Meet the 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:

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Susan Kureishy

Acting General Manager

Hi, my name is Susan and I am the Acting General Manager here at Wimborne. I joined the team when Barchester acquired the home in 2007.

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Denise Scanlan

Head of Care

Denise has worked for Barchester for the last 4 years starting as a carer then progressed as our Head of Care, where she supports her care team and drives the team in providing the best care and support to our residents. 

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Lynn Marsland & Kerry Smith

Activities Coordinators

Lynn and Kerry make up our energetic, spontaneous and fun-loving activities team. They see residents as an extension of their family and thoroughly enjoy the variety and rewards the job brings. 

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Gary Washbrook

Head of Maintenance

Gary is responsible for the maintenance of the home and also the upkeep of the gardens.  Gary claims to be getting a great deal of job satisfaction and is looking forward to the opportunities that Wimborne will bring.

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Toni Leworthy

Head Housekeeper

Toni started with Barchester in 1995 as a night carer and joined the housekeeping team in 2014.

Toni was quickly promoted to Head Housekeeper due to her high standards and attention to detail. She has the responsibility of managing both the housekeeping and laundry whilst ensuring the home is kept clean and tidy at all times.

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Alex Bellocchio-Burnham

Head Chef

Alex has been with Barchester since 2012 and transferred to Wimborne in 2017 as Head Chef.

Alex is Italian with a background in high-end restaurants and hotels. Since joining the team, he has put his experience, skills and passion about nutrition to the service of those we support whilst promoting high standards and excellence in care.

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Care Team


From left to right: Cathy (Team Leader), Ann (Carer), Denise (Head of Care), Tracy (Carer), Paige (Senior Carer), Vanessa (Carer).

Our dedicated caring staff provide the highest level of person-centred care for those we support, with a wide and varied activities programme, insuring that residents always sit at the centre of everything we do at Wimborne.

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