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:

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Jayne Richardson

Acting General Manager

Hi, my name is Jayne and I am the Deputy Manager acting as General Manager here at Rivermead.

I joined Rivermead in October 2015 as Senior Nurse with extensive NHS and private sector experience working at senior management level in commissioning and safeguarding.

I am an active member of the nursing staff when I am not acting as General Manager, working on the General Nursing and Memory Lane units.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Roza Machin

Head of Unit

Roza is a highly experienced Mental Health Nurse who prides herself on driving high standards of person-centred care within our specialist Memory Lane community.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Lorraine Kitching

Administrator

Lorraine and her team ensure all aspects of the administration of the home runs smoothly, from invoicing, ordering, recruitment, setting up contracts, to manning reception, never a dull day!

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Angela Lawson

Activities Coordinator

Angela is responsible for providing and delivering a varied activities programme on our elderly frail unit.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Gemma Evans

Memory Lane Activities Coordinator

Gemma is responsible for providing and delivering a varied activities programme on our Memory Lane community. Gemma has a wealth of experience working with people living withing dementia.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Sarah Lightfoot

Head Chef

Sarah along with her team is responsible for the catering service throughout the home. Sarah plans menus with input from residents and relatives to ensure balanced, nutritious meals throughout the day. Menus change four times a year to reflect seasonal produce and ensure variety. Sarah has worked in the catering industry for around 22 years in hotels, pubs, restaurants and care homes.

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Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Tina Ashley

Head Housekeeper

I am responsible for keeping the home's Housekeeping and Laundry up to the Barchester standard.  I take great pride in my work and strive to ensure that our residents have a lovely place to live in and our staff have a pleasant place to work in.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Hew Poulton

Head of Maintenance

Hew ensures the home is safe and well-presented at all times, adhering to all health and safety regulations. His role can vary from changing light bulbs to building patios. Hew also oversees the grounds at Rivermead, of which we are very proud.

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