Meet the Seaview House 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:

Gayle Magennis

General Manager

Hi, my name is Gayle and I am the General Manager here at Seaview. Welcome to our website!

Thank you for taking the time to look further into what we have 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.

Myself and my team look forward to welcoming you to our home.

Barbara Smith

Barbara Smith


Barbara has been the Administrator at Seaview since 2013. She has many years’ experience in administration, formerly working at the head office of a Highland haulage firm for over 20 years before joining Seaview.

She is a keen shower of the Gordon Setter breed of dog and can add Crufts to her long list of accolades in the dog showing circuit.

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Diane Hornidge

Diane Hornidge

Head of Housekeeping

Diane has worked at Seaview since 2011 and is a passionate about the cleanliness of Seaview. She strives every day to ensure that each area of the home is cleaned to an excellent standard.

Zoe Rothera

Care Practitioner / Team Lead – Girnigoe Unit

My name’s Zoë, I’ve worked at Barchester for the past 8 years; doing this alongside my University studies. I lead the Girnigoe Team and work with all departments to ensure the smooth running of the unit. 

I have a passion for ensuring excellent standards of care and ensuring that clients have a first class experience at Seaview. In my spare time, I enjoy volunteering for local organisations and giving something back to the community as well as keeping active and enrolling myself on local fundraising challenges. 

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Elaine Edwards

Care Practitioner / Team Lead - Morven Unit

My name is Elaine and I started working at Seaview in 1999; as a care assistant. I now lead the Morven team; striving to ensure that all clients and their families have a positive experience during their dementia journeys. I highly enjoy working in the care environment and with many years’ experience; I try to support all members of my team to ensure the highest quality of care is achieved. 

In my spare time, I’m a dedicated ‘granny’ and I also enjoy keeping active, often taking my grandchildren with me on long walks and local fundraising challenges to support local causes. 

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Mandy Wilson

Activities Coordinator

Mandy has worked for Barchester since 1998. At first as a carer and then in 2004 as the activities coordinator for Seaview. She is passionate about helping people who live at Seaview get the very best out of their day and actively promotes the resident’s monthly committee.

Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure 'Providing great quality care and wellbeing' for more information on how we're here to help you and your loved one.
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Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & Events


Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilities

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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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

01255 388 772

All other calls

01955 605 005

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.

Useful downloads

Here to help you make the right decision about your care requirements.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What types of care does Seaview House Care Home offer?

    Seaview House Care Home offers Nursing care, Respite / Short stay.