Clare Ponsford – General Manager

Clare qualified as a Registered Nurse in February 2002 and spent the first 9 years of her professional career working for the NHS in Neuro-Rehabilitation.  Clare joined Nazareth Care Charitable Trust in November 2011 as a Registered Nurse for Nazareth House, Plymouth, becoming Deputy Manager in February 2018 and was then appointed General Manager in February 2021.

Clare has a Degree in Batchelor of Science in Health Studies (2nd Class Honours)

Karen Potter – Deputy Manager

Gary Edwards – Senior Receptionist

Gary deals with financial and clerical matters.

Mel Kershaw – Activities Coordinator

Mel’s aim is to encourage social interaction, assist people to retain interests and hobbies and to enable people to contribute to an environment in which everyone can feel part of a large family, including the staff.

Miles Hopper – Maintenance

Miles assists with general maintenance, he also ensures that our safety equipment is tested regularly in accordance with current Health and Safety Regulations.

Sharon Hooper – Housekeeper

Sharon manages a Team who clean all areas of the home and manage both the homes and residents personal laundry.

Holly Farrer – Catering Manager

Assisted by Craig and Angie our cooks, the catering team provide a varied nutritional menu which is rotated according to seasons.