Meet the Washington Grange 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:

Paula Joicey

Paula Joicey

General Manager

Hi, my name is Paula and I am the General Manager here at Washington Grange. Welcome to our website!

I am a mother of 2 boys and I have 2 grandsons. My first job in care was in 2000, when I first started here at Washington Grange as a part-time Care Assistant. Within 2 years, I had been promoted to Senior Care Assistant and then went on to become the Deputy Manager, gaining Level 2 & 3 NVQ qualifications in Care.

Now I am the General Manager here at Washington Grange and I have been here for over 15 years now, and have a great team behind me.

Karen Lowden

Karen Lowden

Deputy Manager

Karen Lowden has worked at Washington Grange since 2012, starting out as a Care Assistant before being promoted to Senior Care Assistant and then to Deputy Manager. Karen has earned her NVQ Level 2 & 3 in Care.

June Beaton

June Beaton


June Beaton has been with us wince 2014 and is very committed to her role; she is always willing to help anyone. She always has a smile on her face and strives to ensure that everyone who visits the home feels welcome.

Kirsty Cranney

Kirsty Cranney

Head Chef

Hi, my name is Kirsty, and I am the Head Chef here at Washington Grange.

Care Team

Care Team


We are the care team here at Washington Grange!

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

0191 502 9558

All other calls

0191 419 1955

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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