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:

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Alison Carmichael

Operational Director

Hi, my name is Alison, and I am the Operation Director acting as General Manager here at Sherwood Court. Welcome to our webpage!

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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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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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Claire Gillan

Activities Coordinator

Hello, I am Claire Gillan and I am the Activities Coordinator at Sherwood Court. I have worked with people with dementia since 2005, when my nana had Alzheimer’s. I like to try new ideas to see if they work, so that we can make their lives here more meaningful and comfortable. I am an outgoing person; I always try to have a smile on my face and hope that my interaction with your loved ones helps to make their lives a little more pleasant.

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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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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.

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