176-178 Cambridge Road
Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5JU
0808 223 5550
Open 24 / 7
365 Days A Year

The Team

Our Team of Expert Care Givers

“Since the initial visit two years ago, the care, service and personal attention have been superb. The Cambridgeshire Care Home is a first-class outfit that should be a model for how care is provided. Staff are well trained, it is clear that they are valued and respected.”

– SP 30 October 2020

“We could not have been happier with the quality of care provided by the staff who showed superb levels of expertise, professionalism and empathy. Equally, the level of family support was really appreciated. The quality of the facilities and catering services was also faultless.”

– Phillip M 25 July 2018

“The home is an excellent facility and the standard of care is of the highest levels. There is a caring and thoughtful approach to residents which is supported by excellent management and supervisory staff. Outstanding.”

– Gillian N 4 Dec 2018

Cambridgeshire Care Home Team Photo

Judith Wroe

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2019

About Me: I have been working in the care sector since leaving college.

I started my career with the NHS, then went on to work for a large housing organisation and for the past 6 years private healthcare. I have been a Manager for the past 13 years.

I enjoy working with people, being able to make a difference, and ensuring each of our residents is treated as an individual with respect and dignity, and watching our residents grow enjoying their previous hobbies and lifestyle and gaining new experiences and activities . I believe in a hands on approach working with the team and residents delivering quality care with compassion.

Narcis Militaru

Job Title: Clinical Lead Nurse

Joined: 2019

About Me: I completed my Nursing training in Romania in 2013, I worked as a paramedic / firefighter until 2014 then I moved to the UK where I started as a Health Care Assistant and then received my pin for nursing two months later.  The last 7 years I have worked in care as a RGN, Deputy Manager, General Manager and Peripatetic Nurse.

Devina Crane

Job Title: Head of Care

Joined: 2016

About Me: Devina has a NVQ level 2 and 3. She has a Diploma in Team Leading and a Diploma in Team Leading Management. She has many years experience in care and is in charge of Kings unit.

Alina Cirlan

Job Title: Head of Care, Queens Unit

Joined: February 2019

About Me: I graduated in 2004 as a Registered Nurse.  I came to the UK in 2015 and worked in a care home, I then came to The Cambridgeshire Care Home.  I really do enjoy looking after our Residents and meeting their needs.

Kathy Moseley

Job Title: Head of Care, Wimpole Unit

Joined: November 2016

About Me: I started working in care in 2008 as a carer in a care home for the elderly.  I was encouraged by Nurses that I worked with to pursue my dream of becoming a Nurse.  In 2013 I qualified and worked at Addenbrookes Hospital on the surgical urology / gynaecology wards before moving on.  Since joining The Cambridgeshire Care Home, when it first opened, I have completed my NVQ level 5.

Gabriela Rusu

Job Title: Head of Care, Trinity Unit

Joined: May 2020

About Me: I have twenty years’ experience as a nurse working in elderly care and mental health.

I am very passionate about my work and really enjoy guiding our Residents through their journey with dementia.  Caring for people has always been very close to my heart.

Violeta Vrabie

Job Title: Registered Nurse

Joined: October 2020

About Me: I qualified as a RGN and have seven years’ experience in Nursing and spent the last four years working in a Nursing home.  My previous experience is working in a rehabilitation unit and have a background of clinical lead and senior nurse experience.  I work with great patience and empathy ensuring the best quality of care is given.

Andy Jones

Job Title: Registered Mental Health Nurse

Joined: December 2020

About Me: I completed my RMHN training in Fulbourn Hospital in 1989.  I have worked in the NHS since 1986 and then into Private Health Care from 2016.  I have worked in two care homes prior to coming to The Cambridgeshire Care Home.

Andy Jones - Cambridgeshire Care Home

Tanja Cowling

Job Title: Team Leader

Joined: June 2019

About Me: I was born in Germany and moved to the UK 30 years ago, I have worked for the NHS for Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and a hospital and have worked in residential nursing care for over 16 years.  I have completed the NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care.


Gary Tavener

Job Title: Team Leader, Wimpole Unit

Joined: 2017

About Me: I ran my own business after leaving Sixth Form college, I made fixings for a variety of industries.  In 2013 I joined NHS Care in the Community then moved onto working as a carer in a care home.  I joined The Cambridgeshire Care Home in 2017 and have completed my NVQ Health and Social Care level 3.

