Sherwood Court Care Home

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Sherwood Court Care Home in Fulwood, Preston

Sherwood Court provides 24-hour nursing and residential care in a warm and friendly environment. Alongside this, we offer bespoke care for people living with dementia in our Memory Lane Community. We have a highly qualified and well-motivated team who feel passionately about helping people retain independence, dignity and choice. They focus on the individual needs of each resident, using bespoke care plans tailored to their needs.

Our high standards can be seen in all areas of the home, from cooking and hospitality, to the activities organised for residents. Our wonderful Activities Coordinators work to ensure there is a variety of planned activities that cater to a wide range of tastes and hobbies. 

Sherwood Court is located in Fulwood, one of Preston’s most stunning suburbs, and is considered by many to be ‘the home of choice’ in and around the Preston area for dementia and nursing care. We welcome visitors at any time and would love you to drop in and experience the home for yourself. Choosing a care home can prove to be a particularly daunting experience for all, so we pride ourselves on the help and guidance we provide for family members as they navigate their way through the enquiry process.

Types of care

Here at Sherwood Court, we pride ourselves on providing person-centred care for each person we support; we will develop personalised care plans based on the unique needs of each individual. Our Memory Lane commuity supports those living with dementia in a positive and engaging way, encouraging them to partake in activities that are tailored to their interests and life history. Those living within our nursing unit often have a wide variety of physical health needs that will be treated by our dedicated and experienced nursing team. In our most recent CQC inspection, Sherwood Court was rated 'Good' in all areas, which a standard of care we aim to deliver at all times by involving residents and families each step of the way.

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Nursing Care

Residential Care

Dementia Care

Respite / Short Stay


  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon


  • Activity room
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Internet access/wifi
  • Laundry


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training


  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Elizabeth Brotherton

General Manager

Hi, my name is Elizabeth, and I am the General Manager here at Sherwood Court. Welcome to our webpage!

I have worked within elderly care since 1995 and I am very passionate about improving standards of care for people living within our home. I am a hands-on manager, promoting and expecting high standards of care for those we support. I have managed various services over the last 10 years and am driven by the belief that every person matters.

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Rachel Kelly

Deputy Manager

I qualified as a registered learning disability nurse in 2013 and I have worked with people with mental health issues, learning disabilities and dementia.

I am passionate about providing a great service to residents here at Sherwood Court and enjoy working as part of a team whilst doing this.

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Alexandra Pindaru

Unit Manager

I am the Unit Manager on our nursing unit here at Sherwood Court. I have worked here since 2015 and I enjoy making a difference to other people’s lives by providing them with high quality care and support. 

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Wendy Driver

Unit Manager

Hi, my name is Wendy Driver and I am the Unit Manager on Memory Lane here at Sherwood Court. I have been an RMN since 2010 and joined Sherwood Court in 2017. I enjoy working here, as I have always been passionate about supporting people who are living with dementia.

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Care Practitioner

My name is Jayde and I am a Care Practitioner here at Sherwood Court. I have worked here since 2016 and been at Barchester since 2010.

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Heather Newman


I am the Administrator here at Sherwood Court, but have previously worked in post as the Admin Assistant. I support the General Manager on a daily basis and maintain the administrative and financial systems within the home. I enjoy coming to work to see the difference all our staff make to residents' lives. I am always happy to welcome visitors into our home and help those struggling to find a suitable care home for their loved one.

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Abigail Ainsworth

Activities Coordinator

Hi, my name is Abigail Ainsworth, and I am the Activities Coordinator here at Sherwood Court. I have over 7 years of experience doing this job role and my best activities are those utilising my abilities with music. In my spare time, I play in a band and we do gigs in schools, care homes and churches.

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Lynn Cornwell

Admin Assistant

Hi, my name is Lynn Cornwell and I am the Admin Assistant here at Sherwood Court. I previously worked as Senior Carer on our nursing unit. I love making a difference to residents' lives and ensuring that they get the best quality care. I am a very happy and welcoming employee and a great team player.

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Greg Chew


My name is Greg Chew and I am an RGN here at Sherwood Court. I have worked here since November 2017 and previously worked in a local prison as a substance misuse nurse. I enjoy coming to work as I think it is important that the elderly and vulnerable residents are cared for to a high standard and with respect and dignity. 

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Lee Riley

Head of Maintenance

Hi, my name is Lee and I am the Head of Maintenance here at Sherwood Court and also at Sherwood Lodge. One of the best perks of working in a care environment is that you're helping residents and families and trying to make their lives a little bit easier.  Knowing that you make a difference to their day provides a real sense of achievement.

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Head Chef

I am the Head Chef at Sherwood Court and have worked here since 2007. I previously worked as a chef in a conference centre. Because I have been here for so long, I feel like Sherwood Court has become an extended part of my family. In my spare time, I enjoy cycling, swimming, walking and socialising.

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Mark Cornwell

Maintenance Assistant

My name is Mark and I am the Maintenance Assistant at Sherwood Court.I joined Barchester in October 2017 and, before I started here, I worked for the water industry for 30 years in auditing and health & safety. This is my first time working in a care home and I'm looking forward to the new challenge ahead and being part of a good team.

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Carol Teasdale

Head Housekeeper

Hi, my name is Carol Teasdale and I am the Head Housekeeper at Sherwood Court. I have worked at the home for over 15 years and really enjoy coming into work each morning. Previously, I worked as a childminder for 7 years.

Sherwood Court Care Home - Fulwood, Preston

James Teasdale

Care Assistant

My name is James Teasdale and I work at Sherwood Court as a Care Assistant. I am also the home's Infection Control Champion I and have worked here since September 2017. I enjoy working at Sherwood Court and making a difference to the lives of those who live here. 

Life at Sherwood Court Care Home

Life at our home is composed of many key elements, not least of all, a dedicated team who strive to deliver high quality care, exciting activities and delicious food for the individuals we support. These services are enhanced by our excellent facilities, which serve to make residents’ time here as comfortable as possible.

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 & Facilties

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 people say about us

Sherwood Court Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Requires improvement

18 December 2018

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