Meet the Trinity Manor Care Home team

We always aim to deliver bespoke care to those who live at our home. We tailor our services to meet the unique requirements of each person and in a way that celebrates their individuality, whilst also helping residents to maintain as much independence as possible and treating them with dignity at all times.

Neil Hardy

General Manager

Hello, my name is Neil, and I am the General Manager here at Trinity Manor. Welcome to our website!

I am a dedicated healthcare professional who has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge in providing care and support within the social care & health sector. I have attained a vast variety of qualifications since beginining my career, from Care Management and  Leadership to Teacher Training and Counselling, in addition to Assessors awards, Medication Management and assisting those living with Dementia, all of which have helped and assisted me in my delivery of care and understanding the needs of others.

I am very passionate about delivering the highest standards of care to residents. I aim to enrich the lives and experiences of those living within our home.

I share Barchester’s values and will endeavour to incorporate them in everything we do within our home.

I feel demonstrating a kind caring approach should be extended to all our colleagues, as this will benefit our residents the most in a warm and welcoming home. Making the time for people and listening to what they have to say demonstrates inclusion. Owning what we do and who we are plays a part in our success.

I like to ensure residents and colleagues have a smile on their face every day. I enjoy maintaining a positive and happy environment in the home.

Outside of work, I enjoy going for walks and exploring our countryside. I also like to spend time with my family and see them as much as possible. This time with them is very important to me.

A fact about me: I am the youngest of 14 siblings. I have 10 sisters and 3 brothers, all from the same parents and all single births. That is why family is very important to me.

 

Paul Pippard

Deputy Manager

Hello, my name is Paul, and I am proud to be the Deputy Manager here at Trinity Manor.

I have worked for Barchester Healthcare for over 10 years and in that time I have progressed from an apprentice right up to the position which I hold now.

I have supported people who are living with physical, and neurological conditions including Dementia. I strive to ensure that everyone can live their lives to the full. I have always had a passion for person centred care and by that I mean ensuring that everyone is treated as an individual and not as a number. Being able to look after someone else’s loved one is a great privilege and also a massive responsibility.

I have studied throughout my career, involving NVQ’s in Health & Social Care, Staff Training & Development , mentoring and coaching and Leadership & Management.

I am local to the area having lived in Yeovil all my life, I have a wife and a beautiful boy who I am sure you will all meet in the future.

I look forward to meeting you all soon!

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Dovile Valiulyte

Home Services Advisor

Hi, my name is Dovile, and I am the home services advisor here at Trinity Manor. My passion is and always been networking and being around people.

I have started at Barchester in June 2019 and loved every minute of it. When I joined the company I had no experience in care background, nonetheless the role suits me perfectly and brings out the best qualities empathy, interest in people and area, business development, the right amount of competitiveness and desire to win. My previous roles were Sales Executive and Business Development Manager in secondary packaging industry.

My likes in life are sea, sun and travelling.

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Becky King

Admin Manager

I joined the incredible team at Trinity Manor in December 2019, just as we opened the doors to our first residents. Coming from a background in events and hospitality administration, I am new to working in a care home setting, but enjoy the new challenges this brings and learning every day.

In 2015, I moved from the coast in South Devon to the stunning Dorset countryside, and feel so proud to have found such a passionate and dedicated team to work with.

I love spending time with our residents and learning all about them, and although most of my days are spent at my desk, there is always time for a cup of tea with them in one of the lounges or a stroll around our sensory garden.

We look forward to welcoming you to Trinity Manor and to show you around our beautiful home.

 

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Amy Louise Harris

Activities Coordinator

This is a new and exciting career change after performing on stage for many years, where I professionally trained in singing, dance and musical theatre.

For many years, I have managed a dance and performance school based in Yeovil Somerset called ‘Stage Dance’, teaching children and adults dance and performing arts. Moving on, I would like to achieve greater moments in my life.