Lorraine Hunt

Job Title: Team Leader

Joined: 2020

About Me: I have worked in the care sector for 22 years, my first role was in Addenbrookes Hospital, for 15 years, as a Nursing Assistant, I then went on to work on several specialist wards including ICU, Acute Stroke, Neuro Critical care, Orthopaedic and then Elderly Care and Dementia.

I have an NVQ in Health and Social Care and gained my National Certificate in Mental Health and Learning Disabilities through colleges in Cambridge.

Rosita Sanoja

Job Title: Hotel Services Manager

Joined: November 2020

About Me: I am British citizen, born in the UK but raised in Colombia. I returned to the UK in June 2015. I have a degree in Hospitality Business Management, and I am currently studying for my NVQ in Health and Social Care level 5.  I have worked in the care sector for 4 years.

As a Hotel Services Manager my aim is to provide a High Hospitality standard and form a good relationship with the Residents and the team.

Shaun Brennan

Job Title: Head Chef

Joined: June 2019

About Me: I trained at Le Cote Dor in Kimbolton as an apprentice Chef.  I worked in Spain for 3 years and moved back to the UK to work in Whittbury Hall Spa Hotel as Head Chef of events for 19 years.  During my career I have cooked for Nigel Mansell, Eddie Jordan, and most of the F1 drivers.  I joined health care in 2011 as I enjoy cooking good nutritional traditional foods and I love the events we hold at The Cambridgeshire Care Home.

Emma Wright

Job Title: Hospitality Supervisor

Joined: 2016

About Me: I moved to Cambridge in 2016 from Suffolk.  I started at The Cambridgeshire Care Home as a carer then I progressed to Senior Carer, I have an NVQ Level 3 in care.  I decided I wanted a change of career, so I moved into Hospitality as an assistant and have worked my way up to Supervisor.  I really enjoy my job and love to spend time with our Residents.


Stacey Wakeling

Job Title: Head of Housekeeping

Joined: June 2019

About Me: I have previous housekeeping experience working in hotels and B&B’s.  Whilst raising my family I worked in catering and administration roles, previous employers include The Highways Agency and DWP.  I am very passionate about my role and am motivated by knowing we provide a clean, safe, and comfortable home for our Residents.

Sharon Harris

Job Title: Administrator

Joined: 2016

Description: I have worked in admin in various office environments during my career and have worked in the care industry for over 2 years. I joined the home in November 2016 and enjoy working with the team, residents and their families. I have three grown up children and three grandchildren whom I adore. My hobbies include reading, walking, travelling and exploring other cultures and renovating my home which is an ongoing project.

Sharon Harris - Administrator at the Cambridgeshire Care Home

Agata Jelen

Job Title: Head of Wellbeing

Joined: July 2020

About Me: I was born in Poland and moved to the UK in 2012 to study the International Baccalaureate at IVC.

I have worked as a care assistant since I was 18 years old.  I am particularly interested in working in dementia care which led me to studying psychology at university.  I completed my BSc in 2019 and am currently studying for an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience.  In my current role I really enjoy innovating a range of meaningful activities that engage Residents at every level.   I feel my strength lies in counselling Residents through emotional difficulties which as become particularly relevant due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Richard Trigwell

Job Title: Site Maintenance Operative

Joined: 2016

Description: Richard has worked at the home since November 2016. He is responsible for overseeing all maintenance.

Richard Trigwell - Site Maintenance Operative for the Cambridgeshire Care Home

Yvonne Quigley

Job Title: Customer Relation Manager

Joined: March 2020

About Me: I have a background of administration and customer service having been a buyer, salesperson, account manager, office manager and CEO in a variety of industries from Fire, Domiciliary Eye care, Medical, Insurance and Charity.  I started at The Cambridgeshire Care Home just as COVID lockdown started.

I enjoy working with new Residents and Families to take them on a seamless journey into their new home.  I am a very caring and passionate person and really enjoy working with older people.

We have no confirmed Covid-19 cases in our home

All of our Covid secure measures remain in place and this will not change following the Government guidance changes on 19 July 2021.

Visitors are asked to continue to wear a face covering, unless they are exempt, and to follow social distancing when visiting our care home. This follows the national Infection Prevention Control (IPC) Guidance for all healthcare settings and will help to ensure the safety of our staff and residents at all times.

Thank you for your continued support.

The Cambridgeshire Care Home

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