Meet our Carers

At The White House we recognise that our care staff are our greatest assets. It's all down to our people. You'll find the team here are passionate about meeting every individual's needs, going out of their way to make The White House a happy home for all our residents. Our carers are skilled with qualifications to manage the care needs of our residents.

Eves Carkeek

Registered Manager

I have been managing the White House since it started in 1985, at the time it was jointly run by myself and my two sisters. In 2000, it was purchased by Platinum Care Ltd and I stayed on as the Manager of The White House

Over the years I have continued to keep my training up to date and have my NVQ4 Managers award.  I have strong links with all the health professionals and get involved in projects like Immedicare to help improve and support the people who live here. 

I have been a Trustee at the John Betjeman Centre at Concern Wadebridge since 2018.  It supports local people and help provide hospital transport and community links.  This gives The White House resident access to a bus for trips out and events events to attend at the center.

We would always have a team for the Bodmin Ten tors to raise money for local charities and always one of the first to register and get a few teams together.

In my spare time I like to walk and visit local places in Cornwall.  I have a dog so am often out enjoying dog friendly places.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends.  I have a small camper van and like visiting areas for a couple of days.

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Suzanne Buckley

Assistant Manager 

I have worked in care since I was 15 years old.    I have worked at a number of care homes over the past few years and joined The White House as a senior carer and was promoted to Assistant Manager.   I am passionate about providing person centred care and believe that staff training and mentoring is key in their ability to offer the best care to our residents. 

 

I have Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care; together with Business Management Level 4 and Registered Managers award Level 5 qualification.  

I am a qualified kinesiologist, healer, crystal healer and a reiki theapist.  I enjoy working out and qualified as a personal trainer.    I also enjoy walking and spending time with my friends.

Melanie Lewis

Assistant Manager 

I have worked in care for the elderly for over 20 years. most of this time spent at the White House.  

Prior to joining The White House, I was a NVQ assessor and also spent time as an agency care worker where I had experience in a variety of care settings but I realised my passion was in caring for the elderly where I feel I can make a difference those who want to continue to live as independent life as possible.

I have Leve 4 NQV and continue to be keep up to date by training in a variety of areas.  

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Join our team

We are always keen to hear from applicants considering joining our wonderful team.  If you are interested in becoming part of our experienced care, domestic or catering team, we would love to hear from you.  

 

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