Dementia Care Home staff interaction at Barn Park in Devon image Happy and relaxed atmosphere

Barn Park Devon Residential Care Home for the elderly image Three acres of beautiful gardens

Alzheimers Care Home staff caring at Barn Park in Devon image We aim to provide the highest standard of care and support for our residents

Meet the team

Mary-carer Mary - Care Manager

Mary joined Barn Park in 1998 as a night career with no qualifications apart from an ability to empathise with older people and an amazing capacity for hard work.  Since then she has worked her way up to her present position, our Care Manager with both NVQ level 4 and RMA level 4, together with numerous other qualifications.  Mary says, “I love my job, the team I work with, it has been a great pleasure and privilage in assisting over the years.  Apart from having my children, this has been the best and most satisfying outcome I could ever have hoped for. I hope to be able to stay here at Barn Park for many more years as it is such a lovely home, with the greatest feeling of being a real home from home."


Nicola - Deputy Care Manager
Nicola joined us in 2003, I have worked in the care industry all my working life , I can't think of a more challenging but rewarding job , My family love to visit Barn Park and the residents love to see them. Nicola has achieved her NVQ 2 and 3 and various other qualifications.


Margot - Senior Night Carer
Margot joined our team in 1995 and continues to provide a most valuable service and support to our team.

jenny-carer Jenny - Night Carer
Jenny joined the team in 2010 after having had time out to have a family.

Veronica - Night Care Assistant
Since joining us in 2008, Veronica has achieved her NVQ level 2.


Serena - Senior Care Assistant
Serena joined our team in 2004. Since working for us, Serena has completed NVQ levels 2 and 3.

emma-carer Emma - Care Assistant
Emma came to us as a general weekend assistant in 2001. She then went on to our bank staff while she completed her NVQ level 2 in hairdressing. Since her return to us in 2008, Emma has achieved her NVQ level 2 in Care and she has achieved her NVQ 3.

Jemima - Care Assistant
Jemima has been with us since 2006 and has gained her NVQ level 2. She is now back working after having her baby.


James - Care Assistant
James joined our team in 2008, James has completed his NVQ2.

alice-carer Alice - Care Assistant

Alice first came to us in 2007, helping to prepare teas. After going off to college to study, she has re-joined Barn Park last year as one of the care team. She has gained her NVQ level 2 and She is currently working towards her NVQ 3.


Richard - Care Assistant
Richard took some time out from care to work in the catering profession but happily he is now back. He is currently working towards NVQ 2.


Stevie - Care Assistant
Stevie came to Barn Park in 2010. She had already gained her NVQ level 3.

Amber joined our team in December 2011 and is currently studying at college towards her Health and Social Care Level 3.
DSCF1382-jess Jess
Jess joined our team in January 2012.
DSCF1284-Diane Diane
Diane joined our team in January 2012.


Denise - Senior Cook
Denise head of our catering department, joined Barn Park in 1989 she has worked for Barn Park for over 21 years only having time off to increase her family. Denise has NVQ3, City and Guilds in general catering and NVQ2 in kitchen skills. Her eldest, Sonia was a great help to us at weekends before she went off to university. Denise's youngest, Jolie helps us with preparing teas and we are just waiting to see what Lloyd would like to do!

Mandy - Cook
Mandy is our second cook and has been part of the team since 2001.


Christine - Housekeeper
Christine came to us in 2008 and does a sterling job keeping our home clean and attractive.

night carer