When you or your loved one joins our community, you can anticipate a level of care that mirrors the love and support of our own family. Your unique needs will be attentively heard, and you’ll receive the utmost care to ensure that all your individual requirements are honoured, and your every wish is thoughtfully and positively embraced. Our team of devoted professionals wholeheartedly embraces these guiding principles.
The dedicated professionals below form the backbone of our care team at Walden Care.
Broome Park General Manager
As General Manager I’m passionate about providing the best possible care to residents to enhance their lives. I love involving residents and my team in developing ideas on how we can improve the running of our home. I believe my role is to lead by example to create a good culture at Broome Park. It’s my job to motivate staff and promote their development through training and supervision. I thrive on working with my team to drive improvement –and seeing positive change happen.
Broome Park Deputy Manager
My name is Adriana and I am the Deputy Manager here at Broome Park Nursing Home. I qualified as a nurse in Romania in 2006, and in 2011 I received my NMC registration as RGN in the UK. I have worked at Broome Park since 2013 as a RGN and was then promoted to a Deputy Manager position. I enjoy my time working here and I always try to make a difference in our resident's life so they can have a positive experience while in our care.
Broome Park Unit Manager of The Stables
My name is Nicoleta Augustina Luca, but all my colleagues, residents and family know me as Tina. I have worked at Broome Park since 2015, I come from a totally different domain of work, I started as a Health Care Assistant at Stable Cottage, and over the years I had many different job roles. I studied Health and Social Care Management and for the last year, 1I have been Unit Manager at Stable Cottage. I love to work with my colleagues, "We are a big and kind family" and our purpose at Broome Park is to make a difference and a positive impact in our beloved residents’ lives.
Broome Park Dining Services Manager
I been working in the Hospitality Industry, as a Chef Manager for 18 years, but working in the Healthcare sector has been the most rewarding time of my work history. What I love about my job is to be part of, and contribute to the wellbeing of our residents, making sure we meet every one’s needs, choices and preferences on food. I am Spanish and the author of the book about English dining that was been published last year and I’m about to publish another one. I am also, a painter, artist , love travelling , being in nature, and sports.
Broome Park Head Housekeeper
I started at Broome Park as a Care Assistant in 2016 and then moved to Head of Housekeeping in 2020. In 2019 I met my partner here in Broome Park and together we have two amazing children.
Broome Park Activities Coordinator
I have been the Activities Coordinator at Broome Park since 2023. I love my job here as Broome Park is unique in that there is a sense that everyone is part of a very large family, we all care for the Residents, and we’re a team that helps each other to make those Resident's day-to-day experiences special. I am the Mother of two beautiful young ladies, 3 dogs, 2 ducks, 1 chicken and 1 cockatiel. I am married to a wonderful man, we enjoy walking and cycling together, I love crafting, and crocheting and am a keen researcher too.
Broome Park Administrator
My name is Shannon, I am the Home Administrator. I joined Broome Park in January 2023 initially as a receptionist but shortly after moved into the Home Administrator role. I have 4 years of experience in care prior to my role at Broome Park.I love working within care, especially at Broome Park. No two days are the same. I enjoy the interactions I have with people on a daily basis and building strong relationships with residents, relatives and the caring team I work alongside. My time outside of work is spent with my family, mostly my younger siblings as I am their personal taxi service!’
Broome Park Maintenance Manager
I started at Broome Park team in October 2020 in the maintenance department. I love to be a part of the team and pride myself on be there when they need me. I make sure I am on top of my daily job tasks and love interacting with our lovely residents and their needs. I never give up until the things are done properly to meet the standards. I love to travel to be with my family and to support my favourite football team!
Holywell Park General Manager
I started my career at Holywell over 10 years ago as a nurse. I loved it straight away and being the general manager has always been my dream job. We think of ourselves like a family at Holywell and treat our residents with kindness, respect, and dignity. We are a lively bunch, and no day is the same. I believe in looking at the person not the illness. My door is always open to residents , relatives, and staff. I like to say hello to every resident every day and have a chat. Good communication and daily updates with all departments is essential for effective teamwork. I encourage professional and personal growth through training ,supervisions and being self-aware. I have 2 grown up daughters and family oversees so we love to travel. I play Pickle-ball every week ,enjoy coastal walks, lots of socialising and enjoying life at home and work.
Holywell Park Deputy Manager
I have been working as a nurse for over ten years. I share my time between work and home life with my children. I enjoy volunteering my time to help others and supporting my local community. I love being part of this amazing team at Holywell Park. The staff genuinely care about the residents and each other. I am a lover of all things nerdy! And enjoy a good game of Scrabble. (My Mum still beats me at it though).
Holywell Park Head of Care
I have worked at Holywell Park for 20 years, I started as a housekeeper and I have worked my way up through housekeeping, kitchen assistant, care assistant and team leader, then finally settling as Head of the Care team which I have been doing for the past 4 years. I am extremely determined. I feel my confidence and knowledge have grown massively over the years. I’ve enjoyed every minute of learning about the different aspects of care, there is so much more to being a care assistant than exclusively meeting personal care needs. I love building a good rapport with all the residents and providing an excellent standard of care in a person-centred approach. I love to go that extra mile to see a smile on our resident's faces.
Holywell Park Head Housekeeper
I have been working for Holywell for 9 years and I have been Head of Housekeeping since 2017. During this time I have worked hard at creating a dedicated, hardworking and solid team of housekeepers. I enjoy coming to work and making a difference. As a team, we work hard daily in making Holywell a friendly, lovely and clean homely environment for our residents.
Holywell Park Head Chef
My name is Derrick, I have been working at Holywell Park as the Kitchen Manager and Chef for the last 16 years. I run the meal service and manage several kitchen staff ensuring legislation and paperwork is up to date. I enjoy cooking and trialling new menus to suit a variety of diets and needs. Outside of work, I enjoy fixing things at home and gardening.
Holywell Park Activities Coordinator
I have worked at Holywell Park for over 13 years. I began as a care assistant, through to team leader and now Activities and Wellbeing Leader. I’m a Mum of 3 wonderful boys who are my world, they love coming in to see the residents, I want them to grow up see a care home setting as an inclusive environment. I have been revamping the range of activities at Holywell Park to accommodate some of our newer residents and introduce new opportunities.
Holywell Park Administrator
I started working at Holywell Park in December 2017 as a Part-time Administrator and was then offered the full-time position of Home Administrator in January 2019 due to staff changes. I am responsible for the smooth running of the payroll and other financial issues and work closely with our staff, residents, and families. I also work alongside our accounts team. It’s a challenging but enjoyable role as no two days are the same. Before having my children, who are now teenagers I worked as a payroll officer for an international advertising agency. I then took a work from home job with a media agency while raising them. As a family we spend some of our weekends watching my daughter show jumping as she has her own horse.
Holywell Park Maintenance Manager
My name is Darren, I began work at Holywell Park in 2000, so I have been working here for 23 years. I have been a member of the maintenance team from day dot. I enjoy how every day is different at Holywell Park and the challenges that the role brings. I like to spend my time away from work helping others or keeping fit. I like to spend time in the countryside admiring the scenery.