I enjoy keeping fit and healthy, spending time with my family and friends. Myself and my wonderful husband love to explore many parts of the world to make memories which will last a life-time.

I feel I can bring my energy, skills, passion and excitement to Trinity Manor. I love motivating and encouraging the residents to enjoy day-to-day activities.

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Kate Stockman

Administrator

Hi, my name is Kate and I am the Administrator here at Trinity Manor working closely with the Admin Manager to ensure the smooth running of the home.

I have been an administrator for a number of years working for a large service provider in an education setting. I am very much a people person and despite having never worked within the care sector before I am really looking forward to the challenges ahead. 

It is quite something to be part of the founding team and it will be lovely to see the home grow with residents and new colleagues.”

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Gayle Whitmarsh

Hostess

Hello, my name is Gayle and I am one of the hostesses, I really love making sure that the residents and their families have a lovely experience.

Valerie Marett

Resident Ambassador

Meet our Resident Ambassador: Dr Valerie Marett.

Dr Valerie was the first resident at Trinity Manor and she was both surprised and pleased to be asked to be Resident Ambassador.

Since then, she has become chairwomen of our residents' committee, a great person for other residents in the home to bring feedback and suggestions to regarding the living experience here.

Dr Valerie Marett has a background in the care setting as a specialist inspector for the Care Quality Commission. In her role as ambassador, Valerie will have input into the home newsletter, be involved with the interview process, be introduced to any prospective residents & relatives who may wish to ask what life is like at Trinity Manor and attend local community events and forums on behalf of the residents in the home.

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Adam Kruszewski

Head Chef

I am very excited to have joined Trinity Manor. I am very proud to be working in such a stunning home.

I am extremely passionate about food and cooking; quality always comes first. We prepare and cook nutritious and tasty meals based on residents' individual preferences.

I have been with Barchester Healthcare since 2008 and I am fully trained through the Barchester Academy: the academy the academy that prepares top notch chefs.

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Jason Hansford

Maintenance Manager

I have been working in the care sector since 2014, and thoroughly enjoy making the home a safe and happy place for residents, staff and visitors.

The part I enjoy most is making a difference to residents' lives. I enjoy helping residents to settle into their new home by making small amendments.

I am playing a very important role of driving our residents to various trips and enjoy new challenges safely and securely.

My hobbies are cycling, walking and rowing.

We hope to see you at our home soon.

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Georgina O'Keefe

Senior Carer

I began working for Barchester as a Carer in 2018 in our sister home, West Abbey, in Yeovil. There, I provided person-centered care for residents of varying needs, from residential and dementia support to end of life care.

In November 2019, I transferred over to Trinity Manor, where I was able to be part of the grand opening celebrations of this beautiful home and have progressed to become a Senior Carer.

I am now involved in person-centered care planning, care delivery and management of medications.

I always go above and beyond for residents at Trinity Manor.

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Carrie-Anne Williams

Senior Carer

I have been working in the care sector seince 2013, with a background in childcare and retail.

I joined Barchester Healthcare in November 2019, just before the opening of Trinity Manor. I felt very privileged to be part of the opening ceremony and to accommodate the smooth move-in of the founding residents.

My calm and caring nature has helped me to make residents at ease, as the move into a care home can be quite a challenging period when it comes to adapting to change and a new way of life.

What motivates me the most is making a difference to our residents' lives and enjoying their company, as they have vast life experience and memories to share.

Outstanding care equals happy residents, and that's what myself and our team strive for.

I’m married and have 2 adorable children. I have a love for travelling, especially to northern France, where I have visited many times.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family at Trinity Manor.

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Lucy Bond

Carer

Hello, my name is Lucy, I have worked in the care industry for a few years with both older adults with dementia and children with autism and special educational needs. Care is what I love to do, making someone smile, just being there for individuals and enabling them to live life to the full.

I really enjoy working at Trinity Manor, creating a warm and supportive home for all of our wonderful residents and families.

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