An excellent, independently-run home offering Residential and 24-hour Nursing Care.

Wonderful, tender, loving, attentive care in a welcoming, stimulating atmosphere.

A Care Home should be managed with humanity and understanding.

Personal relationships should be at the heart of any Home.

Meet The Team

Jane McAuley

Home Manager

My name is Jane McAuley and I started my nursing career in 1979 with learning disabilities (RNMH), followed by becoming a Registered General Nurse in 1982. I have worked in hospitals, private houses and nursing homes and have been a Home Manager for over 25 years in different parts of the country. I worked as a tutor for Guildford College teaching NVQ distance learning and whilst with them completed a teaching degree.

I have three grown up sons and a 14-year-old daughter and am a single parent.



Abigail has been part of The Grange Family for 10 years. She has worked as a Health Care Assistant and recently has moved over to office admin duties providing support to the management team. She has an excellent relationship with both the staff and residents and her experience is invaluable.

Christopher Pigera

Head Chef and Catering Manager

Chris has been the Chef/Catering Manager at The Grange for 6 years. He is extremely flexible in catering for all dietary requirements and makes sumptuous meals. He has a fantastic team working for him who always bring smiles to residents' faces. Chris has regular meetings to discuss the residents' likes and dislikes and regularly reviews the menus. Chris is extremely popular with our residents and his catering has been complimented by both families and residents with one resident mentioning that it is "Restaurant standard"

Stella White

Housekeeping supervisor

Stella supervises the housekeeping personnel to ensure we maintain a clean, orderly and attractive home. She has worked at The Grange for 9 years. She has an NVQ in housekeeping and cares passionately about maintaining high standards of housekeeping at The Grange.

Bryony Smith & Carol Taylor

Activities Co-ordinators

Bryony and Carol our enthusiastic activities team have a passion for working with and assisting our lovely residents at The Grange.

They have continue to deliver our lovely residents' favourite activities across all three floors and produce special unique events for The Grange. As a team they have created a strong chain of communication with relatives and friends of The Grange.

Activities include: Flower Arranging, Bingo, Armchair Exercises, Themed Talks, In Door Sports, Entertainment by external instrumentalists, singers and dancers, Reminiscence Tearoom, Cooking & Baking, Crafts and Painting. They also pride themselves in providing one to one activities for those residents confined to their rooms.