Meet the Sherwood Court 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hi my name is James Teasdale and I work at Sherwood Court since September 2017 formerly in the role as a care assistant before becoming the homes activities coordinator in January 2020. We all know that keeping active is important. We have created a wonderful culture within the home and we work together as a team to give residents the best possible experience. My role here is to ensure that residents enjoy an environment that is both stimulating and socially active.
I work with care to ensure the team knows each residents' preferences, so that we can deliver a person-centered program of events and activities. Essential to our homely feel is the strong relationships of trust we build with residents and their families and friends. The home also has its very own minibus for our numerous outings for coffee and shopping, which residents love. I enjoy working at Sherwood Court and making a difference to the lives of those who live here.
My name is Lynette Douglas and I was appointed as an activities volunteer in 2019. I have worked within the care sector most of my working life. I enjoy the outdoors and working on my allotment in my spare time. I loving getting to know all the residents and staff, and making a difference to the lives of those I support.
Hi, my name is Billie and I have worked at Sherwood Court for 12 months. I started my journey with Barchester as a Care Assistant and then became an Activities Co-ordinator in June 2019.
I love spending quality time with all our residents and making a difference to each of their lives. I am a very passionate lady who will always strive for the very best! In my spare time I enjoy shopping and visiting different countries with my husband and family.
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.
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.
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.
My name is Caroline Wright and I am the Deputy Manager at Sherwood Court. I have been a Registered Nurse for 14 years and have worked in a variety of care settings including hospitals and care homes. I am very caring and compassionate and the well-being of our residents is my biggest priority.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My name is Alicia Thorpe and I have worked for Sherwood Court for 4 years. I started here as a Care Assistant and have worked my way up to be a Care Practitioner. The thing I love about my job is that every day is different and I know that I am making a difference to the lives of vulnerable people.
I have worked at Sherwood Court since 2007 as a care assistant. I thoroughly enjoy my job and I am fully committed to supporting our residents. I am a very caring and passionate person who takes great pride in providing the best care for the vulnerable.
I have worked at Sherwood Court since 2014 as a healthcare assistant. Making residents smile is my favourite part of the job. I am really passionate about what I do, and the difference I can make to the lives of those we support.
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