Athelstan House care home in Malmesbury, operated by The Orders of St John Care Trust, has recently welcomed three new members to the team.

The trio, Sara Cryer, Pippa Lewis and Olivia Barnard, have been welcomed.

Sara, new home manager, said she was really enjoying her role and getting to know everyone, residents and team alike. An experienced manager in the care sector, ahe previously worked for a number of organisations specialising in caring for those living with dementia.

Also new to Athelstan House is head nurse, Pippa Lewis. She is enjoying building relationships with residents, their families, friends and work colleagues to provide care. Her previous nursing experience was gained in Vancouver, Canada where she lived for 18 years.

Completing the trio is nurse, Olivia. She trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital after completing three years’ study at King’s College, London.

After graduating, Olivia worked on the elderly care and orthopaedic wards at Guy’s. She then went to work in a care home in South Wales for a short time before applying for the role at Athelstan House.