House view through hedge row

Meet the Abbeyfield Winchester Team

Our staff are crucial to ensuring our residents feel they truly live in a home from home

The wellbeing of residents is central to what we do, and our staff ensure residents are treated with dignity and respect. They are sympathetic to the needs of older residents and want to make sure our residents are safe and secure, and that the house is an enjoyable place to live.

Sarah James

Sarah James
House Manager

Sarah joined Abbeyfield Winchester in 2007. She is responsible for the well-being of the residents, ensuring the house is in good order and that the food is nutritious and tasty.“I fell in love with Orchard Close the day I walked in the door. The residents are great, and it’s nice to hear their stories. I also enjoy playing golf and spending time with my family.”

Siobhan Scott

Siobhan Scott
Administrator

Siobhan has two young sons and joined Abbeyfield Winchester in September 2017 when her youngest son started school. She is responsible for making sure Abbeyfield Winchester is running smoothly and efficiently, which includes paying the bills! “I love working here. My role is interesting and varied, and the garden is beautiful. The residents and staff are all very friendly and helpful, and love a chat.”

Candy Brook

Candy Brook
Catering

Candy joined Abbeyfield Winchester in 2002, and is renowned for her fabulous cakes – and as our House Manager says, Candy cooks with love. “I really enjoy trying out new recipes, my speciality is puddings. I also enjoy eating out with friends and I love gardening.”

Hannah James

Hannah James
Catering

Hannah joined Abbeyfield Winchester in 2004, and is responsible for tea two nights a week. “I enjoy making cakes for afternoon tea, and I like finding new recipes that I can use at home as well as work.”

Jane Pennick

Jane Pennick
Catering

Jane joined Abbeyfield Winchester in 2014, and is responsible for lunch at least two days a week. “I trained at college to become a cook and have a Diploma in Professional Cookery, with a focus on French Cuisine. I love cooking savoury dishes such as curries, moussaka, pies and sauces. I also enjoy reading and doing the Puzzler magazine.”

Joy Prewitt

Joy Prewitt
Domestic

Joy joined Abbeyfield Winchester in August 2017. “I enjoy working with the team to ensure our residents requirements are met to the best of our abilities. I enjoy talking with the residents and their families, who are all so friendly. My hobbies are quilting, metal detecting and reading.”

Kirsty Giles

Kirsty Giles
Domestic

Kirsty joined Abbeyfield Winchester in March 2018 and is part of the weekend domestic team. “Abbeyfield is a great place to work, and all the residents and staff are lovely. I also enjoy spending time with my family and friends and going out for meals.”

Caroline Day

Caroline Day
Domestic

Caroline joined Abbeyfield Winchester in 2009, and knows the place inside out. “I enjoy working here as all the staff are really nice, and we all work as part of team. I also enjoy mixing with the residents and their families.”

“You reach a time in ones life where you need help in coping due to illness or the aging process. In our case it led us to Abbeyfield here in Twyford. We have been here since 2013 and have made a very happy home in our flat, which over looks lovely gardens.” Rosemary & Eric Edwards

Rosemary and Eric Edwards