Meet the Wimborne 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:
Hi, my name is Sarah, and I am the General Manager here at Wimborne. Welcome to our website!
Prior to starting this position, I worked in healthcare for 20 years and have been with Barchester since 2009. I come to Wimborne with a wealth of experience, both in care and management.
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.
Hi, my name is Trevor and I am Operational Trainer here at Wimborne Care Home.
I have been working for Barchester for nearly 9 years, 2 years as a Carer and 6 years as a Trainer. My background has been in training for the last 20 years.
My job is to assist our General Manager with the day-to-day running of Wimborne and with providing a person-centred experience to each of our residents and their families.
I have always enjoyed numbers and previously worked in accounts looking after the sales ledger. I am familiar with care, so am enjoying to get to know both resident and their loved ones here at Wimborne.
I joined Barchester in 2018, having previously worked as a medical secretary for the local GP practice, which I thoroughly enjoyed.
I was very happy to get the opportunity to work at Wimborne, as it boasts a real family feel. I am enjoying combining both office-based work and face-to-face interaction with visitors, great residents and their families.
Hello, my name is Gemma and I am a Clinical Development Nurse for Barchester. I have worked in the Nursing Home sector all my working life and have worked in a variety of roles. I worked as a carer throughout my nursing training and I qualified in 2008. I worked as a Nurse in a Nursing Home on the Isle of Wight, before becoming the Manager of the home. I was the Manager for 2 years before joining Barchester in 2017.
I cover a region of 10 homes and my role as a Clinical Development Nurse is to support the care homes within my region to deliver quality care to our residents. I am the person our General Manager’s and the nursing and care teams can contact if they need support, advice and guidance on any clinical elements of care within the home. I am dedicated and passionate about the delivery of high quality care and clinical standards.
I have just joined Wimborne having been a chef since he left school. I previously worked cooking for 14 years on cruise ships before returning to work on land in 2000. Since then I have managed and owned my own pub, café and bistro.
I have now decided that I would like to work in an environment where I can get to know the people that I am cooking for and bring the pleasure of meal time back with good old favourites, and sweet treats.
Tracy is our new Head of Activities here at Wimborne. Tracy started at Wimborne as a carer and then worked alongside Lynn, our previous Head of Activities, who has now retired.
Tracy works hard ensuring that residents stay active and enjoy all the activities at the home, and is excited by her position. She has lots of new ideas to bring to the residents at Wimborne.
Tracy and her team look forward to providing a selection of events and new clubs for the residents to participate in and enjoy.
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.
Lucy started working here at Wimborne in 2008 as part of the housekeeping team. She then decided she would like to become a carer and eventually became a senior carer after achieving her NVQ level 3 in care.
The opportunity to become Head Housekeeper arose, and Lucy is thoroughly enjoying this new role and has already started to implement new ideas with her team.
She wishes to maintain a good service to the residents with laundry and also maintain high standards of cleanliness around the home.
Please meet Rizalisa, Zoe, Dawn and Ann, a few of our care team members.
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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