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Home manager takes the helm at Bury St Edmunds care home

December 21st 2020

An outstanding care home in Bury St Edmunds has announced the appointment of its new home manager.

Bringing 40 years’ experience in the care sector to her new role, Melissa Cuevas will lead the team at Care UK’s Glastonbury Court, on Glastonbury Road.

Melissa Cuevas GlastoA registered general nurse, Melissa worked in a number of hospitals and clinics in California, before joining Care UK in 2018. Working as a deputy home manager at another of Care UK’s Suffolk care homes, Melissa brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. With personal experience of caring for a family member living with Alzheimer’s, Melissa is particularly passionate about supporting those living with the condition to continue to lead fulfilling lives.

Melissa’s new position will see her take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the care home, which accommodates up to 60 residents.

Commenting on her new position, Melissa said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as the home manager here at Glastonbury Court, and to be leading such a well-regarded team. Care UK has values and principles that align with my own, and I’m looking forward to working in an environment that is warm, welcoming and friendly for residents and team members alike.”

Phillip Steyn, regional director at Care UK, said: “Having worked with Melissa for a number of years, I knew she would be the perfect fit for Glastonbury Court. She is a highly experienced individual and has already played a huge role in the success of another of our Suffolk care homes, so I am in no doubt that she will continue to do a fantastic job and build upon our reputation for high quality, person-centred care.”

Glastonbury Court is a modern care home which provides full-time residential and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care. Designed to enable its residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has its very own cinema and hair salon, and there is plenty of space both in and outdoors for relaxation and recreation.

For more information about Glastonbury Court, please call customer relations manager, Chantal Sencier on 01284 844668, or email Chantal.sencier@careuk.com

For general information please visit, careuk.com/Glastonbury-court

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Our 80-bed care home specialises in supporting people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Keeping active is the key to staying independent, so we support residents to take part in a range of activities and even have their own small role in the home if that appeals to them – like laying the table for dinner.

Glastonbury Court
Glastonbury Road
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 2EX

0333 321 1989

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