here at Queens Manor.
I Began with Barchester when Queens Manor first opened after I moved up to Edinburgh from Swindon. I started working in care as helping others and making a difference gives me purpose and drive and I continuously strive to improve my skill set every day so that our residents receive the best possible care and so that I can lead my team well. I love getting to know our residents and I love the partnerships I’ve made with my colleagues and the wonderful team here.
Hi, my name is Hayley, and I am Administrator here at Queens Manor.
I have experience of working in the care sector since 2006 both clinically and administratively; this has given me a great insight into the needs and desires of people moving into a care community. I started working at Queens Manor in 2018 as the home administrator and work together with the concierges to ensure the smooth running of the home.
I love that I can work in a job I enjoy with a great team and I feel privileged to be part of this flagship home
Maintenance is paramount when it comes to our residents, relatives and colleagues, and my role is to keep the home environment up to the highest standards possible, ultimately creating a safe and warm place for our residents to live and my colleagues to work.
I also manage and deal with contractors, keeping records up-to-date for our audits. I take great pride in my work and strive to ensure that our residents have a lovely place to live and our staff have a pleasant environment to work in.
Members of the Senior Care Team
Hi, we are members of the senior care team here at Queens Manor and offer a variety of skills and invaluable warmth and care for our residents. We bring a wealth of experience to our roles and continue to develop our expertise in order to provide the best possible care to our residents. We each bring a wealth of knowledge to the team and help and encourage others every day as well as thrive on their unique relationships with our residents.
Hi, my name is Kathleen, and I am the concierge here at Queens Manor.
I have had a long history of working with the public and felt that it was time for a new challenge in my life. Every day is different here at Queens Manor, no two days are ever the same. It has been wonderful getting to know the team as it grows and develops.
The best part of my job is meeting new people, showing them what we provide and getting to know each person well as they move in and become part of Queens Manor Community.
Hi there, My name is Hermione Morris! I am one of the Activities Coordinators at Queens Manor.
My role at Queens Manor is to coordinate the activities on the weekly schedule, encourage resident involvement and ensure that our residents live life to their fullest .
I use my background in planning and activities to assist our Head of Lifestyle with creating the schedules and ensuring that all of our residents are having an enjoyable time and know what exciting things are going on in the home each day.
Every day I try to go that extra mile for every resident and that gives me such a buzz!
Hi, my name is Begbie. My Dad is the Maintenance Manager here at Queen’s Manor so I have been visiting since the home opened. I love sneaky sausage snacks and catching frisbees almost as much as I love going to see all of our residents and visitors for cuddles. I am looking forward to receiving my certificate as a Pet Therapy Dog and can’t wait to graduate.
Hi, my name is Shannon and I am Head of Lifestyle and Enrichment here at Queens Manor. I have come to Queens Manor with 6 years of experience in the planning, activities and events sector.
I ensure that myself and the team get to know each resident's preferences so that we can deliver a person-centred programme of events and activities within the home - Including activities that positively impact physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. I strongly believe that creating great moments and memories for our residents and embracing their individuality with tailor made activities is the way forward.
In an era of developing technologies, we are using new ways of reaching out to family and friends - though Zoom, Skype and Facebook Portal. We hope that our residents never feel alone or too far away from their loved ones this way. Each day I like to ensure that our residents enjoy themselves in a calm, stimulating and fun environment, whilst creating bonds with each other and staff.
Hello! My name is Raymond Thomson and I am the Second Chef at Queens Manor Care Home.
Here at Queens Manor we provide a wonderful choice of beautiful, delicious and nutritious dishes. The food and dining experience at Queens Manor is recognised as an integral part of the lifestyle here at the home and I am committed to working alongside the Head Chef and the Head of Lifestyle to ensure that our residents needs and expectations are not only met, but exceeded.
When I was a child I spent a lot of time with my brother, who was a chef – This is how I caught the Chef Bug and from here I dedicated my time to developing my skills and becoming great at what I do!
Having background in hotels, weddings and events I have the knowledge and experience to cater to our residents individual dietary needs, as well as the creativity to ensure that our mealtimes are also exciting times!
Read our brochure ‘Life in our home. Providing care through coronavirus’ for more information on how we’re here to help you and your loved one.
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