Meet the Tennyson Wharf 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:
Hello, I am Sarah Noutch, General Manager at Tennyson Wharf. I am a Registered Nurse with 20 years’ experience. I began my career in the NHS working in the medical division. I came to Tennyson Wharf having worked at Barchester’s Lancaster Grange care home as General Manager.
I am passionate about delivering good quality, personalised care. This is reflected within the fantastic team we have here at Tennyson Wharf. I am always available for a coffee and a chat and welcome you to meet our care team and view our home.
Tracie began her career within the care industry around 12 years ago when she began working in the community where she worked as a senior carer then a team leader for Age UK. Tracie decided she would like to work in a care home and joined the team at Tennyson Wharf in 2015, just 2 months after it opened. She really enjoys her new role as Deputy Manager, working alongside Louise to support our magnificent team and residents.
I have worked for Barchester nearly 6 years. I worked in the kitchen for 5 years but changed my position within the company and now am an Admin Assistant and love my job.
I love the residents and staff at Tennyson, we are like one big family.
I am a Mum of 2 plus 2 step children and 14 gran children and 1 great gran child.
Hello I am Karen, I joined Tennyson Wharf in April 2022 as the home`s Administrator, previously I worked for another care provider for 20 years as the Administrator in a Dementia Nursing Home.
I enjoy being able to help and support people and am pleased to be able to do this as part of my job role at Tennyson Wharf I get satisfaction from being able to offer help to our lovely residents and their families with anything relating to finances or administration as well as interacting with our residents on a daily basis to make their lives more enjoyable.
I enjoy spending time with my family and like going for long walks with my dog, I also like travelling and holidays especially to the Greek Islands, Skiathos and Zakynthos being 2 of my favourite destinations to date.
Claire is an new Admin Assistant at Tennyson Wharf. She loves working with our elderly residents and helping them with all their daily needs and has previously worked as an experienced Care Assistant.
Dawn is our Head Chef who joins the team here at Tennyson Wharf with a wealth of catering experience. Dawn was military trained and latterly worked in the RAF as a chef. She is passionate about delivering freshly prepared, nutritious meals with a person centred approach. In her spare time Dawn enjoys keeping fit by running and visiting the gym, and she also has a young family to keep her busy.
Michelle has over 15 years experience in the cleaning industry before coming to join the Tennyson Wharf team as a care assistant for 3 years before taking on the role as head of housekeeping in July 2021. Michelle loves to ensure the home is kept clean for our residents and their relatives to enjoy when they come to visit. Her favourite part of her job is working alongside a great team and spending time with the residents, learning about their lives and what is important to them.
Donna joined the team here at Tennyson Wharf over 3 years ago with great experience in front facing hospitality roles. Donna is a lively person who spreads happiness within the home with her naturally caring nature. Donna always ensures she takes time to get to know each resident and their loved ones and is always happy to stop for a friendly chat.
My name is Derrick, I am the head Gardner here at Tennyson. I take pride in the beautiful gardens here and love there to be plants of interest and lots of colour all year round. I enjoy getting involved with our residents and often they help me with the planting and watering. My job here is a joy not a job.
I enjoy holidays and visiting gardens of interest with my partner.
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