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

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.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

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. 

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

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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Jayde

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.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Heather Newman

Administrator

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

Nurse

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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Amanda

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.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

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. 

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