Manager – Julie House
Julie joined Barton Lodge in 2016 and brings a wealth of knowledge with her. Julie prides herself on always aiming to exceed expectations and insists on providing an excellent standard of care. She is someone that aims to please, is approachable, kind natured and always ready to lend an ear, as she’s a great listener!
Julie holds qualifications in Health and Social Care and has completed her QCF Level 5 accreditation. She is a firm believer in self-development and strives to continue to develop her industry knowledge and experience.
Julie is a bit of a foodie; she loves to cook and explore different cuisines through travel. She’s also newly vegetarian!
In her spare time, Julie enjoys reading, listening to classical music and spending quality time with her family. Julie is an animal lover and has a Jack Russell called Poppy and recently rescued a homeless cat.
Head of Care – Rachael Clarke
Rachael is our Head of Care at Barton Lodge. She started her career in our domestic team in March 2013 and has since gone from strength to strength after being promoted multiple times, with her most recent promotion in January 2016! Rachael’s bubbly personality and hard work have helped her achieve her goals and her number one priority is to maintain the high standards of the home.
Rachael is well known by all residents and staff at Barton for her infectious laugh and booming personality. You won’t be able to miss her if you visit Barton! Our residents really do value her huge personality, sensitivity and kind natured quality and look forward to a good chat with her.
Rachael has achieved her level 2 and 3 diploma qualifications in health and social care and is continuing her passion for education and care by going on to complete her Level 5 QCF qualification.
In Rachael’s spare time, she loves to socialise with her friends and family and will grab any opportunity to dance the night away!
Head of Care – Lisa Barnett
Lisa is our Head of Care at Barton Lodge and brings nearly 10 years of care industry expertise to our care home. Lisa is also our expert when it comes to auditing and monitoring medication; she does this with extreme accuracy.
Lisa is determined to achieve the best results and is extremely passionate about her job. She sets high expectations for herself, providing the very best care to all of our residents. She is known to go that extra mile, always keen to lend a helping hand, demonstrating her kind nature and professionalism. Lisa really is an asset to Barton Lodge.
Lisa is continuing to learn and to develop her industry knowledge and training. She has achieved her NVQ level 2 and 3 qualifications and will soon embark on her Level 5 training.
Lisa is a huge animal lover and has 2 dogs, 2 cats and 1 horse! She loves the outdoors, relishes time spent with her family and dotes on her grandson. Lisa also has a twin sister!
Activities Coordinator – Barbara Almond
Barbara joined Barton Lodge in May 2014 and has a real passion for organising fun and entertaining activities. Her experience stems from her days as a Girl Guide leader and Scout leader bringing 19 years of experience to Barton Lodge. She really is an expert in her field!
Barbara’s warm, smiling and approachable character helps her build an excellent rapport with the residents and she loves seeing those smiles after an afternoon of activities! She genuinely thrives on the pleasure she feels when she sees the difference the activities make to the lives of our residents.
In her spare time, Barbara enjoys spending quality time with her family and has two dogs that keep her busy outside of work!
Chef – Pam Peters
Pam started working for Barton Lodge in April 2014. She has extensive culinary experience in providing wholesome, nutritious and tasty meals for the elderly through her cooking roles in care homes across the county.
She has NVQ qualifications in food processing and cooking which has allowed her to excel in her role as Head Cook. She has a real passion for food and enjoys cooking a varied menu of appetizing, nutritionally balanced, traditional home-cooked meals.
Pam loves to chat to the residents and takes the time to know them and learn their likes and dislikes. She is always smiling and no request is too much for her. She just takes it in her stride.
She enjoys baking and cake decorating and wherever possible, likes to introduce different choices of food for residents to enjoy.
In her spare time she likes to knit and experiment with new recipes.
Chef – Jenny Lloyd
Jenny joined Barton Lodge in November 2012 as a Chef and has nearly 30 years of experience working for Care Homes. Jenny absolutely loves her work and cooking has been her passion since the age of 17 when she started her career as a chef.
Jenny makes the most delicious cakes and is certainly experimental with her desserts; her love for cooking is clearly evident when you taste her treats.
Jenny is considerate and mindful of various dietary requirements and makes a special effort to take the time out to talk to our residents and understand what they like to eat so she can implement their favorite dishes into her menu.
When Jenny isn’t cooking or baking, she loves to spend time in her garden and grows all of her own vegetables! She also enjoys crocheting and knitting in her spare time.