Meet the St Thomas Care Home team

Our staff are what hold the home together. Each one of these team members are dedicated to providing high quality care and services to those we support, and ensuring that residents enjoy all aspects of life at our home. See below to meet some of our friendly faces:

Helena Hawkins

Helena Hawkins

General Manager

Hello, my name is Helena, and I am the General Manager here at St Thomas. Welcome to our website!

St Thomas is a unique and beautiful building, supporting residents within our 10-60-06 accredited Memory Lane Community.

I have been managing care homes since 2000 and I am thrilled to be working with the team at St Thomas to deliver the best standard of care to residents in bespoke and beautiful surroundings.

Please feel free to drop in to meet us and have a coffee and some cake in our beautiful chapel.

Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes

Deputy Manager

Hi, my name is Kathryn, and I am the Deputy Manager here at St Thomas. I have been working in care homes for a number of years and I thoroughly enjoy my job. My role is to support the General Manager and staff in providing the best care for people living with dementia in a homely and stimulating environment.

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Tracy & Zoe

Activities Team

Tracy (left) and Zoe comprise the activities team here at St Thomas. Tracy joined us in January 2020 as the Activity Lead and has a wealth of experience in working with residents living with dementia.

Tracy and Zoe are passionate about enriching the lives of our residents, and involving the rest of the team at St Thomas, as well as relatives and visitors to the tome.

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Nurse Team


The home is staffed with a dedicated team of Registered Nurses. This picture is of some of the day and night team, who work together to provide the highest levels of care to our residents

John Pace

John Pace

Maintenance Manager.

Hi! I’m John, the Head of Maintenance at St Thomas Care Home, and I started here since in December 2016. I have worked in care home maintenance for over 10 years and always strive to keep a high standard of maintenance so that residents can be proud of the home they live in. I enjoy interacting with residents and involving them in our day-to-day routine when possible. 

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Housekeeping Team

Housekeeping Team


Linda Milsom (left) heads up the housekeeping and laundry, and has said that she has a hardworking team, who all take great pride in keeping St Thomas a clean and lovely place for those who live here.

Linda, Ruth (middle) and Carmen (right) have all worked at St Thomas for a number of years, and have seen great changes in the home during their time with us.

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Care Team


We have a large care team who are committed to delivering the highest standards of care to all of our residents. As well as providing support to residents and families, they are involved in activities and trips out, and are a lively bunch who love to fill the home with laughter.



Pet Therapist

Hello, my name is Zeus and I enjoy coming to work with my mum, Helena, now and again. I am 6 years old and my mum and dad adopted me from a rescue when I was 18 months old.

I love spending time with the residents at St Thomas, especially when they have cake! My favourite game is ball, so if you see me carrying my ball, I would be really happy for you to throw it for me. I also have the waggiest tail and am happy to show everyone this as much as I can.

Please come and say hello to me when you visit.

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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

New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

01256 441 576

All other calls

01256 355 959

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.

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