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Our team at
Deewater Grange

Trusted to care in Chester, Cheshire

Trusted to care in Chester, Cheshire|With 40 years’ experience,
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Meet our friendly care team

The dedicated and experienced team at Deewater Grange in Chester will provide your loved one with care that’s completely tailored to their individual needs and wishes.

Sally Cooper

Home Manager

Sally Cooper

I’ve worked for Care UK for many years.

I joined Pinetum, another of its Chester care homes, in 2007 as a general nurse and was later promoted to senior nurse. After a couple of years away, I returned to the home as Deputy Manager in 2015 and became Home Manager in 2016.

I enjoy working in care homes. As a nurse, you can build relationships with the people you’re caring for and their families in a way that’s just not possible in a hospital setting where people come and go. I love the fact that we’re making a big difference to people’s lives and we get to see the evidence of that.

It’s a privilege to now be leading a brand new home for Care UK in Chester – Deewater Grange. I’m passionate about the potential of this stunning new home and of how we can make a difference to residents’ lives.

One of the best aspects of this job is meeting new residents and getting to know them and seeing them settle and enjoy life. We’re dedicated to finding out about the little details of people’s lives, and their preferences, so that we can include things they’ll enjoy and that will make them smile. That’s the secret to creating a true ‘home from home’.

Eleanor Worrall
Deputy Manager

I worked as a District Nurse for ten years, which I really enjoyed. However, working in a care home was the ideal next step, and a great way to develop my management skills.

I always aim to be approachable and to lead by example. I think being clear with the team about your expectations of them is key. I also give them plenty of support to develop their skills and take on new responsibilities. I get a huge amount of support from the team. We have fun together, which is so important!

I love seeing the residents enjoying themselves and taking part in the activities that the lifestyle team runs. Hearing about people’s lives and experiences is fascinating, and there’s so much we can, and do, learn from the people we care for.

In my free time I enjoy getting away from it all with my family – I have six children, so there’s always something going on. We love holidays in Scotland and spending time by the sea.

Andrew Kenny
Customer Relations Manager

I’m new to the care industry. My previous career has mostly been spent working in the aviation industry. Most recently I managed corporate jets in the Middle East.

When I was looking for a career change, I researched the care sector extensively, and Care UK stood out to me as an organisation that’s committed to providing an outstanding customer experience, and is focused on developing and investing in its people. I also wanted to make a difference in people’s lives.

I enjoy building a great rapport with customers and gaining a deeper understanding of their needs. I get huge satisfaction when I see somebody smile because of the great service I have given them.

I’m looking forward to getting to know Deewater Grange, and the residents and their families. I’m excited to be a part of a team delivering an exceptional care experience.

In my spare time I love being in the outdoors, walking my dog, cycling or running along the coast. I also enjoy cooking and experimenting with new dishes.

Kirstie Farrer
Lifestyle Coordinator

I’m an experienced Activity Coordinator and joined the Deewater Grange team when I relocated to Chester. As I was looking around for a new job, I saw that the home was on the look-out for some new recruits. It seemed like a great place to work, and Care UK’s values were very attractive, so I thought I’d apply.

I enjoy every part of the day. I work in a fantastic team and the rest of the home team is extremely friendly and supportive. This hardly feels like work!

I think it’s important to be flexible and to be able to think on your feet in this role as plans can change quickly. It’s also vital to be proactive, to have fantastic communication skills and to be able to motivate people.

I’m very excited about the future here at Deewater Grange. The possibilities are endless when we have everyone’s support to deliver the best, highest quality activities for residents.

Lloyd Harrison
Head Chef

I’ve worked in hotels and restaurants before joined Deewater Grange in 2020. I was very surprised and impressed when I saw the quality of food and dining that residents enjoy at Care UK. It’s hotel quality. I thought I could bring my own knowledge and skills to benefit the residents and enhance their experience even further.

The kitchen team is like my second family. We get on really well, which means coming to work is a joy. We’re also very passionate about doing our best for the residents and the team. Marco Pierre White is one of my cheffing idols, and I once got the chance to work alongside him, which taught me so much. I did some of my training in one of his Grillhouses too. It all showed me how crucial quality is to cooking.

One of my favourite times of the day is after dinner, when I go to the suites and have a chat with the residents. It’s a chance to find out how they are, what they’ve been doing, and to get their feedback about the food we’ve served.

Away from work, I get out and about with my other half. We’ve just got two huskie puppies, who are keeping us busy too.

Karolina Nagy
Head Housekeeper

I’ve been part of the Deewater Grange team since 2020 and my background is in housekeeping. I love working here and the highlight of my day is cleaning the residents’ rooms. They always look forward to having a chat and it’s wonderful to feel that I’ve made their day better as a result. I love being able to make residents smile.

I’m proud of the great relationships I’ve developed with the residents as well as my colleagues. In particular, on the dementia suite, I’ve been able to be a reassuring presence for residents. Because they know me, whenever there’s any change – perhaps a new carer starts – I can help to reassure them that all is well.

I enjoy motivating and leading my team so they do their best work, and helping us to work effectively with the other teams at Deewater Grange.

Outside of work I like to cook and bake, and I also enjoy going long walks in the countryside.

Jordan Carrington
Maintenance

Id been working in the plumbing trade for several years before I was offered this role at Deewater Grange. I was over the moon to join the team because Care UK has such a great reputation.

I like the fact that no two days are the same at our Chester care home. It keeps me on my toes! Also being able to make a difference to an older persons life, even in a small way, is a great feeling.

These are exciting times at Deewater Grange as we welcome more new residents, and develop the home. Im looking forward to the challenges ahead and to learning and progressing as part of a fantastic team.

Outside of work I like to unwind by doing photography, and going to the skatepark with my son Lucas.

Mabel
Canine Relations Manager

Hi everyone, I'm Mabel. I'm four years old and my white and fluffy appearance is due to me being a Chorkie - that is, a Chihuahua crossed with a Yorkshire Terrier.

You can find me around the home during the week when I'm available for treat eating and trick performing. I can sit, lie down, high five and roll over. If you've got the treats, I've got the tricks!

Mine is the best job you can have at Deewater Grange. I get to meet and greet visitors and I let residents make a fuss of me whenever they like. I also like to sit in on new staff interviews. What that really means is I like to sit on new staff in interviews. I'm here to make sure that new team members will love the residents as much as I do!

Our experienced teams

Every day Care UK colleagues live our values of passionate, caring and teamwork to empower residents to enjoy fulfilling lives.

Carers

Our hardworking teams always keep individuals and their families at the heart of the care they provide. We work with you to shape the care your loved one receives, the food they’re served, the activities and experiences they want to do – even the ways they prefer to keep in touch with their friends and family. 

Nurses

The nurses at Care UK are highly skilled and receive sector-leading training, which enables them to keep developing expertise in different clinical fields from dementia to palliative care.

Lifestyle

Our dedicated lifestyle teams work hard to organise a range of activities and events at our home. From gardening and baking to quizzes, music sessions and even live entertainment. Above all, we get to know your loved one to make sure our activities are tailored to suit their interests and hobbies.

Home support roles

From catering to maintenance, housekeeping to administration, our home support teams play a crucial part in ensuring individuals enjoy an exceptional and safe service every day.

All our teams get to know each person they care for to ensure they provide a service that’s designed around their unique needs and tastes. 

Infection control

Each of our homes have a trained Infection Control and Prevention Champion – they are responsible for carrying out daily infection control audit and ensuring cleaning protocols are meticulously applied.