Ian MacDonald

Ian MacDonald

Home Manager

Ian brings a wealth of management experience that he has gained from his time in the Royal Navy and from running his own business. More recently, he has been the Registered Manager of a large nursing home and has been the Trustee of an independent Advocacy Charity for over 20 years.

Sue Harvey

Sue Harvey

Deputy Manager

A qualified Registered General Nurse with experience as a deputy manager / clinical lead and as a care home manager within a Dementia home. Sue has worked in several different fields such as in a hospital, within the community, Marie Curie and has been working in the home care sector since 2012.

Sarah Sims

Sarah Sims

Administrator

Sarah worked for Bupa Care Homes for nearly 30 years.  Her career has spanned the hotel industry, however, she continued to work part time as an HCA.  In 2002 Sarah returned to the care sector full time and became receptionist at a care home until she was promoted to Financial Administrator.

Alex Every

Alex Every

Head Chef

Alex is a qualified chef with over 30 years’ experience of fine cuisine in commercial businesses. He has run care home kitchens for 20 years and has a superb knowledge of what residents need – not only in terms of dietary requirements for a well-balanced diet, but also creating appetising and varied menus that residents look forward to every day.

Jade Edmunds

Jade Edmunds

Home Admissions Advisor

Jade’s experience in the care sector began when she worked as a Healthcare Assistant for a nursing home. This fuelled her passion to want to provide the best care for people. Jade’s outgoing nature and enthusiasm when meeting perspective residents and families led her to become Home Admissions Advisor for Encore. She takes pleasure in the process of helping residents and families through their journey to find the right care home for them.

Sue Goktas

Sue Goktas

Activities Coordinator

Sue started working in the care sector 10 years ago. She previously worked as a moving and handling trainer, medication technician, team leader and activities assistant. Sue won the prestigious Heart and Soul Award in 2016 for going ‘the extra mile’ in her role; demonstrating her great passion for care and activities provisions.